MMA Odds and Ends for Friday: Ilir Latifi vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira set for UFC Fight Night 112

480Ilir Latifi vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira set for UFC Fight Night 112  UFC officials announced Thursday that a light heavyweight matchup between Ilir Latifi and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has been added to UFC Fight Night 112. Latifi (12-5) had his three-fight win streak snapped in his last fight, losing by knockout to Ryan Bader at UFC Fight Night 93. The 33-year old has gone 5-3 in the UFC. Meanwhile, Nogueira (22-8) heads into this matchup losing three of his last four fights. Like his opponent, the former PRIDE standout is coming off a knockout loss to Bader and is currently 5-5 inside the Octagon. UFC Fight Night 112 takes place June 25th at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla. Here’s an updated look at the card… B.J. Penn vs. Dennis Siver Tim Boetsch vs. Johny Hendricks Felice Herrig vs. Justine Kish Jeremy Kimball vs. Josh Stansbury Ilir Latifi vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Michael Chandler to defend his lightweight title against Brent Primus at Bellator 180 MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani broke the news Thursday that Michael Chandler will defend his lightweight title against Brent Primus at Bellator 180 on June 24th. Chandler (16-3) heads into this title defense off four straight wins, including a unanimous-decision victory over former UFC champion Benson Henderson in November. The 30-year-old will compete on a Pay-Per-View card for the second time in his career, as he was part of Bellator 120, where he lost a split decision to Will Brooks in 2014. Primus (7-0) is coming off a split-decision win over Gleristone Santos in April 2016 and has gone a perfect 5-0 in Bellator. The 31-year-old hasn’t finished a fight since 2014, with his last two wins both going the distance. Bellator 180 takes place at Madison Square Garden. UFC vet Johnny Bedford calls out 13-1 bantamweight Cody Stamann and details the injury that he suffered in October. 

Written by James Lynch

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