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Zach Makovsky vs Joshua Sampo, Erik Koch vs Rafaello Oliveira Booked to UFC 170

Zach Makovsky 17-4 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record 3 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Ed West, Scott Jorgensen, Claudio Ledesma Joshua Sampo 11-2 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record 5 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Ryan Benoit, Alexis Vila, Sam Thao —————————————— Erik Koch 13-3 MMA / 2-2 UFC Record 2 Fight Losing Streak Notable Wins: Francisco Rivera, Raphael Assuncao, Jonathan...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Koch moves to lightweight, faces Rafaello Oliveira at UFC 170

Erik Koch will officially move to lightweight at UFC 170 on Feb 22 when he returns to action to face Rafaello 'Tractor' Oliveira in an undercard bout on the card. UFC officials announced the new bout on Saturday. It was teased after a recent loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 164 that Koch (13-3) may make a move to 155 pounds after spending his entire career inside the Octagon...
Via Fox Sports
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Koch Moves To The Lightweight Division For UFC 170 Fight With Rafaello Oliveira

The UFC have announced another bout for UFC 170, with Erik Koch (13-3, pictured) moving up to the lightweight division to take on Rafaello Oliveira (15-6).Koch, who is currently ranked at #10 in the UFC’s featherweight rankings, has opted to move up a weight class for his next bout, after going 0-2 in his last two fights at 145. The twenty-five year old, who trains at Roufusport...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Edson Barboza destroyed the legs of Rafaello Oliveira in a history-making win.

  I’m in shock. Not very many people have finished a fight via leg kicks in MMA, let alone the UFC, I believe Joe Rogan said it was five fights in UFC history that have been stopped via leg kicks, and one of those men who stopped a fight via leg kicks was Edson Barboza. Tonight, at UFC 162, he did it for a second time. I’m not overplaying this, the rest of the media is underplaying...
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July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

John Makdessi out of his UFC 162 bout

UFC officials announced today that John Makdessi has been forced out of a planned bout against Edson Barboza at UFC 162 because of an undisclosed injury.   Rafaello Oliveira has been brought in as Makdessi’s replacement for the bout.   UFC 162 takes place July 6 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The [...]
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Chiesa out of UFC on FOX 5

UFC officials have announced that Ultimate Fighter alum Michael Chiesa has been forced off of this weekend’s UFC on FOX 5 due to illness. The nature or seriosness of his illness was not mentioned. Chiesa was set to face Marcus LeVesseur who was a replacement for injured Rafaello Oliveira. Though not announced LeVesseur is expected to be
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 5 adds Siver-Yagin, Chiesa-Oliveira, Jorgensen-Albert

Three more bouts have landed on the UFC on FOX 5 card in Seattle. UFC officials announced match-ups of featherweights Dennis Siver and Eddie Yagin, lightweights Michael Chiesa and Rafaello Oliveira, and bantamweights Scott Jorgensen and John Albert. Siver and Yagin were scheduled to meet at the cancelled UFC 151. It was the final bout to be rescheduled to a new event. Siver (20-8...
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Rafaello Oliveira Forced Out Of "UFC On FX 1" With Injury

Rafaello Oliveira Forced Out Of "UFC On FX 1" With Injury
Via Fight Line
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

‘Tractor’ Oliveira Injured, Out of UFC on FX 1

Despite originally receiving clearance to compete at UFC on FX 1, it appears Rafaello Oliveira has withdrawn from his bout with Reza Madadi due to a nagging hand injury.
Via Sherdog
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss
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