Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Jason Brilz Slated for UFC 129 in Toronto

According to MMA Junkie:
A light-heavyweight bout between Vladimir Matyushenko and Jason Brilz is being finalized for April's UFC 129 event in Toronto.

Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com that verbal agreements are in place and that bout agreements are being finalized.

Brilz was expected to meet Matyushenko this past November at UFC 122 before a back injury forced him to pull out of the overseas show.
Apr 30th, live on Pay-per-view from Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
Vladimir "The Janitor" Matyushenko (25-5)
Win Alexandre Ferreira - TKO (Punches and Elbows) UFC 122
Loss Jon Jones - TKO (Elbows) UFC Versus 2
Win Eliot Marshall - Decision (Split) UFC Versus 1
Jason "The Hitman" Brilz (18-3-1)
Loss Antonio Rogerio Nogueira - Decision (Split) UFC 114
Win Eric Schafer - Decision (Unanimous) UFC Versus 1
Loss Eliot Marshall - Decision (Split) UFC 103

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It's not clear if Brilz vs. Matyushenko will retain its spot on the televised lineup.
Main card:
Georges St-Pierre vs. Jake Shields [WW title]
Jose Aldo vs. Mark Hominick [FW title]
Randy Couture vs. Lyoto Machida
Mark Bocek vs. Ben Henderson
Jason Brilz vs. Vladimir Matyushenko

Preliminary card:
Nate Diaz vs. Rory MacDonald
Brian Foster vs. Sean Pierson
Pablo Garza vs. Yves Jabouin
Claude Patrick vs. Daniel Roberts
Ivan Menjivar vs. Charlie Valencia
Jason MacDonald vs. Ryan Jensen
John Makdessi vs. Kyle Watson

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