Three more fighters have been unveiled from the upcoming EA Sports UFC game. Recently, this title received its official release date, June 17, as well as martial arts legend Bruce Lee, who will be an unlockable character in the game.
The first new fighter revealed was middleweight Mark Munoz.
Here are Munoz’ in-game profile stats:
- Nickname: The Filipino Wrecking Machine
- Current Record: 13-4-0
- From: Vallejo, CA, USA
- Fights Out Of: Lake Forest, CA, USA
- Age: 36
- Height: 6’0” (182 cm)
- Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
- Strengths: Wrestling, Muay Thai, Former NCAA Wrestling Champion
Despite getting a late start in his MMA career and only taking his first pro bout in 2007, Mark Munoz wasted little time hitting his stride, putting together an 8-2-0 record in his first 10 fights. Making his Middleweight debut in 2009, Munoz has squared off against some of the division’s top athletes including Demian Maia, Lyoto Machida and current title-holder Chris Weidman. A standout wrestler possessing excellent striking, The Filipino Wrecking Machine will look to get back into the win column when he faces Gegard Mousasi at the end of May.
The next fighter was the number one light heavyweight contender, Glover Teixeira, who is scheduled to meet Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 172 on April 26.
Here are Teixeira’s in-game profile stats:
- Nickname: NA
- Current Record: 22-2-0
- From: Sobralia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
- Fights Out Of: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Age: 34
- Height: 6’2” (187 cm)
- Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
- Strengths: Striking, Jiu-Jitsu
Glover Teixeira has consistently been a fighter on the rise since kicking off his professional MMA career in 2002. After going 2-2-0 in his first four bouts, Teixeira has been unstoppable, assembling an amazing 20-fight win streak that ranks among the best in the sport today with his last loss coming to Ed Herman back in 2005. Possessing a well-rounded game that allows him to control all aspects of a fight, Teixeira has earned 13 of his career wins by TKO/KO with another six coming by way of submission. His five consecutive wins in the UFC have earned him a shot at the Jon Jones and the Light Heavyweight title at UFC 172.
The final fighter was Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson, who just defeated Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC Fight Night: Abu Dhabi, via knockout.
Here are Nelson’s in-game profile stats:
- Nickname: Big Country
- Current Record: 20-9-0
- From: Las Vegas, NV, USA
- Fights Out Of: Las Vegas, NV, USA
- Age: 37
- Height: 6’0” (182 cm)
- Weight: 263 lbs (119kg)
- Strengths: Grappling, World-Class Experience, KO Power
One of the hardest hitters in the UFC’s Heavyweight division, Roy “Big Country” Nelson has proven time and again that he packs enough power to end any fight with a single punch. Winner of The Ultimate Fighter Season 10, Nelson quickly established himself as a fan-favorite, earning a second-round TKO victory over street-fighter Kimbo Slice in his first fight of the show before going on to win the title. Despite being a black belt in Jiu-Jitsu and a long time student of Renzo Gracie, Big Country has primarily stuck to his standup game during his time in the UFC, earning all his wins in the organization by way of TKO/KO.
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