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Upcoming MMA Events for 2011

Written on December 08, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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Wondering what MMA has in store for 2011? Well, Fighting Insider is willing to feed your curiousity, as the upcoming MMA events for January - April 2011 are posted in the article below.

After the GSP vs Koscheck match this December 11, MMA fans will definitely be itching on what’s next. But worry no more, because Fighting Insider is giving you the from January to April 2011. Are you ready to place your bets for next year?

UFC 125: Resolution
Jan 01, 2011

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
Broadcast: Pay-per-view

MAIN CARD

  • * Champ Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard (for lightweight title)
  • * Chris Leben vs. Brian Stann
  • * vs. Brandon Vera
  • * Nate Diaz vs.
  • * Takanori Gomi vs. Clay Guida

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • * Marcus Davis vs. Jeremy Stephens
  • * Josh Grispi vs. Dustin Poirier
  • * Phil Baroni vs. Brad Tavares
  • * Mike Brown vs. Diego Nunes
  • * Daniel Roberts vs. Greg Soto
  • * Antonio McKee vs. Jacob Volkmann

Strikeforce Challengers 13
Jan 07, 2011

Location: Nashville, Tenn.
Venue: Nashville Municipal Auditorium
Broadcast: Showtime

MAIN CARD

  • * Tarec Saffiedine vs. Tyron Woodley
  • * Devin Cole vs. Daniel Cormier
  • * Yancy Medeiros vs. John Salter
  • * Julia Budd vs. Amanda Nunes
  • * Nate Coy vs. Nate Moore

UFC Fight Night 23: UFC Fight for the Troops 2
Jan 22, 2011

Location: Killeen, Texas
Venue: Fort Hood
Broadcast: Spike TV

MAIN CARD

  • * Evan Dunham vs. Melvin Guillard*
  • * Tim Hague vs. Matt Mitrione
  • * Mark Hominick vs. George Roop
  • * Pat Barry vs.
  • * Cole Miller vs. Matt Wiman

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • * Yves Edwards vs. Cody McKenzie*
  • * vs. Mike Swick
  • * Mike Guymon vs. DaMarques Johnson
  • * Chan Sung Jung vs. Rani Yahya
  • * Willamy “Chiquerim” Freire vs. Waylon Lowe
  • * Amilcar Alves vs. Charlie Brenneman

Strikeforce in San Jose (Jan. 29)
Jan 29, 2011

Location: San Jose, Calif.
Venue: HP Pavilion
Broadcast: Showtime

  • * Champ Nick Diaz vs. TBA*
  • * Jason “Mayhem” Miller vs. TBA*

UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort
Feb 05, 2011

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center
Broadcast: Pay-per-view

MAIN CARD

  • * Champ vs. Vitor Belfort (for middleweight title)
  • * Forrest Griffin vs. Rich Franklin
  • * Ryan Bader vs.
  • * Antonio Banuelos vs. Miguel Torres
  • * Paul Kelly vs. Sam Stout

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • * Jake Ellenberger vs. Carlos Eduardo Rocha*
  • * Gabe Ruediger vs. Paul Taylor*
  • * vs. Kenny Robertson*
  • * Kyle Kingsbury vs. Ricardo Romero*

Tachi Palace Fights 8
Feb 17, 2011

Location: Lemoore, Calif.
Venue: Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino
Broadcast: TBA

  • * Champ Leopoldo Serao vs. David Loiseau (for middleweight title)
  • * Champ Ulysses Gomez vs. (for flyweight title)
  • * Jussier da Silva vs. Ian McCall
  • * Jesse Forbes vs. Mike Moreno
  • * John Gunderson vs. Dominique Robinson

UFC 127
Feb 27, 2011

Location: Sydney, Australia (event airs Feb. 26 in North America)
Venue: Acer Arena
Broadcast: Pay-per-view

MAIN CARD

  • * Jon Fitch vs. B.J. Penn*
  • * Dennis Siver vs. George Sotiropoulos*
  • * vs. Jorge Rivera*
  • * Carlos Condit vs. Chris Lytle*
  • * Spencer Fisher vs. Ross Pearson*

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • * Chris Camozzi vs. Kyle Noke*
  • * Alexander Gustafsson vs. James Te Huna*
  • * Riki Fukuda vs. Nick Ring*
  • * Maciej Jewtuszko vs. Curt Warburton*

UFC 128
Mar 12, 2011

Location: United Arab Emirates (possibly Abu Dhabi)
Venue: TBA
Broadcast: Pay-per-view

  • * Champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Rashad Evans (for light-heavyweight title)*
  • * Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Tito Ortiz*

“The Ultimate Fighter 13″ debut
Apr 06, 2011

Debuts: April 2011 (production begins in January)
Broadcast: Spike TV
Cast: Welterweights and middleweights

  • * Format: 28-man, 32-slot tournament with quarterfinal “wild card” picks
  • * Coaches: TBA

* – Not officially announced

More are sure to be announce, so keep it locked up here on Fighting Insider.


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