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UFC Fan Expo grappling tournament to include Superfights

The UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas, NV (May 28-29) has just got even more interesting. During the grappling tournament portion of the  expo, the UFC will now feature superfights with some of the bigger names in the UFC.

Fighters such as the former Pride champion Takanori Gomi, Hermes Franca, and Caol Uno. Gomi’s challenger is yet to announced.

Gomi is expected to face off against Joe Stevenson at UFC on Versus 2 on Aug. 1 in Salt Lake City. Gomi is coming off a loss to Kenny Florian by rear-naked choke at UFC Fight night 21 back in March.

The grappling superfights at the 2010 UFC Fan Expo will include:

Hermes Franca vs. Bill “The Grill” Cooper
Penny Thomas vs. Shayna Baszler
Caol Uno vs. Fredson Paixao
Javier Vazquez vs. Jeff Glover
Takanori Gomi vs. TBA

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