UFCThe Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world. The UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and is owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC. This promotion is responsible for solidifying the sport's postion in the history-books.
UFC is currently undergoing a remarkable surge in popularity, along with greater mainstream media coverage. UFC programming can now be seen on FOX, FX, and FUEL TV in the United States, as well as in 35 other countries worldwide.
As the Ultimate Fighting Championship prepares for another invasion of England for UFC 95 on Feb 21 in London, MMAWeekly.com has confirmed that British fighter, Terry Etim, will square off against Justin Buchholz, at the event in England.
The news was confirmed to MMAWeekly.com by sources close to the fight who said that the bout agreements for the fight have been issued and should be signed shortly.
After winning his first fight in the Octagon, Terry Etim then went on a 2 fight losing streak before returning to form against Sam Stout at UFC 89 in England in October.
His opponent, Justin Buchholz, currently holds a 1-1 record in the UFC with a win over former "Ultimate Fighter" competitor Corey Hill and a loss to Matt Wiman in his UFC debut.
Buchholz has worked alongside fighters such as former WEC featherweight champion, Urijah Faber, in preparation for his past fights.
It is unknown at this time if the fight between Buchholz and Etim will be on the preliminary or main card for the event.