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UFC Inks Brazilian Prospect Antonio Braga Neto

According to the Brazilian news source Tatame, Antonio Braga Neto has signed a contract with the UFC. The middleweight is expected to compete at UFC on FUEL TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum later this year.

Neto (8-1) holds victories over the likes of Cezar Ferreira, Maiquel Falcao and Brock Larson during his MMA career. He is also an 11-time world IBJJF champion and four-time Pan American champ.

The lone loss suffered by the Brazilian in MMA came in 2008 against Ryo Kawamura.