Kyoji Horiguchi Injured; Chris Cariaso vs Danny Martinez Scheduled for UFC 169

Chris Cariaso

Chris Cariaso

  • 15-5 MMA / 5-3 UFC Record
  • Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Vaughn Lee, Takeya Mizugaki, Iliarde Santos

Danny Martinez

Danny Martinez

  • 16-4 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins:


UFC 169

February 1st, 2014

Newark, New Jersey

Prudential Center


Chris Cariaso returned to the win column with a second round TKO victory over Iliarde Santos at UFC Fight Night 29 last October. It was his first stoppage win in eight appearances in the UFC, the rest of his victories have come by decision. Cariaso previously lost back-to-back fights against John Moraga and Jussier da Silva.

Danny Martinez makes his UFC debut on the heels of a current four-fight win streak, dating back to March of 2011. He hasn’t been in action in over a year, last competing in December of 2012, defeating Ian Dela Cuesta by unanimous decision. Out of sixteen career victories, eleven have come by stoppages (8 KO/TKO, 3 submission).


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