Two struggling welterweights will throw hands on FOX Sports 1 this fall in Brazil.
Not long after the ink dried on his new four-fight contract, veteran welterweight Paulo Thiago has been tasked with turning away Mike Rhodes at the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
Combate reported the news on Saturday.
Thiago (15-7) is probably best known for knocking out Josh Koscheck in his Octagon more
No word yet on whether or not it's featured on the main card or prelims.
The ladies are headed back to Brazil as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will send Valerie Letourneau into bantamweight battle against Jessica Andrade at the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
UFC announced the pairing on Monday.
Letourneau (6-3) was victorious in her Octagon debut, capturing a tough split-dec more
Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown fight for title shot implications for UFC on FOX 12. These cards lately have been awesome. And now for another solid outing. Where's your "oversaturation is killing the sport" card now, infidel?! Touche.
The UFC has been doing a solid job of getting me excited for watching a card at length, as opposed to in spots. True, some of the matchmaking has been squash-ish in nature, but it's also just been a matter of flat out solid matchmaking itself. Barboza vs. Dunham was more
The official weigh-in event for UFC on Fox 12: "Lawler vs. Brown" takes place today (Fri., July 25, 2014) from SAP Center in San Jose, California.
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide both a live video stream and complete UFC on Fox 12 weigh-in results below, as well as detailed recap of the festivities just as soon as they conclude. The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 7 p.m. ET.
Complete UFC on Fox 12 weigh in results are as follows:
170 lbs.: Robbie Lawler () vs. Matt B more
They'll do the deed on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
Johnny Bedford will get a second chance to finish Rani Yahya -- the legal way -- after their unfortunate "no contest" on the Fight Pass "Prelims" of the UFC Fight Night 39 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place earlier this year inside Du Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
A "Brutal" headbutt brought an end to their bantamweight bangfest overseas.
Following the bout, Bedford (19-11, 1 NC) apologized for hi more
Bloody Elbow presents its fight primers for UFC on Fox 12: Brown vs. Lawler. Here, we look at the opening main card bouts - Clay Guida vs. Dennis Bermudez and Josh Thomson vs. Bobby Green.
Tonight marks the final UFC event for 3 weeks, and it promises to be a doozy of a show. Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown will tangle in what should be a great main event, while a resurgent Anthony Johnson welcomes Antonio Rogerio Nogueira back after a 1+ year absence in the co-main.
But before we get to those big more
Bloody Elbow presents its fight primer coverage for UFC on Fox 12: Brown vs. Lawler. Here, we look at the co-main event between Anthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
In the co-main event of this stacked UFC on Fox show in San Jose, CA, Anthony Johnson (17-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC) takes on PRIDE legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) in a light heavyweight bout. "Rumble" has been on a tear since his initial UFC release, and has seemingly found a home at 205 lbs where he can be a fears more
Bloody Elbow recaps the two big fights from UFC on FOX 12 last night in San Jose. Here, we look at the main event between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown.
Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown lived up to the lofty expectations placed on them and produced an entertaining five-round battle that culminated in a unanimous decision victory for Robbie Lawler. Both fighters had their moments during the contest but it was ultimately Lawler who was the more technical fighter and secured at least three rounds on all more
The injury bug has bitten Jose Aldo once again. more