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“BIG” Fight Added to January 30 card

The January 30, UFC on FOX Fight card is already headlined by a light heavyweight bout that could identify the next in line for a title shot as Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and Ryan “Darth” Bader will trade shots at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Just announced, heavyweight contenders, Josh Barnett and Ben Rothwell will also collide on the same night.Josh Barnett vs Ben Rothwell

 

On that night. MyMMANews.com is hosting a UFC viewing party at the Trackside Bar & Grill in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.  UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith will be in attendance to take photos and sign autographs for fans.  There is no charge for the event.

Ashlee Evans-Smith

Currently ranked sixth in the world, Josh “The Warmaster” Barnett is a former UFC heavyweight champion who has won two of three bouts since returning to the promotion in 2013. Most recently, he won Performance of the Night honors for his victory over Roy Nelson.

A veteran who will celebrate his 15th anniversary as a pro fighter in January, the eighth-ranked Ben Rothwell may very well be entering his prime at 34, as he’s won three straight, knocking out Brandon Vera and Alistair Overeem and submitting Matt Mitrione.

Tickets for the January 30, UFC on FOX event go on sale on December 18.

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Eric Kowal

Eric Kowal

Owner/Editor/Journalist at MyMMANews
Founder of MyMMANews.com - After writing for Ultimate MMA magazine and serving as the editor for U.S. Combat Sports, both of which went on hiatus, I decided to venture out on my own and enlist a staff of writers and photographers that could help me achieve my goal of telling stories that would otherwise go untold. We pride ourselves in taking a deeper look into the fighter, and understanding what makes them tick. - #1 Dad, Marine Corps Veteran, 80's and 90's Pro Wrestling Fan, MMA Commentator, Beer Lover, and avid movie watcher. Seriously..... I watch a lot of movies.

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