With three victories in four fights in Ultimate, black belt Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares will face an opponent with the same record in his next challenge. The mountain bike athlete faces the Pole Thomas Drwal at UFC-111, an event that takes place on March 27th, in New Jersey, United States.
In his last appearance, Toquinho submitted fellow Brazilian Lucio Linhares at UFC-107, while Drwal got past Drew McFedries at UFC-103.
In addition to Rousimar, four other Brazilian athletes are expected on the card. Thiago Alves faces Jon Fitch, Ricardo Almeida faces Matt Brown, Fabrício “Morango” Camões faces Kurt Pellegrino e Richard Funch will measure forces with Matthew Riddle.