UFC 162 fight card finalized, Mark Munoz vs. Tim Boetsch in featured prelim


The fight card for next month’s UFC 162 event is set with the official lineups for the FX and Facebook portions of the preliminary card.

mark-munoz-10.jpgUFC 162 takes place July 6 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main card, including a middleweight title fight between champion Anderson Silva (33-4 MMA, 16-0 UFC) and challenger Chris Weidman (9-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC), airs on pay-per-view.

Prior to the five-bout PPV lineup, seven fights take place on the prelims.

The featured prelim includes two middleweight contenders: Tim Boetsch (15-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC) vs. Mark Munoz (12-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC).
Munoz fights for the first time in a year following a July 2012 knockout loss to Chris Weidman, which spoiled his title hopes and a four-fight win streak. Boetsch, meanwhile, had a four-fight win streak of his own snapped in December when he suffered a TKO loss to Constantinos Philippou. Both look to get back in the title picture with a win at UFC 162.

The full UFC 162 card includes:

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

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

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 6:30 p.m. ET)

For the latest on “UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman,” stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Mark Munoz)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 views

UFC 183's second main card bout was an interesting matchup between a resurgent Thales Leites and a middling Tim Boetsch. The American's combination of heavy hands and wrestling makes him a tough out read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 40 views

VEGAS – Thales Leites’ improbable second run in the UFC continued at UFC 183, as the Brazilian picked up his fifth consecutive win inside the octagon, finishing Tim Boetsch in the second round.Filed read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 0 views

Check out the full fight card for tonight's UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz PPV event in Las Vegas, Nevada. We are just hours away from the return of the great Anderson Silva, who headlines UFC 183 opposite read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 16 views

The UFC 183 start time, TV schedule is for the Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev., on Saturday night. The fight card is broken into three different parts, each air read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 9 views

MMA Fighting has the UFC 183 fight card for the upcoming Silva vs. Diaz event Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. In the main event, former UFC champion Anderson Silva squares off agai read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 14 views

UFC 183 is set for Saturday, January 31. The pay-per-view event features a middleweight contest between mixed martial arts icons Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. For Silva, the match is his first since read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 3 views

This is the UFC 183 live blog for Thales Leites vs. Tim Boetsch, a middleweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.Leites, who has won seven straight fights read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 7 views

Last night (Sat., Jan. 31, 2015), Thales Leites and Tim Boetsch battled at UFC 183 inside the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada. Though he took some heavy punches in the process, Leites eventuall read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 views

Thales Leites picked up a big win over Tim Boetsch in their UFC 183 middleweight bout, but Boetsch wasn't put away easily. Tim Boetsch wasn't going quietly into the night by any means, but Thales Lei read news >>