clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

UFC On Fx 1 Fight Card: Swedish Prospect Reza Madadi Debuts Against Rafaello Oliveira

Reza Madadi (11-2) is ready for his North American debut. According to reports from, the rising lightweight prospect has been assigned Rafaello Oliveira as his first test inside the Octagon, slated for the UFC's January debut on FX.

Madadi, a Swedish-Iranian wrestling standout, signs his contract after blazing a trail across Europe en route to a six-fight win streak. Affectionately known as "Mad Dog", the 31-year-old has UFC pedigree to his credit, holding wins over Zuffa veterans Rich Clementi, Junie Browning, and Carlo Prater.

Across the cage, Oliveira simply hopes to avoid the pink slip after dropping his past two UFC contests against Gleison Tibau and Yves Edwards. Prior to his slump, the 29-year-old ripped through a four-fight win streak to gain reentry into the Octagon.

UFC on FX is slated for January 20, 2012. Lightweight contenders Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller square off in the night's main event.

UFC on FX 1 fight card:

Lightweight: Jim Miller vs. Melvin Guillard
Welterweight: Josh Neer vs. Duane Ludwig
Heavyweight: Pat Barry vs. Christian Morecraft
Lightweight: Rafaello Oliveira vs. Reza Madadi