Date: Saturday- February 7, 2009
Time: 6 pm PT/ 9 pm ET (LIVE and FREE on Spike TV)
Location: Sun Dome, Florida — U.S.A.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship travels to Tampa for the first time for UFC Fight Night at the Sun Dome on February 7th.In the main event, rising lightweight star Joe “J-Lau” Lauzon will
look to propel himself into title contention when he squares off
against Jeremy Stephens coming off a stellar knockout win.
Plus, The Ultimate Fighter series is well represented when
season six winner Mac Danzig faces Josh “The Dentist” Neer, and Derek
Downey takes on unbeaten Nick Catone.
Here's how the UFC Fight Night 17 fight card will look like:
Main Fight Card:
Joe "J-Lau" Lauzon Vs. Jeremy "Lil' Heathen" Stephens
Cain Velasquez Vs. Denis "The Menace" Stojnic
Mac Danzig Vs. Josh "The Dentist" Neer
Luigi Fioravanti Vs. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson
Preliminary Fight Card:
Kurt "Batman" Pellegrino Vs. Rob "The Saint" Emerson
Dan Miller Vs. Jake Rosholt
Matt "The Real One" Grice Vs. Matt Veach
Gleison Tibau Vs. Rich "No Love" Clementi
Nick Catone Vs. Derek "The Gentleman" Downey
Steve "Hollywood" Bruno Vs. Matt Riddle