UFC 102 Fight Card Official

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
July 21st, 2009

With the recent slew of changes made to their UFC 102 lineup, the organization has released the finalized roster for their City of Roses debut on August 29th. The pay-per-view broadcast will be headlined by UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture taking on former heavyweight champ Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.

Yesterday, it was reported that light heavyweight Matt Hamill tore his meniscus during a recent training session which would force him out of his scrap against Brandon Vera.

The UFC immediately inked former “The Ultimate Fighter 8” contestant Krzysztof Soszynski to sub in for the injured Hamill. Soszynski holds an 18-8-1 professional record, and has been prefect in all three of his Octagon appearances.

Here are the contestants slated to be competing inside the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon:

Preliminary Bouts:

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

Main Bouts:

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

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