In support for his Vietnamese brother Cung Le, Nam Phan lets it all hang loose. Letâ€™s not forget about Nam’s last win in UFC 136.
After themassive UFC buyout of Strikeforce, the prize winning fighter, Cung Le, is set to fight his first ever match innew UFC Company. Cung Le is born Vietnamese American and was raised in Milpitas, California. He lives next to the capital of MMA in San Jose, Ca. This UFC 139 fight brings Cung Le to take on new challengers that await him in the merger.
Cung Leâ€™s first match in the UFC was supposed to be against Victor Belfort, the former champion, but has now changed to Wanderlei Silva due to injury. The owner of UFC, Dana White, is a genius and changed out the fighter to put in another fighter with a similar fighting style. Dana announced this on his twitter months before the Massive event. Follow Dana White on Twitter – (@danawhite).
The anticipation of this electrifying fighter is now becoming a reality as soon as he finally steps into the new octagon. Cung Le brings his sanshou style of kickboxing vs Wanderlei Silva’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mui Thai. The two fighters will be going toe to toe on one massive night in San Jose Ca. for UFC 139 onÂ Nov 19th, 2011. Check out the seating prices shown below.
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UFC Heavyweight ChampionÂ Cain VelasquezÂ was originally expected to have his first title defense againstÂ Junior dos SantosÂ at this event. However, on September 2nd, 2011, the UFC announced that fight would be moved to the inauguralÂ UFC on Fox event.
Dana White announced that the winner of the main event between Rua and Henderson will likely be in line for a Light Heavyweight title shot afterÂ Rashad Evans.
- Light Heavyweight bout:Â Â MaurÃcio RuaÂ vs.Â Â Dan Henderson
- Middleweight bout:Â Â Wanderlei SilvaÂ vs.Â Â Cung Le
- Bantamweight bout:Â Â Urijah FaberÂ vs.Â Â Brian Bowles
- Welterweight bout:Â Â Martin KampmannÂ vs.Â Â Rick Story
- Light Heavyweight bout:Â Â Stephan BonnarÂ vs.Â Â Kyle Kingsbury