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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 >>

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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 >>

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If at first you don't succeed, try and try again. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is doing former Bellator MMA Lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez, no favors. Alvarez, who dropped his long-awaited Octagon debut to top-ranked division contender Donald Cerrone via unanimous decision at UFC 178 last month, will get a second chance to make a first impression against former 155-pound champion, Ben Henderson. Even though, sometimes, it's "good to lose." BostonHerald.com broke the good news earlie read news >>

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The UFC's brass obviously has no plans of easing former Bellator MMA champ Eddie Alvarez into the mix in its stacked lightweight division. Roughly a month after watching him drop his promotional debut in a barn-burner against Donald Cerrone, the UFC announced that Alvarez will face former UFC lightweight kingpin Benson Henderson in his next fight. The 10th-ranked Alvarez will lock horns with the fifth-ranked Henderson in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston on Jan. 18. The night's m read news >>

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Benson Henderson and Eddie Alvarez will meet at UFC Fight Night Boston on Jan. 18 card, officials confirmed on Wednesday. read news >>

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Benson Henderson has been slated to face Eddie Alvarez in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 59 at TD Garden on Jan. 18 in Boston, Mass, according to UFC officials Wednesday. Henderson (21-4) is coming off the first TKO loss of his career. He suffered a TKO loss in the first round against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 49 this past August. He has won three of his past five fights. Alvarez (25-4) will try to bounce back from a loss as well. He lost via unanimous decision to Donald Cerrone read news >>

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Former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Ben Henderson meets former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in a January 18th co-main event. It's been an extremely busy day filled with UFC fight announcements, and this latest one should generate plenty of buzz among MMA fans. Two top lightweights coming off difficult defeats will square off in the co-main event of the January 18th UFC Fight Night in Boston, as Ben Henderson takes on Eddie Alvarez. The Boston Herald confirmed the match-up earl read news >>

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