Heavyweights Maurice Greene and Marcos Rogerio de Lima will meet at UFC’s May 8th event. The matchup was reported by Nolan King and Farah Hannoun of MMA Junkie on Wednesday.
The location for UFC’s May 8th event is not known currently.
Both fighters will be returning after being stopped in their previous outing.
Rogerio de Lima was submitted back in November, as undefeated heavyweight Alexander Romanov stopped him late in the first round with a forearm choke. His previous fight was quick, as he defeated Ben Sosoli with punches less than 90 seconds into their bout.
Greene was stopped with punches from Greg Hardy in his last fight. He has struggled in the past two years, as he has lost three of his past five matches.
UFC’s May 8th event does not have a main event booked for it currently. Here are the matchups which have been reported for the card thus far.
Bout 4: Donald Cerrone (36-15) vs. Diego Sanchez (30-13) (Welterweight)
Bout 3: Ryan Benoit (10-7) vs. Zarrukh Adashev (3-3) (Flyweight)
Bout 2: Holly Holm (14-5) vs. Julianna Pena (10-4) (Bantamweight)
Bout 1: Marcos Rogerio de Lima (17-7-1) vs. Maurice Greene (9-5) (Heavyweight)