Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Cheick Kongo at UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta

Former UFC and PRIDE heavyweight champion, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will return from injury to face French kick boxer, Cheick Kongo at UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 21st, 2012.

Nogueira proved he could still hang with the young guns by defeating Brendan Schaub last August via TKO. He returned just a few month later to rematch Frank Mir and was submitted in the first round via kimura, having his arm snapped in the process.

Kongo lost last time out to Mark Hunt via first round TKO. Prior to that he defeated Pat Barry and Matt Mitrione to begin yet another run at the divisions title.

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