The lineup is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 36 event in its first run in Brazilian for 2014 is done. Let’s take a closer look at it:
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 10:30 p.m. ET)
Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi
Francis Carmont vs. Ronaldo Souza
Takenori Sato vs. Erick Silva
Viscardi Andrade vs. Nicholas Musoke
Thiago Tavares vs. Zubair Tuhugov
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)
Andy Ogle vs. Charles Oliveira
Cristiano Marcello vs. Joe Proctor
Rodrigo Damm vs. Ivan Jorge
Jesse Ronson vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Yuri Alcantara vs. Wilson Reis
Felipe Arantes vs. Maximo Blanco
Ildemar Alcantara vs. Albert Tumenov
This is the first card that the prelims are featured on “Fight Pass and not a few on Fox Sports 1. Also this will be the first fight card that is on free TV and the prelims are on a paid subscription based product. It will be interesting to see how the numbers and viewership do.
Switching gears now to some unpleasant news, Eleven-year MMA veteran and former cast member of “The Ultimate Fighter 11” Kyacey Uscola is facing the possibility of 13 years in prison after being convicted of domestic violence charges.
“battery on a spouse or cohabitant, battery with serious bodily injury and corporal injury on a cohabitant” are the charges.
Distrcit Attorney spokesperson Shelly Orio told News10 “the victim suffered a life-threatening laceration to her pancreas, eight broken ribs, a punctured lung, an orbital fracture and two lumbar fractures” in the initial incident.
Sentencing is scheduled for Feb. 14.