UFC on FX: Rivera vs. Schafer, Brown vs. Rocha and MFC Champ, Jimmo vs. Vemola

Middleweight vet, Jorge Rivera will face UFC returnee, Eric Schafer, former WEC champion, Mike Brown will match up against Brazilian submission artist, Vagner Rocha and MFC champion, Ryan Jimmo will make his UFC debut against Czech import, Karlos Vemola at UFC on FX in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20th, 2012.

Rivera is coming off back-to-back losses, a second round TKO to Michael Bisping and a unanimous decision loss to Constantinos Philippou. Schafer returned to the octagon only to lose to Aaron Simpson via unanimous decision last time out.

Brown picked up a unanimous decision win over Nam Phan at UFC 133 in August, snapping a two-fight losing streak. Rocha lost a unanimous decision to Donald Cerrone before picking up a submission win over Cody McKenzie at UFC Fight Night 25.

Jimmo makes his octagon debut with an impressive sixteen fight winning streak on the regional circuit after losing his first professional fight. Vemola lost a one sided unanimous decision against Ronny Markes earlier this year. Prior to that he picked up a TKO win over Seth Petruzelli.

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