Vinny Magalhaes vs. Anthony Perosh Added to the UFC 163 Card in Rio

May 30, 2013
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Vinny-Magalhaes-TUF-8w-460x270A light heavyweight match-up between Vinny Magalhaes and Anthony Perosh has been added to the UFC 163 fight card in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Brazilian website Combate.com first reported the bout.

Both fighters are coming off of losses and looking to rebound on the Aug. 3 fight card.

Magalhaes (10-6-1) is coming off a loss to Phil Davis at UFC 159 on April 27, while Perosh was knocked out by Ryan Jimmo in his last outing at UFC 149 in July 2012.

UFC 163 takes place at the HSBC Arena in Rio De Janeiro. It is headlined by a featherweight title fight between champion Jose Aldo and Anthony Pettis.

Pettis is dropping down for the lightweight division where he’s the top contender to take on Aldo.

Welterweights Demian Maia and Josh Koscheck have also been confirmed to face off on the card.

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  • The Best Eva

    Vinny by arm snappage.

  • Ian Price

    “From” the lightweight division?