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Chris Weidman Says He’d Beat Michael Bisping In His Sleep

After his win over Thales Leites on Saturday night Michael Bisping said that he’s still has his sights set on getting a middleweight title shot, but current champion Chris Weidman isn’t losing any sleep over the prospect of facing, ‘The Count’. “I’ve got a couple tough guys, for sure,” was Weidman’s assessment of his potential challengers during a fan Q&A session...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 72 Post-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find UFC Fight Night 72 post-fight interviews with some of the stars of the show including Michael Bisping, Thales Leites and Evan Dunham. — Michael Bisping / Thales Leites: Evan Dunham:
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Glasgow: Michael Bisping Survives, Defeats Thales Leites By Split

Michael Bisping’s first fight in the United Kingdom since October of 2010 was a winning one Saturday, but the middleweight contender had to dig deep to eke out a five-round split decision win over Rio de Janeiro’s Thales Leites in their UFC Fight Night main event at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. 49-46, 48-47 and 47-48 for the number-nine ranked Bisping, now 28-7; the tenth...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bisping Wins By Split Decision Against Thales Leites At UFC Fight Night 72

Michael Bisping scrapped past Thales Leites by split decision tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 72 after finding himself on the back foot for much of the fight. Round One: The main event is underway. Bisping feels out with the jab and Leites lands a leg kick. Another leg kick from Leites, but it lands to the groin and forces a stoppage. They get back to it fairly quickly...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 72: Can the “Count” deliver?

Saturday, UFC Fight Night 72 makes it promotional debut in Scotland. The main event features #9 Michael “The Count” Bisping and jiu-jitsu practitioner #10 Thales Leites. Since his return to the Octagon, Leites is on a five-fight winning streak. Bisping is 2-2 and rebounded in his last fight with a victory over CB Dollaway. The co-main event features lightweights Evan Dunham and...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Thales Leites: 'I'm comfortable everywhere so let's see what happens'

Thales Leites is hearing a lot of things all around him. He's hearing that with eight straight wins, a main event win over star middleweight Michael Bisping, he could be getting close to another title shot. Leites is hearing that Bisping doesn't have the striking power to be a threat. The Brazilian is being told that, once the fight hits the ground, he'll submit the Brit with ease...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Thales Leites: I will KO or submit Michael Bisping

When Thales Leites takes on Michael Bisping July 18 in Glasgow, he'll be far from home and fighting one of the UFC's most well-known fighters. Still, the Brazilian couldn't be happier to take on "The Count." "Oh yeah I'm very happy. This is one of the fights that I would have liked to make a long time ago. Bisping is a UFC veteran like me since 2006, and I would like to fight with...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Thales Leites Knocks Out Francis Carmont at UFC Fight Night 49 (Video Highlights)

Francis Carmont entered the UFC with much hype in October 2011, and the middleweight lived up to much of the hoopla by starting out a perfect 6-0 in the big leagues. Carmont has now dropped three straight thanks to Thales Leites. Leites severed up his upset special in vicious fashion by knocking out the French-Canadian 20 seconds into the second round. Is it possible “Limitless”...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Thales Leites slams home 2nd straight KO with win over Francis Carmont

A slow paced first round gave way to a rapid fire finish in the second as Thales Leites picked up his fourth win in a row since returning to the UFC by knocking out Francis Carmont. A former title challenger at 185-pounds, Leites left the UFC for a few years after a couple of uninspired performances but he was able to earn his way back with three wins in a row in regional promotions...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Thales Leites KO’s Francis Carmont At UFC Fight Night 49

Thales Leites impressed tonight at UFC Fight Night 49 with a knockout victory over Francis Carmont early in the second round in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Round One Leites with a leg kick as the two circles each other. He presses forward with a flurry, but Carmont backs away from it. Carmont misses with a hook and Leites comes in with punches to initiate the clinch against the cage. He...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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