Are you hungry for some UFC knowledge? Good because I have you covered with eight facts about UFC on FUEL TV 4: Munoz vs. Weidman
, scheduled for this Wednesday (July 11th) from San Jose, California.
The event is headlined by a middleweight contenders bout between Mark "The Pilipino Wrecking Machine" Munoz and Chris "All American" Weidman and can be seen on live on FUEL TV in the United States and Rogers Sportsnet in Canada.
Check below for 8 facts about Wednesday's UFC on FUEL TV 4 event.
1 - Joey Beltran
will fight in the co-main event of the night despite being cut from the UFC roster in January.
2 - Aaron Simpson
makes his welterweight debut on the main card against Kenny Robertson
. Simpson fought his first 14 professional fights as a middleweight
Kenny Robertson returns to the UFC for a second stint after he was cut after just one fight: a second-round TKO loss to Mike Pierce
at UFC 126 in Feb. 2011
According to Mark Munoz's
dietician Krzysztof Soszynski
, Munoz weighed as much as 250 pounds between the time of his last fight at UFC 138
in Nov. 2011 and UFC on FUEL TV 4. Munoz was sidelined due to elbow surgery during that time
Seventeen of the 22 fighters competing on the card won their last fight
6 - James Te Huna's
last seven wins are all by (T)KO. He has only gone a decision once in his career, a victory against Sam Brown at EFG - Weapons of Mass Destruction in May 2008
No fighter on the card has more than 25 professional fights.
8 - Damacio Page
and Alex Caceres
share 13 combined losses. Eleven of those losses are via submission. Page also comes into his preliminary card bout against Cacares on a three-fight losing streak.
Mike Bohn, founder and lead writer of FightCove.com, wrote this article. You can follow me on Twitter at @FightCoveMike.
SOURCE: UFC on FUEL TV 4 Preview: 8 Facts About Wednesday's Event