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Gilbert Yvel vs. Jon Madsen on UFC 121

Written on September 14, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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The Yvel-Madsen fight is set. The bout for UFC 121 is now official. With high hopes on winning, Yvel will do his best.

A fight between undefeared Jon Madsen (6-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Gilbert Yvel (36-15-1 MMA, 0-2 UFC) is now official for UFC 121’s preliminary card. In addition to the Oct. 23 fight card are 11 other fights.

Madsen was initially slated to fight UFC castoff Todd Duffee (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC). But Yvel agreed to be replacement in August.

UFC 121 will take place on Oct. 23 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.and airs live on pay-per-view. There will also be a “UFC Prelims” special on Spike TV with the PPV broadcast.

UFC officials are aiming high with hopes for Yvel when he signed for UFC in August 2009 for the Affliction Entertainment. Following losses to Junior Dos Santos and Ben Rothwell under the UFC banner however, the Dutch now finds himself in a must-win situation to remain employed in UFC.

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