On Wednesday the UFC announced the addition of a welterweight matchup between The Ultimate Fighter 19 runner-up Dhiego Lima and Polish import Pawel Pawlak had officially been added to UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil.

Lima (9-2), the younger brother of current Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima, is coming off a first round knockout loss to TUF teammate Eddie Gordan in the middleweight tournament finale in July. Prior to this loss the Brazilian prospect had won three straight fights under three different organizations.

Pawlak (10-1) is coming off a unanimous decision loss in his UFC debut against Peter Sobatta at UFC Fight Night 41 in May. This loss marked the first loss of ‘Plastinho’s’ professional career. Prior to suffering defeat Pawalk was riding an impressive 10 fight winning streak, which included six knockouts and three submission victories.

UFC Fight Night 56 is currently scheduled to take place on Nov. 8 at Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Here is how the rest of the card is shaping up:

  • Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua (22-9) vs. Jimi Manuwa (14-1)
  • John Lineker (24-7) vs. Ian McCall (13-4-1)
  • Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante (12-5) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (16-6)
  • Thomas Almeida (17-0) vs. Tim Gorman (8-3)
  • Dhiego Lima (9-2) vs. Pawel Pawlak (10-1)

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