UFC News: Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Horwich at UFC 90

This is official from the UFC website, Ricardo Almeida will take on Matt Horwich at UFC 90.

A five year veteran with a pro MMA record of 23-10-1, Gresham, Oregon’s Horwich will finally make his long-awaited UFC debut this October, and with wins over Octagon vets Josh Burkman, Jason MacDonald, Vernon White, and Benji Radach already under his belt, this 29-year old battler should fit right in. Standing across from him on fight night though will be a formidable foe in Almeida (9-3), one of the sport’s best ground fighters and winner of seven of his last eight bouts, with victories coming over the likes of Nate Marquardt, Ryo Chonan, and Kazuo Misaki

Almeida is coming off of a close decision loss to Patrick Cote.  Matt Horwich is known for his IFL career in which ended with Zuffa buying the fight promotion.  This should be a good fight as both guys have solid ground games. 


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