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Jorge Santiago Enters Third Stint with UFC, Fights Gunnar Nelson in England

An undisclosed injury has forced Justin Edwards out of his “UFC on FUEL TV 7” fight against Gunnar Nelson. Enter “The Sandman.” Former middleweight turned welterweight Jorge Santiago (Pictured) has agreed to serve as a last-minute substitute on February 16th. This marks Santiago’s third stint with the UFC. Despite being one of the most accomplished 185-pounders in the world, the...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jorge Santiago Stays Ready in Case Injury Bug Opens Door for UFC Return

The injury bug has done a number on several UFC cards over the past month. With Octagon fighters dropping like flies, veterans like Jorge Santiago (Pictured) continue to produce in other promotions hoping for another shot at the big leagues. “For sure. I see guys getting hurt, they need to make the fight and they look for somebody else,” Santiago told 5thRound.com of his willing...
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June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Jorge Santiago vs. Leonardo Pecanha Headlines ‘Titan Fighting 21′

Middleweight Jorge Santiago (Pictured) has found himself a new home. The former UFC star will headline “Titan Fighting 21″ on March 2nd against fellow Brazilian Leonardo Pecanha. “I can’t wait to fight for Titan on March 2nd and to show everybody that ‘The Sandman’ is back and more dangerous than ever before,” said Santiago. “I train with the best coaches and some of the best fighters...
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February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Jorge Santiago: “Of course I can beat Anderson Silva”

Former Sengoku star Jorge Santiago is returning to the UFC and according to HeavyMMA.com, he believes he has everything it takes to take down Anderson Silva. Despite experiencing a great deal of success abroad over the last three years, Jorge Santiago is happy to be back in the UFC. After departing the organization in 2006 following back-to-back losses, the Brazilian middleweight...
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March 07, 2011  |  Discuss

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