Fabio Maldonado vs. Jorgen Kruth Added to UFC: Nottingham | UFC News

July 3, 2012 9:04 am 5 Comments

By Jamie McAllister
A Light-Heavyweight bout has been added to UFC : Nottingham, Brazilian Fabio Maldonado will face the Swede Jorgen Kruth.

The bout was announced by UFC Officials on Tuesday.

Maldonado returns to the octagon after back to back losses to Kyle Kingsbury and Igor Pokrajac both were very close fights and arguments could be made that the Brazilian came out on top in both. The two losses brought his record to (1-2) in UFC competition and (18-5) overall.

Facing Maldonado and making his UFC debut Jorgen Kruth a striking specialist and the 2000 K-1 Grand Prix Europe Champion. Kruth is currently undefeated as a Mixed Martial Artist with a professional record of (5-0) and has never gone past the first round.

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