Coming off of a brutal knock out win against Will Kerr, Danny "Last Call" Castillo (10-3) will be making his UFC debut against UFC veteran Joe "Daddy" Stevenson (31-12) at UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann.
UFC veteran Brandon Vera was recently released from the organization after losing a unanimous decision to Thiago Silva at UFC 125.
A first degree black belt in BJJ, Magalhães lost his second UFC bout against fellow TUF 8 contestant Eliot Marshall and was subsequently released from the promotion
The former Sengoku middleweight champion Jorge Santiago, who was recently released from the troubled Japanese promotion, has been resigned to the UFC middleweight division late last week.
Just days ago rumors began to circulated that Rashad Evans was set to fight Rampage Jackson, replacing Thiago Silva who was pulled from the bout for undisclosed reasons. But now it seems Matt “The Hammer”...
According to sources, Thiago Silva has pulled out of his scheduled fight against Rampage Jackson at UFC 130, and Rashad Evans has come to the rescue and stepped in to replace Silva. Last weekend Evans was forced to pull out of his bout with the light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua due to a knee injury and his teammate Jon "Bones" Jones replaced him.
The UFC has not officially announced any fights for UFC 130, but all the signs are pointing to Frank Mir and Roy Nelson fighting at UFC 130 in Las Vegas on May 28th.