Found September 20, 2013 on Fox Sports:
The UFC's year-end card is only about halfway completed, yet it's fair to say it's loaded with talent. On Thursday, two more additions were made to the Dec. 28 show, including one that features a highly ranked featherweight. Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Brandao has been agreed upon for UFC 168, along with a matchup between recent Ultimate Fighter star Uriah Hall and slugger Chris Leben. Poirier, who is currently No. 5 in the UFC rankings, has won two of his last three, including a dominant win over Erik Koch at UFC 164 last month. He's 14-3 overall. His opponent Brandao (18-8) won TUF season 14, and is currently enjoying a three-fight win streak, with victories over Daniel Pineda, Pablo Garza and Joey Gambino. Meanwhile, the Hall-Leben bout may feature two fighters facing their last opportunity to hold on to a UFC roster spot. Hall (7-4) burst on to the scene on TUF 17 with a pair of memorable knockouts, but has struggled to find the same success since, losing a pair of lackluster split-decisions to Kelvin Gastelum and John Howard, respectively. UFC president Dana White has been publicly critical of Hall, but said on Thursday that Hall told him the comments have lit a fire underneath him. He's going to need it to beat Leben (22-10), a longtime UFC staple who has hit hard times, losing three straight including a recent split-decision to Andrew Craig. White believes a loss may suggest that it's time for "the Crippler" to hang up his gloves. He's been in the UFC since 2005, debuting as a member of the original cast of TUF .

Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Brandao Added to UFC 168

On Thursday, a thrilling featherweight shootout between Dustin Poirier (pictured) and Diego Brandao was added to the UFC 168 roster. After blasting out of the UFC gates with four straight wins, Poirier has been inconsistent over his past four outings with a 2-2 mark. However, “The Diamond” was last seen scoring a decisive win over fellow up-and-comer Erik Koch at UFC 164. Brandao...

Chris Leben Faces Uriah Hall at UFC 168

Ok, now this must be a loser-leaves-town matchup. On Thursday, a middleweight tango between veteran Chris Leben (picutred) and Uriah Hall was announced for UFC 168. Leben has dropped four of his past five scraps, including three straight. “The Ultimate Fighter 1″ contestant has looked progressively worse in each outing. UFC president Dana White has been reluctant to sever ties...

Uriah Hall vs Chris Leben & Diego Brandao vs Dustin Poirier Added To UFC 168

  The UFC matchmaking machine is in full effect, with the recent announcement of two new bouts for UFC 168. Firstly Chris Leben (22-10) will take on Uriah Hall (7-4, pictured) in the middleweight division, and in the second of the newly announced bouts, Diego Brando (18-8) will take on Dustin Poirier (14-3) at 145. […]

Great Action Shot During Sparring From Uriah Hall

Middleweight Uriah Hall gets some sparring in during practice in San Diego. Uriah is set to fight Chris Leben next and he really needs an impressive performance or he might be looking at the end of his career in the UFC. Uriah Hall meets a fan at the UFC gym in New York Kelvin Gastelum goes on Arizona radio show
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