Article

Movin' On Up - Herman vs Simpson switched to UFC 102 card

Thomas Gerbasi, UFC - After injuries to Wilson Gouveia (back) and James Irvin (knee) scrapped their UFC 102 bout on August 29th, Ed Herman and Aaron Simpson have agreed to move their September 16th bout to Portland’s Rose Garden for another key middleweight matchup, one made even more important for Herman, who will be fighting in his home state for the first time since 2005.
By Thomas Gerbasi

After injuries to Wilson Gouveia (back) and James Irvin (knee) scrapped their UFC 102 bout on August 29th, Ed Herman and Aaron Simpson have agreed to move their September 16th bout to Portland’s Rose Garden for another key middleweight matchup, one made even more important for Herman, who will be fighting in his home state for the first time since 2005.

The replacement bout for Oklahoma City’s UFC Fight Night card will be announced shortly.

Tickets for UFC 102, which features the heavyweight showdown between MMA legends Randy Couture and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, are on sale now.

Media

Recent
UFC matchmakers Sean Shelby and Joe Silva run down which fighters to watch out for this weekend at UFC 177.
29/08/2014
Renan Barao's jiu-jitsu coach Andre Pederneiras talks about the rematch at UFC 177. The long-time coach reveals how Barao has prepared to get his belt back and whether he thinks the fight will go five rounds or not.
29/08/2014
At UFC 157, Michael "Maverick" Chiesa gets Anton Kuivanen locked into a body triangle and seals the deal with a submission victory. See Chiesa battle Joe Lauzon at UFC Fight Night Mashantucket.
29/08/2014
The Ultimate Fighter season 13 winner and rising lightweight contender Tony "El Cucuy" Ferguson looks to make his name known as he goes up against Katsunori Kikuno at UFC 173. Watch Ferguson take on Danny Castillo in the co-main event at UFC 177.
29/08/2014