William Patolino vs. Matt Dwyer booked for UFC Fight Night 61 in February

A welterweight bout has been added to UFC Fight Night 61 on February 22nd in Brazil as William Patolino meets Matt Dwyer.

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The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Thursday evening.

UFC Fight Night 61 will come from the Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil and will be headlined by a light heavyweight bout as Glover Teixeira faces former champion Rashad Evans.

Patolino (7-2) was a finalist during The Ultimate Fighter Brazil II and has gone 1-2 in his three official UFC bouts. His last appearance in the octagon came in October as he was defeated by Neil Magny.

Dwyer (7-2) was signed by the UFC earlier this year and lost his debut to Albert Tumenov at UFC Fight Night 54 in October. The defeat snapped a five fight winning streak and all of his wins have come by TKO/KO.

The current UFC Fight Night 61: Teixeira vs. Evans fight card is below.

Glover Teixeira (22-4) vs. Rashad Evans (19-3-1)
Cezar Ferreira (8-3) vs. Sam Alvey (24-6, 1NC)
Adriano Martins (26-7) vs. Rustam Khabilov (17-2)
William Patolino (7-2) vs. Matt Dwyer (7-2)