Another contest has been added to the UFC 151 fight bill, promotion officials announced Wednesday, as Tim Means will square off with Octagon newcomer Abel Trujillo at the Sept. 1 event.

UFC 151 takes place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and is headlined by a light heavyweight title collision between reigning champion Jon Jones and former Strikeforce king Dan Henderson. The evening's main draw airs live on pay-per-view and also features a welterweight showdown between contenders Josh Koscheck and Jake Ellenberger.

Means, 28, performed impressively in his last outing, stopping Justin Salas with strikes in just 66 seconds at UFC on FX 3. The June 8 victory marked the ninth consecutive win for “The Dirty Bird,” who is now 2-0 in his Octagon career. Standing 6-feet-2, Means owns 13 of his 18 career victories by way of knockout and has gone to a judges' decision just twice in his eight years as a pro.

Also 28, Trujillo joins the UFC riding a four-fight winning streak. Fighting out of Des Moines, Iowa, Trujillo last competed on June 30, taking a unanimous decision from former Bellator talent Frank Carrillo. The lightweight has already competed three times in 2012, topping Ken Jackson in January and James Edson Berto in April before outpointing Carrillo.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Middleweights Sam Alvey vs. Derek Brunson added to UFC Fight Night 73

  • 19 days ago
  • 6 views

A middleweight matchup between two of the division’s fast-rising athletes will take place in Tennessee, as Sam Alvey meets Derek Brunson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Ian McCall vs. Dustin Ortiz added to UFC Fight Night 73 in Tennessee

  • 19 days ago
  • 0 views

A key flyweight matchup has been added to August’s UFC Fight Night 73 event, as Ian McCall (13-5-1 MMA, 2-3-1 UFC) meets Dustin Ortiz (14-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC). UFC officials today confirmed the contest fo read news >>

Jose Aldo welcomes pre-fight brawl with Conor McGregor: ‘It would be wonderful’

  • 19 days ago
  • 149 views

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo can’t wait to put his hands on Conor McGregor. The UFC featherweight champion will face the Irish contender on July 11, but he’s not sure he will be able to wait for UFC 1 read news >>

Chris Camozzi vs. Tom Watson added to UFC Fight Night 73

  • 20 days ago
  • 1 views

A middleweight fight between Chris Camozzi and Tom Watson has been added to UFC Fight Night 73 on Aug. 8 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.Camozzi (21-10) has lost three of his past five fi read news >>

UFC Fight Pass Adds Titan FC Live Events and Fight Library

  • 20 days ago
  • 0 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has added Titan FC to its UFC Fight Pass digital streaming service offerings. read news >>

Chris Camozzi vs. Tom Watson added to UFC Fight Night 73 in Nashville

  • 20 days ago
  • 0 views

A middleweight fight has been added to UFC Fight Night 73, pitting Chris Camozzi against Tom Watson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Iuri Alcantara vs. Leandro Issa added to UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro

  • 20 days ago
  • 3 views

Leandro Issa will get the toughest fight of his career on Aug. 1, as he takes on No. 12 ranked bantamweight Iuri Alcantara at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Sources close to the situation confirm read news >>

Invicta FC 13 official with three title fights headlining, including Justino vs. Van Duin

  • 24 days ago
  • 0 views

International Fight Week has added three more title fights as Invicta FC 13 will see the atomweight, bantamweight and featherweight titles all put on the line.Filed under: News read news >>

Demian Maia vs. Neil Magny, Hugo Viana vs. Guido Cannetti added to UFC 190

  • 26 days ago
  • 5 views

Two bouts were added to the upcoming UFC 190 event in Rio de Janeiro. Demian Maia, who headlined UFC’s last trip to Rio in March, will take on rising welterweight Neil Magny on Aug. 1. Tatame first r read news >>

Sara McMann vs. Amanda Nunes added to UFC Fight Night 74

  • 27 days ago
  • 0 views

A women’s bantamweight contest between onetime UFC title challenger Sara McMann and Brazilian knockout artist Amanda Nunes has been added to UFC Fight Night 74.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>