UFC on Versus 3 – Stevenson/Castillo and Cantwell/Diabate to air live on Facebook.com

The UFC on Versus 3 preliminary card bouts between TUF 2 winner, Joe Stevenson and former WEC vet, Danny Castillo and former WEC light heavyweight champ, Steve Cantwell and “The Snake”, Cyril Diabate will air live and for free on Facebook.com this Thursday night.

Stevenson is looking to get back to his winning ways after losing back-to-back fights in 2010 to George Sotiropolous and Mac Danzig. His last win came back at UFC 104 in May 2009 when he defeated Spencer Fisher via submission due to elbow strikes. Castillo heads to the UFC’s octagon afte rwinning back-to-back fights over Dustin Poirier and Will Kerr in the last six months. Prior to that he’d lost via knockout to Anthony Pettis at WEC 47.

Cantwell will also be looking to get back in the win column after suffering back-to-back losses, going down at the hands of Luiz Cane and Brian Stann. He was due to compete at UFC 120 in October although injury ruled him out at the last minute. Diabate seen his six fight winning streak come to an end and will indeed be looking to bounce back from that loss at the hands of Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 120 in London, England. In his debut at UFC 114 he defeated Luiz Cane via TKO in the first round. Diabaté later expressed disappointment in his own performance, having had to “survive a flash knockout” early in the first round.

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