Nate Diaz vs. Donald Cerrone, Plus Two Other Bouts Confirmed for UFC 141

“Ultimate Fighter” season five winner, Nate Diaz will meet former WEC title contender, Donald Cerrone, as well as another former WEC title contender, Manny Gamburyan set to face Brazilian contender, Diego Nunes and “Ultimate Fighter” season nine winner, Ross Pearson meets Brazilian vet, Junior Assuncao all set to go down at UFC 141 in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 30th, 2011.

This will be Cerrone’s fifth fight this year, racking up four straight wins including an impressive first round submission win over Dennis Siver this past weekend at UFC 137. Diaz got back to winning ways after back-to-back losses when he scored a first round submission over former PRIDE champion, Takanori Gomi.

Gamburyan returns after losing back-to-back fights to Jose Aldo and Tyson Griffin at 145 pounds. Nunes will also be looking to rebound after losing only the second bout out his of eighteen to Kenny Florian at UFC 131 last month. Pearson will make his 145 pound debut following a close decision loss to Edson Barboza earlier this year. Assuncao returned to the octagon after four years away to take a win over Eddie Yagin at UFC 134 in Brazil.

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