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The UFC has found a new opponent for John Moraga. Moraga, who was initially expected to face Jussier Formiga at the UFC on FOX 13 card in Phoenix on Dec. 13, now meets UFC newcomer Willie Gates, sources told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday. Formiga was forced out of the bout with an injured knee. Gates (11-4) signs with the UFC fresh off an 83-second TKO victory over Hector Sandoval to earn the Tachi Palace Fights 125-pound title on Nov. 6. Gates has won five in a row in 2014 with five first-round fi read news >>

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UFC officials may have to put their scrambling hats on again. Streaking flyweight Jussier Formiga is reportedly injured and out of his Dec. 13 bout with John Moraga at UFC on Fox 13. The news was first reported Friday by John Morgan of MMAJunkie.com. The UFC has not officially confirmed the injury, nor was there immediate word on the nature of the injury, a recovery timetable for Formiga or a potential replacement opponent for Moraga. To keep the bout on the UFC on Fox 13 card, UFC matchmakers w read news >>

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Flyweight contender Jussier Formiga is out of his December meeting with John Moraga after suffering a knee injury. With just three weeks to go before fight night, a key preliminary card match-up at UFC on Fox 13 has been scrapped. Brazilian flyweight Jussier Formiga was forced to pull out of a bout with Arizona's John Moraga earlier this week. According to Nova Uniao's Andre Pederneiras (via MMA Fighting), a partial LCL tear is the reason why Formiga cannot compete in Phoenix, AZ. Formiga (17-3) read news >>

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John Moraga needs a new opponent for his UFC on FOX 13 bout after Brazilian flyweight Jussier Formiga has been forced out of the card with an injury. Formiga's head coach Andre Pederneiras told MMAFighting.com that the flyweight has suffered a knee injury, a partial LCL tear, and won’t be able to recover in time to compete for the Dec. 13 card. MMA Junkie first reported the news. Moraga (15-3), a former UFC title contender, enters UFC on FOX 13 coming off a submission victory over Justin Scoggin read news >>

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UFC flyweight John Moraga needs a new opponent on short notice, as Brazilian submission ace Jussier Formiga has been forced to withdraw from UFC on FOX 13.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO - Wilson Reis discusses his submission win over Scott Jorgensen at UFC 179, finally getting a UFC win in Brazil, his thoughts on Jorgensen missing weight, why he wants to fight the winner of John Moraga vs. Jussier Formiga, and much more. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Scott Jorgensen returned to the win column after a 1-5 run in the UFC with a win over Danny Martinez, but he hasn’t forgotten the last man who beat him. Speaking to the Brazilian media in Rio de Janeiro, Jorgensen talked about his desire to face Jussier Formiga one more time, his thoughts on the Brazilian MMA Commission process when he asked his controversial loss to be overturned to a no-contest, his upcoming fight with Wilson Reis at UFC 179 and much more. read news >>

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Top flyweights John Moraga and Jussier Formiga will square off at UFC on FOX 13 read news >>

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Two top 10 flyweights are set to face off at UFC on Fox 13 The UFC's next big Fox card is filling up fast. The promotion announced, today that top flyweights Jussier da Silva and John Moraga are set to face off on the Pheonix card this December. Formiga is coming off the back of a surprisingly dominant win over Zach Makovsky at UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux. The win was Formiga's second in a row, having bested Scott Jorgensen via a controversial submission stoppage back in March, and ceme read news >>

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A battle of Top 10 flyweights will go down at UFC on Fox 13, as John Moraga will square off with Jussier da Silva in Phoenix on Dec. 13. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A battle of Top 10 flyweights will go down at UFC on Fox 13, as John Moraga will square off with Jussier da Silva in Phoenix on Dec. 13. read news >>

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