NEWS — 17 July 2011
UFC 136 Lineup Gains Another Title Fight

 

The UFC announced late Friday evening that a featherweight championship match between current title holder Jose Aldo and contender Kenny Florian will take place as the co-main event for UFC 136 in Houston, TX.

Kenny Florian will be making just his second appearance in the UFC as a featherweight in his title contention bout. After going 11-4 over five impressive year as a lightweight, Florian made the drop to featherweight last month with an impressive win over Diego Nunes. This will be Florian’s third title fight as he hopes to capture his first belt in his UFC career.

UFC 136 is slowly becoming a stacked card surely to make for a packed house at the Toyota Center. Headlined by the much anticipated rubber match between lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard for the lightweight belt, it also has a few more exciting fights to make for an incredible event.

UFC 136 lineup to date:

UFC Lightweight Championship

Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard

UFC Featherweight Championship

Jose Aldo vs. Kenny Florian

Brian Stann vs. Chael Sonnen

Damian Maia vs. Jorge Santiago

Jeremy Stephens vs. Anthony Pettis

Melvin Guillard vs. Joe Lauzon

Dave Herman vs. Mike Russow

Josh Grispi vs. Matt Grice

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  1. Man, I can’t wait for this. I love watching Jose Aldo fight. Maynard and Edgar will be fun, I’m ready to see Maia win and Melvin and josh Grispi are both entertaining as well.

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