Pedro Nobre Reported to Replace George Roop At UFC on FX 7
"UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping" is set to take place at at São Paulo, Brazil
Nobre will be reportedly fighting fellow Brazilian Yuri ‘Marajó’ Alcantara.
UFC on FX 7 will be headlined by a middleweight title matchup between former champ Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping. The event will be held at São Paulo, Brazil’s Ibirapuera Arena on January 19, 2013.
Nobre previously joined TUF: Brazil. He was a featherweight contestant, who unfortunately failed to qualify for the reality series, after suffering from first round KO loss. He last fought and won a decision and TKO victory at a Bitetti Combat 13 show.
Alcantara was first scheduled to face Johnny Eduardo, but was replaced by Roop, who will now fight Nobre, in just less than two weeks notice. He recently suffered from a decision loss, in his bout against Hacran Dias at last June’s UFC 147, which ended his thirteen fight win streak.View Article Source »