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The 12-bout lineup is set for next month’s “UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs. Mir” event in Brazil.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Depends. Frank Mir has been asked to head south for the winter to headline the upcoming UFC Fight Night 61 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Sun., Feb. 22, 2015 on FOX Sports 1, which takes place inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. But despite four consecutive losses, Mir won't call this a do-or-die situation. That's because his performance will dictate his future, as a great fight -- even in defeat -- won't be enough to prompt him to retire. But if he gets cl read news >>

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A featherweight matchup between Mike De La Torre and Tiago Trator is the latest addition to next month’s UFC Fight Night 61 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans were slated to headline the UFC Fight Night 61 card in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on Feb. 22, but the bout was canceled after the Brazilian was forced to pull out with a knee injury. Teixeira, who suffered back-to-back decision losses to Phil Davis and UFC champion Jon Jones in his last fights in 2014, is still able to stay in shape, but can’t train everything. "I’m training, but my knee isn’t 100 percent," Teixeira told MMAFighting.com. "I feel a lot of pain when I t read news >>

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A Glover Teixeira knee injury has resulted in some shuffling and a new UFC Fight Night 61 main event. On Wednesday, MMAFighting.com reported that Teixeira has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Rashad Evans, which was expected to headline UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. To ease the blow to the event, the UFC decided to move a heavyweight matchup between Frank Mir and Antonio Silva up by six days to serve as the new main attraction. Mir and Silva were previously book read news >>

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The UFC Fight Night 61 main event between Glover Teixiera and Rashad Evans has been nixed, and will be replaced by Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva vs. Frank Mir. read news >>

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An injury to headliner Glover Teixeira reportedly has forced a change to the UFC Fight Night 61 main event. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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I see the injury bug is finally back from his holiday break. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight slugger Glover Teixeira has been injured and forced to withdraw from his Rashad Evans fight, scheduled for UFC Fight Night 61 on Feb. 22, 2015 inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. MMA Fighting brought word of the line up change on Wednesday. With just over a month until fight night, "Suga" will bow out of the FOX Sports 1 event and await further o read news >>

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The UFC’s February event in Brazil has had a pair of bantamweight bouts added to the card. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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A bantamweight matchup between Iuri Alcantara and Frankie Saenz is the latest addition to February’s “UFC Fight Night 61: Evans vs. Teixeira” event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Two new match-ups were added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night 61 card in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on Feb. 22, including the return of top ranked bantamweight Iuri Alcantara. Coming off three straight wins inside the Octagon, Alcantara is set to face Frankie Saenz. Combate first reported the bout. "Marajo" (32-5, 1 no-contest) gets back in action after going 3-0 in 2014. Since dropping a decision to Urijah Faber in 2013, the Brazilian bantamweight scored decision wins over Wilson Reis and Russell Doa read news >>

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After booking Michael Johnson for the UFC Fight Night 61 co-main event in February, UFC officials on Monday he has been largely inactive due to an arrest in April. read news >>

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A sizzling match-up between ranked lightweights is now on the books, as Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson have agreed to meet on Feb. 22 as co-main event of UFC Fight Night 61. The UFC announced the bout on Sunday. Barboza (15-2), the No. 6 lightweight on the UFC's media generated rankings, rides into the contest fresh from the biggest win of his career, a unanimous decision over Bobby Green this past November. The 28-year-old Brazilian possesses ferocious kicks and extensive Muay Thai experienc read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has booked an electric lightweight co-main event for its upcoming UFC Fight Night 61: "Evans vs. Teixeira" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, scheduled for Feb. 22, 2015 inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson. Barboza (15-2) is 5-1 over the last two years and re-entered the 155-pound title chase with a convincing unanimous decision win over Strikeforce import Bobby Green just last read news >>

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