UFC News: Thomas, Speer and Hironaka Cut

Reported in the print edition of the Wrestling Observer, MMA veteran Din Thomas (22-8), TUF 7 Finalist Tommy Speer (9-3) and Shooto veteran Kuniyoshi Hironaka (11-5) have been cut by the UFC.

This latest trimming is part of a overall plan to cut 25% of the current UFC fighter roster. UFC officials have stated that the cuts are to insure that fighters are able to schedule fights and avoid long layoffs.

UFC Fight Night 13 Results Live

kenny florian vs. Joe Lauzon

UFC Fight Night 13 takes place on April 2 from the Broomfield Event Center in Broomfield, CO. This landmark first ever three hour broadcast on Spike Tv starts early at 7pm EST. UFN 13 is filled with top level fighters, easily making this card the best we have seen so far in 2008.

Headlining the twelve fight event are two “The Ultimate Fighter” veterans, Kenny Florian and Joe Lauzon.

Following the live broadcast of UFN 13 is the premiere episode of the TV reality show “The Ultimate Fighter season 7.

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Under Card

UFC Fight Night 13 Links

UFN 13 News
UFN 13 Weigh-Ins Results
UFN 13 Betting Odds

UFC Fight Night 13 Videos

Kenny Florian vs. Joe Lauzon Preview Video
TUF 7 Preview

UFC Fight Night 13 Extended To Three Hours

ufc fight night 13

According to MMAJunkie, a source close to the event [UFN 13] exclusively told them that the SpikeTV broadcast of UFN 13 will be extended from two hours to three on April 2. This rumor comes as good news for fight fans who want to see the undercard filled with fighters worthy of carrying a main event.

a source close to the event exclusively told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that April 2’s UFC Fight Night 13 event will, in fact, run three hours.

Main Card

Joe Lauzon vs. Kenny Florian
Tim Boetsch vs. Matt Hamill
Houston Alexander vs. James Irvin
Karo Parisyan vs. Thiago Alves
Nate Diaz vs. Kurt Pellegrino

Under Card

Gray Maynard Vs. Frank Edgar
Marcus Aurelio vs. Spencer Fisher
Josh Neer vs. Din Thomas
Anthony Johnson vs. Tommy Speer
Clay Guida vs. Samy Schiavo
Roman Mitichyan Vs. George Sotiropoulos