Despite being the first UFC event since February without a championship fight, UFC 130 still features several exciting, high-quality matchups with title implications. Headlining the night will be a bout between fan-favorite, former light-heavyweight champ Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and the streaking Matt Hamill.
Also on the card, former heavyweight champ Frank Mir will face off against season 10 TUF winner Roy "Big Country" Nelson, welterweight Thiago Alves will look to end Rick Story's five-fight win streak, former Senkogu middleweight champ Jorge Santiago will make his UFC debut against Brian Stann, and high-powered heavyweight Travis Browne clashes with the always entertaining Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve.
UFC 130: Jackson vs. Hamill will be held May 28, at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Light Heavyweight bout: #4 LHW Quinton Jackson vs. #17 LHW Matt Hamill
Heavyweight bout: #8 HW Frank Mir vs. #12 HW Roy Nelson
Welterweight bout: #4 WW Thiago Alves vs. #23 WW Rick Story
Heavyweight bout: #21 HW Stefan Struve vs. #23 HW Travis Browne
Middleweight bout: #14 MW Brian Stann vs. #8 MW Jorge Santiago
Preliminary card (to be broadcast live on SPIKE):
Bantamweight bout: #5 BW Miguel Torres vs. #9 BW Demetrious Johnson
Middleweight bout: Kendall Grove vs. Tim Boetsch
Preliminary card (to be streamed on Facebook):
Lightweight bout: #25 LW Gleison Tibau vs. Rafaello Oliveira
Bantamweight bout: #14 BW Michael McDonald vs. Chris Cariaso
Bantamweight bout: #15 BW Renan Barão vs. Cole Escovedo
All rankings via USA Today/SB Nation