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UFC 126 Prelims, Likely to Return to Spike TV

Written on January 19, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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The UFC prelims have been missing from the Spike TV roster for the past couple events, since UFC 123, but it appears a return is near. Will UFC 126 Prelims air on Spike TV this February?

In one way or another, the UFC Prelims has become a staple in Spike TV since UFC 103. The program features two live preliminary bouts from UFC pay-per-view events, serving as a lead-in one our before the main card takes action. The UFC Prelims have been missing from Spike TV since UFC 123, but its seems that a return is soon to come.

There are rumors that UFC and Spike TV are in negotiations to bring UFC 126 prelims in the network. And there are indications that the negotiation is going well. In fact, it’s likely that fans will see a bantamweight bout between Chad Mendes and Michihiro Omigawa, and a lightweight match pitting Donald Cerrone and Paul Kelly.

Fighting Insider will surely keep you posted on this one. So don’t forget to visit our site more often.

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Cerrone vs Kelly, Official for UFC 126

Written on January 15, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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An intriguing lightweight match-up between WEC import, Donald Cerrone, and British scrapper, Paul Kelly, is now official for UFC 126. That being said, the UFC 126 fight card is once again complete with 11 bouts.

The lightweight match-up between WEC import, Donald Cerrone, and British fighter, Pual Kelly, is now official for UFC 126. Featuring a middleweight championship match between Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort, UFC 126 is now complete with 11 bouts. The Donald Cerrone vs Paul Kelly fight is slated for the evening’s preliminary card.

A top lightweight contender, Donald Cerrone recently concluded his three-year WEC career with a submission victory over Chris Horodecki last WEC 53. Paul Kelly, on the other hand, is coming from a TKO win over TJ O’Brien at UFC 123. He was originally set to face Sam Stout, but an undisclosed injury forced the latter to withdraw.

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Sam Stout Out, Donald Cerrone In for UFC 126

Written on January 04, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Donald Cerrone has replaced injured lightweight Sam Stout, and agreed to meet Paul Kelly at next month's UFC 126 event. Who will leave the Octagon victorious on the Super Bowl Weekend?

Injured lightweight fighter, Sam Stout, was replaced by Donald Cerrone to meet Paul Kelly at UFC 126 next month. The Cerrone vs Kelly bout is slated for UFC 126’s preliminary card. The upcoming UFC event will take place on February 5, at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The fight’s main card is also available on pay-per-view.

Donald Cerrone is a former WEC lightweight fighter, who recently concluded his career with a submission victory against Chris Horodecki at WEC 53. Paul Kelly, on the other hand, scored a TKO win over TJ O’Brien at UFC 123. Both fighters executed an impressive record on their resume.

Who’s hand will be raised on February 5? Place you bets by leaving a comment below.

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Horodecki vs Cerrone at WEC 53

Written on October 22, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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It looks like Mark Hominick won't be the only Team Tompkins product who will get a step up in competition for his next WEC fight. Chris Horodecki is slated to take on former WEC number one lightweight contender Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone at WEC 53.

Another member of Team Tompkins will step up in a competition for the next WEC fight. Chris Horodecki is set to lock horns with Donald Cerrone at WEC 53, on December 16 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Chris Horodecki is carrying a 16-2 record in his resume, but was not able to grace his way impressively under the WEC banner. Donald Cerrone, on the other hand, is carrying a notable unanimous decision win over WEC lightweight champ Jamie Varner.

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