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BRASILIA, Brazil – Sean Spencer handled Paulo Thiago for another win under the UFC banner, but he wasn’t expecting the fight to go three rounds. Following his unanimous decision victory over the Brazilian veteran at UFC Fight Night 31 on Sept. 13, Spencer spoke to MMAFighting.com about his victory, knocking Thiago down early in the fight, the experience of fighting again in Brazil and what’s next for him in the UFC. read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – It might have taken Sean Spencer just a few seconds to put Paulo Thiago down, but it took the full 15 minutes for him to claim the win. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The way Paulo Thiago looks at his fight tonight, he needs to get going again. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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After hitting a severe downturn in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career, Paulo Thiago will look to make good on what will undoubtedly be his last chance to get back into UFC's win column. Paulo Thiago is no stranger to high-pressure situations. Not only has he made a name for himself as professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, but he has also worked for years as a special ops police officer in Brazil, taking visits to some of the most notorious impoverished communities (a.k.a. favelas) in t read news >>

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This Saturday, former Top 10 welterweight Paulo Thiago is likely fighting to keep his spot on the UFC's roster. Likely Cut With a Loss Paulo Thiago (15-7, 5-7 UFC) - Thiago made a big splash in the division with finishes of Josh Koscheck and Mike Swick, wins which saw him rocket up the rankings. That seems like ages ago, though; Thiago hasn't won consecutive fights in four years, and his record since then is 2-6. It'd be a shock if his UFC career could withstand another loss. Possibly Cut With a read news >>

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With Joe Riggs forced to withdraw from a planned UFC Fight Night 51 meeting with Paulo Thiago, Sean Spencer has agreed to step in and take his place.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Joe Riggs was injured in a firearm accident at his Arizona home on Monday night, resulting in his withdrawal from a UFC Fight Night bout against Paulo Thiago in Brazil on Sept. 13. read news >>

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Joe Riggs' resurgence from small-show journeyman to legitimate welterweight over the last three years has been one of the greatest unsung stories in MMA. While he won Bellator's Fight Master series in 2013 and was poised to return to the UFC after more than eight years outside the world's biggest mixed martial arts promotion, his scheduled comeback fight with Paulo Thiago has been scrapped after Riggs sustained accidental gunshot wounds to his hand and leg. The news was first reported on UFC.com read news >>

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Scheduled to return to the Octagon in Brasilia, Brazil on September 13 against Paulo Thiago, veteran Joe "Diesel" Riggs's first UFC bout since 2006 has been put on hold after an accident at Riggs' home... read news >>

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Winning Bellator MMA’s ill-fated “Fight Master” show didn’t earn Joe Riggs another bout in the promotion, but perhaps it played a role in the Arizona native signing with the UFC. read news >>

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Nostalgia act! Joe Riggs and Andrei Arlovski are sharing a UFC card for the first time since UFC 55 back in 2005. That's when "The Pitbull" slept Paul Buentello, on the same night "Diesel" stopped Chris Lytle on a cut. Now they're both back inside the Octagon for the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia. While Arlovski battles "Bigfoot" Silva in the main event, Riggs will take on Paulo Th read news >>

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