Palhares vs. “Cacareco” on tap for UFC on Versus 3
Former teammates at Brazilian Top Team, Rousimar Palhares and Alexandre “Cacareco” Ferreira are in talks to meet at UFC on Versus 3, on March 3rd. According to sources close to the situation, the fight is already agreed, and the contract will be signed soon.
The bout will bring back the long-time rivalry between Chute Boxe and BTT, teams that fought for a long time especially at Pride FC. Two of the best grapplers of the world, the Brazilians face a tough situation inside the organization: Palhares comes from a TKO loss against Nate Marquardt, and Ferreira lost in his UFC debut against veteran Vladmir Matyushenko, before deciding to move down to middleweight division.