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Donald Cerrone Will Face Paul Kelly at UFC 126 Unknowingly

Written on February 02, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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When the UFC asked Donald Cerrone if he wanted to fight Feb. 5 at UFC 126, he said yes. He didn’t know whom he would be fighting, but that didn’t matter. However, it's sure that he will take on Paul Kelly at the event.

Donald Cerrone said “yes” automatically the moment he was asked if he wants to fight at UFC 126. For the former WEC fighter, it doesn’t matter who will be his opponent. But it turns out that Donald Cerrone will lock horns against Paul Kelly in a lightweight match-up.

The upcoming UFC 126 bout will mark Donald Cerrone’s debut in the promotion, while Paul Kelly will carry his 5-3 professional record in the event. According to Donald Cerrone, he would like to have a shot against Cole Miller if he wins the fight. It should be remembered that his issues with Cole Miller started when the latter fought teammate Leonard Garcia last September 2007.

Will Donald Cerrone be able to show how good he is in stand-up fight against Paul Kelly? To whom are you going to place your bet? Let Fighting Insider know by dropping your comments.

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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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Sam Stout, to Clash with Paul Kelly on UFC 126

Written on November 25, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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A lightweight clash between two 155-pound warriors is on the horizon as Canadian Sam Stout meets England's Paul Kelly at UFC 126 on Feb. 5 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Canadian Sam Stout will meet England’s Paul Kelly in a lightweight clash on UFC 126 on February 5, at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Sam Stout made his UFC debut on March 4, 2006 when he defeated Spencer Fisher by split decision. However, his next appearance wasn’t what he hoped for after submitting to Kenny Florian’s rear naked choke. Stout went 1-3, including his rematch with Fisher that came up short. He rebounded with a victory over Matt Wiman and Joe Lauzon, and his last bout was a split decision win over Paul Taylor.

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Ruediger vs Kelly for UFC 123

Written on September 08, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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Two lightweight fighters may be battling for their UFC careers, as Gabe Ruediger faces Paul Kelly this November at the UFC 123 in Detroit. Can Ruediger come back stronger this time? Or will Kelly get another win?

Gabe Ruediger will get another crack in the Octagon as he faces Paul Kelly this November at UFC 123 in Detroit. After four years of hiatus, Ruediger faced Joe Lauzon at UFC 118 in Boston in just a short notice. However, it didn’t go so well for him as he found himself submitting at just over two minutes into the first round. After Joe Silva promised him another shot, he vowed to come back stronger and will get a full training camp to prepare for his November showdown. On Paul Kelly’s part, he has picked up some big wins along the way and eventually dropped from welterweight to lightweight. Though he went 2-2 over his last four fights, Kelly is intent to keep his UFC career alive when he faces his opponent in UFC 123 undercard.

More UFC 123 fights will be announced soon, so don’t forget to check back again.

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