Photo of Jared Papazian courtesy of www.hyefighters.com
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has a re-worked bantamweight bout for its upcoming network televised fight card from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., on Fri., Jan. 20, 2012.
UFC on FX 1 will see 135-pound veterans Jared Papazian and Mike Easton mix it up for a spot in the division's increasingly competitive title chase when the promotion heads to "Music City" later this month.
"The Jackhammer" (14-6) will be making his Octagon debut but is hardly a stranger to cage fighting. In fact, Papazian is coming off a three-fight winning streak under the King of the Cage (KOTC) banner and is 8-2 over his last 10.
Opposing him is Easton, the 11-1 "Hulk" who smashed his way through D.C.'s regional circuit before making a successful UFC debut against Byron Bloodworth, knocking him out at UFC on Versus 6 last October.
Here's what the UFC on FX fight card looks like with just over two weeks to go:
155 lbs.: Melvin Guillard vs. Jim Miller
Main Card (FX Channel):
Preliminary Card (May not be broadcast):
185 lbs.: Jorge Rivera vs. Eric Schafer
170 lbs.: Charlie Brenneman vs. Daniel Roberts
155 lbs.: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Kamal Shalorus
205 lbs.: Ryan Jimmo vs. Karlos Vemola
155 lbs.: Reza Madadi vs. Fabricio Camoes
135 lbs.: Nick Denis vs. Joseph Sandoval
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