Found January 07, 2013 on
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
MMA fans are less than a month away from witnessing the most anticipated featherweight fight in Octagon history – barring another unexpected visit from the injury bug, of course.
UFC 156 takes place February 2nd inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jose Aldo (Pictured) defends his 145-pound crown against Frankie Edgar in the show’s featured attraction.
To help generate some hoopla for the pay-per-view broadcast, the UFC has released the event’s first video promo.
Please click the media player below to watch the clip:
Here is the card’s current lineup:
Edwin Figueroa vs. Francisco Rivera
Jacob Volkmann vs. Bobby Green
Evan Dunham vs. Gleison Tibau
Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian McCall
Tyron Woodley vs. Jay Hieron
Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia
Rashad Evans vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva
Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)
BEST OF MAXIM
With less than a month remaining until the curtain is drawn on “UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar,” an 11th fight has been added to the February 2nd lineup.
On Tuesday, it was announced bantamweight Chico Camus will welcome undefeated Dustin Kimura to the big leagues.
Camus collected his fourth straight victory by posting a decision win over Dustin Pague at UFC 150. The tango marked Camus’...
Nine fights have been confirmed for “UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar” thus far, and we now know which five will appear in the pay-per-view portion of the festivities.
Frankie Edgar (Pictured) makes his featherweight debut by challenging division king Jose Aldo for his crown in the show’s featured attraction. Potential heavyweight top contender Alistair Overeem faces Antonio “Bigfoot”...
UFC officials announced today that a bantamweight bout between Chico Camus and top prospect Dustin Kimura has been signed for UFC 156. UFC 156 takes place Feb. 2 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will be headlined by a featherweight title bout between current UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and [...]