Former WEC Champ Mike Brown Meets Nam Phan at UFC 133 in Philadelphia


Mike Brown at WEC 44

Mike Brown at WEC 44

Former WEC featherweight champion Mike Brown will look to bounce back from recent losses when he faces former ‘Ultimate Fighter’ competitor Nam Phan at UFC 133 in Philadelphia.

The bout was announced by the UFC on Wednesday.

Mike Brown (24-8) has been having a bit of a rough time since losing his WEC title to Jose Aldo in 2009.

Since that fight, Brown has gone 2-3 overall and suffered back-to-back losses in his most recent fights. The American Top Team fighter has been super active as well however over the last several months, so with some time off a rejuvenated Mike Brown will return in August to face Phan in Philadelphia.

Nam Phan (16-8) didn’t have the UFC debut he was hoping for because he lost a very controversial decision to Leonard Garcia last December. Phan was set to return in March in a rematch with Garcia, but a late training injury forced him out of the bout and back to the sidelines.

Now that he’s healthy, Phan will bounce back against Brown in Philadelphia as a part of the UFC 133 undercard in August.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

  • 28 days ago
  • 454 views

Ben Askren wanted to insult UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, but in the process, he apparently ruffled the feathers of former UFC fighter Matt Riddle.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 1 views

After a successful Pancrase debut last year, UFC veteran Nam Phan has been rewarded with a shot at a King of Pancrase title in February. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
  • 25 views

In UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo’s ideal world, Conor McGregor will emerge victorious in tonight’s UFC Fight Night 59 headliner and then head to the champ’s native Brazil for a title shot. Dan read news >>

  • 4 days ago
  • 7 views

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is back on Twitter. Brace yourself. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 65 views

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is just a few days ahead of what is arguably the biggest fight of his life against No. 1 contender Danie Cormier in the main event of UFC 182, and instead of read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 52 views

On Thursday UFC President Dana White confirmed outspoken featherweight contender Conor McGregor is one win away from a title shot. Soon after, the division’s reigning champ, Jose Aldo, posted this ph read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 26 views

With the new year, MMAjunkie’s Mike Bohn is celebrating his 2014 championship after his 172-77 (69.1 percent) finish in our staff picks. Check out his – and the other staff’s predictions – for Saturd read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 4 views

LAS VEGAS – UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones knows some MMA enthusiasts will never be fans of his.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 45 views

Why was UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones cageside – and not backstage warming up – just an hour before his UFC 182 headliner? He said he had a very good reason.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>