Irish MMA fighter Norman Parke (17-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Japanese mixed martial artist Kazuki Tokudome (12-3-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will battle at UFC 162.
UFC officially confirmed the lightweight bout.
UFC 162 takes place on July 6 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. read news >>
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It wasn't the best fight in MMA history and the results at UFC Fight Night 38 in Natal, Brazil reflect it as international 'The Ultimate Fighter' (TUF) winners Norman Parke and Leonardo Santos fought to a majority draw. Parke opened southpaw in the first round while Santos worked from the more traditional orthodox stance. As expected, both used kicks to establish range and distance in the early going. The bout was temporarily halted with an inadvertent eye poke, but Parke, who absorbed the eye r read news >>
Following a hard-fought, three-round affair with Norman Parke, Japanese lightweight Kazuki Tokudome drew a six-month medical suspension, making him the lone fighter to draw such a term at this past Saturday's UFC 162 event. read news >>
Norman Parke talks with media after defeating Kazuki Tokudome at UFC 162 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. read news >>
LAS VEGAS – In UFC 162's first fight to go to the scorecards, Norman Parke outworked Kazuki Tokudome to earn a unanimous-decision win. read news >>
UFC 162 Play-by-Play: Norman Parke vs. Kazuki Tokudome read news >>
A lightweight matchup between Northern Irish fighter Norman Parke and Japanese import Kazuki Tokudome is the latest addition to UFC 162. read news >>
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