Photo of Bernardo Magalhaes courtesy of Sherdog.com.
The UFC on FUEL TV fight card continues to take shape as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is close to signing Bernardo Magalhaes vs. Yoislandy Izquierdo for its upcoming network telecast on Feb. 15, 2012, live from the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska.
Sherdog.com brought word of the pending bout earlier today.
Magalhaes cut his teeth primarily under the Cage Fighting Championship (CFC) banner, amassing an 11-1 record but only finishing two opponents in 11 of his wins.
Opposing "Trekko" is Izquierdo, undefeated at 6-0 in his career and most recently getting his hands dirty in the Championship Fighting Alliance (CFA) promotion.
This will also be "Cuba's" Octagon debut.
Here is what the UFC on Fuel TV fight card and line-up looks like thus far.
170 lbs.: Diego Sanchez vs. Jake Ellenberger
Main Card (Fuel TV):
Preliminary Card (Facebook):
185 lbs.: Aaron Simpson vs. Ronny Markes
145 lbs.: Jonathan Brookins vs. Vagner Rocha
135 lbs.: T.J. Dillashaw vs. Walel Watson
135 lbs.: Ivan Menjivar vs. John Albert
155 lbs.: Bernardo Magalhaes vs Yoislandy Izquierdo
**Fight card and line up subject to change**
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