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UFC 130 Taking Shape

Written on February 06, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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With UFC stacking good fight cards this year, matchmakers - Joe Silva and Sean Shelby - once again set another main card for UFC 130. Check out the latest UFC 130 fight card below.

After booking almost all major events through UFC 129, UFC matchmakers, Joe Silva and Sean Shelby, once again set the for . Set to take action on May 28, will be headlined by a third fight between and Gray Maynard. As fans can recall, and recently greenlit UFC 125, wherein Frankie Edgar tried to defend his lightweight championship belt against . However, the fight ended with a draw, prompting officials to book the third meeting.

In addition to the Frankie Edgar vs Gray Maynard trilogy, light heavyweights Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Thiago Silva will lock horns at the event. Also featured in UFC 130 are heavyweight clash between vs , middleweight bout pitting and , and welterweights vs .

The UFC 130 will take place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, on May 28. The five bouts will likely compromise the pay-per-view main card.

The latest UFC 130 fight card now includes:

MAIN CARD

  • * Champ Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard (for lightweight title)
  • * Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs.
  • * Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann
  • * Frank Mir vs. Roy Nelson
  • * Thiago Alves vs. Rick Story

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • * Travis Browne vs. Stefan Struve*

* – Not yet officially announced

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