A 5 round Heaveyweight bout between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Roy Nelson will headline an explosive UFC Fight Night 39 card in Abu Dhabi. The other fights on man card include Clay Guida vs Tatsuya Kawajiri, John Howard vs Ryan LaFlare and Ramsey Nijem vs Beneil Dariush. So, let the breakdown begin! Nijem vs Dariush … Read more
The next UFC event is set to take place on Saturday, April 11, with the UFC’s first return to Abu Dhabi since their inaugural event there in 2010 at UFC 112. The UFC Fight Night 39 event will be headlined by the heavyweight clash between MMA heavyweight legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and TUF 10 winner Roy Nelson.
The UFC Fight Night 38 took place on Sunday night with Dan Henderson almost taking off Shogun Rua’s nose in the man event with an H-Bomb. It’ll be a couple of weeks before the UFC promotion brings their next offering. The UFC Fight Night 39 event will take place on April 11 and will mark the UFC’s second show in Abu Dhabi.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir showed a lot of guts and fortitude in surviving a massive onslaught by Alistair Overeem in their UFC 169 matchup on Saturday night. Overeem rocked Mir in the first round, landing 50 of 57 strikes in the first round compared to just two strikes landing for Mir.