Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was on full display in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil last night at UFC on FUEL TV 10: Nogueira vs. Werdum 2. A record smashing eight submission took place to go along with the two knockouts and two decisions.
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The UFC is racking up the frequent flyer miles once again as the promotion returns to Brazil with Saturdays UFC on FUEL TV 10, just three weeks after they left. The card as flown under the radar so to speak due to the event being tied to The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2 reality show. Many MMA fans outside of Brazil haven’t even seen an episode and other didn’t even know it was even on.
A quick turn-around sees the UFC return to Brazil with the UFC on FUEL TV 10 that will close out TUF Brazil Season 2 with a coach’s fight, as well as the finals of that season. There are many familiar faces on this card, as well as some new cats as well, so let’s dig into the action and see what we have in store.
Often these hyped up MMA events fall flat come fight night but tonight’s UFC on FOX 5 lived up and maybe even exceeded the hype. You knew the night was going to be good when Scott Jorgensen and John Albert opened the show with an exciting 4:59 of action that would end up being “Fight of the Night”.
Three fighters missed weight on their first try at today’s pre-fight weigh-ins for tomorrows UFC on FOX 5. The three will have two hours to shed off those final tough pounds, but for one of them it could mean whether or not a title is one the line.
The UFC has given fans plethora of main card worthy fights on Saturday’s UFC on Fox 5 and they all look to be worth your hard-earned money but wait, they’re free on Fox. As a bonus the card will be headlined by a lightweight title fight, so here’s a quick look at the entire UFC on FOX 5 fight card.
Saturday’s UFC on FOX 5 will be the fourth event this year on FOX and only the second time the network televised event will be headlined by a title fight. The first ever FOX card was headlined by the heavyweight title fight between Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos but only featured one televised bout. UFC on FOX 5 will have the traditional four bouts on FOX is headlined by the lightweight champion Benson Henderson making his second title defense against Ultimate Fighter winner Nate Diaz.
The holidays are upon us, and nothing saves money for Christmas like a title fight on free TV. This time, UFC on Fox brings up a top-notch card, featuring a Lightweight title bid between Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz, a contender fight between Shogun and Gustafsson, and a grudge match between Penn and MacDonald.