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Friday, Jul 12, 2013

UFC on FS1 3: Bedford vs. Viana Amongst Latest Additions

Bedford (photo via SPIKE.COM / UFC)

By FCF Staff

The third UFC on FOX Sports 1 card continues to take shape, as the UFC has announced several more bouts for the September 4th event, including a bantamweight tilt between Johnny Bedford and Hugo Viana. The upcoming event will be hosted by the Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Bedford (19-10-1) will be looking to rebound from the third round, submission loss he suffered versus Bryan Caraway in April, after scoring three consecutive wins.

Viana (7-1) was stopped by TJ Dillashaw in his last outing at UFC on FOX 7, after knocking out Reuben Duran at the TUF 15 Finale in December.

The UFC has also announced that flyweight Marcos Vinicius (20-4-1) will fight Octagon newcomer Ali Bagautinov (10-2), and that featherweight Godofredo Pepey (9-2) will battle Sam Sicilia (11-3) at the upcoming event.

UFC on FS1 3 will feature a light-heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Ryan Bader in the main event. Yushin Okami is also scheduled to meet fellow middleweight contender “Jacare” Souza.


posted by FCF Staff @ 3:53 pm
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