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  • a month ago
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The UFC has signed one of the top fighters at 135 lbs. While the signings of Thomas Almeida and Scott Askham made big news last week, the UFC has also recently picked up one of the best women's bantamweight talents in the world today. Undefeated Invicta FC champion Lauren Murphy has been signed to take on former UFC title challenger Sara McMann at UFC Fight Night Bangor. The UFC made the fight official on Thursday. Murphy had been quietly campaigning for her release from her Invicta contract, to read news >>

  • a month ago
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It didn't take long for Legacy FC bantamweight champion Thomas Almeida to get his UFC call-up. Bloody Elbow has profiled Thomas Almeida multiple times just within the past few months, and for good reason. The Chute Boxe talent has an astonishing 100% finish rate and a 17-0 record, with his 17th win coming last Friday at Legacy FC against Caio Machado for the promotion's bantamweight title. Not even a week after the 22-year-old scored his latest knockout win, the UFC came calling. MMA Fighting's read news >>

  • a month ago
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Thomas De Almeida, the top bantamweight prospect in MMA and one of the brightest up-and-comers in the entire sport, signed with the UFC on Tuesday, according to reports. The news originally broke via Brazilian site MMA Premium (translation h/t Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting.com). The signing comes on the heels of Almeida's June 20 win over Caio Machado in the Legacy Fighting Championship promotion. The win netted Almeida the LFC bantamweight belt, and now, it has apparently netted him a contract read news >>

  • a month ago
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Recently crowned Legacy Fighting Championships bantamweight king Thomas Almeida is taking his talents to the Octagon. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Thomas Almeida got what he wanted. The Chute Boxe bantamweight told MMAFighting.com last week that he wanted to knock Caio Machado out to win the Legacy FC 135-pound title and sign with the UFC, and that’s exactly what happened. According to sources close to the situation, he signed a deal with the UFC on Tuesday. MMA Premium first reported the news. Almeida stopped Machado with 33 seconds left in the first round to win the Legacy FC gold, improving to 17-0 in MMA with 17 finishes. He got past t read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Fearsome Brazilian prospect Thomas de Almeida moves to 17-0 with 17 finishes after this brutal body shot knockout won him the Legacy FC bantamweight title. You may have seen the name Thomas de Almeida pop up on your Bloody Elbow tab in recent weeks. That's because our own Patrick Wyman has profiled him as one of MMA's best prospects outside of the UFC/Bellator fold, and last night the 22-year-old Brazilian showed why he's considered a force to be reckoned with in the near future. Almeida moved t read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Thomas Almeida continued the perfect run to open his career, and was as dominant as ever to claim the bantamweight title at Legacy FC 32 on Friday. Check out the video highlights. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Seventeen men have gone up against Thomas Almeida, and not one has made it to the final bell. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Seventeen men have gone up against Thomas Almeida, and not one has made it to the final bell. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Bantamweight Thomas Almeida now boasts in incredible 15 first-round finishes following a stunning TKO of Caio Machado to claim Legacy FC’s vacant bantamweight belt.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Thomas Almeida headlines Legacy FC 32 tonight, where he hopes a bantamweight title victory gets him the call he’s been waiting for from the UFC.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

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