The UFC Prelims special on Spike TV for November’s UFC 139 event will feature light heavyweights Ryan Bader vs. Jason Brilz and middleweights Tom Lawlor vs. Chris Weidman, according to MMAjunkie.
Bader (12-2), the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 8, is looking to rebound from back-to-back losses to Jon Jones and Tito Ortiz after winning his first 5 UFC fights and 12 overall, while Brilz (18-4-1) has lost 3 of his last 4, including consecutive losses to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Vladimir Matyushenko.
Lawlor (7-3), a castmember of TUF 8, rebounded from back-to-back losses with a unanimous decision over Patrick Cote last October, while Weidman (6-0) has remained undefeated with UFC wins over Alessio Sakara and Jesse Bongfeldt.
UFC 139, which takes place on Nov. 19 in San Jose, California, is headlined by light heavyweight contenders Dan Henderson and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and also includes Wanderlei Silva vs. Cung Le and Urijah Faber vs. Brian Bowles.
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Pictured: Ryan Bader