A light heavyweight bout has been added to UFC Fight Night 32 in Brazil as former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante meets Igor Pokrajac.
UFC officials announced the fight booking on Thursday afternoon and the bout is expected to be place on the main card.
UFC Fight Night 32 will take place on November 9th at the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil and will be headlined by a five round light heavyweight bout as Vitor Belfort meets Dan Henderson.
Cavalcante (11-4, 1NC) entered the UFC earlier this year and was defeated in his debut by Thiago Silva at UFC on FUEL TV 10. He was defeated in the first round by knockout and he is 1-2, 1NC in his last four fights.
Pokrajac (25-10, 1NC) has been in the UFC since 2009 and has not recorded a victory since 2012 when he defeated Fabio Maldonado at UFC on FUEL TV 3. Since the victory over Maldonado, he is 0-2, 1NC and his most recent fight was at UFC 161 as he was defeated by Ryan Jimmo.
The current UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson II card is below.
Vitor Belfort (23-10) vs. Dan Henderson (29-10)
Cezar Ferreira (6-2) vs. Daniel Sarafian (8-3)
Rafael Cavalcante (11-4, 1NC) vs. Igor Pokrajac (25-10, 1NC)