UFC 153 finalized with two additional bouts

The UFC 153 event that’s slated for Rio de Janeiro on October 13th was finalized today with two additional bouts according to UFC officials. Former heavyweight contender Gabriel Gonzaga will take on Geronimo dos Santos and TUF Brazil’s Francisco Trinaldo will face Gleison Tibau in a lightweight matchup.

UFC 153: ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs. Glover Teixeira slated for Brazil

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (32-10) will take on the highly touted Brazilian Glover Teixeira (18-2) at UFC 153 in Brazil according to multiple reports. The event is expected to take place at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro which was also home to both UFC 134 and UFC 142.

Video: Dana White discusses Johnson vs. McCall, Shogun Rua and Brock Lesnar

In this video reporter Ariel Helwani catches up with UFC president Dana White after the UFC on FX 3 event. They discuss Dana’s thoughts on the main event between Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall and if he felt the decision was correct this time. Shogun Rua’s next opponent and more.

UFC 146 salaries: Dos Santos, Mir, and Velasquez take home $200,000

The top earners from UFC 146 were either the current or former UFC heavyweight champions with Junior dos Santos, Frank Mir, and Cain Velasquez all taking home $200,000. ProMMAnow (www.prommanow.com) obtained the salary information from the Nevada State Athletic Commission

Video: Kyle Kingsbury talks UFC 146 match-up with Glover Teixeira

ProMMAnow.com reporter Dan “The Wolfman” Theodore stopped by American Kickboxing Academy this past week to do some training and caught up with UFC light heavyweight fighter Kyle Kingsbury, who will be fighting newcomer Glover Teixeira this Saturday at UFC 146 in Las Vegas.