‘UFC 153: Aldo vs. Edgar’ Official Event Poster

Written by Tom Ngo
September 5th, 2012

UFC Poster 153 Aldo Edgar Rampage Teixira

Oftentimes, the injury bug rears its ugly head and does some horrible things. Other times, unexpected injuries blast open the door for bigger and badder things.

With Erik Koch’s abrupt exit from UFC 153, it has allowed former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar to step in and challenge featherweight king Jose Aldo for his crown in Brazil. It’s arguably the biggest lighter-weight scrap that mixed martial arts could arrange.

And abracadabra, one of the most star-studded fight cards of 2012 is unexpectedly born. Just take a peek at the show’s official event poster.

Light heavyweights Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Glover Teixeira serve as the night’s co-featured attraction. Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva, Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado and Demian Maia vs. Rick Story round out the main card. Not too shabby.

HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosts the October 13th fiesta.

Here is the event’s current lineup:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 7PM ET/4PM PT)

Cristiano Marcello vs. Reza Madadi

Luiz Cane vs. Chris Camozzi

Sergio Moraes vs. Renee Forte

(FX 8PM/5PM)

Joey Gambino vs. Diego Brandao

Francisco Trinaldo vs. Gleison Tibau

Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Geronimo dos Santos

Rony “Jason” Bezerra vs. Sam Sicilia

Main Card:

Demian Maia vs. Rick Story

Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado

Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Glover Teixeira

Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)

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