Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


RAPHAEL ASSUNCAO RUMORS

UFC Fight Night: Faber vs Assuncao Fight Card

UFC Fight Night: Faber vs Assuncao Mar 21, 2015 Ginásio do Maracanãzinho Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   UFC Fight Night: Faber vs Assuncao Fight Card   Main Card (Fox Sports 1/TSN – Canada) Bantamweights (five rounds): Urijah Faber (32-7, #4 ranked bantamweight) vs Raphael Assuncao (23-4, #5 ranked bantamweight) Welterweights...
Via MMA Manifesto
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber vs. Raphael Assuncao Official for UFC’s Return to Brazil

As the rumor mill has been suggesting, Urijah Faber (pictured) and Raphael Assuncao will in fact collide when the UFC returns to Brazil on March 21. The UFC confirmed the bantamweights will headline the card Thursday via Twitter. Faber is victorious in six of his past seven outings. “The California Kid” will be riding a two-fight winning streak into the tango. Assuncao is one...
Via 5thRound.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber vs. Raphael Assuncao headlines UFC's return to Brazil in March

The UFC will return to Brazil on March 21 with a big card headed to Rio de Janeiro including the headline fight pitting Urijah Faber against Raphael Assuncao in a pivotal bantamweight matchup. UFC officials announced the new card on Thursday. Faber and Assuncao both sit high in the rankings at 135-pounds and the winner will likely be poised for a title shot at some point in 2015...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber vs Raphael Assuncao to headline UFC Fight Night 62

Former WEC champion Urijah Faber has seemingly found himself in yet another No. 1 contender fight, as it has been reported that “The California Kid” will be taking on the streaking Raphael Assuncao in the main event of UFC Fight Night 62. Globo was the first to report the news earlier today, as UFC officials have yet to formally announce the match up. UFC Fight Night 62 is...
Via Fight Hub TV
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Raphael Assuncao Suffers Broken Ankle In Training

Raphael Assuncao has become the second major UFC bantamweight star to suffer an injury in the space of 24 hours. Assuncao, who’s on an impressive seven fight winning streak in the Octagon, revealed on Twitter that he broke his ankle in training which will the current No.4 ranked bantamweight contender out of action for some time. “I am devastated 2 inform that my title shot...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Raphael Assuncao Now Comes Down with Broken Ankle

Although Dominick Cruz’s latest ACL injury was unfortunate news, everybody would have understood if fellow UFC bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao (pictured) didn’t get a little excited. With Cruz out of commission for the foreseeable future, Assuncao could have slid in and taken the top contender moniker to be the next challenger for 135-pound champion TJ Dillashaw. Yeah...
Via 5thRound.com
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Raphael Assuncao suffers broken ankle, out at least two months

Another bantamweight contender has fallen by the wayside due to injury as Raphael Assuncao will be out of action for several weeks after breaking his ankle in training recently. Assuncao reported news of the injury via Twitter on Monday. "I am devastated to inform that my title shot hopes will be even further delayed due to broken ankle suffered in training," Assuncao wrote.  "I...
Via Fox Sports
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Raphael Assuncao Dominates Bryan Caraway at UFC Fight Night 54 (Video Highlights)

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...
Via 5thRound.com
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Raphael Assuncao vs. Bryan Caraway, Kailin Curran vs. Paige Vanzant Added to UFC Fight Night Halifax

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...
Via 5thRound.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Raphael Assuncao vs Francisco Rivera latest bout added to UFC 170

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...
Via Fox Sports
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


MMA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Tiger Woods, misses cut: ‘I’m only doing this so I won’t get fined’

Ranking the repeat SB champions

Roger Goodell grilled on Deflategate

Katy Perry, Russell Wilson dating?

Rex Ryan has advice for Seahawks

Super Bowl: Things you can't control

LeBron and the Cavs are ready to make a run

Cousins calls out writer's old tweet

Seahawks praise Brady's trash-talk

Who should be in 2015 HOF class

Rex Ryan downplays Deflategate

Brady hopes Manning comes back

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.