Makdessi to face Unbeaten Nuguette at UFC 169


john makdessi THUMBMontreal’s John Makdessi will face Alan “Nuguette” Patrick Silva Alves at UFC 169.  The fight will be held on February 1 in the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Makdessi (12-2) is 5-2 in his UFC career.  After going 2-2 in his first four UFC bouts, “The Bull” has reeled off three consecutive wins over Renee Forte, Sam Stout, and Daron Cruickshank.  In his last bout at UFC 165, Makdessi knocked out Forte in spectacular fashion.

Nuguette (11-0) is an unbeaten Lightweight from Brazil who is 1-0 in the UFC.  In his last fight, Alan finished Garrett Whiteley in the first round of his UFC debut this October.

Makdessi and Nuguette join a UFC 169 card headlined by a UFC Bantamweight title unification bout between Dominick Cruz and Renan Barao.

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