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Lookout for the little guys ... UFC on FOX 13, which will emanate from U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Ariz., on Dec. 13, 2014, is, literally, a top-heavy mixed martial arts (MMA) event with three marquee Heavyweight match ups pegged for main card action. There's just enough room for a talented pair of top-ranked Flyweight contenders, though, as @UFCEspanol announced tonight that Jussier Formiga (No. 4) will collide with former 125-pound title challenger, John Moraga (No. 5). Formiga is in the m read news >>

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John Moraga will look for his second straight win when he squares off against Jussier Formiga in a flyweight contest at UFC on FOX 13 on Dec. 13 in Phoenix, according to UFC officials Monday. Moraga (15-3) defeated Justin Scoggins via submission (guillotine choke) in his last trip to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 50 earlier this month. The 30-year-old has won three of his past five fights. Formiga (17-3) has won two straight fights, and three of five overall. He defeated Zach Mackovsky via unan read news >>

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UFC flyweight Jussier Formiga is interested in a rematch against ‘Unclecreepy’ Ian McCall. Jussier Formiga holds three losses in his career, yet there is one in particular that he is "bitter" about and interested in avenging: his first professional loss to Ian McCall. "I will fight whoever they want, but I'm still bitter about my loss to McCall," Formiga told MMAFighting.com. "I fought him three years ago, it was a tough fight, and he ended up defeating me. I wasn't so physically strong by that read news >>

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Jussier Formiga won an important fight against Zach Makovsky, scoring back-to-back for the first time under the UFC banner, but he wouldn’t call it the best win of his MMA career. The Nova Uniao flyweight, who defeated the former Bellator bantamweight champion via unanimous decision at the UFC Fight Night 47 card in Bangor, Maine, on Aug. 16, was disappointed with his third round against Makovsky. "I’m not totally happy with my performance because of the last round. I knew that was his strongest read news >>

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Check out the “Fight Motion” super-slow-motion highlights, including Jussier Formiga’s slick work from the back, from this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 47 event.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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With the UFC flyweight division desperate for fresh title contenders, Jussier da Silva is heating up at just the right time. read news >>

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When it was announced that Chris Cariaso would be getting the next title shot in the flyweight division, many were surprised—and rightfully so. There were several fighters close to a title shot who were to fight soon, including John Lineker and both Jussier Formiga and Zach Makovsky, who faced off Saturday night. For the first two rounds of their fight, Formiga exhibited control on the ground, taking Makovsky's back several times and attempting a rear-naked choke in the second round. The third r read news >>

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BANGOR, Maine – It was a valiant effort from Zach Makovsky in the third round. It was also too little, too late.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Jussier da Silva made Zach Makovsky play his game. read news >>

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And a win in "The Pine Tree State" could lead to a shot at the 125-pound title. Top UFC flyweight Zach Makovsky pushed back his interview time a few hours due to some fight week obligations ahead of tonight's (Aug. 16, 2014) UFC Fight Night 47 match-up against Jussier Formiga, his third fight for the promotion. He's usually always around when he says he'll be, so once he was on the phone I jokingly told him that he was big timing me. "No," scoffed Makovsky. "I don't know," I say, continuing to t read news >>

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Jussier Formiga was the number one flyweight in the world in the past, and he wants to be at the top again. The Nova Uniao fighter, a former world champion at Shooto, is set to collide with Zack Makovsky at the UFC Fight Night 47 card in Bangor, Maine, on Aug. 16, and he’s glad to be facing a former champion inside the Octagon. "He’s a former bantamweight champion a Bellator. He was always too small for 135, and he became stronger and batter at flyweight," Formiga told MMAFighting.com. "I expect read news >>

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