August 4, 2008

UFC 87 countdown

UFC 87 will be held on Saturday, August 9 at Target Center in Minneapolis. For the next six days I will highlight a bio of the six headline fighters.

Today's fighter is:

Fighter: Roger Huerta
Nickname: El Matador
Record: 20-1-1 (10 KO; 4 subs.)
Hometown: Austin, TX
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 155 lbs. (lightweight)

Minnesota connection: Huerta attended Augsburg College in Minneapolis and was on the wrestling team in 2002-03. Huerta was in the same weight class as 4-time NCAA Champion Marcus LeVesseur, who finished his Augsburg career with a record of 155-0.
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