6/13 MMA News and Notes
Jun 13, 2012 - by Alex Peredo
~ The full list of paydays from Friday’s UFC on FX 3 included:
Demetrious Johnson: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus) def. Ian McCall: $9,000
Erick Silva: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Charlie Brenneman: $18,000
Mike Pyle: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus) def. Josh Neer: $14,000
Eddie Wineland: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Scott Jorgensen: $20,500
Mike Pierce: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus) def. Carlos Eduardo Rocha: $8,000
Seth Baczynski: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Lance Benoist: $8,000
Matt Grice: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. Leonard Garcia: $20,000
Dustin Pague: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Jared Papazian: $6,000
Tim Means: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Justin Salas: $8,000
Buddy Roberts: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. Caio Magalhaes: $8,000
Henry Martinez: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. Bernardo Magalhaes: $6,000
Sean Pierson: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Jake Hecht: $8,000
~ UFC newcomer Marcelo Guimaraes (7-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is now an official member of the UFC welterweight roster. A Brazilian member of the Caveira Team and a six-time Jungle Fight veteran, “Magrao” fought most recently this past August, where he earned a technical-submission win over Lucas Rote. Of Guimares seven career wins, four have gone the distance.
~ Next Friday’s UFC on FX 4 preliminary card includes two fights that will stream on Facebook and YouTube. The two online bouts kicking off the event include welterweights Dan Miller (13-6 MMA, 5-5 UFC) vs. Ricardo Funch (8-3 MMA, 0-3 UFC) and bantamweights Francisco Rivera (8-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) vs. Ken Stone (10-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC).
~ Strikeforce veteran Brett “The Grim” Rogers (11-4) will make his Bellator debut in a heavyweight fight against Kevin Asplund (15-1) at Bellator 71. The event occurs next Friday at the Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort in Chester, W.V. Rogers is 1-4 in his last 5 bouts.
~ Joey “The Mexicutioner” Beltran (14-7 MMA, 3-4 UFC) has been tapped as a replacement for Brandon Vera (14-5 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and will now face James Te Huna at UFC on FUEL TV 4. UFC on FUEL TV 4 takes place July 11 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. The bout will be on the main card.