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  • 3 years ago
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A featherweight bout between Tachi Palace Fights champion Eddie Yagin and returning fighter Junior Assuncao is in the works for UFC 135. Assuncao's team announced his return overnight, and MMAWeekly.com identified Yagin as his opponent. MMAjunkie.com subsequently confirmed the planned matchup. UFC 135 takes place Sept. 24 at Denver's Pepsi Center. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The UFC on Wednesday night announced that two bouts planned for UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage have been scrapped, but confirmed a fight between Junior Assuncao and Eddie Yagin. Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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A featherweight bout is in the works for UFC 135 with Tachi Palace champion Eddie Yagin making his Octagon debut against the returning Junior Assuncao. Read More >> read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos recently told MMAjunkie he was hoping for a December return. It looks like he may get his wish.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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DENVER - Junior Dos Santos may have a bigger bone to pick with Alistair Overeem than with Cain Velasquez, but that will have to wait. Dos Santos, the UFC's heavyweight champion, is expected to next defend his title Dec. 29 at the promotion's year-end pay-per-view in Las Vegas. UFC President Dana White late Saturday confirmed the planned matchup following the post-event news conference for UFC 150 in Denver. While the UFC's traditional year-end show has not yet been announced, the heavy read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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With featherweights Manny Gamburyan and Diego Nunes each forced to bow out of a planned UFC 135 bout due to injuries, Junior Assuncao vs. Eddie Yagin is now official for the card. UFC brass today announced the change, which was previously reported by MMAjunkie.com. UFC 135 takes place Sept. 24 at Denver's Pepsi Center. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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The heavily anticipated UFC middleweight title fight between champ Chris Weidman and top contender Vitor Belfort that was supposed to take place next week appears to have a new home. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Ask and you shall receive ... just don't say you didn't hear it here, first. Two top-ranked Latino Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight standouts, Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez, will collide in the co-main event of UFC 188, which takes place inside Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico, on June 13, 2015. The world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion confirmed the fantastic 155-pound match up via Twitter.com earlier this afternoon. Melendez (ranked No. 4) is a former read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The UFC's return to Mexico just got a boost, as the promotion announced that the co-main event will be a long-awaited lightweight fight between former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez and former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. The news was announced by the UFC on Twitter: #UFC188 adds co-main event @GilbertMelendez vs @Ealvarezfight http://t.co/V9JT2WRrm9 pic.twitter.com/dujooi0XnZ — UFC News (@UFCNews) February 23, 2015 For hardcore MMA fans, this is a dream match between lightweight tale read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The UFC has announced a big co-main event between top ranked lightweights, as they've re-booked Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez. Weren't we supposed to see this fight already? Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez have been teased as a potential must-see booking for years. Back when the men were champions in competing MMA organizations (Alvarez in Bellator and Melendez in Strikeforce) getting the two in the same cage seemed like something of a lost superfight. Time and Zuffa make all MMA fights read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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A UFC 188 co-main event bout between Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez led several announcements for the Mexico City fight card on Monday. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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A trio of new fights have been added to the UFC's sophomore visit to Mexico City, highlighted by a sizzling co-main event bout between lightweight rivals Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez. The UFC confirmed the bout on Monday following an initial report by Mexican outlet Indiscutido. As former respective champions of Strikeforce and Bellator, Alvarez (25-4) and Melendez (22-4) have been angling for a fight for several years, dating back to the infancy of Bellator and former CEO Bjorn Rebney's d read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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After an earlier announcement about the event’s championship headliner, UFC 188 now has an intriguing co-headliner. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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The heavily anticipated UFC middleweight title fight between champ Chris Weidman and top contender Vitor Belfort that was supposed to take place next week appears to have a new home. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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