UFC Fight Night 82 rumored for Jessica Eye vs. Bethe Correia, Sam Alvey vs. Daniel Sarafian Globo reports that Jessica Eye finally got her Desire Rival on the UFC’s card at Pittsburgh.
Eye (11-4) is coming off back to back losses to Miesha Tate and Julianna Pena and will be seeking to avoid three consecutive losses for the first time in her profession. The 29-year old is currently 1-3 -1 NC in the UFC, together with her lone win coming against Leslie Smith in UFC 180. Correia (9-1) competes for the first time because her 34-second knockout loss to former bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in UFC 190 at August. Also online is a middleweight matchup that definitely won’t disappoint. Alvey (26-7) is coming off the first weight loss loss of his professional career, as Derek Brunson put him away in the first round of the fight back in UFC Fight Night 73. The loss snapped”Smilin”`s three fight win streak. Sarafian (9-5) bounced back from a two-fight slide after knocking out Ant??nio dos Santos Jr. at UFC Fight Night 58 back in December 2014. UFC Fight Night 82 takes place on Feb. 21 in the Consol Energy Center at Pittsburgh, PA.. Here’s an updated look in the UFC Pittsburgh card Jessica Eye vs. Bethe Correia (rumor) Cody Garbrandt vs. John Lineker Derek Brunson vs. Roan Carneiro Sam Alvey vs. Daniel Sarafian Joe Riggs vs. Chris Camozzi Trevor Smith vs. Leonardo Augusto Guimaraes Shane Campbell vs. James Krause Brandon Thatch vs. Siyar Bahadurzada Anthony Hamilton vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov Sean Strickland vs. Alex Garcia Sarah Moras vs. Lauren Murphy Ovince Saint-Preux vs. Rafael”Feij??o” Cavalcante added to UFC 196 Is the empty Strikeforce light heavyweight title on the line? Feb UFC Tonight, Ovince Saint-Preux will take on Rafael”Feij??o” Cavalcante. Saint Preux (18-7) had his 2 battle win streak snapped in his last fight — with his third-round submission loss to Glover Teixeira in August — but has still amassed an impressive 6-2 UFC record. His only UFC setbacks have been to the aforementioned Teixeira and top contender Ryan Bader. Cavalcante (12-6, 1 NC) has lost two straight and three of his past four fights. The 35-year-old is in dire need of a success if he wants to keep his spot on the UFC’s light heavyweight roster. UFC 196 takes place Feb. 6th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Fabricio Werdum signals eight-fight contract with the UFC Based on Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, present UFC heavyweight champion Werdum has reportedly signed a new eight-fight contract the UFC. The contract is reportably worth seven figures. Werdum (20-5-1) will defend his title at UFC 196 at February in a rematch against former winner Cain Velasquez. Al Iaquinta undergoes successful knee operation, aiming for July yield UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta underwent a successful knee operation Monday. MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani confirmed that UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta underwent successful knee surgery on Monday. The New York native expects to return to training in three to four months with a potential return in July. Iaquinta (12-3-1) is coming off a controversial split decision victory over Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night 63 back in April. He then was scheduled to combat Bobby Green in UFC Fight Night 71 in San Diego, but an injury to Green compelled him off the card. Gilbert Melendez was tabbed as his replacement, however he failed a pole fight drug evaluation and Iaquinta was abandoned with no opponent. CABMMA discovers fraud by fighters MMAFighting.com’s Guilherme Cruz reports that the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) is set to reveal the names of several MMA fighters who committed fraud by falsifying medical tests. This was discovered during a covert investigation and it ought to be said, the series of frauds does not include any fighters presently signed by the UFC. CABMMA charman Rafel Favetti told MMAFighting.com”The commission has been performing a secret investigation against frauds in medical exams supplied by athletes in several gyms. We got to a point where we’re perhaps addressing a criminal gang, a gang that has as its motto to fraud medical examinations for MMA athletes.” Favetti also mentioned that all the fighters involved in this investiation will be suspended indefinitely and probably banned from the sport.
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