MMAJunkie.com is reporting that the bout will now be featured as the co-main event to Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Rashad Evans at UFC 114.
Both fighters will be looking to continue a winning streak as Griffin bounced back from getting KO’d by Anderson Silva at UFC 101 by earning a decision against Tito Ortiz at UFC 106, while Nogueira is coming off of his sixth straight win including a knockout victory over Luiz Cane in his UFC debut also at UFC 106.
Rogerio Nogueira is the twin brother of former Pride and UFC champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.
Here’s how an updated UFC 114 card looks:
When: May 29, 2010
Where: Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada
Efrain Escudero vs. Dan Lauzon
Todd Duffee vs. Mike Russow
Diego Sanchez vs. John Hathaway
Forrest Griffin vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Rashad Evans
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