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Chiesa Vs. Kuivanen Bout, Added to UFC 157

Written on December 20, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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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 , has been added to next year’s event. 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.

” 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 and Liz ‘Girl-Rilla’ Carmouche.

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