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Two lightweight contests have been added to the UFC’s next trip to Brazil, as promotion officials Tuesday announced that Thiago Tavares will face Sam Stout and Edson Barboza will meet Terry Etim at UFC 142.
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Sam Stout (Pictured) will make his first post-Shawn Tompkins fight against Thiago Tavares at UFC 142. The event takes place January 14th at a yet-to-be announced city in Brazil.
Stout was slated to meet Dennis Siver a couple of weeks ago at UFC 137, but was forced to withdraw after the unexpected passing of Tompkins, his brother-in-law and longtime trainer.
Stout was most recently...
Some thought Terry Etim (Pictured) had fallen off the face of the earth after losing to Rafael dos Anjos back in April 2010. While a broken rib was the true cause behind his extended hiatus, Etim returned in resounding fashion on Saturday at UFC 138 by making quick work of Eddie Faaloloto.
It took Etim all of 17 seconds to collect his fourth ‘Submission of the Night’ award when...
(Image Courtesy of UFC.com) The UFC today released news of more bouts set to take place at UFC 142 in Brazil on January 14th, 2012. In a fight set to pair off some highly touted prospects, Brazil’s own Edson Barboza takes on Terry Etim. Barboza most recently won a somewhat controversial split decision over Ross [...]
While all MMA eyes are focused squarely on this Saturday’s “UFC on FOX” extravaganza, the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion is multitasking and filling out the roster for their return trip to Brazil.
Minutes after announcing a lightweight scrap between Sam Stout and Thiago Tavares for UFC 142, the company confirmed a 155-pound shootout with Edson Barboza (Pictured...
UFC 138 was overlooked. Sandwiched between Nick Diaz at UFC 137 and the UFC's first foray into network television, it's no surprise that a tape-delayed card without a title fight would not get the same love as those events, but the fighters still delivered with exciting performances. Here are Cagewriter's Three Stars. Tell us your in the comments or on Facebook.