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Dana announces Mighty Mouse vs Ian McCall and Benavidez vs Yasuhiro at 125 lbs

Best80smovieRAD2011-12-13 19:25:04 +0000 #1
He just announced it at the post fight conference. Fights will be taking place March 3

the winners of each bout will fight later on for the 125 lb title
Best80smovieRAD2011-12-13 19:32:47 +0000 #2
mmamania article

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Good news for all you aspiring mixed martial artists who run around at 125-pounds.

The UFC is finally bringing flyweights into the fold, as Octagon king Dana White today announced that a four-man tournament will be held on March 3, 2012, to crown the very first champion.

The two fights include a couple fighters already on the roster. Demetrious Johnson will drop down from bantamweight to take on Ian McCall, a man widely regarded as the top flyweight in the world, while Joseph Benavidez will cut 10 more pounds to fight Yasuhiro Uru****ani.
Jeff Mondo2011-12-13 20:08:34 +0000 #3
I love it.

Wonder if this'll show on UFC on FX 2 in Austrailia, or if they'll put it on a completely different fight card.
Best80smovieRAD2011-12-13 19:38:24 +0000 #4
i think Dana screwed up and got his dates wrong. So the UFC on FX 2 makes sense
Jeff Mondo2011-12-13 20:01:35 +0000 #5
If that's the case, I'm beyond pumped for that card.

Kampmann v. Alves plus these two fights? That's gonna be a fun one.
wgrapple2011-12-13 20:25:13 +0000 #6
Ian McCall has been begging for a 125 lb division and now unfortunately he has to fight Mighty Mouse right off the bat. I would have to think MM is the favorite as well as Benavidez.

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