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UFC On FX 5: Card Set For Minneapolis Fights

On Oct. 5, the UFC will return to Minnesota for the first time since 2008 for FX Fight Night. With a few fights from UFC 151 having been moved to the Oct. 5 card, Minnesota will play host to 12 fights.

The collection of fights is obviously below what you would expect for a pay-per-view event, but there is still a number of intriguing matchups. Here is the lineup for the event:

Main Card (FX, 7 PM CT)

Travis Browne (13-0-1) vs. Antonio Silva (16-4)
Jake Ellenberger (27-6) vs. Jay Hieron (23-5)
Jussier da Silva (14-1) vs. John Dodson (13-5)
Josh Neer (33-11-1) vs. Justin Edwards (7-2)

Preliminary Card (FUEL TV)

Yves Edwards (41-18-1) vs. Jeremy Stephens (20-8)
Danny Castillo (14-4) vs. Michael Johnson (11-5)
Dennis Hallman (51-14-2, 1 NC) vs. Thiago Tavares (17-4-1)
Shane Roller (11-6) vs. Jacob Volkmann (14-3)
Diego Nunes (17-3) vs. Bart Palaszewski (36-15)
Phil Harris (21-9, 1 NC) vs. Darren Uyenoyama (7-3)

Preliminary Card (Facebook)

Marcus LeVesseur (21-6) vs. Carlo Prater (30-11-1)
Mike Pierce (14-5) vs. Aaron Simpson (12-3)

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