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Gunnar Nelson vs Omari Akhmedov Becomes Latest Addition to UFC European Tour in London

Gunnar Nelson 11-0-1 MMA / 2-0 UFC Record 11 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Danny Mitchell, Jorge Santiago, DaMarques Johnson Omari Akhmedov  12-1 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record 11 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Fabricio Nascimento, Thiago Perpetuo ———————————————— UFC European Tour March 8th, 2014 London, England O2 Arena —————————...
Via In The Neutral Zone
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

News: Justin Edwards Injured, Gunnar Nelson Now Meets Returning Jorge Santiago at UFC on Fuel TV 7

Jorge Santiago is once again back in the UFC. An training injury forced TUF veteran Justin Edwards out of his scheduled fight and opened up a spot for the returning welterweight to meet Icelandic rising star Gunnar Nelson. The UFC announced the replacement earlier today on Santiago returned for a second stint in the UFC back at UFC 130 when he was knocked out by Brian...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jorge Santiago Enters Third Stint with UFC, Fights Gunnar Nelson in England

An undisclosed injury has forced Justin Edwards out of his “UFC on FUEL TV 7” fight against Gunnar Nelson. Enter “The Sandman.” Former middleweight turned welterweight Jorge Santiago (Pictured) has agreed to serve as a last-minute substitute on February 16th. This marks Santiago’s third stint with the UFC. Despite being one of the most accomplished 185-pounders in the...
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jorge Santiago Stays Ready in Case Injury Bug Opens Door for UFC Return

The injury bug has done a number on several UFC cards over the past month. With Octagon fighters dropping like flies, veterans like Jorge Santiago (Pictured) continue to produce in other promotions hoping for another shot at the big leagues. “For sure. I see guys getting hurt, they need to make the fight and they look for somebody else,” Santiago told of his willing...
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

UFC Vet Santiago Meets Countryman Pecanha in Titan FC 21 Headliner

Jorge Santiago will return to the cage for the first time since exiting the UFC when the Brazilian locks horns with countryman Leonardo Pecanha in the headlining attraction of Titan Fighting Championship 21.
Via Sherdog
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Jorge Santiago vs. Leonardo Pecanha Headlines ‘Titan Fighting 21′

Middleweight Jorge Santiago (Pictured) has found himself a new home. The former UFC star will headline “Titan Fighting 21″ on March 2nd against fellow Brazilian Leonardo Pecanha. “I can’t wait to fight for Titan on March 2nd and to show everybody that ‘The Sandman’ is back and more dangerous than ever before,” said Santiago. “I train with the best coaches and some...
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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