Daniel Pineda Repairs UFC on FX 2 Fight Card


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit
Pineda putting the choke on Schilling

Pineda putting the choke on Schilling

The UFC on FX 2 fight card lined up for Australia lost Robert Peralta last week, but is back in repair Monday with the UFC announcing that Daniel Pineda has stepped in for him against Mackens Semerzier.

Peralta’s manager, Jeff Clark, tweeted last week that his client appeared to have broken a couple of his toes when he kicked the cage.

Pineda (16-7) will now be making his second start under the UFC banner, which will also be his second FX fight card appearance. He defeated Pat Schilling by rear naked choke at UFC on FX 1 in January.

Semerzier (6-3) had been hoping to rematch Peralta, whom he initially lost to at UFC on Fox 1 in November. The bout was eventually ruled a no contest by the California State Athletic Commission, indicating that an accidental clash of heads started the finishing sequence of the fight.

This bout will be Semerzier’s third under the UFC banner with four bouts for the WEC prior to that.

A welterweight clash between Thiago Alves and Martin Kampmann headlines UFC on FX 2, slated for March 3 in Sydney.

For more UFC News and UFC Rumors, follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.

view original article >>

Related News

  • 9 days ago
  • 65 views

MMA Fighting has the UFC on FOX 12 fight card for the Lawler vs. Brown event July 26 at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.In the main event, Robbie Lawler squares off against Matt Brown in a key welterweight clash. In the co-main event, Anthony Johnson battles Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.Check out the UFC on FOX 12 fight card below.Main card (FOX at 8 p.m. ET)Robbie Lawler vs. Matt BrownAnthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio NogueiraClay Guida vs. Dennis BermudezJosh Thomson vs. Bobby GreenUndercard ( more

  • 8 days ago
  • 37 views

The UFC returns to network television on Saturday with UFC on FOX 12, and fans have the opportunity to attend some pre-event festivities.Filed under: News, UFC more

  • 4 days ago
  • 54 views

MMA Fighting has UFC on FOX 12 results for the Lawler vs. Brown fight card July 26, plus live coverage from San Jose, live blogs of the main card, and live UFC on FOX 12 twitter updates.In the main event, Robbie Lawler squares off against Matt Brown in a welterweight contest. Also on the card, Anthony Johnson faces Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the co-main event.Check out the UFC on FOX 12 results below.Main card (FOX at 8 p.m. ET)Robbie Lawler vs. Matt BrownAnthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio Nog more

  • 2 days ago
  • 15 views

It took five rounds of brawling with Matt Brown, but Robbie Lawler eventually emerged as the top contender in the welterweight division on Saturday in San Jose, California, at UFC on Fox 12.
Earning a unanimous nod on the scorecards, Lawler has earned the first shot at dethroning newly crowned 170-pound champion Johny Hendricks.
Hendricks won the welterweight belt in March with a decision victory over the UFC on Fox 12 main event winner, but Lawler has beaten Brown and Jake Ellenberger since the more

  • 28 days ago
  • 28 views

The UFC’s Fourth of July weekend fight card is always one of the biggest shows of the year, and this year, things are no different. Check out 75 pre-fight facts about Saturday’s UFC 175 pay-per-view event.Filed under: News, UFC more

  • 28 days ago
  • 142 views

The worldwide leader for mixed martial arts and UFC news, MMA News, UFC Rumors, MMA Rankings, Interviews, Videos, UFC Results, and UFC Blog more

  • 25 days ago
  • 41 views

MMA Fighting has UFC 175 results for the Weidman vs. Machida fight card July 5, plus live coverage from Las Vegas, live blogs of all the fights, and live UFC 175 twitter updates.In the main event, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will defend his title against former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will try to retain her title against Alexis Davis in the co-main event.Check out the UFC 175 results below.Main card (PPV at 10 p.m. more

  • 24 days ago
  • 7 views

The UFC 175 card could end up being one of the best in 2014. It features a good combination of high-profile bouts, veterans trying to make another push into the title picture and lesser-known fighters hoping for a breakthrough.
Two championship fights highlight the event. Chris Weidman will put the middleweight title on the line in a toss-up match with Lyoto Machida. Then there's women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who's become one of the promotion's top individual draws and will face Al more

  • 24 days ago
  • 24 views

It's nice to see the UFC back. Well, the UFC itself never left, I suppose, but a piece of it did. It's not gone forever (I hope), but it's certainly more infrequent. 'It' refers to the big show feel where an event is filled with top-ranked fighters and recognizable names in legitimate bouts of consequence.
There's not much praise to give The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale card and UFC 175 isn't without it's problems, but it does have at least enough of the right ingredients to be worthy of praise. A more