Recent Ultimate Fighter runner-up Dhiego Lima will return to the Octagon this November against Pawel Pawlak at UFC Fight Night 56.
Set for November 8 from Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, the event is expected to air on both FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. Former UFC champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua takes on Jimi Manuwa in the main event.
Lima (9-2) suffered a knockout loss to Eddie Gordon in the finals of TUF 19, ending his three-fight win streak. His brother, Douglas Lima, is the current Bellator welterweight champion.
Pawlak (10-1) dropped his first pro bout when he was defeated by Peter Sobotta this past May.
Below is the current lineup for the night:
Light Heavyweight: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Jimi Manuwa
Light Heavyweight: Ovince St. Preux vs. Rafael Cavalcante
Flyweight: John Lineker vs. Ian McCall
Bantamweight: Thomas Almeida vs. Tim Gorman
Welterweight: Dhiego Lima vs. Pawel Pawlak