Gabriel Gonzaga Vs Brendan Schaub, they faced in the main event of UFC121. The event will be held on October 23 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. and will air live on Spike T.V at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Gabriel Gonzaga is a Brazilian trained MMA. He clutched a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. At UFC 70 he won by knockout at UFC 70 against Mirko “Cro Cop on April 21, 2007. In 2004, he won the top Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the world, Mundials.
On April 4, 2003 he started his MMA career against Cicero Cicero and won by submission. He started his UFC career at UFC 56, by defeating Kevin Jordan in the 3rd round.
After his debut he came back at UFC 60 to face Fabiano Scherner and won the fight by TKO at the 2nd round. Gonzaga was set to fight against junior dos Santos at UFC 108; however it was reported that he had hauled out of the fight due to a staph infection.
The fight between Gonzaga and dos Santos ultimately took place on March 21, 2010 with Gonzaga lost by knockout in the first round.
Brendan Peter Schaub is a certified MMA and former professional football player. He was a finalist and the runner-up of Spike TV the UFC Heavyweights. After retiring from football, he started training in MMA. Schaub catched a Golden Gloves boxing champ title and was awarded later as purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Schaub competed on the 10th season of the UFC where he faced Demico Rogers and by defeating Rogers by submission in the first round, he moved toward the quarter finals. In the quarter finals, Schaub won by knocking out Jon Madsen in the second round. In the semifinals, he defeated Marcus Jones by knockout in 1st round. This win moved Schaub to the UFC Heavyweights Finale, where he was thumped out by Roy Nelson in the first round.
In his first TUF fight, Schaub won over Chase Gormley at UFC by TKO in the first round. In his second fight at UFC 116, he won by TKO by knocking out Chris Tuchscherer in the first round.
Schaub is likely to face Gabriel Gonzaga on 23 October at UFC 121. This will be Schaub’s debut on the main card. Watch this event live on Spike T.V.