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Thursday, Feb 07, 2013

Four More Lightweight Bouts Added to UFC on FOX 7, Strikeforce Vets Jorge Masvidal and Roger Bowling Among Competitors

Roger Bowling (left) exchanging with Josh Thornburg

By FCF Staff

The UFC continues to fill out the line-up for the promotion’s upcoming, April 20th, UFC on FOX 7 card in San Jose, by confirming four more, lightweight tilts for the event. Among the confirmed competitors are Strikeforce vets Jorge Masvidal and Roger Bowling, who will make their Octagon debuts that night.

The card’s latest additions include Myles Jury (11-0) versus former TUF winner Ramsey Nijem (7-2 ), former TUF “Smashes” winner Norman Parke (17-2) versus Jon Tuck (7-0), Masvidal (23-7) versus Tim Means (18-3-1 ), and  Bowling (11-3) versus Anthony Njokuani (15-7).

UFC on FOX 7 will be hosted by San Jose’s HP Pavilion and will feature a lightweight bout between UFC champion Benson Henderson and former Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez.

The card will also see Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner Daniel Cormier take on former UFC champ Frank Mir.


posted by FCF Staff @ 11:30 am
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