Raphael Assuncao might not be the only Assuncao in the Octagon in 2015. The bantamweight contender is going for his seventh win in a row against Bryan Caraway at UFC Fight Night 54 in October, and his twin brother Freddy Assuncao want to join him in the UFC.
Currently signed with World Series of Fighting, Freddy Assuncao extended his win streak to seven in a row in his WSOF debut in January, when he scored a close split-decision victory over Brenson Hansen.
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The Ellenbergers will be the latest set of brothers to compete in the UFC octagon.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: Jake Ellenberger, Joe Ellenberger read news >>
Michael “Venom” Page is an English mixed martial artist who defeated with style Ryan Sanders (4-4 MMA, 0-1 BFC) in his US debut just after 10 seconds in an opening round by knockout at Bellator 93 recent event in Lewiston, Maine. read news >>
Identical twin Minnesota bantamweights Marvin and Melvin Blumer are fighting their way up the ranks, side by side. read news >>
The Bellator 85 weigh-ins have been completed from Irvine’s Bren Center in preparation for Bellator’s Thursday night Spike TV debut. read news >>
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Jocelyn and Jillian Lybarger were longtime athletes, former
junior-college basketball players and close sisters by the time they
tired of the 24-hour gym scene in the Phoenix area.
That was about four years ago. Driving together, they passed by a group
working out using sledge hammers and large tires to flip. They pulled
over and asked what was going on.
"They said, 'This guy is training for a fight,'" Jocelyn told
MMAjunkie.com. "We said, 'You mean like cage fighting?' The next day,
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- 4 years ago
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Matt Riddle has two little reasons to fight harder this Sunday at UFC on Versus 2: twin girls who came into his life this past month.
The thing is, he's not sure if they'll give him an extra boost inside the octagon when he faces DaMarques Johnson at Sunday's event at the San Diego Sports Arena. It would be nice, but he's not counting on it.
Instead, he's counting on a nice payday so he can take his little ones on vacation. Where's the family headed? Pennsylvania, where his parents live.
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It has been more than eight years since former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes and twin brother Mark have competed in mixed martial arts at the same event. That era, however, may soon come to an end. read news >>