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Pedro Nobre Reported to Replace George Roop At UFC on FX 7

Written on January 06, 2013 by Avlya Jaie

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"UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping" is set to take place at at São Paulo, Brazil

According to a report from Brazilian website SporTV, newcomer Pedro ‘The Rock’ Nobre will replace at the upcoming “ on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping” event.

Nobre will be reportedly fighting fellow Brazilian Yuri ‘Marajó’ Alcantara.

will be headlined by a middleweight title matchup between former champ Vitor Belfort and . The event will be held at São Paulo, Brazil’s Ibirapuera Arena on January 19, 2013.

Nobre previously joined TUF: Brazil. He was a featherweight contestant, who unfortunately failed to qualify for the reality series, after suffering from first round KO loss. He last fought and won a decision and TKO victory at a Bitetti Combat 13 show.

Alcantara was first scheduled to face Johnny Eduardo, but was replaced by Roop, who will now fight Nobre, in just less than two weeks notice. He recently suffered from a decision loss, in his bout against Hacran Dias at last June’s UFC 147, which ended his thirteen fight win streak.

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