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Pedro Nobre Reported to Replace George Roop At UFC on FX 7

Written on January 06, 2013 by Avlya Jaie

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"UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping" is set to take place at at São Paulo, Brazil

According to a report from Brazilian website SporTV, newcomer Pedro ‘The Rock’ Nobre will replace George Roop at the upcoming “UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping” event. Nobre will be reportedly fighting fellow Brazilian Yuri ‘Marajó’ Alcantara.

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UFC 134 Adds Antonio Carvalho vs Yuri Alcantara Featherweight Bout

Written on June 29, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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A featherweight title bout pitting Yuri Alcantara and Antonio Carvalho is added to the upcoming UFC 134 tournament in Rio de Janeiro.

The fight card for UFC 134: Rio is loaded with local talents, as Yuri Alcantara and Antonio Carvalho will make their promotional debut in the tournament.

Yuri Alcantara drops down to featherweight to face Antonio Carvalho. He has won his last 11 bouts, and has only gone to a decision twice. Meanwhile, Antonio Carvalho has spent most of his career in Canada and Japan. He recently reeled off a three-fight win streak since his return to Canada.

UFC 134: Rio is set to take place on August 27 in Rio de Janeiro, and will feature a middleweight title bout between reigning champ – Anderson Silva – and Yushin Okami.

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