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Rafael Cavalcante is injured, and as a result, Ovince Saint Preux has a new opponent for November’s UFC Fight Night 56 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Ovince Saint Preux has a new opponent for his next UFC bout. The UFC announced that former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Rafael Cavalcante was pulled from his co-main event bout with OSP at the UFC Fight Night 56 card in Uberlandia, Brazil with an injury Friday, and will be replaced by Nova Uniao’s Francimar Barroso. There is no official word yet if Barroso vs. Preux will serve as the co-main event. Barroso (16-4), a former Shooto Brazil and WOCS 205-pound champion, defeated Ednaldo Oli read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing the UFC Fight Night 56 mixed martial arts (MMA) event to Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, on Nov. 8, 2014. "Shogun vs. Manuwa" will be headlined by a light heavyweight showdown pitting former 205-pound champion Mauricio Rua opposite top British banger Jimi Manuwa, streaming live on FOX Sports 1, as well as the promotion's new "Fight Pass" digital network. Here's a look at the UFC Fight Night 56 poster: Rua retu read news >>

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The fight card for UFC Fight Night 56, the organization’s November return to Brazil, has three new additions.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC officially announced the UFC Fight Night 56 card with a media day in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Tuesday, and added a new bout to the event. The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 winner Warlley Alves will return to the Octagon at the Nov. 8 fight card against Alan Jouban. Alves (7-0) became the TUF: Brazil 3 middleweight winner by choking out Marcio Alexandre Jr. with a guillotine in May, and now returns to his original weight class at 170 pounds. During the reality show, Alves defeated Wendell Oliv read news >>

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Riding a three-fight winning streak inside the Octagon, Caio Magalhaes is set to return to action in November. The Nova Uniao middleweight takes on Trevor Smith at the UFC Fight Night 56 card in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8, the promotion announced Friday. Magalhaes (8-1) enters the bout looking for his fought win in a row after stopping Karlos Vemola and Luke Zachrich, and also scoring a close decision victory over Nick Ring. Smith (12-5), who has bounced back and forth between wins and losses read news >>

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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 >>

  • 23 days ago
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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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