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Former WSOF Champion Marlon Moraes makes octagon debut at UFC 212

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Former World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes will make his octagon debut on June 3 at UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil when he squares off with perennial 135-pound contender Raphael Assuncao. MMAFighting.com was first to report the news. Marlon Moraes boasts a solid professional […]

Faber vs. Assuncao Set To Headline Brazil Fight Card

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)     According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Globo, a key bantamweight fight between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao will headline March’s UFC Fight Night 62 event in Brazil. UFC officials have yet to confirm the news but are expected to do so in the very […]

“UFC Fight Night 54 MacDonald vs. Saffiedine” Results

By: Chris Taylor         The UFC capped off their second event of the day in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada yesterday evening. The event, UFC Fight Night 54, was headlined by a welterweight fight featuring perennial contender Rory MacDonald taking on former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine. In the co-main event, bantamweights Raphael Assuncao […]