Bantamweights Bryan Caraway and Lucas Martins Square Off at UFC 170

December 31, 2013
18 Comments

Caraway vs Neace TUF14_0968UFC bantamweights Bryan Caraway and Lucas Martins will square off at UFC 170 on Feb. 22 in Las Vegas.

UFC officials announced the bout late Monday night.

Caraway (18-6) will be making his first trip to the Octagon in nearly a year, fresh off a stint as an assistant coach to his teammate and girlfriend Miesha Tate on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate.

Caraway is 3-1 in the UFC, having slipped up only in a split decision loss to Takeya Mizugaki in March 2013. He bounced back the next month, submitting Johnny Bedford at UFC 159.

Martins (12-1) lone loss was to Edson Barboza in his Octagon debut in January of 2013. He has since rebounded with a knockout victory over Jeremy Larsen and followed that with a technical submission of Junior Hernandez.

With Caraway greatest strengths being on the mat, and Martins notching nine knockouts on his record courtesy of a strong background in Muay Thai, this one could be the classic grappler vs. striker match-up.

It graces the undercard supporting the recently announced headlining bout between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Sara McMann.

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  • Maddawgmar

    Mr. Meisha Tate will have his hands full on this.

    • Big Tuna

      Looks like you have your hands full/fool Lee Harvey

      • Maddawgmar

        Wow, I just said he is gonna have his hands full, I didn’t say he isn’t gonna win. Look like you have your hands full of Caraways nut sack.

      • al57

        Meisha is the man and Brian is the girl. in that weird couple.

  • al57

    Brian Caroway Tate is a wimp.

    • Big Tuna

      How do you define wimp? He’d slap you silly

      • al57

        Mrs Brian Tate couldn’t beat Sara Kaufman. Meisha has the balls.

  • Big Tuna

    Caraway has one split decision loss in the UFC. He is solid, but for some reason the guys that got cut from the football team in high school are in here hating!

    • Maddawgmar

      Must be hard to talk with Caraway’s côck in your mouth.

      • al57

        Brian Caraway is feminine more than Big nose Tate.

      • Big Tuna

        So you did get cut from the team? Was DECA and yearbook club fun?

        • Maddawgmar

          You caught me. While you were playing grab ass with the QB in the shower, I was bangin both your chicks.

      • Darin

        You’re not a marine. Go away.

        • Maddawgmar

          Good comment, bro!

          • shakejunt

            your comment wasn’t all that insightful either

          • Maddawgmar

            I’m not gonna get in a philosophical debate on what my job is or isn’t, because it holds no bearing on the topic at hand. I simply stated that I felt Caraway was gonna have his hands full, and it sparked dude talking all this trash like he was all over Caraway’s shît. So I decided to take the high road and not continue the stupid comments.

  • al57

    Rousey beats the living hell out of Mrs. brian mooch off Tate Caroway

  • al57

    If brian were a foot taller he might get attention. Elf Caroway is a joke.