UFC 115: Gilbert Yvel vs Pat Barry

Heavyweights Gilbert Yvel and Pat Berry will likely face off at UFC 115 “Vancouver” sometime in June.

Sources close to both camps told the Las Vegas Sun the two sides have agreed to the fight and should sign bout agreements soon.

Yvels UFC debut ended quickly, with Junior Dos Santos handing Yvel a first round beating at UFC 108.

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Dana White UFC 108 Video Blog, Gilbert Yvel

Dana White heads out to see PRIDE veteran Gilbert Yvel train as he gets ready for his fight with Junior Dos Santos at UFC 108.

UFC 108: Junior Dos Santos vs. Gilbert Yvel


Junior Dos Santos gets a new opponent – Gilbert Yvel steps up to face Dos Santos at UFC 108 on Jan. 2nd in Las Vegas. Yvel replaces Gabriel Gonzaga who was forced out of the bout with a staph infection.

Dos Santos boxing coach, Luis Dorea,

“Cigano’ is a young guy, a great talent … We know Gilbert is a very strong guy, he like to fight standing, but ‘Cigano’ is better in striking now, we’re doing our job and I know we’re gonna get the victory” [Tatame]

All you hardcore fans know Gilbert Yvel can bang and with the UFC heavyweight division in the crapper, it only make sense to reach out and pick up a MMA veteran

Yvel is a Dutch MMA/kickboxer with 51 professional fights on his record. He is coming off a first round knockout victory over former UFC heavyweight champion Pedro Rizzo at Ultimate Chaos earlier this year.

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