UFC Updates UFC 98 Fight Card For Las Vegas

March 4, 2009
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UFC ring girl Amber Nichole

UFC ring girl Amber Nichole

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released its UFC 98 fight card for May 23 in Las Vegas.

Headlining at the MGM Grand Garden Arena is a heavyweight unification bout between current champion Brock Lesnar and interim titleholder Frank Mir. Lesnar won the title from Randy Couture at UFC 91 in November, while Mir enters the fight having won his portion of the championship from Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 92 in December.

Another highly anticipated bout at UFC 98 is a grudge match of sorts pitting former UFC welterweight champions Matt Hughes and Matt Serra against each other.

UFC 98 Fight Card:

Main Card Bouts:
-Frank Mir (#3 Heavyweight in the World)* vs. Brock Lesnar (#10 Heavyweight in the World)*
-Matt Hughes (#6 Welterweight in the World)* vs. Matt Serra (#7 Welterweight in the World)*
-Yushin Okami vs. Dan Miller
-Sean Sherk vs. Frankie Edgar
-Josh Koscheck (#5 Welterweight in the World)* vs. Chris Wilson**

Preliminary Card Bouts:
-James Irvin vs. Drew McFedries
-Phillipe Nover vs. Kyle Bradley
-Tim Hague vs. Patrick Barry
-Andre Gusmao vs. Houston Alexander
-Yoshiyuki Yoshida vs. Brandon Wolff
-George Roop vs. David Kaplan

**Not yet announced by the UFC, all other UFC 98 bouts are officially confirmed by the promotion.

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