Milton Vieira Draws Felipe Arantes for UFC 147 (MMAWeekly.com)


A pair of Brazilians will meet at UFC 147 in Rio as Jiu-Jitsu ace Milton Vieira faces off with Felipe Arantes on June 23. UFC officials confirmed the bout on Thursday via Twitter. Milton Vieira makes his long awaited UFC debut after spending much of his career bouncing around several regional promotions and shows. Credited as the inventor of the anaconda choke, Vieira earned his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under former UFC champion Murilo Bustamante. view original article >>
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