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Tuesday, Oct 18, 2011

Shamar Bailey Fighting Danny Castillo at UFC 139


By FCF Staff

The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to round out the line-up for its upcoming November 19th card in San Jose, as today it has announced that former TUF competitor Shamar Bailey will take on WEC import Danny Castillo at the event.

After scoring a unanimous decision win over Ryan McGillivray at the TUF 13 Finale in June, Bailey dropped a decision loss to Evan Dunham at Fight Night 25 in September. Bailey (12-4) has gone 2-3 in his last five fights.

Castillo (11-4) has gone 1-1 since arriving in the UFC. In March he worked his way to a UD victory over Joe Stevenson, before losing by decision to Jacob Volkmann at UFC Live 5 in August. The Team Alpha Male fighter is 3-2 in his last 5 tilts.

The November 19th, UFC 139 card will be hosted by San Jose’s HP Pavilion and will feature a light-heavyweight bout between Dan Henderson and Mauricio Rua in the main event.

Some of the other bouts confirmed for the card include middleweight Wanderlei Silva vs. Cung Le, Urijah Faber vs. bantamweight Brian Bowles, welterweight Rick Story vs. Martin Kampmann and light-heavyweight Stephan Bonnar vs. Kyle Kingsbury.

The main card will be available for viewing via pay-per-view.

posted by FCF Staff @ 2:47 pm
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