UFC on FX 3 is expected to take place on June 8 in a location to be determined by fans through their votes in the experience.
Both fighters have only verbally agreed to the matchup, and fans can expect them to appear on the nights preliminary card.
Pague competed as a member of Team Mayhem on the reality series and was defeated in the semi-finals by T.J. Dillashaw. ‘The Disciple’ debuted at the TUF 14 Finale, losing via first round TKO to John Albert last December. The loss ended a five fight win streak for Pague.
Papazian debuted with the UFC this past January, replacing an injured Ken Stone on short notice. Despite being a heavy underdog, Papazian put in a spirited fight losing a majority decision to Easton at the Nashville event. The loss ended a three fight win streak which saw ‘The Jackhammer’ win, and defend, the King of the Cage Flyweight (135 lbs) title.