Penner Going Down Under to the UFC
UFC Managing Director of International Development, Marshal Zelaznik has stated that Nick Penner will face Anthony Perosh in Sydney, Australia according to ninemsn.com.
Top MMA News first broke the story last September that Nick Penner (11-1) was heading to the UFC, however issues with an existing MFC contract delayed the Manitoba native’s MMA debut. Now, Penner will face Perosh on UFC on FX 2 on March 3. Penner, Canada’s 7th ranked Light-Heavyweight, made his debut at 205 in his last fight. In that Aggression MMA bout, Penner defeated Tim Chemelli by decision.
Perosh (12-6) is 2-1 in the UFC and has won his last two UFC fights. The submission specialist caught Cyrille Diabate and Tom Blackledge with Rear Naked Chokes to win his last two fights in the Octagon.