Australia's watoday.com.au broke the story that UFC heavyweights Pat Barry and Soa Palelei will fight in Brisbane, Australia on December 7 at UFC Fight Night 33.
Palelei is coming off a gritty third round TKO victory over Nikita Krylov in his return to the UFC after a six-year exodus.
The 36-year-old demonstrated incredible heart to defeat his younger opponent after sustaining a broken rib in the opening minutes of the bout.
Barry, a two-time fight of the night and two-time knockout of the night winner in the UFC, is coming off a knockout loss to rising prospect Shawn Jordan.
Palelei agreed to the fight with Barry on Saturday, and is the the third Australian fighter to be named on the Brisbane card:
Mark Hunt vs Antonio Silva
Mauricio Rua vs James Te Huna
Pat Barry vs Soa Palelei
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