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Saturday, Oct 18, 2014

UFC 182 Receives Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Louis Gaudinot

Kyoji Horiguchi (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

UFC 182 has received a notable flyweight fight, as the promotion has announced that Kyoji Horiguchi will take on fellow contender Louis Gaudinot at the event.

Horiguchi (14-1) has gone 3-0 to begin his UFC run, and as a result, the Japanese fighter currently sits at #12 in the promotion’s flyweight rankings. Most recently, at a Fight Night card last month, Horiguchi stopped Jon delos Reyes in the opening round.

Gaudinot (6-3) was supposed to fight Patrick Holohan at UFC FN 54 earlier this month, but had to withdraw due to injury. The flyweight allegedly tested positive for a diuretic after he defeated Phil Harris in March, and the bout was overturned to a no-contest. Gaudinot has denied taking any banned substance.

The American fighter is currently ranked #14 in the UFC’s 125 division.

UFC 182 will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, and will feature light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones taking on Daniel Cormier.


posted by FCF Staff @ 12:40 pm
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