Verbal agreements are in for a middleweight match in Nashville on January 20 as Eric "Red" Schafer takes on Jorge "El Conquistador" Rivera, announced UFC </a>president Dana White today.
Plus, a bevy of international stars and new signees will look to wow the fans in Tennessee as verbal agreements are in for a trio of intriguing matchups.
Former featherweight champion Mike Brown looks to keep another run at the title alive as he takes onVagner Rocha in Rocha's first visit to 145 pounds.
Stockholm, Sweden’s Reza "Mad Dog" Madadi will make his UFC debut against Rafaello Oliveira in a lightweight bout. And at light heavyweight, Ryan "Big Deal" Jimmo will look to extend his 16-fight win streak in his UFC debut against Czech powerhouse Karlos Vemola.
Shalorus Returns in January Against Unbeaten Nurmagomedov updated November 24
Looking to bounce back from the first loss of his career to Jim Miller last March, hard-charging lightweight Kamal Shalorus will look to get back on track on January 20th, as he faces 16-0 Russian prospect Khabib Nurmagomedov on the FX card in Tennessee.
“Undefeated Russian fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has verbally agreed to make his UFC </a>debut against powerful wrestler Kamal ‘Prince of Persia’ Shalorus January 20 in Nashville,” said UFC President Dana White.
Miller vs. Guillard Headlines FX Card in January
The main event for the UFC's first FX event in January promises to be one to remember, as lightweight contenders Jim Miller and Melvin Guillard square off in a venue to be announced.
“Two of the top ranked lightweights in the UFC have verbally agreed to square off in the main event on FX, as top ten ranked Jim Miller takes on explosive fan favorite Melvin ‘The Young Assassin’ Guillard," said UFC President Dana White.
Neer vs Ludwig y Morecraft vs Barry (Actualizado
Será el primer evento televisado de UFC en vivo por el canal FX y empieza a tomar forma con dos combates ya programados.
Pelea de peso welter con posibilidades de ser la pelea de la noche cuando Josh ‘The Dentist’ Neer y Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig se enfrenten tras llegar a un acuerdo verbal.
Además, un combate de peso completo también tiene ya su acuerdo verbal cuando Christian Morecraft se las vea con Pat ‘HD’ Barry.”
Ciudad, lugar y boletos se anunciarán pronto.