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‘Minotauro’ Nogueira, Demetrious Johnson Characters Make Debut in EA UFC

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(photo courtesy via EASports.com/UFC)

Two more fighters have been revealed in video game form for the new EA UFC game. The game, due out this spring, is set to feature the most realistic MMA experience ever as it pushes the limitations of graphics capabilities on next generation consoles. Among the fighters previously announced are Chael Sonnen, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Jon Jones and Georges St-Pierre.

The two newest come from the divisions on the opposite ends of the spectrum.

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson who has been sponsored by Xbox in the past was the first of two announced. Johnson last defended his title against Joseph Benavidez with a first round knockout at UFC on FOX 9. Below is his screenshot accompanied with his in-game stats:

(photo courtesy via EASports.com/UFC)
(photo courtesy via EASports.com/UFC)
  • Nickname: Mighty Mouse
  • Current Record: 19-2-1
  • From: Madisonville, KY, USA
  • Fights Out Of: Parkland, WA, USA
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5’3” (160 cm)
  • Weight: 125 lbs (56 kg)
  • Strengths: Speed, Conditioning and Technique

The other fighter comes from the heavyweight division as former Pride FC and UFC heavyweight champion Antonio ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira whose iconic look has been recreated:

(photo courtesy via EASports.com/UFC)
(photo courtesy via EASports.com/UFC)
  • Nickname: Minotauro
  • Current Record: 34-8-1, 1NC
  • From: Bahia, Brazil
  • Fights Out Of: Gardena, CA, USA
  • Age: 37
  • Height: 6’3” (190 cm)
  • Weight: 240 lbs (109 kg)
  • Strengths: Stamina, Great Jiu-Jitsu and Boxing Skills

Nogueira was submitted in his last outing, dropping a fight to heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum last year. While he has no return date set, rumors have been swirling about potential opponents to welcome him back to action.

The game is yet to receive an official release date but Spring 2014 remains it’s tentative timeline. The game is available only on Xbox One and Playstation 4. You can preorder the game here.

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