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But "Cigano" has a special request... Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Junior dos Santos looks close to making his Octagon return, according to a report from UFC Tonight, which puts the Brazilian bomber into a 265-pound showdown against promising division up-and-comer Stipe Miocic. When and where? The upcoming UFC on FOX 13 mixed martial arts (MMA) event scheduled for Dec. 13, 2014, inside U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. But there's a stipulation from read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos recently told MMAjunkie he was hoping for a December return. It looks like he may get his wish.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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It's been nearly a year since the UFC's former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos fought, but it looks like there could be a time and place for his return. As reported on UFC Tonight, a fight between Dos Santos and fast-rising heavyweight Stipe Miocic is under consideration for December. Though nothing is set in stone yet, Ariel Helwani reported that a source close to Miocic has informed him that a showdown at the UFC on FOX 13 card is "more than likely." That event takes place on Dec. 13 at read news >>

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After a prolonged recovery from a hand injury suffered in training, it looks like JDS may have his return fight. This has been a bad year for premiere UFC talent. Junior Dos Santos, Cain Velasquez, Anderson Silva, Johny Hendricks, and Anthony Pettis have all seen prolonged layoffs. Fortunately, if all goes according to plan that should mean a lot of big fights this winter and fall. Adding to the expected returns of Velasquez and Pettis at UFC 181, and the return of Silva in January of next year, read news >>

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Potentially fighting for their UFC careers, Leonardo Santos and Efrain Escudero collided at UFC Fight Night 51 last night (Sat., Sept. 13, 2014) at the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. Though the momentum shifted into each man's corner at different times during the fight, Santos came away with the unanimous decision victory. Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Leonardo Santos and Efrain Escudero fought for their place in the division last night (Sat. read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Leonardo Santos returned to the win column on Saturday night in Brasilia, Brazil, but his victory over fellow The Ultimate Fighter winner Efrain Escudero was tougher than he expected. The Nova Uniao lightweight didn’t look well during Friday’s official weigh-ins at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium, and after his unanimous decision victory he told MMA Fighting that he barely slept the night before he stepped on the scale. "I had cramps all night and couldn’t sleep, that was a big i read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – Leonardo Santos’ smothering ground game denied “The Ultimate Fighter 8? winner Efrain Escudero a win in his third UFC stint. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Efrain Escudero gives it a third try with his lightweight return to the UFC, facing off against ADCC stud Leonardo Santos to maintain relevance this weekend in Brazil. Lightweight Leonardo Santos vs. Efrain Escudero By the Numbers Santos turned pro in 2002 and is 12-3-1 (9 mortal kombat finishes). He is 6-0-1 in his last seven and -200. Escudero turned pro in 2006 and is 22-8 (14 mortal kombat finishes). He's 4-1 in his last five and +185 A People's History Both men have fairly interesting narra read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is bailing on a potential Alistair Overeem fight, because "Demolition Man" keeps getting knocked out in a "hard" 265-pound weight class. read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is nearing one year on the sidelines, and he’s not happy about it. But with a hand that’s nearly healed, the Brazilian is hoping for a December booking.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...) read news >>

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It’s quite a thing to be a kid and see a hero born right in front of you. Just ask Leonardo Santos. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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