Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Brazilians in mass at UFN 9

Wander Braga, Wilson Gouveia, Thiago Tavares and Roan Jucão Carneiro. Although the UFC organization has not yet officially announced it, the names of the four Brazilians are sure things for the next edition of UFC Fight Night, set for the 5th of April, in Las Vegas. According to American websites MMAWeekly and UFCJunkie, even the brazucas' opponents have been defined. Wander will face off against Kurt Pellegrino, Wilson will match sinews with Hector Ramirez, Thiago will go up against Naoyuki Kotani, and Jucão will debut in the octagon facing Anthony Torres.

The main fight at UFC 9 will be between Frank Mir and Antoni Hardonk.

UFC president, Dana White today made the official announcement that the event’s next edition will take place in Manchester, England. “We are very excited to be back in the UK. We had a lot of obstacles over the last six years, but I never gave up on bringing the UFC back to the UK. Now we have our UK offices up and running, we are going to have fights in the UK and throughout Europe. The UFC is here to stay,” said the UFC head honcho.


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