Phil Baroni vs. Brad Tavares at UFC 125 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Heavy hitter, Phil Baroni and “Ultimate Fighter” alum, Brad Tavares will come face to face in a middleweight bout at UFC 125 in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 1st, 2011.

Baroni will return to middleweight following a run at welterweight that resulted in a loss to TUF 7 winner, Amir Sadollah last December. He has since been sidelined through injury, something that forced him out of his UFC 118 bout with John Salter.

Tavares rebounded from a semi-final defeat on the eleventh season of “The Ultimate Fighter” to defeat fellow cast member, Seth Baczynskion the live finale in June. He has since been sidelined through injury as well.

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