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UFC Fight Night 72 Media Call (Full Audio)

Below you can listen to the UFC Fight Night 72 media conference call which featured recently announced headliners Michael Bisping and Thales Leites who’ll battle it out in the first UFC Scottish debut on July 18th. —
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Michael Bisping takes on Thales Leites in July Glasgow event

Michael Bisping and Thales Leites will meet in the main event of a July 18 UFC card in Glasgow, Scotland. The former world title challenger Leites has won eight straight fights, overall, and five in a row in the UFC. Bisping has won two out of his last three fights, and is coming off a come from behind decision win over C.B. Dollaway at UFC 186, in Montreal, last month. Another newly...
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Michael Bisping vs. Thales Leites, Ross Pearson vs. Evan Dunham Set For UFC Fight Night Glasgow

On Monday, it was announced a middleweight bout between Michael Bisping (pictured) and Thales Leites will headline the UFC’s July 18 card inside SSE Hydro in Glasgow. In addition, lightweights Ross Pearson and Evan Dunham will serve as the co-featured attraction. UFC Fight Pass and Fox Sports 1 are expected to offer the event for live viewing in America. Here is the show’s...
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WATCH: Thales Leites Defeats Tim Boetsch via Submission at UFC 183

If I paid money to see a UFC event live there is one thing I would really hoped did not happen. No wins via submission. I wouldn't want any via decision either, but for a novice like myself submissions are kind of dull. Maybe if I knew more about the sport or followed it closely I would appreciate a good arm-triangle choke like the one Thales Leites puts on Tim Boetsch for the win...
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February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Thales Leites survives, then submits Tim Boetsch

LAS VEGAS -- Thales Leites said his plan was to exchange punches with Tim Boetsch Saturday night at UFC 183, but that plan didn't go so well at first. The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt duked it out with Boetsch and was hurt near the end of the first round. In the second, both men came out swinging again, with Boetsch once again hurting the Brazilian. Leites was dropped to the mat...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Thales Leites Chokes Tim Boetsch Unconscious At UFC 183

Thales Leites lost the striking battle to Tim Boetsch tonight at UFC 183, but still emerged on top after taking the fight to the mat and slickly tying up a fight-ending arm triangle choke that sent his opponent to sleep. Round One: Boetsch initiates first with a combination of punches and a kick. Leites with a kick and Boetsch looks to land with another punch. Boetsch pressing...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Thales Leites Wants To Fight Michael Bisping Next

Michael Bisping won’t be fighting Luke Rockhold next after the UFC decided to go in a different direction, and so Thales Leites has seen an opportunity to stake his claim for a fight with ‘The Count’. “Bisping is a tough fighter, does great fights. He fights for a long time, does exciting fights,” Leites told “He’s well ranked, has a big name, and...
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September 01, 2014  |  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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