UFC Fight Night 82 rumored for Jessica Eye vs. Bethe Correia, Sam Alvey vs. Daniel Sarafian Globo reports that Jessica Eye finally got her Desire Rival on the UFC’s card in Pittsburgh.
Eye (11-4) is coming off back to back losses to Miesha Tate and Julianna Pena and will be looking to avoid three consecutive losses for the first time in her profession. The 29-year older is currently 1-3 -1 NC at the UFC, with her lone win coming from Leslie Smith at UFC 180. Correia (9-1) competes for the first time since her 34-second weight loss loss to former bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in UFC 190 in August. Also on the card is a middleweight matchup that definitely won’t disappoint. Alvey (26-7) is coming away from the first knockout loss of his professional career, as Derek Brunson put him away from the first round of the fight back in UFC Fight Night 73. The loss snapped”Smilin”`s fight win streak. Sarafian (9-5) bounced back from a two-fight skid after rapping out Ant??nio dos Santos Jr. in UFC Fight Night 58 back in December 2014. UFC Fight Night 82 Occurs on Feb. 21 in the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA.. Here’s an updated look at the UFC Pittsburgh card Jessica Eye vs. Bethe Correia (rumor) Cody Garbrandt vs. John Lineker Derek Brunson vs. Roan Carneiro Sam Alvey vs. Daniel Sarafian Joe Riggs vs. Chris Camozzi Trevor Smith vs. Leonardo Augusto Guimaraes Shane Campbell vs. James Krause Brandon Thatch vs. Siyar Bahadurzada Anthony Hamilton vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov Sean Strickland vs. Alex Garcia Sarah Moras vs. Lauren Murphy Ovince Saint-Preux vs. Rafael”Feij??o” Cavalcante added to UFC 196 Is the vacant Strikeforce light heavyweight title on the line? Feb UFC Tonight, Ovince Saint-Preux will take on Rafael”Feij??o” Cavalcante. Saint Preux (18-7) had his two fight win streak snapped in his final struggle — with his third-round entry loss to Glover Teixeira in August — but has amassed an impressive 6-2 UFC record. His sole UFC reverses have been to the above Teixeira and leading competition Ryan Bader. Cavalcante (12-6, 1 NC) has dropped two straight and three of the last four fights. The 35-year-old is in dire need of a success if he wishes to maintain his spot on the UFC’s light heavyweight roster. UFC 196 takes place Feb. 6th in the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Fabricio Werdum signals eight-fight contract with the UFC Based on Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, current UFC heavyweight champion Werdum has signed a new eight-fight contract that the UFC. The contract is reportably worth seven figures. Werdum (20-5-1) will defend his title at UFC 196 at February in a rematch against former winner Cain Velasquez. Al Iaquinta undergoes successful knee operation, aiming for July return UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta experienced a successful knee operation Monday. MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani confirmed that UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta underwent successful knee surgery on Monday. The New York native expects to return to training in three to four months with a possible return in July. Iaquinta (12-3-1) is coming from a controversial split decision victory over Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night 63 back in April. He then was scheduled to fight Bobby Green in UFC Fight Night 71 at San Diego, but an accident to Green compelled him off the card. Gilbert Melendez was tabbed as his replacement, but he failed a post fight drug evaluation and Iaquinta was abandoned without an opponent. CABMMA discovers fraud by fighters MMAFighting.com’s Guilherme Cruz reports that the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) is set to disclose the names of several MMA fighters who committed fraud by falsifying medical tests. This was detected during a covert investigation and it should be said, the series of frauds does not incorporate any fighters presently signed by the UFC. CABMMA charman Rafel Favetti advised MMAFighting.com”The commission was doing a secret investigation against frauds in medical tests provided by athletes in many gyms. We got to a stage where we are perhaps addressing a criminal gang, a gang which has as its motto to fraud medical examinations for MMA athletes.” Favetti also said that all the fighters involved in this investiation will be suspended indefinitely and likely banned from the game.
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