Rousimar Palhares vs. Dan Miller Bumped Up to Spike TV Prelim Card for UFC 134


Rousimar Palhares

Rousimar Palhares

With UFC 134 Rio just a few days away, a slight change has been made in the show. The fight between Rousimar Palhares and Dan Miller has been bumped up to the Spike TV preliminary card.

Palhares vs. Miller will be featured alongside a lightweight match-up between Thiago Tavares and Spencer Fisher.

Originally, a welterweight bout between former Top 10 fighter Paulo Thiago and David Mitchell was expected to make the Spike TV broadcast, but that fight will now air on Facebook along with four other fights from the UFC 134 undercard.

Palhares will be looking for his second win in a row and also hoping to please his home country fans when he fights in Brazil.

Meanwhile, Dan Miller hopes to bounce back from a unanimous decision loss to former UFC middleweight Nate Marquardt in his last fight at UFC 128 in March.

The Spike TV prelims will go live at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday night leading into the UFC 134 pay-per-view.


Damon Martin is the lead staff writer and radio host for MMAWeekly.com.
Follow
@DamonMartin on Twitter or e-mail Damon a question or comment.


Follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.


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

Related News

  • 27 days ago
  • 1 views

Bellator 127 set from Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino as Gonzalez replaces Zaromskis, Duran set to face Bunch. Newport Beach, Calif. (September 23, 2014) - Bellator 127 is now set as t read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 5 views

Don't sleep on the UFC 178 card on Saturday from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson's defense of his UFC flyweight title vs. Chris Cariaso may not be the sexie read news >>

  • 18 days ago
  • 4 views

Season 11 continues with a featherweight main event in Temecula, California. Former champion Daniel Straus is on the comeback trail facing season nine tournament semifinalist Justin Wilcox, while MMA read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 4 views

Fresh off being added to the EA Sports UFC video game as downloadable content, Gunnar Nelson is looking to remain undefeated as he takes on Rick "The Horror" Story in the feature bout at UFC Fight 53 read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 5 views

It feels like Rory MacDonald should be fighting for the welterweight title, but the 170-pound division is stacked with top-notch fighters. MacDonald also lost to Robbie Lawler, the man getting his se read news >>

  • 16 days ago
  • 2 views

Bellator MMA is saying goodbye to its weekly series on Spike TV and instead directing its focus on stacked super fight cards, beginning with Bellator 131: "Tito vs. Bonnar," headlined by the bitter g read news >>

  • 13 days ago
  • 2 views

Rousimar Palhares will put his World Series of Fighting welterweight title on the line in December. The submission artist, who tapped Steve Carl with a heel hook in 69 seconds to take his title in Ma read news >>

  • 13 days ago
  • 0 views

Which puts it head-to-head with UFC on FOX 13. Guys, I think they really mean it this time. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares will defend his 170-pound title aga read news >>

  • 12 days ago
  • 18 views

World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares and former UFC title challenger Jon Fitch will square off in the WSOF 16 main event. read news >>