Posted 4/8/07 11:45:00AM
Two fighters unbeaten in the UFC's bantamweight division will meet in April when Johnny Bedford (19-9-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) takes on Erik Perez (13-4 MMA, 3-0 UFC) at UFC 159.
Bedford today announced the fight via Twitter.
UFC 159 takes place April 27 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The main card, including a main event between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen, airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and Facebook.
It's not clear where Bedford vs. Perez will be placed on the lineup.
The latest UFC 159 card includes:
Champ Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen - for light-heavyweight title
Alan Belcher vs. Michael Bisping
Phil Davis vs. Vinny Magalhaes
Pat Healy vs. Jim Miller
Cheick Kongo vs. Roy Nelson
Sheila Gaff vs. Sara McMann
Johnny Bedford vs. Erik Perez
Nick Catone vs. James Head
Jimy Hettes vs. Steven Siler
Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie
Al Iaquinta vs. Joe Proctor
Ovince St. Preux vs. Gian Villante
Rustam Khabilov vs. Yancy Medeiros
Posted 7/5/07 6:21:00PM
Ill be rooting for Perez in this one
Posted 9/24/10 8:39:00PM
Pulling for Bedford on this side
Posted 8/10/11 1:23:00AM
That's a tough fight to call.
Two prospects who have looked pretty much flawless in their UFC fights
Posted 10/20/09 3:33:00PM
I got baby Fitch
Posted 1/6/10 12:05:00PM
Pretty sexy looking card, that.