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UFC Fight Night 62 Sees Five Bouts Made Official For Card

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Five more bouts have been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night 62 lineup, many of which feature Brazilian fighters.

Set for March 21 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the card will include a main event between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao.

Joining Faber-Assuncao and Josh Thomson-Gilbert Burns will be Demian Maia-Ryan LaFlare, Ben Saunders-Erick Silva, Matt Wiman-Leonardo Santos, Cain Carrizosa-Leonardo Mafra and Drew Dober-Leandro Silva.

Maia (19-6) snapped out of his recent funk with a decision win over Alexander Yakovlev last May, while LaFlare (11-0) is a perfect 4-0 since signing with the UFC in 2013.

Saunders (18-6-2) has picked up two victories since his exit from Bellator and return to the Octagon, with his opponent, Silva (17-5) coming off a quick finish of Mike Rhodes.

Below is the current lineup:

Bantamweight: Urijah Faber vs. Raphael Assuncao

Lightweight: Josh Thomson vs. Gilbert Burns

Welterweight: Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare

Welterweight: Ben Saunders vs. Erick Silva

Lightweight: Matt Wiman vs. Leonardo Santos

Lightweight: Cain Carrizosa vs. Leonardo Mafra

Lightweight: Drew Dober vs. Leandro Silva