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Dana White: Raphael Assuncao vs. Marlon Moraes 2 is No. 1 Contender’s Bout

A few months back Raphael Assuncao and Marlon Moraes were both stating their cases to earn a title shot at bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw. Unfortunately neither fighter got the opportunity after the UFC granted Dillashaw an opportunity to drop down to 125 pounds to challenge Henry Cejudo for the flyweight...

Dana White: Jose Aldo Turned Down Main Event Spot at Upcoming UFC Card in Brazil

Jose Aldo didn’t want to be in a main event in Brazil. Now that statement alone is probably shocking considering Aldo’s star status in his home country where he’s headlined four past pay-per-view cards in Brazil. Still it appears Aldo turned down a headline spot for his upcoming fight against Renato...

Thiago Santos Expected to Now Face Jimi Manuwa in New UFC Sao Paulo Main Event

Heavy hitting middleweight Thiago Santos will bump up to 205 pounds to face Jimi Manuwa in what is expected to serve as the main event for UFC Fight Night in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sept. 22. Sources close to the matchup confirmed the news on Friday with verbal agreements in...

Jimi Manuwa vs. Glover Teixeira Headlines UFC’s Return to Brazil in September

A light heavyweight showdown between Jimi Manuwa and Glover Teixeira will headline the UFC's upcoming return to Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sept. 22. UFC officials announced the matchup on Friday. https://twitter.com/ufc_brasil/status/1025415736431394816 Manuwa has been calling for a fight against Teixeira for quite some time after they were rumored to meet back at...

David Branch Claims ‘Jacare’ Turned Down Fight Against Him in UFC’s Return to Brazil

David Branch is looking for a new opponent. The former two-division World Series of Fighting Champion had revealed just recently that he was offered a fight against Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza for the UFC's rumored return to Sao Paulo, Brazil in September. Now according to Branch, he's in need of a new...

Derek Brunson vs. Antonio Carlos Junior Official For UFC 227

Derek Brunson will be looking to bring an end to the streak of Antonio Carlos Junior at UFC 227. The bout, which will take place at middleweight, will happen on August 4 in Los Angeles at the Staples Center. It was confirmed on UFC Tonight on Wednesday. Brunson ignited the saga...

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza vs. Kelvin Gastelum Set for UFC 224 in Brazil

A pivotal matchup between two top five ranked middleweights is headed to UFC 224 as Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza is set to meet Kelvin Gastelum on May 12 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The new fight was announced by UFC officials on Thursday night. "Jacare" (25-5 with one no contest) will book...
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UFC Plans February Return to Brazil with ‘Fight Night’ Event

The UFC will head to Belem, Brazil for the first time in 2018, confirming a date for Feburary 3 for UFC Fight Night. This past weekend, the Octago set up shop in Sao Paulo as Derek Brunson knocked out Lyoto Machida. Officials set the date for the card in February...

Brazillian MMA Commission Investigating Fraudulent Medical Exams

MMAFighting’s Guilherme Cruz is reporting that CABMMA, the Brazilian commission that sanctions some of the bigger MMA organizations in the country, has learned of widespread fraud in the medical records submitted by fighters. Chairman Rafael Favetti told Cruz that ”The commission has been doing a secret investigation against frauds in...

UFC Fight Night 38 Quick Match Results

UFC Fight Night 38 took place March 23rd in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil and featured a main event of light heavyweights Dan Henderson and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. We have complete quick match results from the event below: Main Card (Live on FOX Sports 1, 7:00 PM ET) -Dan Henderson...

Dana White: Chael Sonnen Can’t Coach TUF: Brazil, He Wouldn’t Make It Out

A future bout between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva is in the works but don't expect to see them coaching on the next season of TUF: Brazil. During a press conference in Brazil earlier today, UFC President Dana White was asked about a potential match up with the two...