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7/31 MMA News and Notes



~ UFC lightweight veteran Shannon Gugerty improved to 14-6 by submitting (Guillotine Choke) Cruz Gomez in the first round in San Diego, California. The bout was held on Sunday for the California Fight Syndicate promotion. Gugerty went 2-3 during his 2 year tenure with the UFC.

~ Weigh-ins for next month’s “UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz II” event take place Friday, Aug. 5, at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Chael Sonnen hosts a special Q&A session for UFC Fight Club members prior to the weigh-ins. Doors to the festivities open to members of the UFC Fight Club, the promotion’s official fan club, at 12 p.m. ET. Sonnen hits the stage for the Q&A at 2 p.m. ET.

~ Former UFC Lightweight Champion Jens “Lil’ Evil” Pulver (24-15-1) will face fellow WEC veteran Coty “Ox” Wheeler (14-3) in the co-main event of “MMA FIGHT PIT: GENESIS on August 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Wheeler has finished 13 of his 14 victims.

~ Promising featherweight prospect Felipe Arantes (13-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will face WEC veteran Yuri Alcantara (24-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at the late-summer UFC 134 event. The bout is set for the undercard. UFC 134 takes place Aug. 27 at HSBC Arena in Rio De Janeiro.

~ “Lion” Takeshi Inoue (20-5 MMA, 1-1 DREAM) meets UFC veteran Caol Uno (26-14-5 MMA, 2-1 DREAM) in a featherweight matchup at DREAM.17. Its the first official bout for the card. DREAM.17 will take place Sept. 24 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama Japan.


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