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“UFC 133: Evans vs. Davis” Adds 12th Bout, Fight Card Complete

Written by Tom Ngo
July 10th, 2011
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Twelve bouts have been confirmed for the Octagon’s long awaited return to the City of Brotherly Love. “The Ultimate Fighter 11” contestant Costantinos Phillippou and Rafael Natal were last-minute additions to “UFC 133: Evans vs. Davis.”

The show jumps off August 6th inside the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The pay-per-view broadcast will be headlined by a light heavyweight scrap between former champ Rashad Evans and fast-rising star Phil Davis. A 205-pound affair with Rich Franklin and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will serve as the night’s co-featured contest.

MMA icons Vitor Belfort and Yoshihiro Akiyama will take third-to-last billing, so the lineup certainly has depth.

Here is the card’s revised roster:

Preliminary Bouts:

Rafael Natal vs. Costantinos Phillippou

Mike Brown vs. Nam Phan

Mike Pierce vs. Johny Hendricks

Nick Pace vs. Ivan Menjivar

Brian Ebersole vs. Dennis Hallman

(Spike TV 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Rani Yahya vs. Chad Mendes

Alexander Gustafsson vs. Vladimir Matyushenko

Main Bouts:

(Pay-Per-View 9PM ET/6PM PT)

Mike Pyle vs. Rory MacDonald

Jorge Rivera vs. Alessio Sakara

Vitor Belfort vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama

Rich Franklin vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis

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