"UFC: Fight Night 18" Televised Bouts Revealed

Written by Tom Ngo
February 25th, 2009


The UFC has released the four televised bouts that will be airing on their “Fight Night 18” event scheduled for April 1st at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee. The live Spike TV broadcast will be headlined by WEC welterweight champion Carlos Condit taking on Martin Kampmann. In addition, “The Ultimate Fighter 8” winners Ryan Bader and Efrain Escudero will be making their official UFC debuts.

Interestingly, “TUF 8” outcast Junie Browing edged out Tyson Griffin for a spot on the televised portion of the event. Griffin is considered one of the division’s top competitors, however is fresh off of a loss to former champ Sean Sherk at UFC 90.

Preliminary Bouts:

Ryan Jensen vs. Steve Steinbeiss
Brock Larson vs. Jesse Sanders
Rob Kimmons vs. Joe Vedepo
Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Horwich
Tim McKenzie vs. Aaron Simpson
Nissen Osterneck vs. Jorge Rivera
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tyson Griffin

Main Bouts:

Junie Browning vs. Cole Miller
Ryan Bader vs. Carmelo Marrero
Efrain Escudero vs. Jeremy Stephens
Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann

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