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UFC on FOX 7 adds Jury-Nijem, Parke-Tuck, Masvidal-Means, Njokuani-Bowling   [View Full Version]
Budgellism » Posted 4/8/07 11:45:00AM

Four lightweight fights have been added to the next UFC on FOX event, including fights featuring another pair of Strikeforce imports.

The unbeaten Myles Jury (11-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) takes on "TUF 13" winner Ramsey Nijem (7-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC); "TUF Smashes" lightweight winner Norman Parke (17-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) meets Jon Tuck (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC); Strikeforce vet Jorge Masvidal (23-7 MMA, 0-0 UFC) faces Tim Means (18-3-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC); and fellow Strikeforce crossover Roger Bowling (11-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) fights Anthony Njokuani (15-7 MMA, 2-3 UFC). UFC officials announced the four match ups late Wednesday.

UFC on FOX 7 takes place April 20 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. The main card airs on FOX following prelims on FX. The main event is a lightweight title fight between champion Benson Henderson and former Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez. Tickets for the show go on sale next week.



FastKnockout » Posted 9/24/10 8:39:00PM

Those are some fun match-ups. Very interested in Masvidal/Means.

sparky » Posted 7/5/07 6:21:00PM

All 4 of these are great fights.

I'm a huge Masvidal fan I hope he gets the win in this one. I've wanted to see him in the UFC for a long time now

Theoutlaw08 » Posted 3/23/11 3:38:00PM

All solid fights. Should be entertaining. Most excited for Jury vs. Nijem.

quezocrema0032 » Posted 7/15/07 12:46:00AM

Hope Njokuani gets it together. He's a real exciting fighter I hope can carve out a place in the big show. Also would have liked Masvidal fight someone alittle higher up like Edson Barboza or RDA, but atleast the Means match up should be exciting

DrivenDavies15 » Posted 8/10/11 1:23:00AM

Great additions, I was a little worried that the UFC wasn't going to sign Masvidal but that is great first fight for him. War written all over it!

shaneTpain » Posted 7/30/11 2:57:00PM

Fantastic matches!

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