The card for UFC Rio is taking shape and another fight with promise has been matched to entertain the crowd in Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. The news of Brazil’s Maiquel Falcão facing Tom Lawler on August 27 at the 134th even was broken first hand by MMAWeekly.com. The fighters have already verbally agreed to the fight.
Maiquel, a Chute Boxe representative, has amassed 21 knockouts and three submissions in his 26 wins (26w-3l-1NC) – and impressive tally. The Brazilian has had one, successful appearance in the UFC. Lawlor, a wrestler, counts seven wins and three losses.
As of now four fights are fully confirmed. Check out how the card is shaping up:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 27, 2011
Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami
Maurício Shogun vs. Forrest Griffin
Thiago Tavares vs. Spencer Fisher
Luiz Banha vs. Stanislav Nedkov
Maiquel Falcão vs. Tom Lawlor