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Matt Mitrione Vs. Rob Broughton Placed On UFC On FX 5 Card

Heavyweights Matt Mitrione and Rob Broughton will try again to meet up inside the Octagon, as reports the two are set to collide at UFC on FX 5. Originally, Mitrione and Broughton were slated for the UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera event, but Broughton pulled out.

UFC on FX 5 takes place October 5 from Minneapolis, Minnesota. The main event boasts heavyweights Antonio Silva and Travis Browne.

Mitrione (5-1) suffered his first loss late in 2011, dropping a decision to Cheick Kongo. Prior to that, the former Ultimate Fighter member had knocked out Christian Morecraft and Tim Hague.

Broughton (15-7-1) will be seeking his first UFC win in almost two years. He has dropped back-to-back decisions to Phil De Fries and Browne.