Article

Rumble-Teixeira, Cowboy-Story On for UFC 202

The UFC announced Monday that the highly-anticipated light heavyweight bout between top contenders Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Glover Teixeira, originally scheduled for July 23, will now serve as the co-main event for UFC 202 in Las Vegas on August 20.

Johnson-Teixeira was postponed from July to August when Johnson was forced to withdraw in order to tend to a serious family matter.

In the UFC 202 main event at T-Mobile Arena, Nate Diaz looks to repeat his March win over Conor McGregor in a welterweight rematch the world has been waiting for.

Also announced was an interesting welterweight matchup pitting fan favorite Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone against hard-charging Rick "The Horror" Story. A longtime lightweight contender, Cerrone is now 2-0 at 170 pounds, with a pair of Performance of the Night finishes of Alex Oliveira and Patrick Cote. Story has won three straight, most recently defeating Tarec Saffiedine in May.

Media

Recent
Ricardo Lamas and Josh Emmett meet in a pivotal featherweight bout in the co-main event of Fight Night Winnipeg live and free on FOX tonight.
Dec 16, 2017
Watch the post-fight press conference live following the event.
Dec 14, 2017
Just one fight away from a title shot, is Robbie Lawler worried? Not exactly. We talk to the former champ ahead of his main event bout against Rafael Dos Anjos at Fight Night Winnipeg.
Dec 15, 2017
Rising welterweight contenders Santiago Ponzinibbio and Mike Perry meet in an explosive striker's delight matchup in Winnipeg. Both fighters are planning to knock out the other and this one if going to be a fight filled with fireworks.
Dec 15, 2017