Gleison Tibau vs John Cholish Set for UFC on FX 8

Gleison Tibau


Gleison Tibau

  • 26-9 MMA / 11-7 UFC Record
  • Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Kurt Pellegrino, Rafael dos Anjos, Francisco Trinaldo

John Cholish

  • 8-2 MMA / 1-1 UFC Record
  • Won 8 of Last 9 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Marc Stevens, Jameel Massouh, Mitch Clarke


UFC on FX 8

May 18th, 2013

Santa Catarina, Brazil

Arena Jaragua


At UFC 156, Gleison Tibau ended up on the wrong side of a closely contested split decision against Evan Dunham. The loss was his second in three fights, also losing a debatable decision to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 148. Tibau’s last victory came in October of last year, earning a decision victory over Francisco Trinaldo.

John Cholish was defeated for the first time in eight fights at UFC on FOX 3, when he lost a unanimous decision to Danny Castillo last May. Cholish won his UFC debut with a second round TKO finish of Mitch Clarke at UFC 140.


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