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Saturday, Feb 18, 2012

Featherweights Dennis Bermudez And Pablo Garza To Face Off At UFC On FOX 3

Dennis "The Menace" Bermudez

By FCF Staff

Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez (7-3) will battle Pablo Garza (11-2) in a featherweight (145 pound) matchup at UFC on FOX 3 at IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J. on May 5.

The matchup is expected to take place on the card’s preliminary lineup, which airs on FUEL TV.

The 5-foot-6 Bermudez, a Saugerties, New York-based alumni of “The Ultimate Fighter’ season 14, is looking to turn around his recent misfortunes that have seen him lose three consecutive fights. After a strong showing during the reality series, Bermudez tapped out to an armbar at the hands of Diego Brandao in the first round of their matchup that took place at the show’s finale.

At 6-foot-1, Garza of Fargo, North Dakota will have a significant height advantage over Bermudez. The Scarecrow was submitted with a brabo choke by Dustin Poirer in the second round of their matchup on the undercard of at UFC on FOX.

Prior to the loss, Garza had won two straight fights – a flying triangle submission of Yves Jabouin and a KO (flying knee) of Fredson Paixao.

Updated UFC on FOX 3 fight card:

Main Event: Nate Diaz vs. Jim Miller
Johny Hendricks vs. Josh Koscheck
Alan Belcher vs. Rousimar Palhares
Pat Barry vs. Lavar Johnson
John Hathaway vs. Pascal Krauss
John Dodson vs. Darren Uyenoyama
Johnny Bedford vs. Nick Denis
Danny Castillo vs. John Cholish
Dennis Bermudez vs. Pablo Garza
Mike Massenzio vs. Karlos Vemola
Louis Gaudinot vs. John Lineker

posted by FCF Staff @ 11:35 am
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