“UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch” Official Event Poster Released, Seven Bouts Confirmed

Written by Tom Ngo
December 21st, 2010
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UFC Poster 127 Penn Fitch

Trick or treat? The Octagon’s graphics department was clearly in a Halloween mood when they completed the official event poster for “UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch.” While it’s not the most aesthetically appealing ad the company has ever released, the orange and black-themed billboard gets the job done by featuring main event fighters BJ Penn and Jon Fitch.

After getting handled in back-to-back lightweight title fights to reigning king Frankie Edgar, Penn decided to make the jump back up to the 170-pound division. He quickly disposed of Matt Hughes in his last outing at UFC 123.

Although Fitch owns an imposing 23-3 resume, 13 of his wins have come via decision. The grappler’s last eight contests have all gone to the judges’ scorecards. He’s won all of them except a lopsided defeat to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 87.

Michael Bisping meets fellow middleweight Jorge Rivera in the card’s co-featured contest.

UFC 127 takes place inside the Acer Arena in Sydney (2/26/2011 in North America).

Thus far, seven bouts have been confirmed for the Octagon’s highly anticipated return to the land down under:

Preliminary Bouts:

Maciej Jewtuszko vs. Curt Warburton*
Riki Fukuda vs. Nick Ring*
Spencer Fisher vs. Ross Pearson*
Anthony Perosh vs. Tom Blackledge
Alexander Gustafsson vs. James Te Huna

Main Bouts:

Chris Camozzi vs. Kyle Noke
Carlos Condit vs. Chris Lytle
George Sotiropoulos vs. Dennis Siver
Jorge Rivera vs. Michael Bisping
BJ Penn vs. Jon Fitch

* – Not yet confirmed

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