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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 >>

  • 2 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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After one full year away from competition, it appears Josh Koscheck is primed to make his return to the octagon.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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The UFC's 2nd attempt at a heavyweight title bout between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum is being made for June of next year. Lost in the shuffle of the UFC's delayed "big announcement" and not-so-big announcement of their 2015 schedule was the promotion's plans to re-book Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum for the heavyweight championship next summer. Dana White said in Monday's press conference that the originally scheduled UFC 180 main event in Mexico City "belongs in Mexico" and "That's read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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In just over two months, former lightweight champion Benson Henderson returns to the Octagon to face former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at UFC Fight Night 59. Henderson last fought in August, when he suffered his first career knockout loss in brutal fashion at the hands of Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez is also coming off a loss. His last fight was his UFC debut, in which he dropped a unanimous decision to perennial contender Donald Cerrone. Both fighters will be looking to get back o read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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A featherweight bout between Rony Jason and Tom Niinimaki is in the works for December’s UFC Fight Night 58 lineup.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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A featherweight matchup pitting Rony Mariano Bezerra against Tom Niinimaki is expected to be formally announced by Ultimate Fighting Championship today. read news >>

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