Geronimo dos Santos will have to wait a little longer to make his UFC debut. read news >>
Following an injury to Geronimo Dos Santos that forced him out of UFC 153, Brazilian Gabriel Gonzaga is not expected to fight at the upcoming show in his home country. read news >>
Heavyweight Geronimo dos Santos has been forced out of next week's UFC 153 event in Rio de Janeiro.
UFC officials today announced the scratch but did not reveal the reason for his removal.
That leaves Gabriel Gonzaga without an opponent for
the card, but UFC officials did not announce whether a replacement
fighter would be sought on such short notice.
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Two Brazilian heavyweights recently got the call to square off on their home turf at UFC 153 in Brazil. Retweet this Share on Facebook
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Heavyweights Gabriel Gonzaga and Geronimo Dos Santos are likely headed to UFC 153.
MMAjunkie.com today confirmed with sources close to the event that verbal agreements are in place for the bout. Brazilian website Tatame first reported the pairing.
UFC 153 takes place Oct. 13 at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. The event's main card airs live on pay-per-view while preliminary-card fights air on FX.
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Geronimo dos Santos was to have made his Octagon debut against Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 153 but withdrew from the bout when pre-fight examinations revealed that the Brazilian heavyweight had hepatitis B. read news >>
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A heavyweight bout between Gabriel Gonzaga and Junior dos Santos has been added to the UFC’s debut event on Versus on March 21 at the Odeum Colorado in Broomfield, Colo., the promotion announced on Wednesday. read news >>
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Two years after signing a contract with the UFC, Geronimo dos Santos is no longer on the UFC roster. "Mondragon" signed with the promotion in 2012 to compete at the UFC 153 card in Rio de Janeiro against former title contender Gabriel Gonzaga, but he was removed from the card after his pre-fight medical exams indicated he had hepatitis B. Two years have passed and the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) won’t clear him to compete yet, so he asked to be released from his UFC contract. "I’m healed, t read news >>
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Will the fifteenth time be the charm? Alistair Overeem will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon when he faces Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50, which is scheduled for Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Ledyard, Conn., on Sept. 5, 2014. Overeem -- who is now 100-percent healthy -- recently returned to the win column at UFC 169 with a decision win over Frank Mir after suffering back-to-back losses to Antonio Silva and Travis Browne in 2013. He'll look to make it two straight wins when he faces read news >>
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Where is Geronimo dos Santos? The Brazilian heavyweight signed with the UFC in 2012, and was set to make his promotional debut at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, against former title contender Gabriel Gonzaga. Nine days before the bout, "Mondragon" was pulled from the card after his medical exams indicated he had hepatitis B. Almost two years later, dos Santos is still waiting for medical clearance to make his long awaited UFC debut. "There’s no timetable. We’re still waiting," dos Santos’ ma read news >>
Brazilian fighter Geronimo dos Santos has been forced off of the UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar fight card. read news >>