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UFC Fight Night 203: Thiago Santos vs. Magomed Ankalaev confirmed

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A light heavyweight matchup headliner has been added to the UFC Fight Night 203 event in March.

The UFC confirmed earlier today that No. 4 Thiago Santos (22-9-0) will take on No. 6 Magomed Ankalaev (16-1-0).

Santos, 38, snapped a three fight losing skid last October when he decisioned Johnny Walker at UFC Vegas 38. Another win moves him closer to a second title shot.

Meanwhile, Ankalaev, 29, continues to chug along. The Russian has won seven consecutive contests, including a decision over Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 267.

 

UFC Fight Night 203 is scheduled for Mar. 12 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Scheduled bouts include:

#5 THIAGO SANTOS (22-9-0) VS. #6 MAGOMED ANKALAEV (16-1-0)

GUIDO CANNETTI (8-6-0) VS. KRIS MOUTINHO (9-5-0)

MARLON MORAES (23-9-1) VS. YADONG SONG (18-5-1)

ALEX CACERES (19-12-1) VS. SODIQ YUSUFF (11-2-0)

BRUNO SILVA (22-6-0) VS. ALEX PEREIRA (4-1-0)

DREW DOBER (23-11-0) VS RICKY GLENN (22-6-2)

TREVIN JONES (13-7-0) VS. JAVID BASHARAT (11-0-0)

ARIANE LIPSKI (14-7-0) VS. J.J. ALDRICH (10-4-0)

CODY BRUNDAGE (6-2-0) VS. DALCHA LUNGIAMBULA (11-3-0)

TAFON NCHUKWI (6-1-0) VS. AZAMAT MURZAKANAOV (11-0-0)

DAMON JACKSON (19-4-1) VS. JOSHUA CULIBAO (9-1-1)

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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