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Marlon Moraes

Former WSOF Champ Marlon Moraes Inks Deal t...

Apr 15, 2017No Comments952 Views

Former World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes has inked a deal to make his Octagon debut at UFC 212.

Raphael Assuncao

Raphael Assuncao: ‘I Just Want to Get...

Jan 31, 2017Comments off314 Views

Raphael Assuncao talks about his UFC on FOX 23 victory over Aljamain Sterling and trying to get back to the top of the bantamweight division.

Raphael Assuncao: UFC on FOX 23 Warrior Cod...

Jan 26, 2017Comments off401 Views

Before bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao takes on Aljamain Sterling at UFC on FOX 23, he discusses his beginnings, determination, and future.

Raphael Assuncao

UFC Fight Night 102 Loses Pivotal Bantamwei...

Nov 28, 2016Comments off727 Views

A pivotal bantamweight bout between Raphael Assuncao and Aljamain Sterling has been removed from the UFC Fight Night 102 card.

Injuries Force Changes to Two December UFC ...

Nov 25, 2016Comments off940 Views

In addition to the UFC 206 main event shake-up, Injuries have also forced changes to two otherDecember UFC fight cards.

UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes Highlights in Super...

Jul 14, 2016Comments off1389 Views

UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes took place on July 9 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and set UFC records for attendance and gate

Miesha Tate UFC 200 Towel

UFC 200 Medical Suspensions: Five Fighters ...

Jul 12, 2016Comments off872 Views

The aftermath of UFC 200, which took place on July 9 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, could leave five fighters on the sidelines

TJ Dillashaw

UFC 200 Video Highlights: TJ Dillashaw Aven...

Jul 09, 2016Comments off685 Views

Former bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw avenged a previous loss to Raphael Assuncao on the UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes preliminary fight card on Saturday.

TJ Dillashaw vs Rafael Assuncao 2 Poster

T.J. Dillashaw and Raphael Assuncao Rematch...

May 10, 2016Comments off1558 Views

Former bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw returns to the cage on July 9 in a rematch against Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200. UFC officials announced the

Bisping Back from the Brink

HOT TWEETS: Fighters React to Michael Bispi...

Feb 27, 2016Comments off2578 Views

Following Michael Bisping's UFC Fight Night 84 unanimous decision win over former champion Anderson Silva, fighters took to Twitter with their reactions.

HOT TWEETS: Wonderboy Wows His UFC Peers wi...

Feb 07, 2016Comments off1857 Views

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson impressed everyone with his first-round finish of former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in the UFC Fight Night 82 main event.

Fighters React to Ronda Rousey’s UFC ...

Mar 02, 2015Comments off3248 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

Raphael Assuncao’s Ankle Injury Nixes...

Feb 02, 2015Comments off1863 Views

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

TJ Dillashaw

Video: TJ Dillashaw Talks About the Fights ...

Jan 26, 2015Comments off1924 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.

Report: Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao H...

Jan 22, 2015Comments off1787 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

Dominick Cruz

Dominick Cruz Vows to Make UFC Return from ...

Dec 25, 2014Comments off3129 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

Renan Barao May Be the Last UFC Bantamweigh...

Dec 23, 2014Comments off2763 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

UFC Bantamweight Contenders Ravaged by Inju...

Dec 22, 2014Comments off2488 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

Fighters Took to Twitter to React to Robbie...

Dec 07, 2014Comments off2753 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

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

Nov 17, 2014Comments off2350 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.

Raphael Assuncao Wants His Title Shot; And ...

Oct 05, 2014Comments off5399 Views

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

Fighters React to Dominick Cruz Returning w...

Sep 29, 2014Comments off4053 Views

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

Fighters And Industry Insiders React To And...

Sep 14, 2014Comments off2623 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.

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

Aug 31, 2014Comments off3906 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

Fighters and Industry Insiders React to Ren...

Aug 29, 2014Comments off2000 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

Fighters and Insiders React to Rafael dos A...

Aug 25, 2014Comments off1845 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

Rory MacDonald

UFC Fight Night 54 Press Conference from Ha...

Aug 19, 2014Comments off1614 Views

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

Watch the UFC Fight Night 54 Press Conferen...

Aug 19, 2014Comments off1515 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.

Renan Barão is Likely Next for TJ Dillasha...

Jun 14, 2014Comments off1966 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

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

Mar 29, 2014Comments off1616 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