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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 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 >>

  • 5 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to Brazil for UFC Fight Night 62, headlined by a bantamweight showdown pitting Urijah Faber opposite fellow division top contender Raphael Assuncao, streaming live on FOX Sports 1, as well as the promotion's new "Fight Pass" digital network. Event: UFC Fight Night 62: "Faber vs. Assuncao"Date: Sat., March 21, 2015 on FOX Sports 1 & UFC Fight PassLocation: Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will eliminate one longtime contender from the 135-pound title chase when Urijah Faber heads into hostile territory to face off against Raphael Assuncao in the UFC Fight Night 62 main event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Globo (via MMA Fighting) reports that verbal agreements are in place for the bantamweight showdown. Faber (32-7) has yet to lose a non-championship fight inside the Octagon, compiling a read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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The UFC’s March return to Rio de Janeiro appears to have its headliner in place with a reported bantamweight contenders bout between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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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 >>

  • 6 days ago
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Familiar foes will rematch at bantamweight, as Brazil's Raphael Assuncao seeks a title shot by getting past ex-UFC bantamweight title challenger and former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber. With UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw rematching Renan Barao in April, Brazilian contender Raphael Assuncao is now in a position where he needs to win one more fight to clinch a title shot. According to Globo, verbal agreements are in place for Assuncao to battle Urijah Faber in a five-round ma read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Sorry, Ireland. Conor McGregor earned his fifth straight win under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner by obliterating Dennis Siver in the main event of UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston, Mass (video highlights here). More importantly, "Notorious" earned himself the right to fight for the featherweight strap, as he'll finally get his chance to get his hands on division champion, Jose Aldo. Common sense would suggest to stage the bout in a stadium in Ireland, and capitalize on Conor's boom read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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A middleweight bout between “The Ultimate Fighter 19? winner Eddie Gordon and Chris Dempsey is in the works for UFC on FOX 15.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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It appears Hector Lombard has gotten the fight he wanted.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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