Former UFC champion Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie will compete once again - this time it is in a grappling match at ADCC 2015.
After meeting in the UFC octagon several years ago, Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie will collide once again in a grappling contest at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) Submission Wrestling World Championships next year.
"It's a done deal," Gracie told MMAFighting.com. "Matt asked to compete again at the ADCC and they offered me this wonderful fight. I wasn't expecting for thi more
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Two MMA legends are set to collide once again, but they will do it outside of the Octagon.
Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie, who fought at the UFC 112 card in Abu Dhabi in 2010, will battle in a superfight at ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship’s next edition, scheduled for September 2015 in Manaus, Brazil.
"It’s a done deal," Gracie told MMAFighting.com. "Matt asked to compete again at the ADCC and they offered me this wonderful fight. I wasn’t expecting for this, but I immediately accepte more
Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie first fought at UFC 112 in 2010. Five years later, they will meet again – this time in a different combat arena. more
Demian Maia will return to the Octagon next month.
Maia will square off against Mike Pyle in a welterweight contest at UFC Fight Night 49 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Aug. 23, according to UFC officials Tuesday night.
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist has won three of his past five fights, including a unanimous decision win over Alexander Yakovlev at TUF: Brazil 3 on May 31.
Pyle has won four of his past five fights, including a third-round TKO of T.J. Waldburger at UFC 170 on Feb. 22.
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