Iuri Alcantara vs Johnny Eduardo, Godofredo Castro vs Milton Vieira Set for January 19th UFC Event

 

Iuri Alcantara

  • 28-4 MMA / 2-1 UFC Record
  • Won 13 of Last 14 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Ricardo Lamas, Felipe Arantes, Michihiro Omigawa

 

Johnny Eduardo

  • 26-9 MMA / 1-1 UFC Record
  • Won 12 of Last 13 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Donald Sanchez, Paulo Dantas, Jeff Curran

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Godofredo ‘Pepey’ Castro

  • 8-1 MMA / 0-1 UFC Record
  • Won 8 of Last 9 Fights
  • Notable Wins:

 

Milton Vieira

  • 13-7-2 MMA / 0-0-1 UFC Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Johnny Eduardo, Luciano Azevedo, Sterling Ford

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Event TBD

January 19th, 2013

Brazil

Venue TBD

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Iuri Alcantara drops to the bantamweight division after suffering his first loss since November of 2009, snapping a 13-fight win streak. He began his UFC career with two consecutive unanimous decision victories over Felipe Arantes and Michihiro Omigawa, but most recently dropped a decision to promotional newcomer Hacran Dias at UFC 147.

Johnny Eduardo had an 11-fight win streak snapped in his UFC debut with a unanimous decision loss to Raphael Assuncao at UFC 134. He got back to his winning ways at UFC on Fuel TV 3 with a one-sided unanimous decision victory over Jeff Curran.

The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil runner-up, Godofredo Castro dropped a unanimous decision to Rony Bezerra at UFC 147. The loss was his first professionally. He won his first eight fights as a mixed martial artist all by stoppages (6 subs, 2 TKO’s).

Milton Vieira had a three-fight win streak snapped in his UFC debut against Felipe Arantes when their three-round bout was determined to be a split draw from the judges. His win streak included a first round brabo choke submission over Sterling Ford at Strikeforce Challengers 18.

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