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  • 2 years ago
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According to Alan Belcher, the loss of UFC 153 opponent Vitor Belfort due to some recent card shuffling actually turned out to be a blessing in disguise. Belcher recently suffered a spinal fracture, so he won't remain on the Brazilian card with a replacement opponent. Instead, officials announced a light-heavyweight rematch between Phil Davis and Wagner Prado originally targeted for UFC on FX 5 will now be part of UFC 153. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Less than 24 hours after his opponent, Vitor Belfort, bolted for a title shot against Jon Jones, Alan Belcher revealed that he is off the UFC 153 fight card due to a spinal fracture. read news >>

  • a year ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - There was nothing indecisive about the second meeting of Phil Davis and Wagner Prado. Davis dominated his excitable opponent on the mat before securing a submission in the second round. The light heavyweight bout was part of the main card of Saturday's UFC 153 event at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • a year ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - As far as Wagner Prado is concerned, his rematch against Phil Davis is just business as usual. The two light heavyweights met in August at UFC on FOX 4, but their bout was over in less than 90 seconds when Davis caught Prado with an accidental eye poke that resulted in an unfortunate no contest. But Saturday at UFC 153, Davis and Prado get to play things back, and Prado, for one, is excited about the opportunity to make his debut - again. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Following a strange ending in their first fight after an accidental eye poke, Phil Davis wanted to leave no doubts in his rematch with Wagner Prado at UFC 153. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The full lineup, including a five-fight main card, is now set for October's UFC 153 event in Brazil. The event takes Oct. 13 at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. A featherweight title fight between champion Jose Aldo and Erik Koch tops the main card, which airs on pay-per-view. Following the recent loss of a fight between Vitor Belfort and Alan Belcher, a recent addition of light heavyweights Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado has joined the main card. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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It looks like Phil Davis and Wagner Prado will be settling their unfinished business at UFC 153. read news >>

  • a day ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Glover Teixeira co-headlines UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25, and he decided to change a few things for this training camp. Teixeira had his 20-fight win streak snapped by UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in his last appearance inside the Octagon in April, and he realized he made the wrong decision in his camp for "Bones." "I lost the fight, and as soon as I got out (of the Octagon) I knew I had to change a few things in my camp," Teixeira said during a me read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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A look at the October 25th PPV in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, site of UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II. The UFC's sole PPV in Brazil this year is a repeat of their January 2012 trip to Rio de Janeiro, which saw featherweight champion Jose Aldo fight Chad Mendes in the main event. Aldo memorably won by 1st round knee KO, then ran into the stands where he was mobbed by his adoring home fans. It's a "take 2" for the UFC in trying to set up the rematch, which was axed earlier this year when Aldo pulled out w read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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The UFC’s return to Rio de Janeiro has another fight on the lineup. A featherweight bout between Felipe Arantes and Andre Fili is the latest addition to UFC 179.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC started to build its pay-per-view card in Brazil in October. The promotion, which started to sell tickets after announcing featherweight title fight Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes as the main event and light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis as co-headliners, announced Tuesday a flyweight bout featuring Wilson Reis and Scott Jorgensen. UFC 179 takes place at the Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25. Reis (18-5) recently made a successful debut in the 125-pound d read news >>

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