Twelve-bout UFC 160 lineup set, Pyle vs. Story serves as featured prelim


mike-pyle-13.jpgThe 12-bout lineup for next month’s “UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2? event is now complete.

UFC 160 takes place May 25 at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena.

In addition to the night’s heavyweight championship headliner between current title holder Cain Velasquez (11-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) and challenger Antonio Silva (18-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC), the event’s pay-per-view main card also features heavyweights Junior dos Santos (15-2 MMA, 9-1 UFC) vs. Mark Hunt (9-7 MMA, 4-1 UFC), light heavyweights James Te Huna (16-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) vs. Glover Teixeira (20-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC), lightweights T.J. Grant (20-5 MMA, 7-3 UFC) vs. Gray Maynard (11-1-1 MMA, 9-1-1 UFC) and lightweights Donald Cerrone (19-5 MMA, 6-2 UFC) vs. K.J. Noons (11-6 MMA, 0-0 UFC).

In addition to the night’s pay-per-view broadcast, FX carries a four-fight “UFC Prelims” broadcast that sees welterweights Mike Pyle (24-8-1 MMA, 7-3 UFC) vs. Rick Story (15-6 MMA, 8-4 UFC) in the featured slot.

Additionally the night starts out with three contests that stream on Facebook, a section headlined by welterweights Nah-Shon Burrell (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. Stephen Thompson (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC).

With the official broadcast plans announced, the full UFC 160 lineup now includes:

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Champ Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Silva – for heavyweight title
  • Junior dos Santos vs. Mark Hunt
  • James Te Huna vs. Glover Teixeira
  • T.J. Grant vs. Gray Maynard
  • Donald Cerrone vs. K.J. Noons

PRELIMINARY CARD (FX, 8 p.m. ET)

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 6:35 p.m. ET)

For the latest on UFC 160, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Mike Pyle)

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