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UFC Fight Night 62 in Brazil has a new co-main event, and Gilbert Burns has a new opponent.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Brazilian super prospect Gilbert Burns will remain on the card at UFC Fight Night 62 on March 21 and will do so against another up-and-comer in Alex Oliveira. Oliveira, who has never fought in the UFC, will step in to replace Josh Thomson, who announced his withdrawal from the lightweight contest earlier this week. Portuguese-language site PVT first reported news of the replacement, and MMAFighting.com has the translation. There has been no announcement on whether the bout will remain as the eve read news >>

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Josh Thomson has announced he is injured and will not be able to face Gilbert Burns as scheduled in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night 62, set to take place March 21 in Brazil. That's according to a report Thursday from Portuguese language website Lancenet.com.br and later translated by MMAJunkie.com. Thomson did not reveal the specific nature of his injury or offer a timetable for a potential return. The withdrawal is just another plot point on the trendline of Thomson's career, which has se read news >>

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The UFC has signed a Brazilian prospect to replace injured Josh Thomson at UFC Fight Night 62. Undefeated lightweight Gilbert Burns, who was scheduled to meet the former Strikeforce lightweight champion on March 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, now meets Alex Oliveira. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news following a report from PVT. There is no official word yet if Burns vs. Oliveira will be the co-main event. Alex Oliveira (10-1-1, 1 no-contest) is a 26-year-old welterweight prospect from Rio de Ja read news >>

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The oft-injured Josh Thomson has unfortunately been forced out of his UFC Fight Night co-main event slot due to injury. The March 21st UFC Fight Night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has taken multiple hits to its main card, and now UFC officials have to look for a replacement opponent for the co-main event. Veteran lightweight Josh Thomson has pulled out of his scheduled showdown with Brazil's Gilbert Burns, news confirmed by MMA Fighting after Lance first reported it. This card already lost its orig read news >>

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Gilbert Burns needs a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 62. Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson, who was set to meet Burns on March 21 at the Maracanazinho gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was forced out of the match-up with an undisclosed injury. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news following a report from Lance. The promotion is trying to find a new opponent for "Durinho" (9-0), who recently scored a first-round submission victory over Christos Giagos at UFC 179 in his lightw read news >>

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Two more interesting fights have been added to a UFC Fight Night card in Rio on March 21st. The March 21st UFC Fight Night 62 card in Rio de Janeiro was looking pretty great even with only a couple of fights announced. A battle of contenders on top, and some guaranteed violence in addition that. Well, you can add two more to that list and they're quite impressive too. The first bout is a bit odd, but represents a major step up in competition for one Brazilian fighter. Former Strikeforce champ an read news >>

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A lightweight clash between Josh Thomson and Gilbert Burns and a welterweight scrap pitting Erick Silva against Ben Saunders have been added to the UFC Fight Night bill slated for March 21. read news >>

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The UFC’s March return to Rio de Janeiro got a big boost to its lineup with with five new bouts, including the co-main event. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Five years later, they will meet again. Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao, who battled as featherweights at WEC 46 in 2010, will rematch, now as bantamweights, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 21. Combate first reported that the bout is agreed, but the contracts are yet to be signed. Faber (32-7), who submitted Assuncao with a rear-naked choke back in 2010, won back-to-back fights since losing a title fight to Renan Barao, tapping Alex Caceres and Franc read news >>

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Jadamba Narantungalag defeated Koji Oishi to become the One FC featherweight champion in August, and Friday’s One FC 23 event in Pasay City, Philippines, might set him next in line for a shot at the gold. Undefeated prospect Herbert Burns will clash with former champion Honorio Banario at One FC 23 on Dec. 5, and he heard from his manager that the promotion will give him a shot at the 145-pound title if he beats Banario on Friday. "My manager Chatri Sityodtong, founder of Evolve MMA, told me tha read news >>

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Herbert Burns is coming along quickly – quickly enough that he’s got title possibilities on the brain.Filed under: News read news >>

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ONE Fighting Championship announced Friday that all but one of the mixed martial artists competing on Friday have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: Warrior’s Way. read news >>

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Herbert Burns, however, was not as successful. 04 December 2014 - MANILA, Philippines: ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) announced today that all but one of the mixed martial artists competing tomorrow have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: WARRIOR'S WAY which takes place tomorrow evening at the state-of-the-art MOA Arena. Herbert Burns came in over the featherweight limit and his bout against Honorio Banario will now be a catchweight contest. Tickets for ONE FC: WARRIOR'S WAY on 5 December read news >>

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