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UFC Fortaleza

Max Griffin Vows to Never Fight in Brazil Again: “I Got Robbed”

During the UFC Fortaleza prelims, Max Griffin and Thiago Alves took part in a highly competitive back-and-forth contest in front of a very partisan audience. Max Griffin walked away from the fight the loser and with a conviction that the audience were not the only people in attendance who...

UFC on ESPN+ 2 Bonuses & Attendance Revealed

Tonight (Sat. February 2, 2019) UFC on ESPN+ 2 went down from the Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. The event was the second UFC event to ever be broadcasted live on an ESPN platform. The Fortaleza crowd turned out for the event with a total attendance...
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UFC On ESPN+ 2 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

Be sure not to miss the UFC on ESPN+ 2 (see live results here) post-fight press conference once the event concludes. Tonight (Feb. 2), a bantamweight clash will get the headlining spot for UFC on ESPN+ 2. Marlon Moraes and Raphael Assuncao will collide in a rematch. In their first encounter,...

UFC on ESPN+ 2 Results: Moraes Submits Assuncao

UFC on ESPN+ 2 went down from the Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil earlier tonight (Sat. February 2, 2019). The worldwide leader in mixed martial arts (MMA) had put together a great card for the Brazilian crowd. In the main event, bantamweights and fellow countrymen Marlon Moraes...

Raphael Assuncao Unconcerned About Losing Title Shot

In the main event of UFC Brooklyn, Henry Cejudo successfully defended his flyweight championship against T.J. Dillashaw with a TKO victory in the first round. Had Dillashaw defeated Henry Cejudo, it would have seemed that the winner of tonight’s UFC Fortaleza main event between Raphael Assuncao and Marlon Moraes...

Marlon Moraes Wanted A Different Opponent at UFC Fortaleza

In tonight’s main event of UFC Fortaleza, Marlon Moraes and Raphael Assuncao will take part in a rematch of their encounter from June of 2017. Marlon Moraes is willing to do whatever and face whomever it takes to get a bantamweight title shot, but he had another specific name...

Jose Aldo Is “Very Sad” About Potentially Not Retiring as Champion

Jose Aldo is gearing up to retire from mixed martial arts (MMA). Aldo is one of the most legendary mixed martial artists the sport has ever seen. His lengthy undefeated streak lasted for over a decade before being stopped by Conor McGregor in 2015. Now, after suffering back-to-back TKO...

UFC On ESPN+ 2 Weigh-ins: Two Fighters Miss Weight, One By Large Margin

The headliner for UFC on ESPN+ 2 is official, but one main card fighter missed weight by a staggering amount. Earlier today (Feb. 1), all 26 fighters on the UFC on ESPN+ 2 card tipped the scales. This includes headliners Raphael Assuncao and Marlon Moraes. Both fighters made weight with...

Jose Aldo Explains Why He No Longer Wants To Pursue UFC Gold

It looks like former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is done pursuing UFC gold. The 32-year-old recently admitted that his fighting days are winding down. He plans to fight three more times, finishing out his UFC contract, before retirement. The first of those fights comes against Renato Moicano. They'll square...

Jose Aldo On Underdog Status Against Moicano: ‘I Don’t Give A Sh*t’

Jose Aldo insists he doesn't care about being an underdog going into his fight with Renato Moicano. Aldo will meet Moicano in the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 2 on Feb. 2. The bout will take place inside the Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. Headlining the...

Exclusive: Raphael Assuncao Expecting Technical Fight In Rematch Against Marlon Moraes

Raphael Assuncao looks to silence his critics on Feb. 2 when he headlines UFC on ESPN+ 2 against Marlon Moraes in a rematch. The 36-year-old defeated Moraes by split decision at UFC 212 in June 2017 and many pundits felt the WEC veteran didn’t do enough to earn the nod....

Renato Moicano Talks Jose Aldo Matchup, Why He Missed Weight at UFC 231 & More

Renato Moicano won't be fighting for the featherweight title next but he does get to square off with a former champion when he faces Jose Aldo at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on Feb. 2. The 29-year-old nearly fought for the championship belt as he was pegged as a backup fighter...

Charles Oliveira Returns At UFC Fortaleza

An interesting lightweight match-up has just been added to UFC Fortaleza. Charles Oliveira wanted a spot on the card after his UFC on FOX 31 victory over Jim Miller last month. Oliveira submitted Jim Miller in the first round with relative ease. Now, he's ready to make his return...

Assuncao Says Dana White Confirmed UFC Title Shot With Win Over Moraes

Raphael Assuncao says he's been promised that the winner of his rematch with Marlon Moraes will be the next Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight title contender. Assuncao and Moraes will do battle a second time on Feb. 2. The bout will headline UFC Fortaleza, which will be the second UFC...

José Aldo vs. Renato Moicano Set for UFC Fortaleza

A featherweight clash with massive championship implications will take place at UFC Fortaleza when José Aldo returns to the Octagon to take on #4-ranked Renato Moicano on February 2nd. Sources close to MMA News have confirmed the match is set following the initial report from MMAjunkie. The winner of...