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Fertitta: Couture-Nogueira, Penn-Florian in August

Randy Couture vs Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and BJ Penn vs. Kenny Florian are among the big fights in the works for August, says UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta.

Fertitta fielded questions from fans on the Underground Forum and hinted at the heavyweight fight for UFC 102, scheduled for the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon.

"Looks like Portland's favorite son in a megafight with a Brazilian legend who spent [most of] his career in Japan," Fertitta wrote, referring to Couture vs. Nogueira.

Fertitta also said he's working on Penn vs. Kenny Florian at UFC 101 on August 8 in Philadelphia, but "not quite done yet!"

As for his comment on the Greasegate controversy between Penn and Georges St-Pierre, Fertitta said, "I just want greasegate to be over! I love both guys and they have a dispute period. No disrespect to anyone but it needs to be over!"