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  • 24 days ago
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Stream or download Tuesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Raphael Assuncao and John Crouch.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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UFC bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao said an X-ray brought bad news on Monday and ultimately ruled out a headlining fight with three-time UFC title challenger Urijah Faber in March at UFC Fight Night 62. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Raphael Assuncao and John Crouch.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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After injuries wiped out every originally scheduled UFC main event in February, the March 21st main event between Raphael Assuncao and Urijah Faber has now been called off. Back in December, UFC bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao told his fans that he'd suffered a broken ankle in training, which is one of the reasons he wasn't going to replace Dominick Cruz as the #1 contender against champion T.J. Dillashaw. The injury, which was made public on December 22nd, was expected to set him back b read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The injury bug strikes again... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has lost yet another main event in 2015, with No. 4 ranked bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao being forced to withdraw from his main event rematch against former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber. The streaking Brazilian was set to face off against the Team Alpha Male product on March 21, 2015, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 62 at the Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but it seems UFC brass wil read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The UFC Fight Night 62 main event bout between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao has been scrapped. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Brazilian bantamweight Raphael Assuncao will be unable to compete against Urijah Faber next month, according to a Monday report from Combate. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The UFC needs a new main event for Rio de Janeiro. Twelve days after the announcement of a rematch between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao as the main event of UFC Fight Night 62 in Brazil on March 21, the Brazilian bantamweight is out of the bout. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news following a report by Combate. According to sources close to the situation, Assuncao wouldn’t be able to recover in time from his ankle break he suffered earlier this year. The UFC is still working on getting a new read news >>

  • a month ago
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A bantamweight matchup between No. 3 ranked Urijah Faber and No. 4 ranked Raphael Assuncao headlines UFC Fight Night 62 on March 21 in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will eliminate one longtime contender from the 135-pound title chase when Urijah Faber heads into hostile territory to face off against Raphael Assuncao in the UFC Fight Night 62 main event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Globo (via MMA Fighting) reports that verbal agreements are in place for the bantamweight showdown. Faber (32-7) has yet to lose a non-championship fight inside the Octagon, compiling a read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC’s March return to Rio de Janeiro appears to have its headliner in place with a reported bantamweight contenders bout between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Five years later, they will meet again. Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao, who battled as featherweights at WEC 46 in 2010, will rematch, now as bantamweights, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 21. Combate first reported that the bout is agreed, but the contracts are yet to be signed. Faber (32-7), who submitted Assuncao with a rear-naked choke back in 2010, won back-to-back fights since losing a title fight to Renan Barao, tapping Alex Caceres and Franc read news >>

  • a month ago
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Familiar foes will rematch at bantamweight, as Brazil's Raphael Assuncao seeks a title shot by getting past ex-UFC bantamweight title challenger and former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber. With UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw rematching Renan Barao in April, Brazilian contender Raphael Assuncao is now in a position where he needs to win one more fight to clinch a title shot. According to Globo, verbal agreements are in place for Assuncao to battle Urijah Faber in a five-round ma read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Raphael Assuncao joins fellow UFC bantamweight contender Dominick Cruz on the sidelines, as the Brazilian has injured his ankle in training. With yesterday's news of UFC bantamweight contender and former champion Dominick Cruz's latest ACL injury, this time on his right knee, it was expected that Raphael Assuncao would immediately be in the running to take Cruz's spot against T.J. Dillashaw at some point in 2015. Unfortunately, Assuncao posted this announcement on Twitter that confirms he's also read news >>

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