4/13 MMA News and Notes
Apr 13, 2012 - by Alex Peredo
~ Chael Sonnen and Mark Munoz will join Jay Glazer for the UFC on FUEL TV 2: “Gustafsson vs. Silva” pre- and post-event coverage shows. The cageside announce team on fight night will consist of Mike Goldberg and Kenny Florian, while Karyn Bryant conducts interviews with fighters backstage.
~ The UFC on FUEL TV 2 weigh-in results included:
MAIN CARD (FUEL TV)
Alexander Gustafsson (105) vs. Thiago Silva (205)
Alessio Sakara (186) vs. Brian Stann (185)
Siyar Bahadurzada (170) vs. Paulo Thiago (170)
Diego Nunes (146) vs. Dennis Siver (147)*
DaMarques Johnson (171) vs. John Maguire (170)
Damacio Page (135) vs. Brad Pickett (136)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook)
Papy Abedi (171) vs. James Head (170)
Tom DeBlass (205) vs. Cyrille Diabate (206)
Francis Carmont (186) vs. Magnus Cedenblad (185)
Yoislandy Izquierdo (155) vs. Reza Madadi (155)
Simeon Thoresen (170) vs. Besam Yousef (170)
Jason Young (145) vs. Eric Wisely (145)
* – Has two hours to make weight
~ The second episode of “UFC Primetime: Jones vs. Evans” airs tonight, right after the Ultimate Fighter Live on FX. All of the Primetime episodes are also airing on FUEL TV.
~ Former WEC Light-Heavyweight Champion Doug “The Rhino” Marshall (14-5) vs. DREAM/Bellator/PRIDE vet Zelg Galesic (10-6) in a middleweight bout is set for Super Fight League 3. The Indian-based organization announced the fight, which takes place May 6 at IGI Stadium in New Delhi. The entire lineup streams on YouTube.
~ ONE Fighting Championship announced the formation of the ONE Asia MMA Summit 2012, a historic invitation-only gathering of the most influential figures in Eastern mixed martial arts, scheduled for June 1, 2012 through June 3, 2012 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Leaders from Asia’s most prominent MMA promotions, gyms, international sponsors, government partners, and media outlets will be attendance to plot a blueprint for future expansion and discuss the dramatic growth of Asian MMA since the inception of the ONE FC Network.