MENU
#Conor McGregor #UFC 216 #Tony Ferguson #GSP #Kevin Lee #Nate Diaz #Nick Diaz #Michael Bisping #Fight Night Rotterdam #Holly Holm #Darren Till #Anderson Silva #Demetrious Johnson


Norifumi Kid Yamamoto UFC 126

Norifumi Kid Yamamoto at UFC 126

Now that the first UFC on Fox main event is in the can – UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will defend his belt from No. 1 contender Junior Dos Santos – the rest of the fight card is filling up fast.

The UFC on Tuesday announced that popular Japanese bantamweight Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto and new UFC signee Darren Uyenoyama have agreed to square off as part of the Nov. 12 undercard in Anaheim, Calif.

Yamamoto (18-4) was originally slated to face Damacio Page at UFC 135 in Denver, but the bout fell apart due to injuries. He will instead return at UFC on Fox 1.

Yamamoto is in desperate need of a victory after losing three of his last four bouts, including a decision loss to Demetrious Johnson in Yamamoto’s Octagon debut at UFC 126 earlier this year.

A Strikeforce veteran, Uyenoyama (6-3) has fought his last couple bouts in Japan under the DEEP and Shooto banners. He is coming off of a second-round TKO victory over Shuichiro Katsumura.

The only bout scheduled to air live on the UFC on Fox event is the five-round title fight between Velasquez and Dos Santos. It is currently unclear where the undercard bouts will be broadcast, although the UFC can always fallback on its Facebook page to stream the fights.

For more UFC News and UFC Rumors, follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.

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

Comments

Show Comments

Related News

Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael dos Anjos headlines UFC on FOX 26 in Winnipeg

  • 6 days ago
  • 9 views

The UFC announced today that Robbie Lawler will take on Rafael dos Anjos in the headliner for UFC on FOX 26.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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

  • 5 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 >>

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

  • 5 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 >>

Corey Anderson wants Patrick Cummins to deal with staph infection, still fight at UFC 217

  • a day ago
  • 4 views

Patrick Cummins announced he is withdrawing from UFC 217, which doesn’t sit well with Corey Anderson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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

  • 18 hours ago
  • 7 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 >>

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

  • 5 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 >>

Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Sheymon Moraes added to UFC Fight Night 122 in Shanghai

  • 13 days ago
  • 12 views

A featherweight bout between touted prospect Zabit Magomedsharipov and Sheymon Moraes is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night 122.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Gegard Mousasi enjoying added freedom with Bellator after 'hard road' with UFC

  • 5 days ago
  • 54 views

Gegard Mousasi has yet to make his Bellator debut, but already he has glowing reviews for the promotion opposed to his run with the UFC.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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

  • 5 days ago
  • 29 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 >>

'TUF 25' winner Jesse Taylor accepts 1-year suspension for clomiphene

  • 5 days ago
  • 37 views

UFC anti-doping partner USADA today announced Jesse Taylor has accepted a one-year suspension after an out-of-competition drug test found clomiphene in his system.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>