“UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson” Fight Card Once Again Finalized

Written by Tom Ngo
November 10th, 2011

UFC Poster 139 Shogun Henderson Wanderlei Cung Le Faber

With the addition of Octagon rookie Alex Soto, the 12-bout lineup for “UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson” is once again complete.

Soto makes his big league debut in a preliminary contest against fast-rising bantamweight star Michael McDonald. Johnny Eduardo was slated to stand opposite McDonald, but a shoulder injury forced him out of the festivities.

The November 19th event takes place inside the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.

A critical light heavyweight matchup between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Dan Henderson will headline the pay-per-view broadcast. A middleweight shootout with Wanderlei Silva and Cung Le serves as the night’s co-main event.

Here is the card’s finalized roster:

Preliminary Bouts:

Danny Castillo vs. Shamar Bailey

Seth Baczynski vs. Matt Brown

Michael McDonald vs. Alex Soto

Nick Pace vs. Miguel Torres

Gleison Tibau vs. Rafael Dos Anjos

(Spike TV 8PM ET/5PM PT):

Chris Weidman vs. Tom Lawlor

Ryan Bader vs. Jason Brilz

Main Bouts:

Stephan Bonnar vs. Kyle Kingsbury

Rick Story vs. Martin Kampmann

Urijah Faber vs. Brian Bowles

Wanderlei Silva vs. Cung Le

Dan Henderson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua

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