MMA Odds and Ends for Friday: Jacare vs. Philippou Booked For UFC on FX 8 Feb 15, 2013


The UFC added another big middleweight fight to its upcoming UFC on FX 8 card, which takes place May 18 in Brazil. According to, middleweight contenders Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Costa Philippou will meet in a main card bout. Both fighters are currently ranked in the top 10 of the MMA Fighter Rankings and another win would help each move that much closer to a title shot. This should be a very competitive fight but one would have to imagine “Jacare” enters as the favorite while Philippou will be a small dog.

All UFC on FUEL TV 7 Fighters Make Weight

All 24 fighters scheduled to appear on tomorrow’s UFC on FUEL TV 7 card made weight today no problem in London, England. The weigh-ins were held at a special time of 11 a.m. EST today due to the time difference from the U.S. to the United Kingdom, and don’t forget tomorrow’s fight card starts at 12 p.m. EST on Facebook.

Written by Adam Martin

Mixed martial arts journalist. Lead writer for and columnist for Fantasy MMA writer for Social Media for Toronto Star.

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