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Fighters React to Ronda Rousey’s UFC ...

Mar 02, 2015Comments off1610 Views

Following women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey’s arm bar finish of Cat Zingano in the UFC 184 main event on Saturday, fighters took to Twitter to

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Raphael Assuncao’s Ankle Injury Nixes...

Feb 02, 2015Comments off1008 Views

The UFC Fight Night 62 main event bout between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao has been scrapped.

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Video: TJ Dillashaw Talks About the Fights ...

Jan 26, 2015Comments off915 Views

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw talks with MMAWeekly about the fights that fell apart and training with both Duane "Bang" Ludwig and Martin Kampmann.

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Report: Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao H...

Jan 22, 2015Comments off715 Views

A bantamweight matchup between No. 3 ranked Urijah Faber and No. 4 ranked Raphael Assuncao headlines UFC Fight Night 62 on March 21 in Rio

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Dominick Cruz Vows to Make UFC Return from ...

Dec 25, 2014Comments off1572 Views

After having been out of action for nearly three years the last time he injured an ACL, former UFC champ Dominick Cruz vows to return

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Renan Barao May Be the Last UFC Bantamweigh...

Dec 23, 2014Comments off1451 Views

Renan Barao wants his belt back, and after Monday's bantamweight contender collapse, he may just be the last man standing who should get a shot

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UFC Bantamweight Contenders Ravaged by Inju...

Dec 22, 2014Comments off1479 Views

The UFC’s list of bantamweight contenders on Monday was dealt not one, but two devastating blows, as Raphael Assuncao joined Dominick Cruz on the injured

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Fighters Took to Twitter to React to Robbie...

Dec 07, 2014Comments off1991 Views

The welterweight belt changed hands at UFC 181 on Saturday when Robbie Lawler defeated Johny Hendricks by a controversial split decision. Fighters reacted to

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Fighters React To Fabricio Werdum’s TKO o...

Nov 17, 2014Comments off1387 Views

Fighters reacted to Fabricio Werdum's finish of Mark Hunt to win the interim heavyweight title at UFC 180 in Mexico City on Saturday via Twitter.

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Raphael Assuncao Wants His Title Shot; And ...

Oct 05, 2014Comments off4714 Views

In a perfect world, Raphael Assuncao would be the next fighter challenging for the UFC bantamweight belt, but the world's not perfect.

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Fighters React to Dominick Cruz Returning w...

Sep 29, 2014Comments off2520 Views

Following Dominick Cruz' triumphant return to the octagon at UFC 178, fighters took to Twitter to react.

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Fighters And Industry Insiders React To And...

Sep 14, 2014Comments off1516 Views

Following UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski on Saturday, fighters and industry insiders reacted to Andrei Arlovski’s first-round knockout of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.

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TJ Dillashaw Next Fight MIA, but Dana White...

Aug 31, 2014Comments off2140 Views

Although Rafael Assuncao could be next up and everyone wants to know if he'd fight Urijah Faber, TJ Dillashaw is having none of it. He's

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Fighters and Industry Insiders React to Ren...

Aug 29, 2014Comments off1059 Views

Following the news that former bantamweight champion Renan Barao was forced to withdraw from the UFC 177 main event for “health and safety reasons,” fighters

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Fighters and Insiders React to Rafael dos A...

Aug 25, 2014Comments off1060 Views

Following Rafael dos Anjos’ TKO win over former lightweight champion Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night 49, fighters and industry personalities reacted to the upset

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UFC Fight Night 54 Press Conference from Ha...

Aug 19, 2014Comments off908 Views

Watch the UFC Fight Night 54 ticket on-sale press conference video replay. The presser took place in Halifax on Tuesday.

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Watch the UFC Fight Night 54 Press Conferen...

Aug 19, 2014Comments off821 Views

Watch the UFC Fight Night 54 ticket on-sale press conference streaming live on MMAWeekly.com from Halifax on Tuesday at 10 a.m ET.

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Renan Barão is Likely Next for TJ Dillasha...

Jun 14, 2014Comments off832 Views

Despite his domination of the former champ, current UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is likely to face Renan Barão, the man he took the belt

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Why Did TJ Dillashaw Get a Title Shot Over ...

Mar 29, 2014Comments off885 Views

So, after recently losing via split decision to Raphael Assuncao, why did TJ Dillashaw get the title shot against UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barão at

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Raphael Assuncao Talks Victory Over Pedro M...

Feb 22, 2014Comments off494 Views

Check out MMAWeekly.com's video with Raphael Assuncao following his fight at UFC 170, which took place on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Mandalay Bay Events

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Francisco Rivera Out of UFC 170 with Broken...

Feb 03, 2014Comments off693 Views

UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera is out of his scheduled UFC 170 bout against Raphael Assuncao due to a broken hand suffered in training.

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UFC 170 Fight Card Grows with Addition of A...

Dec 18, 2013Comments off466 Views

UFC officials on Wednesday announced two new bouts for UFC 170, which is slated for Feb. 22 in Las Vegas.

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Raphael Assuncao Gets New UFC Contract

Mar 30, 2013Comments off693 Views

UFC bantamweight Raphael Assuncao has a new four-fight deal with the MMA juggernaut.

UFC on Fuel TV 4 Play-by-Play: Raphael Assu...

Jul 07, 2012Comments off345 Views

UFC on Fuel TV 4 play-by-play of Raphael Assuncao vs. Issei Tamura.

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Three New Fights Added to UFC on Fuel TV 4

May 11, 2012Comments off454 Views

Three new bouts have been added to the upcoming UFC on Fuel TV 4 card in July 11 including Ultimate Fighter 14 runner-up T.J. Dillashaw.

UFC 134 Rio Results: Facebook Prelims Put T...

Aug 27, 2011Comments off417 Views

The Brazil crowd showed up in force for the UFC 134 prelims on Facebook, and the local favorites did not disappoint.

UFC 134 Rio Play-by-Play: Raphael Assuncao ...

Aug 26, 2011Comments off353 Views

UFC 134: Rio live play-by-play of Raphael Assuncao vs. Johnny Eduardo on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

UFC 134 Fight Card News: Raphael Assuncao G...

Jul 18, 2011Comments off412 Views

UFC 134 got another Brazilian battle, adding a featherweight bout pitting Raphael Assuncao against Octagon newcomer Johnny Eduardo.

Manny Gamburyan Eyes June UFC Return, Hopes...

Apr 02, 2011Comments off463 Views

UFC featherweight Manny Gamburyan tells MMAWeekly.com that he is healing up nicely from the back injury he sustained in training last month, and is pushing

UFC 128 Play-by-Play: Erik Koch vs. Raphael...

Mar 17, 2011Comments off365 Views

UFC 128 play-by-play coverage of Erik Koch vs. Raphael Assuncao on March 19 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.