Chiesa Vs. Kuivanen Bout, Added to UFC 157
UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche is set to take place on February 23, 2013 at Anaheim, California
A bout between TUF Live Winner Michael “Maverick” Chiesa and Finnish fighter Anton Kuivanen, has been added to next year’s UFC 157 event. UFC officials also confirmed a heavyweight bout between Brendan ‘The Hybrid’ Schaub vs. Lavar ‘Big’ Johnson for the event’s main card.
Chiesa made his UFC debut last June, at the TUF Live Finale, where he defeated teammate Al Iaquinta, at the first round of their bout, earning him a “Submission of the Night” bonus.
While Kuivanen, lost to fellow newcomer Justin Salas by decision in his octagon debut, last February, at UFC on FUEL TV 1. He finally earned his first UFC win at UFC 149, where he earned a a split decision victory against Mitch Clarke.
“UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche” is set to be held at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on February 23, 2013. The show serves as UFC’s first event featuring a women’s MMA bout. The show will be headlined by Ronda Rousey and Liz ‘Girl-Rilla’ Carmouche.View Article Source »