The Ultimate Fighting Championship has confirmed all eleven fights scheduled for next weekend’s UFC 119 card, including of course co-headlining bouts between former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir and Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, as well as 205-pound contenders Ryan Bader and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
In addition to those match-ups, the main card will feature one-time lightweight title-holder Sean Sherk attempting to slow the rapid rise of undefeated 155-pound prospect Evan Dunham, Jeremy Stephens and Melvin Guillard undoubtedly throwing caution to the wind while banging it out on their feet, and another former champion, Matt Serra, in an Ultimate Fighter Season 4 Finale rematch against Indianapolis’ own Chris Lytle.
Also in action at the event, PRIDE veteran Mark Hunt will make his promotional debut against another newcomer to the Octagon, 9-0 Sean McCorkle, while talented wrestler CB Dollaway will take on submission-savvy Joe Doerksen with Matt “Meathead” Mitrione facing Joey Beltran in other preliminary action.
Here is a complete rundown of the officially announced UFC 119 card:
Thiago Tavares vs. Pat Audinwood
Mark Hunt vs. Sean McCorkle
TJ Grant vs. Julio Paulino
Waylon Lowe vs. Steve Lopez
Matt Mitrione vs. Joey Beltran
CB Dollaway vs. Joe Doersken
Jeremy Stephens vs. Melvin Guillard
Evan Dunham vs. Sean Sherk
Matt Serra vs. Chris Lytle
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Ryan Bader
Frank Mir vs. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic