Article

UFC 180 in Mexico Already Sold Out

Jamie Pollack believes UFC 180 launch in Mexico had 'perfect storm' with Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum

By: Gareth A. Daviex, The Telegraph

"Behind yesterday's launch of UFC 180 in Mexico City in mid-November there has been a juggernaut in the planning and with Cain Velasquez as the UFC's heavyweight champion, indeed the first Mexican heavyweight champion, and a challenger in Spanish-speaking Fabricio Werdum, it created the perfect storm.

 

"On Tuesday, backing up the start of the TUF Mexico series - itself expected to be a smash hit with fans with its tapestry of fighters from nine countries involved - a crack card outlined in Mexico City, in front of fans, simulcast in Spanish and English. A united nations event.

 

"The card looks a thriller, headlined by the top two heavyweights in the world, and a set of thrilling match-ups, which includes:

 

Marcus Brimage vs Eric Perez

Dennis Bermudez vs Ricardo Lamas

Norman Parke vs Diego Sanchez

Kelvin Gastelum vs Jake Ellenberger"

 

Read the full article

Saturday, December 20
10PM/7PM
ETPT
Barueri, Brazil

Media

Recent
Upcoming flyweight challenger Louis "Goodnight" Gaudinot puts his nickname into action as gets John Lineker in a guillotine choke, earning himself a second round submission victory. Watch Gaudinot take on Kyoji Horiguchi at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Dec 19, 2014
Undefeated and top light heavyweight contender Daniel "DC" Cormier goes up against hard-hitting UFC vet Dan Henderson. Watch "DC battle" for the light heavyweight belt against current reigning champ Jon Jones in the main event at UFC 182.
Dec 19, 2014
UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles has all you need to know about the Fight Night Barueri weigh-in in today's UFC Minute!
Dec 19, 2014
Watch the official weigh-in for UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway, live Friday, December 19 at 1pm/10am ETPT.
Dec 16, 2014