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UFC Fight Night 65 Brad Tavares vs Robert Whittaker full fight video preview

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is sorting through some of its middleweight clutter at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 65 mixed martial arts (MMA) co-main event "Down Under," scheduled for later tonight (Sat., May 9, 2015) inside the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, South Australia.

That's where 185-pound contenders Brad Tavares and Robert Whittaker face off for a spot in the division title race.

After consecutive losses to Yoel Romero and Tim Boestch, Tavares (13-3) returned to the win column by taking a decision win over Nate Marquardt. Facing another former welterweight, Tavares will undoubtedly hunt for a finish, something that has largely eluded him in his UFC career.

Whittaker (13-4) made the choice to move up to middleweight in his last bout, and it couldn't have gone better for the 24-year-old prospect. The Australian was both fast and powerful, as he disposed of Clint Hester -- a talented prospect in his own right -- in less than two rounds.

Check out a video preview of their upcoming battle below:

Fun fight!

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