Roger Huerta Rumored To Return At UFC 87

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Updated: April 4, 2008
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According to MMAmadness, UFC lightweight contender Roger “El Matador” Huerta is likely to return to fighting at UFC 87 on August 7 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Huerta announced after his fight with Clay Guida at The Ultimate Fighter 6 Finale, that he will take some time off from fighting to finish school.

MMAmadness’ own Ryan McKinnell has learned exclusively from a very reliable source, that UFC Lightweight superstar Roger Huerta will be making his Octagon return in Minneapolis on the UFC’s August card. An opponent has yet to be announced. Let the speculation begin…

8 Comments

  1. Thomas

    April 3, 2008 at 11:07 pm

    I wondered what had happened to him. He was fighting more frequently than anyone and then nothing. I like to watch him. He pushes a furious pace.

  2. erik

    April 4, 2008 at 12:42 am

    i have a ton of respect for Roger Huerta…not only is he a badass but he actually gives back and he's doing the smart thing by having a backup plan after he's retired from the UFC

  3. MMA Fighter X

    April 4, 2008 at 1:13 am

    After his epic battle against guid I will always be a fan of and do everything I can to watch him fight

  4. CagE

    April 4, 2008 at 2:37 am

    Lets here your prediction: Roger Huerta vs. Kenny Florian, who wins?

  5. erik

    April 4, 2008 at 2:43 am

    I cant say that Kenny Florian would do all that well against Roger Huerta…i think Roger's style is just too aggressive for Florian to handle…It would be a good fight i think but i believe that Huerta would knock him out in the middle of the 3rd

  6. roy

    April 4, 2008 at 2:57 am

    its a tuff one to call, i am starting not to like kenflo but he is good, huerta showed alot of heart in the guida fight but i think ken will take it in a tuff battle.

  7. kom34

    April 4, 2008 at 4:06 am

    i'm starting to think kenflo will always be an underdog. i think its because we have seen him look very weak in the past and can't get it out of our head when he got dominated by diego sanchez.

    i would think kenflo is in line to fight the winner of penn/sherk because who else is there as a #1 contender? but if he does get his fight against huerta i'm going to have to take kenflo.

  8. Rhiana

    April 4, 2008 at 5:55 am

    I'm glad to see something about Huerta- I am a new yet die-hard UFC fan and Roger was the first fighter I had a liking for. He always thanks God before he thanks anyone else after winning a fight and that shows he has heart.

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