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Jorge Santiago Returns to UFC Against Brian Stann

Written on February 24, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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UFC 130: Edgar vs Maynard 3 is once again official with six bouts, as the UFC officials ratified a Brian Stann vs Jorge Santiago match-up last Wednesday.

Once again, : becomes official with six bouts. Last Wednesday, the promotion ratified a middleweight tilt between and .

Brian Stann was originally slated to face at UFC 130: Edgar vs Maynard 3. However, the later was vocal with his refusal to fight against the American fan favorite. Hence, the UFC tapped Jorge Santiago – whose services to the promotion was recently reacquired – to fight in lieu of .

The UFC 130 will feature a trilogy fight against Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard, and will kick off on May 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In addition to this, a light heavyweight clash pitting Rampage Jackson and is also scheduled for the show. Skycraper, Stefan Struve, will meet Travis Browne, and will lock horns with Frank Mir in a heavyweight tourney.

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