Carlos Diego Ferreira To Fight AT UFC 179

By: Roberto VIlla

Carlos Diego Ferreira (11-0) has gone 2-0 since entering the UFC and both victories have come by stoppage. Carlos will be fighting in the main card’s opening bout in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25. Carlos Ferreira replaces injured Alan Patrick who suffered a fractured jaw, Ferreira will now be fighting Beneil Dariush. Dariush (8-1) has won two of his three fights in the UFC and both of his wins have come by submission. The UFC announced this replacement on Monday night.

The UFC 179 card features the anticipated rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes for the featherweight title.ufc179-event-poster

 

UFC 179 Fight Card:

Main card

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes
Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis
Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer
Lucas Martins vs. Darren Elkins
Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Beneil Dariush

Undercard:

William Macario vs. Neil Magny
Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani
Wilson Reis vs. Scott Jorgensen
Felipe Arantes vs. Andre Fili
Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos
Fabricio Camoes vs. Tony Martin

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