Ben Rothwell vs Gabriel Gonzaga Booked for January 19th UFC Event in Brazil


Ben Rothwell

  • 32-8 MMA / 2-2 UFC Record
  • Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Roy Nelson, Gilbert Yvel, Brendan Schaub


Gabriel Gonzaga

  • 13-6 MMA / 8-5 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Mirko Filipovic, Chris Tuchscherer, Ednaldo Oliveira


Event TBD

January 19th, 2013


Venue TBD


Ben Rothwell likely kept his UFC job alive with a first round knockout of Brendan Schaub at UFC 145. The win was his first since his abysmal performance in a unanimous decision loss to Mark Hunt in September of last year.

Gabriel Gonzaga returned to the UFC in January and defeated Ednaldo Oliveira via first round submission following a one-fight stint in the regional circuit. The win was his eighth inside the octagon, most notably known for his head kick knockout of Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic at UFC 70.


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