Kingsbury faces toughest test, Bader looks to rebound at UFC 139
Via UFC.com: “Verbal agreements are in for a fight that promises non-stop action as Kyle Kingsbury will take on the ‘American Psycho’ Stephan Bonnar at UFC 139,” said UFC president Dana White today. Both light-heavyweight sluggers are coming off decision wins earned in three-rounds wars -- Bonnar against Igor Pokrajac at the TUF 12 Finale in December and Kingsbury over Fabio Maldonado at the TUF 13 Finale in June.
Also agreed to on that same fight card is a second light heavyweight showdown, this one between Jason "Hitman" Brilz and Ryan "Darth" Bader.
Current UFC 139 card:
UFC heavyweight title: Cain Velasquez (C) vs. Junior dos Santos
Bantamweight bout: Brian Bowles vs. Urijah Faber
Light Heavyweight bout: Ryan Bader vs. Jason Brilz
Welterweight bout: Martin Kampmann vs. Rick Story
Middleweight bout: Tom Lawlor vs. Chris Weidman
Light Heavyweight bout: Stephan Bonnar vs. Kyle Kingsbury
Lightweight bout: Gleison Tibau vs. Rafael dos Anjos
Josh Koscheck in a middleweight (185lb) bout vs. To be announced
Welterweight bout: Jon Fitch vs. Johnny Hendricks