Almeida vs Grant Finalizing a Bout for UFC 124
A fight between Ricardo Almeida and TJ Grant is what we will expect on UFC 124. The December event is official but we are still not making any assumption about the fight.
The UFC 124’s event is now set, and a welterweight fight between Ricardo Almeida (12-4 MMA, 5-4 UFC) and Canadian T.J. Grant (16-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) is being finalized too. There are agreements and its on the process to be approved today. The UFC 124 takes place on December 11 at the Bell Centre Monreal. The night’s main card airs on pay-per-view, though it’s still not clear if we are getting a Almeida vs. Grant part of the broadcast.
Almeida recently suffered from a submission loss to Matt Hughes at UFC 117. Ending his 3-fight win streak record. Before the loss, he scored decision wins over Matt Horwich and Kendall Grove, dropped to welterweight, and then submitted Matt Brown.
Grant, signed with UFC in 2009, had alternated wins and losses since then. Prior to the recent decision win over Julio Paulino at UFC 119, he had losses to Dong Hyun Kim and Johny Hendricks and defeated Ryo Chonan and Kevin Burns.View Article Source »