UFC on FX 2: Anthony Perosh vs Nick Penner booked for March 3 in Sydney

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 27: Anthony Perosh of Australia celebrates his victory over Tom Blackledge of Great Britain during their light-heavyweight bout as part of UFC 127 at Acer Arena on February 27, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has booked a light heavyweight throwdown featuring Anthony Perosh (12-6) vs. Nick Penner (11-1) for its UFC on FX 2 event on March 3, 2012, scheduled for the AllPhones Arena in Sydney, Australia.

Nine MSN has it:

The pair will fight on March 3 at Sydney’s Allphones Arena, with Perosh looking to extend his winning form which most recently saw him take a second round submission victory over Cyrille Diabate at UFC 138 in Birmingham.

"11-1 light heavyweight prospect Nick Penner has verbally agreed to make his UFC debut against Anthony ‘The Hippo’ Perosh," said UFC Managing Director of International Development, Marshal Zelaznik. "Perosh is coming off back-to-back submission wins and looks to make it three in a row in his home country."

UFC on FX 2 will feature a welterweight headliner between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves as well as the opening round of the promotion's inaugural four-man flyweight tournament, featuring Demetrious Johnson vs. Ian McCall and Joseph Benavidez vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani.

Here's what the March 3 line-up looks like thus far:

Main event:

170 lbs.: Thiago Alves vs. Martin Kampmann

Main card (FX):

125 lbs.: Demetrious Johnson vs. Ian McCall
125 lbs.: Joseph Benavidez vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani
185 lbs.: Court McGee vs. Constantinos Philippou

Preliminary card (FUEL):

205 lbs.: James Te Huna vs. Aaron Rosa
185 lbs.: Jared Hamman vs. Kyle Noke
170 lbs.: Jake Hecht vs. T.J. Waldburger
265 lbs.: Oli Thompson vs. Shawn Jordan
205 lbs.: Anthony Perosh vs. Nick Penner

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