MENU
#UFC Fight Night 118 #Bellator 185 #Darren Till #Donald Cerrone #Gegard Mousasi #Alexander Shlemenko #Artem Lobov #Andre Fili #Karolina Kowalkiewicz #Kristina Williams #Bellator MMA #Jan Blachowicz #Devin Clark #Heather Hardy #Sam Alvey


gray-maynard-tuf-18-finale

A lightweight matchup between Brazilian Fabricio Camoes (14-8-1 MMA, 1-3-1 UFC) and two-time UFC title challenger Gray Maynard (11-3-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC) is the latest addition to UFC 176.

The bout was first reported by the Los Angeles Daily News and subsequently confirmed by UFC officials.

Featuring a championship rematch between UFC featherweight title holder Jose Aldo and top contender Chad Mendes, UFC 176 takes place Aug. 2 at Los Angeles’ Staples Center. The evening’s main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.

Camoes fought most recently in December, when he was forced to tap to a Jim Miller armbar. That was the lone 2013 bout for “Morango,” who owns a 10-fight winning streak in bouts outside of the UFC but has earned just one victory in five octagon appearances.

Meanwhile, Maynard is perhaps best known for a pair of legendary 2011 bouts with then-UFC lightweight champ Frankie Edgar. However, after opening his career at 10-0, “The Bully” is just 1-3-1 in his past five outings.

The night’s official bout order has yet to be revealed, but Camoes vs. Maynard will likely serve on the evening’s preliminary lineup.

  • Champ Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes
  • Jussier Formiga vs. Zach Makovsky
  • Fabricio Camoes vs. Gray Maynard

For the latest on UFC 176, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Jussier Formiga)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Comments

Show Comments

Related News

Bryan Caraway vs. Luke Sanders added to UFC Fight Night 123 in December

  • 11 days ago
  • 9 views

A bantamweight matchup between an 8-time UFC veteran and a relative newcomer looking to rebound from his first professional loss has been added to UFC Fight Night 123.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Scott Holtzman vs. Darrell Horcher first bout added to UFC Fight Night 123 in Fresno

  • 26 days ago
  • 8 views

UFC Fight Night 123 is taking shape with a lightweight bout between Scott Holtzman and Darrell Horcher.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Report: Myles Jury vs. Rick Glenn added to UFC 219 in Las Vegas

  • 10 days ago
  • 6 views

An intriguing bantamweight bout appears to be on for UFC 219.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Al Iaquinta vs. Paul Felder Verbally Agreed to Meet at UFC 218 in Detroit | MMAWeekly.com

  • 9 days ago
  • 9 views

Iaquinta vs. Felder appears to be the latest matchup headed to Detroit read news >>

Paul Felder vs. Al Iaquinta added to UFC 218 in Detroit

  • 9 days ago
  • 31 views

An 11th fight has been added to UFC 218, which takes place Dec. 2 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Jose Aldo vs. Ricardo Lamas, Mike Perry vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio Added to UFC in Winnipeg | MMAWeekly.com

  • 8 days ago
  • 14 views

The year end FOX UFC Fight Night card has just added a couple of blockbuster fights. Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo will return to action for the first time since falling to Max Holloway whe read news >>

Jose Aldo vs. Ricardo Lamas rematch co-headlines UFC on FOX 26; Perry-Ponzinibbio, Mein-Silva added

  • 8 days ago
  • 13 views

A featherweight rematch from a past title fight has been booked as the co-main event for the UFC’s return to Winnipeg in December.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Aldo's return one of three bouts added to Winnipeg card

  • 9 days ago
  • 2 views

The UFC's first featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, begins his road back to the top of the weight class on Dec. 16 when he faces surging contender Ricardo "The Bully" Lamas in a rematch of a 2014 bout read news >>

Aljamain Sterling vs. Rani Yahya added to UFC Fight Night 123 in Fresno

  • 4 days ago
  • 8 views

A bantamweight contest that could prove a pretty interesting grappling affair has been added to UFC Fight Night 123.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Will Brooks vs. Nik Lentz Expected to Be Rebooked for UFC Fight Night in Australia | MMAWeekly.com

  • 5 days ago
  • 6 views

A lightweight matchup between Will Brooks and Nik Lentz that was originally scheduled for UFC 216 is expected to get shifted to UFC Fight Night in Australia on Nov. 19. Sources close to the matchup c read news >>