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Silva vs. Gustafsson
Alexander Gustafsson and Thiago Silva make their living primarily as strikers, although Brett Okamoto thinks this match could be decided on the ground.
Stann vs. Sakara
Alessio Sakara is making his comeback in this match after being sidelined for a year. Brian Stann is looking to get back on track after a loss to Chael Sonnen
Thiago vs. Bahadurzada
Both Paulo Thiago and Siyar Bahadurzada are coming off wins, although Bahadurzada hasn't fought since mid-May of last year.
Dennis Siver lost by submission to Donald Cerrone in his last matchup, while Diego Nunes managed a decision over Manvel Gamburyan.
Page vs. Pickett
Brad Pickett and Damacio Page will be fighting to reverse bad trends -- Pickett lost his last match to Renan Barao, while Page is on a two-match losing streak.
Lesnar vs. Overeem
Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem will face off for the right to face Junior dos Santos for the UFC heavyweight championship.
Diaz vs. Cerrone
Donald Cerrone will look to continue his six-fight winning streak against Nate Diaz, who has dominated the lightweight division.
Fitch vs. Hendricks
Jon Fitch returns to the Octagon in his first fight since February, facing off against fellow former collegiate wrestler Johny Hendricks.
Gustafsson vs. Matyushenko
Alexander Gustafsson is on a three-match win streak, while Vladimir Matyushenko is 5-1 in his past six bouts, his one loss to champion Jon Jones.
Assuncao vs. Pearson
Junior Assuncao wants to keep his seven-match win streak going, while Ross Pearson tries to come back from an August loss to Edson Barboza.