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Fighters Took to Twitter to React to Robbie...

Dec 07, 20147 Comments388 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, 20141 Comment558 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, 20146 Comments4197 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, 20141 Comment1596 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 off743 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 off958 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 off512 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 off496 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 off422 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 off382 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 off294 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 off375 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 off141 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 off230 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 off152 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 off191 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 off127 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 off154 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 off133 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 off99 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 off135 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 off176 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 off120 Views

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

Erik Koch vs. Raphael Assuncao In The Works...

Feb 26, 2011Comments off249 Views

Just days after Erik Koch and Raphael Assuncao lost opponents, it appears the UFC is putting the featherweights together for a bout on the UFC

Manny Gamburyan Out of UFC 128 Fight With R...

Feb 25, 2011Comments off139 Views

It appears that Manny Gamburyan’s return to the UFC will be postponed for a bit. The Armenian fighter has sustained a back injury and will

Marquardt vs. Akiyama and Gamburyan vs. Ass...

Jan 13, 2011Comments off174 Views

The UFC 128 fight card is filling up fast. The UFC recently made official several bouts, including Nate Marquardt vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama and Manny Gamburyan

Mike Brown Faces Diego Nunes At UFC 125 On ...

Nov 10, 2010Comments off133 Views

Former featherweight champion Mike Brown make his return to the UFC against Diego Nunes in a bout at UFC 125 on the Jan 1 card.

WEC 52: LC Davis Knows His Back Is To The W...

Nov 07, 2010Comments off129 Views

A sense of urgency probably best sums up the theme to the upcoming Nov. 11 WEC 52 featherweight bout between L.C. Davis and Raphael Assuncao.