UFC 156 Fight Card Nears Completion with Addition of Chico Camus vs. Dustin Kimura


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

With the event less than a month away, the UFC 156 fight card is nearing completion with the latest addition being a bantamweight bout pitting Chico Camus against Octagon newcomer Dustin Kimura.

UFC officials announced the bout Tuesday morning.

Camus (12-3) is making his sophomore trip to the Octagon. He drew a tough fight with Dustin Pague at UFC 150 back in September, but came out on top, winning a unanimous decision.

He’s the latest in a string of top-level fighters emerging from the Roufusport gym in Wisconsin.

Camus will serve as the welcoming committee for Kamura (9-0).

The Hawaiian is not only making his first trip to the Octagon, but UFC 156 in Las Vegas also marks the first time he’s fought professionally in the continental United States. The majority of his previous bouts have taken place in Hawaii, with his most recent victory being in the Philippines.

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo puts his belt on the line in the UFC 156 main event opposite Frankie Edgar, who is making his featherweight debut at the Feb. 2 event in Las Vegas.

Stay tuned to MMAWeekly.com for all the latest UFC 156 news and fight coverage.

view original article >>

Related News

  • 10 days ago
  • 66 views

MMA Fighting has the UFC on FOX 12 fight card for the Lawler vs. Brown event July 26 at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.In the main event, Robbie Lawler squares off against Matt Brown in a key welterweight clash. In the co-main event, Anthony Johnson battles Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.Check out the UFC on FOX 12 fight card below.Main card (FOX at 8 p.m. ET)Robbie Lawler vs. Matt BrownAnthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio NogueiraClay Guida vs. Dennis BermudezJosh Thomson vs. Bobby GreenUndercard ( more

  • 25 days ago
  • 41 views

MMA Fighting has UFC 175 results for the Weidman vs. Machida fight card July 5, plus live coverage from Las Vegas, live blogs of all the fights, and live UFC 175 twitter updates.In the main event, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will defend his title against former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will try to retain her title against Alexis Davis in the co-main event.Check out the UFC 175 results below.Main card (PPV at 10 p.m. more

  • 25 days ago
  • 7 views

The UFC 175 card could end up being one of the best in 2014. It features a good combination of high-profile bouts, veterans trying to make another push into the title picture and lesser-known fighters hoping for a breakthrough.
Two championship fights highlight the event. Chris Weidman will put the middleweight title on the line in a toss-up match with Lyoto Machida. Then there's women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who's become one of the promotion's top individual draws and will face Al more

  • 17 days ago
  • 138 views

MMA Fighting has the UFC Fight Night 46 fight card for the McGregor vs. Brandao event July 19 at The 02 Arena in Dublin, Ireland.In the main event, Conor McGregor squares off against Diego Brandao in a featherweight contest. Gunnar Nelson will meet Zak Cummings in the co-main event.Check out the UFC Fight Night 46 fight card below.Main card (UFC Fight Pass at 3 p.m. ET)Conor McGregor vs. Diego BrandaoGunnar Nelson vs. Zak CummingsBrad Pickett vs. Ian McCallNorman Parke vs. Naoyuki KotaniUndercar more

  • 15 days ago
  • 57 views

The main event planned for UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City has Fight of the Night written all over it. Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone, owner of three straight stoppage victories, will take on the tough and dangerous Jim Miller. Cerrone and Miller are ranked sixth and seventh, respectively, in the lightweight division.
The winner may not be ready for a title shot, but he would certainly have every right to consider himself one fight away. Khabib Nurmagomedov has already made it known that he would l more

  • 14 days ago
  • 28 views

Watch the UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller post-fight press conference streaming live following the event at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City. more

  • 12 days ago
  • 50 views

Conor "Notorious" McGregor has the "it" factor. He's either extremely likable or equally unlikable. Which side of the extreme depends on who you ask.
In either case, he is very good at his craft. That dynamic is what makes an athlete polarizing. Fighters with those qualities become mega stars as long as they keep winning.
Sometimes winning isn't even necessary, just look at Chael Sonnen.
At any rate, McGregor is set to take the next step in his rise up the ladder at 145 pounds in the UFC on Satu more

  • 11 days ago
  • 36 views

Watch the UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao post-fight press conference streaming live on MMAWeekly.com following the event from The O2 in Dublin, Ireland. more

  • 9 days ago
  • 38 views

The UFC returns to network television on Saturday with UFC on FOX 12, and fans have the opportunity to attend some pre-event festivities.Filed under: News, UFC more