Undefeated Brazilian 135-pounder Larissa Moreira Pacheco will make her UFC debut in her home country.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
It’s a Brazilian battle inside the Octagon, as Jungle Fight 135-pound champion Larissa Pacheco makes her UFC debut in September.
Initially expected to meet Valerie Letourneau at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia, Brazil, Jessica Andrade now meets Pacheco at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium. The undefeated prospect replaces injured Letourneau on Sept. 13. Pacheco confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com following a report from Combate.
Pacheco (10-0) makes her Octagon debut after three straight stoppage vic read news >>
Sergio Moraes has been forced out of another UFC card with an injury, and the promotion brought another TUF: Brazil alum to replace him in Brasilia.
Expected to face Santiago Ponzinibbio at the UFC Fight Night 51 card on Sept. 13 in Brazil, Moraes suffered another knee injury, and will be replaced by Wendell Oliveira. UFC officially announced the change Monday night.
Oliveira (24-7) competed at the third season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, but failed to enter the house after losing a close s read news >>
UFC newcomer Wendell Oliveira Marques has replaced injured Sergio Moraes at next month’s UFC Fight Night 51 eventFiled under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is sending Antonio Silva and Andrei Arlovski on a local media tour to help drum up interest for their upcoming UFC Fight Night 51 main event, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
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The 11-bout lineup for next month’s UFC Fight Night 51 event is complete, with a six-fight main card and five-bout preliminary lineup all airing on UFC Fight Pass.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
A bantamweight match-up between Iuri Alcantara and Russell Doane completes the UFC Fight Night 51 fight card slated for Sept. 13 in Brasilia, Brazil. read news >>
The last bout has been added to the upcoming UFC card in Brazil.
The UFC announced on Thursday that Iuri Alcantara and Russell Doane are set to collide in a bantamweight match-up at the UFC Fight Night 51 card at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium in Brasilia on Sept. 13. The lineup is complete with 11 match-ups.
Alcantara (31-5, 1 no-contest) looks to extend his win streak to 3-0 in 2014 after scoring a devastating 25-second TKO victory over Vaughan Lee in his last UFC appearance. Prior to that victor read news >>
A bantamweight matchup Brazilian veteran Iuri Alcantara and Hawaiian prospect Russell Doane has been added to the UFC Fight Night 51 lineup.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Gleison Tibau wanted a quick return to the Octagon, and he’s getting one.
Days after a unanimous decision victory over Pat Healy, the longtime UFC veteran is scheduled to co-headline the UFC Fight Night 51 card in Brasilia, Brazil, against Piotr Hallmann. UFC announced the match-up Tuesday.
Tibau (29-10) returned to the win column following a TKO loss to Michael Johnson in December, and Hallmann (15-2) gets back in action following a submission victory over Al Iaquinta in June.
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With Joe Riggs forced to withdraw from a planned UFC Fight Night 51 meeting with Paulo Thiago, Sean Spencer has agreed to step in and take his place.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>