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A welterweight bout between Dhiego Lima (9-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Pawel Pawlak is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 56 event in Brazil. UFC officials today announced the bout. UFC Fight Night 56 takes place Nov. 8 at Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in (...) read news >>

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Brazilian welterweight Dhiego Lima will make his return to the Octagon against Polish prospect Pawel Pawlak at the UFC Fight Night 56 card in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8. The promotion officially announced the welterweight match-up on Wednesday. Lima (9-3), younger brother of Bellator 170-pound champion Douglas Lima, suffered a first-round knockout loss in a middleweight bout against Eddie Gordon at the TUF 19 Finale event in July. On the reality show, Lima defeated Adam Stroup (unanimous deci read news >>

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A bantamweight bout between Thomas Almeida and Tim Gorman is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 56 event in Brazil.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Thomas Almeida and Tim Gorman have verbally agreed to compete at UFC Fight Night 56 on Nov. 8 in Uberlandia, Brazil, according to UFC officials Thursday.Almeida, who is 17-0 in his career, will make his UFC debut in the bantamweight contest.Gorman (8-3) lost his UFC debut via unanimous decision against Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night at the TUF Nations Finale this past April.A light heavyweight contest between Mauricio Rua and Jimi Manuwa headlines the contest. read news >>

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Must be a Brazilian thing. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Mauricio Rua will return to the cage later this year when he faces Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night 56 (details), which takes place at Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8, 2014. And his family is not happy about it (via MMA Fighting): "My mother asks me ‘you really have to fight?'" Rua told TV show "Agora é Tarde" in Brazil on Wednesday, "and I say that's my job, mom." read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to Brazil for UFC Fight Night 56, headlined by a light heavyweight showdown pitting former 205-pound champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua opposite top British banger Jimi "Poster Boy" Manuwa, streaming live on FOX Sports 1, as well as the promotion's new "Fight Pass" digital network. Event: UFC Fight Night 56: "Shogun vs. Manuwa"Date: Sat., Nov. 8, 2014 on FOX Sports 1Location: Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves read news >>

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A light heavyweight matchup between Brazilian superstar Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and British slugger Jimi Manuwa will headline UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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A match up between top ten-ranked flyweights Ian McCall and John Lineker has been added to the UFC Fight Night 56 fight card scheduled for Nov. 8 in Uberlandia, Brazil. read news >>

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"Uncle Creepy" got (fat) jokes! Not long after Ian McCall revealed his severely-infected hand (see it), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced that "Uncle Creepy" would throw down against John Lineker in a Flyweight fracas. The two men are set to face off at UFC Fight Night 56, which takes place at Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8, 2014. Of course, McCall didn't hesitate to start the trash talk early, announcing via his Instagram account that he'd been bo read news >>

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UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil added a stellar flyweight bout that may very well have title implications. No. 3-ranked Ian McCall will meet No. 6-ranked John Lineker as both men seek to become the next challenger to Demetrious Johnson's title strap. The UFC announced the bout on Twitter on Thursday afternoon. After an 0-2-1 start to his UFC career, McCall has rebounded with two straight victories. He defeated Iliarde Santos at UFC 163, and beat Brad Pickett in July at UFC Fight Night 46. McCall ha read news >>

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Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Jimi Manuwa is being eyed for UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil.Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC is looking to make the light heavyweight contest on UFC Tonight. The potential matchup would put the No. 9- and No. 11-ranked contenders against one another in the evening's main event.Rua is 1-3 in his last four fights, and 3-5 ever since dropping the light heavyweight strap to Jon Jones in March of 2011. The one-time kingpin of the division has fallen on hard times, but a wi read news >>

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