UFC 107 is a seriously fully stacked card of talented fighters. This is a great way to close out a troubling injury riddled year for the UFC. Diego Sanchez will get a well deserved title shot at long time title holder BJ Penn, which should be an explosive fight!
Check out the list below for the rest of the officially confirmed fighters for the event.
Event: UFC 107: “Penn vs. Sanchez”
Date: Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view (PPV)
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee
UFC Lightweight Champion BJ Penn vs. Diego Sanchez
Main card (Televised):
265 lbs.: Frank Mir (12-4) vs. Cheick Kongo (14-5-1)
155 lbs.: Kenny “Ken Flo” Florian (11-4) vs. Clay “The Carpenter” Guida (25-10)
170 lbs.: Jon Fitch vs. Mike Pierce
265 lbs.: Paul Buentello vs. Stefan Struve
Under card (May not be broadcast):
185 lbs.: Wilson Gouveia (12-6) vs. Alan Belcher (14-6)
155 lbs.: Matt Wiman vs. Shane Nelson
170 lbs.: Ricardo Funch (7-0) vs. Johny Hendricks (6-0)
185 lbs.: Rousimar Palhares vs. Lucio Linhares
170 lbs.: DaMarques Johnson vs. Edgar Garcia
170 lbs.: Kevin Burns (7-3) vs. TJ Grant (14-3)
*All fights officially confirmed by UFC.com.