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Gilbert Burns is not very happy with "The Punk." Brazilian grappler Lucas Leite posted a photo on Instagram on Sunday night of a no-gi session, and Thomson was in it three days after pulling out his UFC Fight Night 62 contest with Burns. The former Strikeforce champion even posted a comment on the photo, calling it a "great training". "I was upset when I saw that photo of him training," Burns told MMAFighting.com. "It’s complicated, but I don’t blame him. Going to Brazil to get beat up in front read news >>

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Less than a week after it was announced that Josh Thomson would not fight at this month’s UFC Fight Night 62 event, his intended opponent wants to know why he’s well enough to train but not healthy enough to fight. “He had a lot to lose,” Gilbert (...) read news >>

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UFC Fight Night 62 in Brazil has a new co-main event, and Gilbert Burns has a new opponent.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Brazilian super prospect Gilbert Burns will remain on the card at UFC Fight Night 62 on March 21 and will do so against another up-and-comer in Alex Oliveira. Oliveira, who has never fought in the UFC, will step in to replace Josh Thomson, who announced his withdrawal from the lightweight contest earlier this week. Portuguese-language site PVT first reported news of the replacement, and MMAFighting.com has the translation. There has been no announcement on whether the bout will remain as the eve read news >>

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Josh Thomson has announced he is injured and will not be able to face Gilbert Burns as scheduled in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night 62, set to take place March 21 in Brazil. That's according to a report Thursday from Portuguese language website Lancenet.com.br and later translated by MMAJunkie.com. Thomson did not reveal the specific nature of his injury or offer a timetable for a potential return. The withdrawal is just another plot point on the trendline of Thomson's career, which has se read news >>

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The UFC has signed a Brazilian prospect to replace injured Josh Thomson at UFC Fight Night 62. Undefeated lightweight Gilbert Burns, who was scheduled to meet the former Strikeforce lightweight champion on March 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, now meets Alex Oliveira. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news following a report from PVT. There is no official word yet if Burns vs. Oliveira will be the co-main event. Alex Oliveira (10-1-1, 1 no-contest) is a 26-year-old welterweight prospect from Rio de Ja read news >>

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The oft-injured Josh Thomson has unfortunately been forced out of his UFC Fight Night co-main event slot due to injury. The March 21st UFC Fight Night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has taken multiple hits to its main card, and now UFC officials have to look for a replacement opponent for the co-main event. Veteran lightweight Josh Thomson has pulled out of his scheduled showdown with Brazil's Gilbert Burns, news confirmed by MMA Fighting after Lance first reported it. This card already lost its orig read news >>

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Gilbert Burns needs a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 62. Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson, who was set to meet Burns on March 21 at the Maracanazinho gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was forced out of the match-up with an undisclosed injury. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news following a report from Lance. The promotion is trying to find a new opponent for "Durinho" (9-0), who recently scored a first-round submission victory over Christos Giagos at UFC 179 in his lightw read news >>

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Ask and you shall receive ... just don't say you didn't hear it here, first. Two top-ranked Latino Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight standouts, Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez, will collide in the co-main event of UFC 188, which takes place inside Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico, on June 13, 2015. The world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion confirmed the fantastic 155-pound match up via Twitter.com earlier this afternoon. Melendez (ranked No. 4) is a former read news >>

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The UFC's return to Mexico just got a boost, as the promotion announced that the co-main event will be a long-awaited lightweight fight between former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez and former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. The news was announced by the UFC on Twitter: #UFC188 adds co-main event @GilbertMelendez vs @Ealvarezfight http://t.co/V9JT2WRrm9 pic.twitter.com/dujooi0XnZ — UFC News (@UFCNews) February 23, 2015 For hardcore MMA fans, this is a dream match between lightweight tale read news >>

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The UFC has announced a big co-main event between top ranked lightweights, as they've re-booked Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez. Weren't we supposed to see this fight already? Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez have been teased as a potential must-see booking for years. Back when the men were champions in competing MMA organizations (Alvarez in Bellator and Melendez in Strikeforce) getting the two in the same cage seemed like something of a lost superfight. Time and Zuffa make all MMA fights read news >>

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A UFC 188 co-main event bout between Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez led several announcements for the Mexico City fight card on Monday. read news >>

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A trio of new fights have been added to the UFC's sophomore visit to Mexico City, highlighted by a sizzling co-main event bout between lightweight rivals Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez. The UFC confirmed the bout on Monday following an initial report by Mexican outlet Indiscutido. As former respective champions of Strikeforce and Bellator, Alvarez (25-4) and Melendez (22-4) have been angling for a fight for several years, dating back to the infancy of Bellator and former CEO Bjorn Rebney's d read news >>

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After an earlier announcement about the event’s championship headliner, UFC 188 now has an intriguing co-headliner. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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