Below you’ll find all the results from UFC Fight Night 54 in Canada.
Rory MacDonald defeats Tarec Saffiedine via third-round TKO (1:28)
Raphael Assuncao defeats Bryan Caraway via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Chad Laprise defeats Yosdenis Cedeno via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Elias Theodorou defeats Bruno Santos via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Raphael Assuncao (pictured) was a heavy 3.5-1 odds-on favorite to beat Bryan Caraway Saturday, and now we know why.
Assuncao made it look easy in a lopsided (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) unanimous decision victory against Caraway.
The Brazilian has now quietly won seven straight scraps in the featherweight division. Assuncao said he’s undecided on weather to wait for a title shot or...
Raphael Assuncao knew going into his fight with Bryan Caraway that no matter what happened, he wasn't going to get the next crack at bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw. That honor will go to former champion Dominick Cruz, who earned the show after destroying Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 last weekend.
Despite the discouragement from the change at the top of the division, Assuncao...
With two UFC cards taking place tomorrow it’s time for to sit down and pick winners for the six fights that intrigue me, as a fan, the most below. I’ll also give you my quick picks for the remaining fights.
UFC Stockholm (Fight Night 53)
• Cathal Pendred vs. Gasan Umalatov
If you said that Pendred had a bit of a slow start in his UFC debut this past summer then you’d be...
It was getting annoying as the UFC hype machine talked up Joe Soto. We were reminded over and over that he was a brown belt in jiu-jitsu. That made him a dangerous grappler for TJ Dillashaw to face. Despite the fact that Renan Barao is a black belt himself and is actually a better MMA wrestler than Soto. It would have been nice if they had pointed out that Soto’s movement would...
Well, it’s not the bantamweight title tilt Raphael Assuncao was hoping for, but at least he’s staying active against someone in the top 10.
On Wednesday, it was announced Assuncao will battle Bryan Caraway at UFC Fight Night Halifax. A strawweight scrap between Kailin Curran and Paige Vanzant was also added to the October 4 roster.
Assuncao will be riding a six-fight winning...
It was announced earlier in the week that UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman’s main event fight against Lyoto Machida at UFC 173 was getting moved to UFC 175 in July. The movement was due to the fact that Weidman was having minor surgery on both of his knees. We now have a new main event for UFC 173.
It was first reported by MMAJunkie.com that Renan Barao will defend his UFC...
21-4-0 MMA / 5-1 UFC Record
5 Fight Win Streak
Notable Wins: Yves Jabouin, Mike Easton, TJ Dillashaw
10-0 MMA / UFC Debut
9 Fight Win Streak
Notable Wins: Mitch Jackson, Jeff Curran, Billy Daniels
February 22nd, 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada
Mandalay Bay Events Center
Following two straight knockouts in the UFC, Francisco Rivera will get a chance to prove if he's a top ten fighter or not as he takes on No. 4 ranked bantamweight Raphael Assuncao at UFC 170 in February.
UFC officials announced the fight on Wednesday.
Rivera (10-2, 1 NC)was cut from the UFC after a 2011 loss to Reuben Duran at The Ultimate Fighter 13 finale, but just two fights...
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According to sources close to both fighters, a bantamweight scrap is in the works for February between Francisco Rivera and Raphael Assuncao. Both sides are awaiting the contracts and it is unclear whether it will be at UFC 169 on Feb. 1 in New Jersey or more likely two weeks later at the UFC Fight Night card featuring Lyoto Machida against Gegard Mousasi in Southern Brazil.