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

Written by Tom Ngo
November 10th, 2011
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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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