Paulo Thiago vs. Mike Pyle at UFC 142 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Jan. 14th

Brazilian, Paulo Thiago will return to his home to face Xtreme Couture vet, Mike Pyle at UFC 142 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on January 14th, 2012.

Thiago has revenged back-to-back losses to both Diego Sanchez and Martin Kampmann when he defeated David Mitchell at UFC 134. He started off his UFC career with a bang knocking out top contender, Josh Koscheck.

Pyle had had some real speed climbing the ladder once again defeating the likes of John Hathaway and Ricardo Almeida, before losing to up and comer, Rory MacDonald at UFC 133.

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