UFC on Fuel TV: Muñoz vs. Weidman

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UFC on Fuel TV: Muñoz vs. Weidman
UFC on Fuel TV, Munoz vs. Weidman (POSTER).jpg
The poster for UFC on Fuel TV: Muñoz vs. Weidman.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateJuly 11, 2012
VenueHP Pavilion
CitySan Jose, California
Total gate$163,495[1]
Estimated viewers211,000[2]
Event chronology
UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II UFC on Fuel TV: Muñoz vs. Weidman UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao

UFC on Fuel TV: Muñoz vs. Weidman (also known as UFC on Fuel TV 4) was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The event took place on July 11, 2012 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.


Paul Taylor was expected to face Anthony Njokuani at the event. However, Taylor was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by Rafael dos Anjos.[3]

Jon Fitch was expected to face Aaron Simpson at the event. However, Fitch was forced out of the bout, citing a knee injury and replaced by Kenny Robertson.[4]

Brandon Vera was expected to face James Te-Huna at the event. However, Vera was pulled from the bout with Te-Huna and was tabbed to face Mauricio Rua at UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera.[5] While Te-Huna faced returning veteran Joey Beltran.[6]


Main Card (Fuel TV)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Chris Weidman def. Mark Muñoz TKO (elbow and punches) 2 1:37
Light Heavyweight James Te Huna def. Joey Beltran Decision (unanimous) (30–26, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Aaron Simpson def. Kenny Robertson Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Francis Carmont def. Karlos Vemola Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 1:39
Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw def. Vaughan Lee Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:33
Lightweight Rafael dos Anjos def. Anthony Njokuani Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Bantamweight Alex Caceres def. Damacio Page Submission (triangle choke) 2 1:27
Flyweight Chris Cariaso def. Josh Ferguson Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Middleweight Andrew Craig def. Rafael Natal KO (head kick) 2 4:52
Welterweight Marcelo Guimarães def. Dan Stittgen Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Raphael Assunção def. Issei Tamura TKO (punches) 2 0:25

Bonus Awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $40,000 bonuses. [7]

  • Fight of the Night: James Te-Huna vs. Joey Beltran
  • Knockout of the Night: Chris Weidman
  • Submission of the Night: Alex Caceres

Reported Payout[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the California State Athletic Commission. It does not include sponsor money and also does not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses.[8]

  • Chris Weidman: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus) def. Mark Muñoz: $42,000
  • James Te-Huna: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus) def. Joey Beltran: $15,000
  • Aaron Simpson: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus) def. Kenny Robertson: $8,000
  • Francis Carmont: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Karlos Vemola: $14,000
  • T.J. Dillashaw: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Vaughan Lee: $8,000
  • Rafael dos Anjos: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus) def. Anthony Njokuani: $14,000
  • Alex Caceres: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Damacio Page: $11,000
  • Chris Cariaso: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Josh Ferguson: $8,000
  • Andrew Craig: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Rafael Natal: $12,000
  • Marcelo Guimarães: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. Dan Stittgen: $6,000
  • Raphael Assunção : $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus) def. Issei Tamura: $8,000

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "UFC on FUEL TV 4 draws reported 4,250 attendance for $163,495 live gate". mmajunkie.com. July 11, 2012.
  2. ^ "TV Ratings Hit a Solid Number for UFC on Fuel TV 4". MMAWeekly.com. Retrieved August 13, 2012.
  3. ^ "Anthony Njokuani vs Rafael dos Anjos fight planned for UFC on FUEL TV 4 with Paul Taylor hurt". MMAmania.com. Retrieved May 22, 2012.
  4. ^ "With Jon Fitch out, Aaron Simpson draws Kenny Robertson at UFC on FUEL TV 4". MMAJunkie.com. Retrieved June 5, 2012.
  5. ^ "New UFC on FOX 4 main event announced: Shogun Rua vs Brandon Vera". MMAmania.com. Retrieved June 6, 2012.
  6. ^ "Joey Beltran returns to octagon, faces James Te Huna at UFC on FUEL TV 4". MMAJunkie.com. Retrieved June 11, 2012.
  7. ^ "UFC on FUEL TV 4 bonuses: Weidman, Te Huna, Beltran, Caceres each earn $40,000". MMAjunkie.com. July 11, 2012. Archived from the original on December 16, 2012.
  8. ^ "UFC on FUEL TV 4 salaries: Simpson, Weidman, Muñoz top payroll". MMAjunkie.com. July 12, 2012.

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