Rony Jason vs Mike Wilkinson Added To UFC on FUEL TV 10
Posted by Joseph Lee on 03.16.2013
A featherweight fight...
MMA Junkie reports that a featherweight fight between The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil winner Rony Jason (12-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Mike Wilkinson (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has been added to the card of UFC on FUEL TV 10
The event will also be the finale of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2 and takes place on June 8, probably at the Ginasio Paulo Sarasate in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil. The main card airs on FUEL TV after preliminary fights on Facebook.
Jason is on a seven-fight win streak, including a win over Godofredo Castro for the final fight in TUF: Brazil, as well as a TKO win over Sam Sicilia at UFC 153 in October. He has fought exclusively in his home country so far in his career.
Wilkinson is fighting for the second time in UFC after being forced out of TUF: The Smashes with an injury before ever fighting. He got a fight at the December live finale, where he won by decision over Brendan Loughane.
Here's the card so far:
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Fabricio Werdum
Rafael Cavalcante vs. Thiago Silva
John Hathaway vs. Erick Silva
Rony Jason vs. Mike Wilkinson (not officially announced)
Caio Magalhaes vs. Karlos Vemola (not officially announced)
Derek Brunson vs. Ronny Markes (not officially announced)
Ildemar Alcantara vs. Jason High (not officially announced)