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UFC Fight Night 54 Results

Below you’ll find all the results from UFC Fight Night 54 in Canada. — Main Card: 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) Nordine Taleb...
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18 days ago  |  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 take...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Raphael Assuncao cruises past Bryan Caraway for 7th straight win

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...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fight Booth Pick 6: UFC Fight Night 53 and 54 edition

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...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

A Look at T.J. Dillashaw’s Strange First Title Defense

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...
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September 01, 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

Assuncao extends winning streak to five

Raphael Assuncao might be wondering why he didn't move to bantamweight sooner. Wednesday night in the UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields main card opener, the Alpharetta, Georgia resident originally from Recife, Brazil collected his fifth consecutive victory in the 135-pound weight class, edging out Team Alpha Male representative T.J. Dillashaw in a back-and-forth battle that...
Via Fox Sports
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Assuncao gets nod over Dillashaw

There was a lot of talk heading into UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields about bantamweight prospect TJ Dillashaw, who carried the weight of a 14 fight win streak for his camp at Team Alpha Male into the Octagon on Wednesday night, but veteran competitor Raphael Assuncao had other ideas about letting them see No. 15. A former lightweight and featherweight contender, Assuncao has seen...
Via Fox Sports
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC On FUEL 10: Prelim Predictions

Raphael Assuncao (18-4) vs. Vaughan Lee (13-8-1) An international bantamweight showdown tops the Facebook prelims as Brazil's own Assuncao takes on the Briitsh prospect Lee. Assuncao, 30, is coming off his biggest career victory -- a unanimous decision over Mike Easton this past December. Unbeaten in his past three appearances, the BJJ black belt and Ascension Mixed Martial...
Via Fox Sports
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Raphael Assuncao Posts X-Ray of Broken Right Arm

How much of a savage is Raphael Assuncao? The bantamweight fought for over 10 minutes with a broken right arm in Saturday’s decision win over Mike Easton. Oh, and that’s not even the half of it. Assuncao mistook his cracked limb for a muscle spasm. Yeah, because they’re the same… “Broke my arm in the first round ! Thought it was a muscle spasm at first but was broke...
Via 5thRound.com
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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