Thomas Almeida vs. Marlon Vera Targeted For UFC 235

A stacked UFC 235 fight card just got a little more violent.

Thursday, sources close to the situation told FloCombat dangerous bantamweight finishers Thomas Almeida and Marlon “Chito” Vera are on a collision course for the March 2 card in Las Vegas.

Thus far, Brazil’s Almeida has been up-and-down in his eight-fight UFC career. Once touted as one of the 135-pound division’s next stars, Almeida has stumbled against the cream of the crop. The 27-year-old knockout artist has gone 1-3 over the span of his last four bouts. In his last outing, Almeida was TKO’d by Massachusetts' Rob Font.

His opponent, the fan-favorite Ecuadorian Vera, will be seeking his third straight win against Almeida. Most recently, the 26-year-old Team Oyama product defeated Argentina’s Guido Cannetti at UFC Buenos Aires in November.

Stay tuned to FloCombat for all of the latest news, updates and announcements regarding UFC 235. 

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The brainchild of perennial UFC lightweight contender and legend Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Cowboy Fight Series, is back with its second event this Saturday, live at 5:30 p.m. from Gold’s Gym in Sterling, Virginia, and streaming on FloCombat.

Luis Pena's Newfound Philosophy: Have Fun Hitting People In The Face

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By Mike Heck 

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