Former TUF star gets another Octagon chance
Heavy.com was informed of the bout by sources close to the negotiations on Monday morning. Bout agreements have been distributed but not been signed.
Brown is likely facing a do or die scenario going into the bout. He's lost three fights in a row with the most recent coming at the hands of Brian Foster at UFC 123 in November. Brown made his UFC debut in 2008 at the Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale.
Scanlon, a member of Team Kaobon in Liverpool, lost his UFC debut to Pascal Krauss at UFC 122. Prior to the loss, however, he'd strung together seven wins in a row.
UFC on Versus 3 takes place March 3 in Louisville, Kentucky. The event, while not officially announced, is scheduled to feature a main event welterweight bout between Diego Sanchez and Martin Kampmann.
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