UFC on Versus: 'The Janitor' hoping to put out 'The Fire' on March 21

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"He has enough fights to know what it’s all about. He’s a little bit younger, but he’s not too young. He’s a black belt in jiu-jitsu and I think it will be a good match. The cage is not that big, so it is hard to move around me. He has to bring the fight to me, I think. He has more to prove, so I think he’s going to come pretty hard. We’re both in the same situation. I know he trains in it all the time, but I’ve fought at altitude before a few years ago and I know what it’s all about. It doesn’t matter who I have to face. I’ll take pretty much any fights that they offer me; that’s my job."

Former number one light heavyweight contender, Vladimir Matyushenko, looks to notch his second straight victory after returning to the Octagon following a six-year hiatus that ended with a decision win over Igor Pokrajac at UFC 103: "Franklin vs. Belfort" last September. "The Janitor" has won 10 of his last 11 fights but may need to prove that even at 39, he's still got what it takes to hang with the young guns like Eliot Marshall, who will try to mop up the former IFL champ at the UFC on Versus event on March 21. Who ya' got?

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