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
@DamonMartin on Twitter or e-mail Damon a question or comment.

Follow on Twitter and Facebook.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Bang survives war with Kuntz in decision-filled prelims

  • 2 days ago

Read on for UFC Fight Night prelim results... read news >>

UFC 193: Start Time, Prelim Live Stream Info and Full Fight-Card Predictions

  • 16 days ago

UFC 193 marks the promotion's first trip to Australia, so it's fitting the red carpet is getting rolled out, with Ronda Rousey putting her bantamweight championship on the line against undefeated cha read news >>

Sao Paulo's Andrade wins in UFC FIGHT PASS prelim main event

  • 23 days ago

Viscardi Andrade, Jimmie Rivera and Matheus Nicolau earned victories to open up Fight Night Sao Paulo on the UFC FIGHT PASS prelims. read news >>

WSOF's Jake Shields upset NSAC ignored Rousimar Palhares' eye-gouges

  • 26 days ago

After his controversial WSOF 22 loss to Rousimar Palhares, Jake Shields’ biggest concern was not that Palhares held on to his fight-winning kimura for too long, but rather that he felt he was repeate read news >>

VIDEO: Ref Big John McCarthy Breaks Down Rousimar Palhares Transgression in Jake Shields Fight

  • 26 days ago

Pioneering referee Big John McCarthy breaks down Rousimar Palhares' submission of Jake Shields that led to a suspension and fine for unsportsmanlike conduct. read news >>