UFC 102 Card Finalized

Written by Tom Ngo
June 30th, 2009

Today, the UFC released the final roster for their UFC 102 event in Portland, Oregon. The 11-bout card will be headlined by former UFC heavyweight champions Randy Couture and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira as both look to get back on the winning track after recently losing their titles.

The pay-per-view show will be jumping off inside the Rose Garden on August 29th and marks the organization’s debut in the state.

In addition to the overdue match-up between the two MMA legends, Damian Maia and Nate Marquardt will battle it out to determine who is next in line for a shot at UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva’s strap.

Here is the complete roster slated to fight in the City of Roses:

Preliminary Bouts:

Matt Veach vs. Evan Dunham
Nick Catone vs. Mark Munoz
Todd Duffee vs. Mike Russow
Justin McCully vs. Junior dos Santos
Wilson Gouveia vs James Irvin
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Chris Tuchscherer

Main Bouts:

Chris Leben vs. Jake Roshol
Thiago Silva vs. Keith Jardine
Matt Hamill vs. Brandon Vera
Nate Marquardt vs. Damian Maia
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Randy Couture

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