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UFC 183 Fight: Another Middleweight Contest Added To Lineup

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More middleweight action is in store for UFC 183, as Ildemar Alcantara takes on Richardson Moreira.

Set for January 31 from Las Vegas, the card features Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz returning to action for the first time in over a year – against one another.

Alcantara (20-7) has won three of five fights with the promotion, competing as a welterweight and light heavyweight before. The former Jungle Fight champion lost to Kenny Robertson in his most recent appearance.

Moreira (7-2) advanced to the semifinals on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3. He lost his official UFC debut to Marcos Rogerio de Lima at light heavyweight.

Below is the current lineup:

Middleweight: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz

Welterweight: Thiago Alves vs. Jordan Mein

Middleweight: Andy Enz vs. Thiago Santos

Middleweight: Ildemar Alcantara vs. Richardson Moreira