The Official UFC 124 Fight Card [UPDATED]
After a series of tests and observations from UFC management, the UFC 124 is complete and official. Included on the fight card is Sean Pierson who debuts for the first time on the octagon in a fight with Matt Riddle.
UFC recently announced the official UFC 124 fight card. Pierson will replace injured Anthony “T.J.” Waldburger. He will face Riddle under the prelim card of the December event.
Prior to this, Pierson was scheduled to fight for the Bellator Fighting Championships’ season-two welterweight tournament but was forced to withraw due to an undisclosed injury.
He recently rebounded from a TKO victory over Ricky Goodall in an Canadian show. He also had a victory over UFC middleweight Patrick Cote’s jiu-jitsu coach, Fabio Holanda.
Riddle on the other hand fought his career in the UFC octagon. After an early exit at TUF 7, he posted consecutive decision wins before falling into the hands of Nick Osipczak via TKO at UFC 105. He rebounded with a TKO win over Damarques Johnson in August. And a disqualification victory over Greg Soto at UFC 111.
The full UFC 124 card now includes:
* Champ Georges St-Pierre vs. Josh Koscheck (for welterweight title)
* Sean McCorkle vs. Stefan Struve
* Jim Miller vs. Charles Oliveira
* Mac Danzig vs. Joe Stevenson
* Thiago Alves vs. John Howard
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