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UFC 112: "Invincible" Almost Finalized

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With all of the Zuffa related programs taking place this month, I'd like to point out that UFC 112 is almost finalized.  There are 10 bouts officially announced on the UFC website, with one more bout likely to be added to make 11 fights on the card.  With all of the talk about Zuffa's tough start PPV wise(by their standards) in early 2010, I think UFC 112 will be the pivotal event for them.  UFC 111 is going to do very well PPV wise, as will UFC 113, 114, and 115(if it takes place in Canada).  Not to mention that Brock Lesnar will be returning possibly around UFC 116.  UFC 112 is a solid event, but it's not really mind blowing either as it features some great fighters of now and of yester year.  If this event can do respectable number(around 400K PPV buys) and keep the momentum from UFC 111 going, I think the company could reel off several huge shows this summer barring any setbacks from injuries to top fighters etc.(knock on wood).  It'll be interesting to see how the casual fan reacts to this card, as it'll be taking place overseas in Abu Dhabi.  In fact, it'll be the first ever outdoor event in the Zuffa era.  Let's take a look at the card after the jump.

-Anderson Silva vs. Demian Maia(UFC Middleweight Championship)

-BJ Penn vs. Frankie Edgar(UFC Lightweight Championship)

-Matt Hughes vs. Renzo Gracie

-Terry Etim vs. Raphael dos Anjos

-Kendall Grove vs. Mark Munoz

-Alexander Gustaffson vs. Phil Davis

-Paul Taylor vs. John Gunderson

-Nick Osipczak vs. Rick Story

-Damarques Johnson vs. Brad Blackburn

-Paul Kelly vs. Matt Veach

-Jon Madsen vs. Moustapha Al-Turk*

*Not officially announced by the UFC