Mike Brown vs. Diego Nunes at UFC 125 on Jan. 1

by John Morgan and Dann Stupp | source: mmajunkie.com

Sources close to the negotiations told MMAjunkie.com that former WEC champion Mike Brown and fellow featherweight contender Diego Nunes have agreed to meet at UFC 125, and the bout soon should be finalized.

With a stacked partial card already announced for the new-year show, Brown vs. Nunes likely will be part of the preliminary card.

Brown, who suffered a submission loss to Genki Sudo back in 2004 at UFC 47, is looking to get another shot at the title, now dubbed the UFC featherweight championship, when he meets Nunes, a fellow contender who owns a solid 4-1 mark in the WEC. 

UFC 125: Resolution
January 1, 2011
MGM Grand Garden Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada

Main Card
Champ Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard (for lightweight title)
Champ Jose Aldo vs. Josh Grispi (for featherweight title)
Takanori Gomi vs. Clay Guida
Nate Diaz vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Chris Leben vs. Brian Stann

Prelim Card
Thiago Silva vs. Brandon Vera
Antonio McKee vs. Jacob Volkmann
Mike Brown vs. Diego Nunes
Cole Miller vs. Matt Wiman
Daniel Roberts vs. Greg Soto
Phil Baroni vs. Brad Tavares

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Cheeseburger Eddie site profile image  

11/10/10 2:36 PM by Cheeseburger Eddie

 I thought Cole said he wasn't fighting Wiman at 125...?

Blackbeltpanda site profile image  

11/10/10 2:33 PM by Blackbeltpanda

 Great card MTB is one of my favorite.

fabes site profile image  

11/10/10 11:58 AM by fabes

Really hope they show Cole vs. Wiman on Spike. Solid card.

orcus site profile image  

11/10/10 11:28 AM by orcus

Lots of prelims I want to see on this one.

Plunkett site profile image  

11/10/10 10:11 AM by Plunkett

Hope this is one of the Spike prelims

I'mDownWithBrown site profile image  

11/10/10 9:56 AM by I'mDownWithBrown

That's a lot of lil dudes on the card! Gonna be fireworks... right up until the Main event.

Billyz site profile image  

11/10/10 9:55 AM by Billyz

wow the aldo fight will be a finish and a spectacular one probably and then edgar maynard fight will be.... eh

ec site profile image  

11/10/10 9:53 AM by ec

This card is ridiculous. I hope this ends up being one where the fights go so fast we see all the prelims. Correct me if im wrong, but if you order the PPV on UFC.com you dont get the prelims live do you? You get them the next day?

Kirik site profile image  

11/10/10 9:50 AM by Kirik

 Seeing Mike Brown back in the UFC is awesome!

dabigchet site profile image  

11/10/10 9:43 AM by dabigchet

tough comeback fight for vera there.