With the last-minute exit of main eventers Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard, the roster for “UFC 130: Rampage vs. Hamill” was clipped to just 10 bouts. Since “The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale” will be jumping off the following weekend, the organization opted not to add an additional fight to their May 28th show.
The UFC typically offers 11 matches per event, with some recent cards showcasing 12 bouts.
The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada will host the star-studded event. A light heavyweight affair between former champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Matt Hamill is the night’s new featured attraction.
The heavyweight scrap between Frank Mir and Roy Nelson will now serve as the card’s co-main event.
The pay-per-view broadcast begins live at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Here is the official lineup for UFC 130:
Renan Barao vs. Cole Escovedo
Chris Cariaso vs. Michael McDonald
Bart Palaszewski vs. Gleison Tibau
(Spike TV 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Kendall Grove vs Tim Boetsch
Miguel Torres vs. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson
Jorge Santiago vs. Brian Stann
Thiago Alves vs. Rick Story
Travis Browne vs. Stefan Struve
Frank Mir vs. Roy Nelson
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Matt Hamill