Thursday, December 8, 2022

Manny Gamburyan Faces Raphael Assuncao At UFC 128 In Newark

A featherweight contest has been added to the card of UFC 128 in Newark, NJ.

Manny Gamburyan and Raphael Assuncao will face each other on the March 19th show that will feature the return of Shogun Rua, defending the UFC Light Heavyweight title against Rashad Evans.

The UFC officially added the featherweight bout today and the following is the up to date card for the event:


* Champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Rashad Evans (for light-heavyweight title)
* Urijah Faber vs. Eddie Wineland
* Jim Miller vs. Kamal Shalorus
* Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Nate Marquardt
* Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic vs. Brendan Schaub


* Edson Barboza vs. Anthony Njokuani
* Kurt Pellegrino vs. Gleison Tibau
* Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian Loveland
* Luiz Cane vs. Karlos Vemola
* Raphael Assuncao vs. Manny Gamburyan
* Ricardo Almeida vs. Mike Pyle*
* Nick Catone vs. Dan Miller*

*not official