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UFC on Fox | Mitrione vs. Broughton and Thompson vs. De Fries Confirmed to Fight


UFC officials will be throwing in two fights featuring heavyweights on UFC on FOX 4 taking place at the Los Angeles Staples Center scheduled to air on Fuel TV and streamed on Facebook August 4. 2012

The newest members of the fight card include Matt Mitrione who will square off with British fighter Rob Broughton. Both fighters coming off losses and looking to get back to having their hand raised again.  Mitrione has only dropped one fight in his career to Cheick Kongo via unanimous decision.  Rob Broughton is comming of two losses in a row and may be fighting to keep his name on the UFC roster.

Oli Thompson hailing from Hastings, East Susexx England (9-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Phil De Fries from Sunderland, England (8-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC).   Both fighters also coming off loses in their most recent showings in the UFC.

These bouts are fights for relevancy or even fights for recognition.  Any fight at heavyweight means heavy hands and heavy hands usually means knockouts.

 

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9 Comments to UFC on Fox | Mitrione vs. Broughton and Thompson vs. De Fries Confirmed to Fight

  1. Ninja Oreo Dollop says:

    I’m going with Meathead by TKO even though he ran from Kongo like a girl.

    • jim says:

      Just wish they had the old format up where I could start discussions…

      Anyways, I would love to see Barnett v Jones.

  2. danieljonesfan says:

    Can’t see him finishing broughton, decision IMO

  3. parker says:

    Meat head all the way, I wouldn’t be surprised if he. Decided to show off a little of his ground game this fight, but I git him winning by unan. Dec

  4. Paul lfc says:

    Ye Matt will take rob the ground an pound him easy win I think

  5. irvin says:

    finally meathead if fighting once again been awhile since he fought

  6. ASDF says:

    Frankie Edgar defeated Bendo.

    http://bjpenn.com/rankings

    • No... says:

      …that’s just bjpenn.com being slow about updating their website and being disrespectful to champions Bendo and Condit (interim champion should be annotated).

  7. Brend0magic says:

    Meathead ftw, 2nd round tko.

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