Lucas Martins Out; Aljamain Sterling vs Cody Gibson Slated for UFC 170

Aljamain Sterling

Aljamain Sterling 

  • 8-0 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 8 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Claudio Ledesma, Sean Santella, Joel Roberts

Cody Gibson

Cody Gibson

  • 11-3 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 6 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Walel Watson, Andrew Whitney, Chad George

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UFC 170

February 22nd, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

Mandalay Bay Events Center

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Top ranked bantamweight, Aljamian Sterling, finally signs with the UFC following a perfect 8-0 record to begin his career. Notable victories include a decision win over flyweight prospect, Sean Santella at a CFFC 11, and a first round submission win over Joel Roberts last November.

Cody Gibson won his seventh straight fight in November of last year, earning a unanimous decision victory over Evan Esguerra at Tachi Palace 17. Other notable wins during the streak include a decision nod against Andrew Whitney and a first round submission win over WEC-veteran Chad George.

 

Bryan Caraway Out; Lucas Martins Now Meets Aljamain Sterling at UFC 170

Lucas Melo Martins

Lucas Melo Martins

  • 14-1 MMA / 2-1 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Jeremy Larsen, Ramiro Hernandez

Aljamain Sterling

Aljamain Sterling 

  • 8-0 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 8 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Claudio Ledesma, Sean Santella, Joel Roberts

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UFC 170

February 22nd, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

Mandalay Bay Events Center

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Since losing to uber-prospect Edson Barboza in his UFC debut, Lucas Martins has now won back-to-back fights in the octagon. He rebounded from the Barboza loss with a third round knockout victory over Jeremy Larsen at UFC on FX 8. Martins then dropped two weight classes to the bantamweight division, and ran through Ramiro Hernandez, earning the submission win in just a little over a minute into the opening round at UFC Fight Night 28.

Top ranked bantamweight, Aljamian Sterling, finally signs with the UFC following a perfect 8-0 record to begin his career. Notable victories include a decision win over flyweight prospect, Sean Santella at a CFFC 11, and a first round submission win over Joel Roberts last November.

Cage Fury Fighting Championships 16 Quick Results

FULL CARD

  • Dustin Jacoby def. Tim Williams via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) – Round 1, 4:04
  • George Sullivan def. Tenyeh Dixon via Unanimous Decision
  • Sean Santella def. Evan Velez via Split Decision
  • Brandon Becker def. Dave Spadell Jr. via TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 4:17
  • Aljamain Sterling def. Sidemar Honorio via Rear Naked Choke – Round 2, 4:05
  • Jonavin Webb def. Jason Lee via Unanimous Decision
  • Chris Liguori def. Gert Kocani via Unanimous Decision
  • Michael Wilcox def. Zed Mitchell via TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 1:48
  • Travis Wynn def. Dwayne Holman Jr via Unanimous Decision
  • Bryan Lashomb def. Evan Chmielski via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) – Round 3, 1:51
  • Gabrielle Holloway def. Andria Caplan via Unanimous Decision
  • Chris Birchler def. JA Dudley via Unanimous Decision
  • Desmond Green def. Ryan Peterson via Split Decision
  • Jonathan Helwig def. Jeremy Shifflett via Triangle Choke – Round 2, 2:30