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EA Sports UFC's Roster Expands Once More, Adds Easton, Nogueira and More
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EA Sports has revealed another batch of brawlers for EA Sports UFC, joining the previously revealed Chan Sung Jung, Forrest Griffin and Costas Phillipou.

As well as providing profiles and shots of the previously revealed Chuck Liddell, there's new screens and profiles for Mike 'The Hulk' Easton, Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone, Minotauro Nogueira and others. You can get all of the new EA Sports UFC roster additions below.

Mike Easton

  • Nickname: The Hulk
  • Current Record: 13-4-0
  • From: Washington, DC, USA
  • Fights Out Of: Camp Springs, MD, USA
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 5’6” (167 cm)
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61 kg)
  • Strengths: Unbelievable standup,
  • excellent on the ground
  • Bantamweight brawler, Mike "The Hulk" Easton began his professional MMA career in 2003 at the age of 20. Following an eight fight winning streak that saw him capture and defend the Ultimate Warrior Challenge’s Bantamweight title. Easton made his UFC debut on October 1, 2011, scoring a TKO win over Byron Bloodworth. He was also notably awarded Fight of the Night honors for his April 6, 2013 split-decision loss to Brad Pickett.

Donald Cerrone

  • Nickname: Cowboy
  • Current Record: 21-6-0, 1NC
  • From: CO, USA
  • Fights Out Of: Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6’0” (182 cm)
  • Weight: 155 lbs (70 kg)
  • Strengths: Striking, Submissions,
  • Muay Thai
  • Arriving in the UFC by way of the WEC in 2011, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is as well known for his victories inside the Octagon as he is for the trademark hat he sports on his walks out to it. Formerly a bull rider prior to beginning his career in MMA, Cerrone holds wins in 10 of his last 15 professional bouts and has displayed an affinity for finishing fights on the ground, with 14 of his 21 career wins coming via submission.

Chuck Liddell

  • Nickname: The Iceman
  • Current Record: 21-8-0
  • From: Santa Barbara, CA, USA
  • Fights Out Of: Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Age: 44
  • Height: 6’2” (187 cm)
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
  • Strengths: Excellent Striker,
  • Well-Rounded Grappler
  • The epitome of a UFC “Hall of famer”, Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell utilised his seek-and-destroy style of stand-up to rack up the second most career knockouts in UFC history, behind only Anderson Silva. Liddell held the Light Heavyweight title from April 2005 to May 2007 and is largely considered to be the top fighter of all time for his weight class. He also boasts one of the most memorable knockout celebrations in UFC history.

Minotauro Nogueira

  • Nickname: Minotauro
  • Current Record: 34-8-1, 1NC
  • From: Bahia, Brazil
  • Fights Out Of: Gardena, CA, USA
  • Age: 37
  • Height: 6’3” (190 cm)
  • Weight: 240 lbs (109 kg)
  • Strengths: Stamina,
  • Great Jiu-Jitsu and Boxing Skills
  • Truly one of MMA’s living legends, Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira has the distinction of being the only fighter in history to have won both the UFC and PRIDE Heavyweight belts. Throughout his storied career, Minotauro has racked up wins over the top talent in his division while earning himself a reputation as a fan favourite thanks to incredible displays of toughness and amazing comeback victories.

Demetrious Johnson

  • Nickname: Mighty Mouse
  • Current Record: 19-2-1
  • From: Madisonville, KY, USA
  • Fights Out Of: Seoul, South Korea
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5’3” (160 cm)
  • Weight: 125 lbs (56 kg)
  • Strengths: Speed,
  • Conditioning and Technique
  • When looking at the UFC’s Flyweight division, the first name that should come to mind is Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. Not only is the Kentucky native widely recognised as one of the quickest fighters on the planet, but after becoming the division’s inaugural champion in 2012, the belt has never left his waist. Currently on a six-fight undefeated streak, Mighty Mouse defended his title three times in 2013, and seems to only be improving with every bout.

Erik Perez

  • Nickname: Goyito
  • Current Record: 13-5-0
  • From: Monterray, Mexico
  • Fights Out Of: Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 5’8” (172 cm)
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61 kg)
  • Strengths: Striking
  • A striker at his core, Erik “Goyito” Perez holds the distinction of recording the fastest knockout in UFC/WEC Bantamweight history when he KOed Ken Stone in 17 seconds at UFC 150 in 2012. Prior to dropping a tight split decision to Takeya Mizugaki in 2013, Perez was riding an impressive eight fight win-streak which he’ll be looking to start up again as soon as possible.

EA Sports UFC is set to enter the octagon for Xbox One and PS4 in spring 2014.

[Via EA Sports]




 
 

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Comment #1 by DeadlySinz86
Monday, January 27, 2014 @ 05:29:40 PM
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Fuck screenshots, I wanna see some actual gameplay.


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Comment #2 by STONE DEVIL
Monday, January 27, 2014 @ 05:34:08 PM
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It's EA...'nuff said.


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Comment #4 by uss
Monday, January 27, 2014 @ 07:13:14 PM
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Looks really good cant wait


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Comment #5 by DStyles
Monday, January 27, 2014 @ 07:39:49 PM
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I sas expecting nba live 14 graphics but these screenshots look good. Not an UFC fan but will be picking this game up.


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Comment #6 by Dirty130
Monday, January 27, 2014 @ 09:41:04 PM
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Hoping it plays more like UFC games than EA MMA which was a bit shit. Looking forward to it regardless.


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Comment #7 by oCYBERPUNKo
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 @ 02:54:23 AM
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Real gameplay please. Impressed so far. I like the roster, keep em coming.


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Comment #8 by plum
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 @ 06:57:41 AM
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@6 same here. If they keep it the same way with some tweaks will be amazing but if like ea mma will be terrible. ea mma was just sooo bad


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Comment #9 by Hurricane Of 87
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 @ 12:07:34 PM
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Lol will Mike Easton even be employed by ZUFFA when this comes out?
All those muscles and fuck all power.


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Comment #10 by n8ryder
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 @ 08:50:40 PM
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These player models have been hit or miss.

The good: Liddell, DJ, Phillipou
The bad: Jon Jones, Sonnen, Big Nog (good model as a much younger lad though)
The ugly: Rashad Evans, GSP (Frank Trigg?)

By the way, 2 more have been revealed since this article: Cung Le (Middleweight) and Joe Lauzon (LW)


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Comment #11 by n8ryder
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 @ 08:57:36 PM
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So far:
Heavyweight: Minotauro Nogueira

Light HW: Jone Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Chael Sonnen, Forrest Griffin, Chuck Liddell

Middleweight: Costas Philippou, Cung Le

Welterweight: Georges St-Pierre

Lightweight: Donald Cerrone, Joe Lauzon

Featherweight: "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung

Bantamweight: Erik Perez, Mike Easton

Flyweight: Demetrious Johnson

Women's Bantamweight: Ronda Rousey and Meisha Tate confirmed but no models made available yet.

Yea I'm pretty stoked for this. Two of my main passions: MMA and games. Thats why I made this lol


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