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An injury has forced a change to next month’s UFC return to Brazil, and Tony Martin now will face Leonardo Santos. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Veteran lightweight Matt Wiman has been forced to withdraw from his March 21 bout with Leonardo Santos due to a back injury. Stepping in for the TUF 5 alum will be Minnesota's Tony Martin... read news >>

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A back injury has forced Matt Wiman out of his UFC Fight Night 62 bout against TUF Brazil 2 winner Leonardo Santos. read news >>

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Leonardo Santos has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 62. Less than 24 hours after the media day that officially announced the fight card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the promotion announced that Matt Wiman won’t be able to face off against Santos on March 21 due to an injury. Tony Martin has agreed to step up and face the Nova Uniao fighter. Martin (9-2) returns to the same arena where he tapped Fabricio Camoes with a kimura in the first-round at UFC 179 in October, earning his first victory in read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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One of the game’s most introspective competitors, Matt Wiman, made a successful return to the Octagon last Saturday night after nearly two years away. Wiman was able to defeat Isaac Vallie-Flagg via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 57 in Austin, getting his first taste of victory since a Sept. 2012 submission of Paul Sass in England. It’s been a long, long time. So, what’s taken him so long to return to action after suffering a knockout loss to lightweight T.J. Grant in early 2013? A very h read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC lightweight Matt Wiman didn't have any sponsors for his UFC Fight Night 57 fight, and he recently explained why that is. It didn't take long to notice that there was something different about Matt Wiman when he entered the octagon at UFC Fight Night 57 in Austin last weekend. Was it his hair? Was he a little smaller than he was before his long layoff? Maybe, but the most noticeable thing was that he didn't have any sponsor patches on his plain UFC shorts. He didn't even have a banner. He exp read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Matt Wiman talks about his win over Isaac Vallie-Flagg on Saturday after an almost two-year hiatus from the UFC. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Let it be known that any potential sponsors wishing to discuss business with UFC fighter Matt Wiman had better come prepared to be up-front and honest. Speaking to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour on Monday, Wiman explained the lack of sponsors for his UFC Fight Night 57 showdown with Isaac Vallie-Flagg: I think if it was a good opportunity, I'm not opposed to it...I compare it to this, it's going to be kind of a crude analogy, but I've heard and I was never a pot head or anything like that. But, I read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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At UFC Fight Night 57 this past weekend, Matt Wiman made his return to the Octagon against Issac Vallie-Flagg, whom he defeated via unanimous decision. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"Puff, puff, pass?" It's more like "pass, pass, pass," as Wiman isn't interested in dealing with "sleazy' people just to land a sponsorship deal. Matt Wiman made his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon this past weekend (Sat., Nov 22, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 57 after being away from the fight game for two years. And it was a successful one at that, as he defeated tough-as-nails Issac Vallie-Flagg via unanimous decision in Austin, Texas. Full recap here. But in case you di read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show: 1 p.m. ET -- Matt Wiman will talk about his win over Isaac Vallie-Flagg on Saturday after an almost two-year hiatus from the UFC. 1:25 p.m. -- Welterweight contender Tyron Woodley will preview his UFC 183 fight against Kelvin Gastelum and the tumultuous times in his hometown of Ferguson, MO. 1:45 p.m. -- Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks will discuss his win over Michael Chandler last week. 2:05 p.m. -- Heavyweight B read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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When the heavyweights enter the cage, fights are usually one punch from being over. And Oliksiy Oliynyk just proved that in his bout with Jake Rosholt. The first three fights of the UFC Fight Night 57 main card in Austin were all pretty good. Two went to the judge's scorecards, and a large man went to sleep in the other one. In brutal fashion. In the opening main card bout, Matt Wiman and Isaac Vallie-Flagg grinded away in the clinch for most of the fight. If they weren't throwing leather and kn read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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AUSTIN, Texas – Matt Wiman had to walk through his share of elbows to do it, but after three hard rounds against Isaac Vallie-Flagg he nabbed a unanimous decision victory.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"Both these guys just fought this fight inside of a blender." - Brian Stann The main card of tonight's (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" event at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas on Fox Sports 1 kicked off with Isaac Vallie-Flagg looking to save his job in a battle against veteran lightweight Matt Wiman. The action was hot and heavy early on (that's what she said). Vallie-Flagg worked his game, pressuring and pressing Wiman against the fence to wear him down. U read news >>

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