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'Hands of Stone' Stout to welcome Fodor to UFC

The Canadian Press

12/21/2012 4:43:30 PM

TORONTO -- Canadian lightweight Sam (Hands of Stone) Stout will welcome Strikeforce fighter Caros (The Future) Fodor to the UFC in February at UFC 157 in Anaheim, Calif.

Stout (19-8-1) is coming off a decision loss to John (The Bull) Makdessi at UFC 154 in Montreal. That dropped the 28-year-old from London, Ont., to 7-7 in the UFC where he has won five fight of the night bonuses and one for KO of the night.

Fodor (7-2) won five straight in Strikeforce before losing to Pat Healy last time out. The former marine trains with Matt Hume at AMC Pankration.

Fodor's brother Ben is better known as Phoenix Jones, the leader of Rain City Superhero Movement who patrols the streets of Seattle in costume looking to deter crime.

UFC 157 is set for Feb. 23 the Honda Center with the organization's first ever women's bout between bantamweight champion (Rowdy)Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche in the main event.

Montreal's Ivan (The Pride of El Salvador) Menjivar is also on the card. He faces bantamweight Urijah (The California Kid) Faber.