Tony Ferguson vs Mike Rio Added to UFC 166

Tony Ferguson


Tony Ferguson 

  • 13-3 MMA / 3-1 UFC Record
  • Won 6 of Last 7 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Brock Jardine, Ramsey Nijem, Yves Edwards

Mike Rio


Mike Rio

  • 9-2 MMA / 1-1 UFC Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: John Cofer


UFC 166

October 19th, 2013

Houston, Texas

Toyota Center


Injuries have kept Ultimate Fighter 13 winner, Tony Ferguson, since May of last year when he lost a unanimous decision to Michael Johnson at UFC on FOX 3. The loss snapped a six-fight win streak, which included UFC victories over Ramsey Nijem, Aaron Riley, and Yves Edwards. 

Mike Rio was submitted by Francisco Trinaldo in the first round at UFC on FX 8, ending a three-fight win streak dating back to October of 2011. Rio was successful in his UFC debut, getting a submission win of his own over John Cofer at the Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale. 


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