According to UFC officials, Paulo Thiago and Gasan Umalatov have agreed to face off on the ‘Sonnen vs. Silva’ fight card in Sao Paulo.
Thiago last saw action in a losing effort to Brandon Thatch at UFC Fight Night 32. The defeat marked his third in his last four fights and puts the Brazilian in a must-win situation.
Umalatov is coming off his second defeat in 10 straight fights. He made his UFC debut at UFC 169 where he suffered a decision los to Neil Magny.
Outside of the evening headliner between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva, no other bouts have been announced for the card.