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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 >>

  • 9 days ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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Herbert Burns believes he is earning his shot at a ONE FC belt. Next up, former champ Honorio Barbario. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns took on Leandro Lo in a submission-only jiu-jitsu match on Saturday as part of Copa Podio's most recent event. Despite having defeated Lo, a multiple-time world champion, three previous times, Lo got his revenge with a cross collar choke. Watch the entire match here. Be sure to read MMA Fighting's Guilherme Cruz's write-up from the event. LEANDRO LO VS GILBERT DURINHO - SPECIAL MATCH from Copa Podio on Vimeo. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Gilbert Burns’ return to the jiu-jitsu mats didn’t go as he expected. Fresh off a first-round submission victory over Christos Giagos at UFC 179, the Brazilian lightweight returned to Copa Podio on Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in a submission-only, no-time limit jiu-jitsu match against fellow BJJ world champion Leandro Lo. Burns, who was 3-0 against Lo in grappling competition, nearly secured a leglock, but Lo was able to survive. After 20 minutes of action, Lo tapped "Durinho" with read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Undefeated lightweight Gilbert Burns will take some time off MMA to get back to his jiu-jitsu roots. Fresh off a submission victory over Christos Giagos at UFC 179 in Brazil, "Durinho" will put on the gi to meet fellow jiu-jitsu world champion Leandro Lo at Copa Podio on Nov. 22 in Rio de Janeiro. But there’s a catch. Unlike Metamoris, where grapplers battle in 20-minute matches, Burns and Lo will grapple until one taps. It could be over in one minute or in one hour, and that’s what makes "Durin read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- UFC lightweight Gilbert Burns talks about his win over Christos Giagos on the preliminary card of UFC 179, transitioning from sport jiu-jitsu to MMA, competing in his home country of Brazil and more. Top kickboxer Tyrone Spong, Burns' teammate, adds his perspective on Burns and his win. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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On an evening filled with mediocre action, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes brought down the house at Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro in the main event of UFC 179. read news >>

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