The UFC Makes 'Fight for the Troops 2' Official

A Veterans Day announcement via Spike TV press release:

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New York, NY, Veterans Day -- November 11, 2010 -- Fighting with a truly meaningful purpose in front of some real American heroes, "The Ultimate Fighter" alums Kenny Florian, Mike Swick, Matt Mitrione, Melvin Guillard, and U.S. Army and National Guard veteran DaMarques Johnson will be featured on Spike TV's telecast of "UFC Fight For The Troops" live from Fort Hood, Texas on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT.  The main event showcases two of the best lightweights in the world, Florian and Evan Dunham.

This special live UFC fight card will raise funds for the brave men and women in the United States Armed Forces with traumatic brain injuries.  Information about ways to donate can be found online at www.fightforthetroops.com, along with UFC.com and Spike.com

Bloody Elbow has additionally learned that the live broadcast on Spike will be three hours long.  The card, with official and rumored bouts, is below:

Main card (on Spike):
Kenny Florian vs. Evan Dunham
Mike Swick vs. David Mitchell
Matt Mitrione vs. Tim Hague
Melvin Guillard vs. Yves Edwards
DaMarques Johnson vs. Mike Guymon

Preliminary card:
Pat Barry vs. Joey Beltran*
Mark Hominick vs. George Roop*
Chan Sung Jung vs. Rani Yahya*
Willamy Freire vs. Waylon Lowe*
Amilcar Alves vs. Charlie Brenneman*
* not yet announced

UFC Fight for the Troops 2 coverage

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