UFC Confirms The Fight Card For UFC 104

The UFC has been busy filling in the gaps in it’s forthcoming UFC 104 card which is set to take place at The Staples Center on the 24th of this month.

The card is of course headlined by Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida in his first light heavyweight title defense against Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, with Cain Velasquez looking to impress against Ben Rothwell in the co-main event of the evening.

The card will also feature two competitive lightweight encounters in the shape of Josh Neer Vs Gleison Tibau and Joe Stevenson Vs Spencer Fisher.

Meanwhile exciting up and coming prospect Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson squares of against Japanese Judo stylist Yoshiyoki Yoshida.

On the undercard heavyweights both Antoni Hardonk and Pat Berry will be looking to bounce back from defeat in their previous fights when they enter the cage together whilst Yushin Okami will be looking for his eight win in nine visits to the octagon in an encounter with Chael Sonnen.

Tuf 8 light heavyweight winner Ryan Bader also features, taking on Eric ‘Red’ Schafer.

Full card below…

Main Card:

Lyoto Machida Vs Mauricio Rua

Cain Velasquez Vs Ben Rothwell

Josh Neer Vs Gleison Tibau

Joe Stevenson Vs Spencer Fisher

Anthony Johnson Vs Yoshiyuki Yoshida


Antoni Hardonk Vs Pat Barry

Yushin Okami Vs Chael Sonnen

Jorge Rivera Vs Rob Kimmons

Ryan Bader Vs Eric Shafer

Kyle Kingsbury Vs Razak Al-Hassan

Stefan Struve Vs Chase Gormley

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