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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 >>

  • 4 hours 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 >>

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But "Cigano" has a special request... Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Junior dos Santos looks close to making his Octagon return, according to a report from UFC Tonight, which puts the Brazilian bomber into a 265-pound showdown against promising division up-and-comer Stipe Miocic. When and where? The upcoming UFC on FOX 13 mixed martial arts (MMA) event scheduled for Dec. 13, 2014, inside U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. But there's a stipulation from read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Johny Hendricks is "about 85 percent" healthy following bicep surgery last spring, and "Bigg Rigg" is expected to put his 170-pound title on the line in a rematch against Robbie Lawler in February 2015. Not because he can't fight sooner, but rather because UFC already has a full schedule. That's according to his manager Ted Ehrhardt (via ESPN.com): "I know everyone would have loved January, but it doesn't look like that's going to work ou read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Jimi Manuwa is being eyed for UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil.Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC is looking to make the light heavyweight contest on UFC Tonight. The potential matchup would put the No. 9- and No. 11-ranked contenders against one another in the evening's main event.Rua is 1-3 in his last four fights, and 3-5 ever since dropping the light heavyweight strap to Jon Jones in March of 2011. The one-time kingpin of the division has fallen on hard times, but a wi read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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It's time to put up or shut up for two struggling UFC Light Heavyweight veterans. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua appears ready to return to the Octagon after suffering a devastating broken nose (see pic here) in his most recent rematch against Dan Henderson at UFC Fight Night 38 back in March 2014. And he'll likely do it against Jimi Manuwa, according to FOXSports.com, at UFC Fight Night 56, which takes place at Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8, 2014. Prior to the Henders read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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A middleweight match-up between division standouts Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold is being targeted by the UFC, according to a report on Wednesday afternoon. read news >>

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