Cigano and Napão face each other today at UFC Versus

The first edition of UFC Versus takes place today in Broomfield, in the United States, an event that highlights the duel between Brazilian heavyweights Gabriel Napão e Junior Gypsy. The pupil of Rodrigo Minotauro, who is coming off an excellent victory over Dutchman Gilbert Yvel, believes in caution when facing Napão.

 

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“Gabriel is strong and dangerous, with very good Muay Thai and excellent jiu-jitsu. I have to be careful, but I like to surprise my opponents and I'm training for that,” he said.

 

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Napão, who is also coming off an important victory over Chris Tuchscherer at UFC 102, recognizes his opponent's potential

 

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“I know that he is a good fighter and that he has excellent boxing technique and jiu-jitsu skills,” says the black belt.

 

After the Brazilian duel, UFC Versus brings the main fight of the night between the experienced Brandon Vera and the revelation Jon Jones.

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"I think Jon Jones an incredible fighter. I’m excited to put on a great show for the fans and I thank the UFC for making this fight happen,” said Vera.

 

UFC Versus will be broadcast live on Canal Combate from 22 pm. Check out the full show card:

 

Main Card:

- Jon Jones vs. Brandon Vera;

– Junior “Cigano” dos Santos vs. Gabriel “Napão” Gonzaga;

– Cheick Kongo vs. Paul Buentello;

– James Irvin vs. Alessio Sakara;

 

Preliminary Card:

– Daniel Roberts vs. John Howard;

- Clay guida vs. Shannon Gugerty;

– Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Eliot Marshall;

– Duane Ludwig vs. Darren Elkins;

- Brendan Schaub vs. Chase Gormley;

– Eric Schafer vs. Jason Brilz;

– Mike Pierce vs. Julio Paulino



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