Two struggling welterweights will throw hands on FOX Sports 1 this fall in Brazil.
Not long after the ink dried on his new four-fight contract, veteran welterweight Paulo Thiago has been tasked with turning away Mike Rhodes at the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
Combate reported the news on Saturday.
Thiago (15-7) is probably best known for knocking out Josh Koscheck in his Octagon more
No word yet on whether or not it's featured on the main card or prelims.
The ladies are headed back to Brazil as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will send Valerie Letourneau into bantamweight battle against Jessica Andrade at the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
UFC announced the pairing on Monday.
Letourneau (6-3) was victorious in her Octagon debut, capturing a tough split-dec more
They'll do the deed on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
Johnny Bedford will get a second chance to finish Rani Yahya -- the legal way -- after their unfortunate "no contest" on the Fight Pass "Prelims" of the UFC Fight Night 39 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place earlier this year inside Du Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
A "Brutal" headbutt brought an end to their bantamweight bangfest overseas.
Following the bout, Bedford (19-11, 1 NC) apologized for hi more
One of the sport's brightest prospects takes on one of Japan's most decorated champions.
I guess he got tired of waiting for Nate Diaz to answer the phone.
Undefeated 155-pound sensation Myles Jury has been paired off against former PRIDE lightweight champion Takanori Gomi for the UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which is scheduled for Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, 2014.
FOX Sports reported the pending match up on Wednesday more
The UFC Fight Night 51 is shaping up fast, and the promotion added a pair of welterweight match-ups.
George Sullivan and Igor Araujo, who are perfect inside the Octagon, will battle at the UFN card in Brasilia, Brazil, on Sept. 13, sources told MMAFighting.com.
Sullivan (15-3, 1 no-contest) returns to the cage following a unanimous decision victory over Mike Rhodes in his Octagon debut in January. The welterweight won six straight, with three TKO victories in 2013.
Araujo (25-6, 1 no-contest), a more
Two up-and-coming lightweights battle for a spot in the 155-pound pecking order.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) booked an interesting lightweight showdown between Ramsey Nijem and Carlos Diego Ferreira for the upcoming UFC 177 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat., Aug. 30, 2014, inside the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California.
UFC announced the pairing on Sunday.
Nijem (9-4) went 0-2 during an awful 2013 fight campaign, but was able to battle back and win his next two fights. After taki more
Joe Riggs and Andrei Arlovski are sharing a UFC card for the first time since UFC 55 back in 2005.
That's when "The Pitbull" slept Paul Buentello, on the same night "Diesel" stopped Chris Lytle on a cut. Now they're both back inside the Octagon for the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
While Arlovski battles "Bigfoot" Silva in the main event, Riggs will take on Paulo Th more
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