Up-to-the-minute news about to-be-named fight card slated for Saturday, November 12 in Anaheim, California. The event will mark the first event broadcast on Fox under the terms of a new deal announced August 18.
Alex "Bruce Leeroy" Caceres is dropping to 135 pounds to take on Cole Escovedo at the UFC on Fox event in Anaheim. UFC president Dana White announced today that verbal agreements are in for the bout. "Both bantamweights had non-stop action fights in their last outings and are sure to do the same November 12."
Four Bouts Added to UFC on Fox 1 updated October 4
Next month's UFC on Fox fight card is filling out, with the addition of four bouts that have been verbally agreed to for the event, UFC president Dana White confirmed today.
Exciting featherweight contenders Mackens Semerzier and Robert Peralta are set to scrap in Anaheim. Semerzier was scheduled to fight Mike Lullo in September, but a last-minute injury sidelined him, and he was replaced by Peralta, who made his successful UFC debut at Battle on the Bayou on short notice.
In another rescheduled match from Battle on the Bayou, verbal agreements are in for a welterweight bout between TUF 13's Clay "Heavy Metal" Harvison and TUF 9's DaMarques "Darkness" Johnson. Johnson was injured in August, giving TUF 11's Seth Baczynski the opportunity to fight in his place against Harvison.
Bendo vs. Guida, 2 More Added to UFC on Fox updated September 2
The UFC's November trip to Anaheim got another dose of star
power under the heavyweight title fight between Cain Velasquez and
Junior dos Santos, as lightweight contenders Clay Guida and Ben
Henderson have verbally agreed to face each other at Honda Center in a
bout with serious 155-pound title implications.
Plus, one of hardest hitting bantamweight fighters in the world "Kid"
Yamamoto has agreed to enter the Octagon to take on dangerous submission
specialist and new UFC signee Darren Uyenoyama.
UFC president Dana White also revealed that hard-hitting featherweights Ricardo Lamas and Cub Swanson are also slated for the event. "Swanson's last bout was Fight of The Night and Lamas is coming off another spectacular knockout," said White.
UFC on Fox Gets a Headliner Title Fight updated September 2
If the UFC’s intention was to make an unforgettable first impression in
its first outing on Fox, the organization has certainly done its part,
with UFC President Dana White announcing today that the November 12th
event on the network will be a world heavyweight title fight between
champion Cain Velasquez and number one contender Junior dos Santos.
highly-anticipated clash between the two best heavyweights in the world
will take place at Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
Bout Set for First Fox Fight Night updated August 18
Two exciting featherweight prospects, Dustin Poirier and Pablo Garza, have verbally agreed to fight each other on November 12.
Garza is coming off of two spectacular UFC finishes -- one flying-knee KO and a flying triangle submission. Poirier is looking to stay undefeated in the UFC with his aggressive slugging style that earned him wins at UFC 125 (against then-top contender Josh Grispi) and UFC 131 as well as a 53-second KO in the WEC.