Raphael Assuncao News

Nov 11, 2017 8:05 pm

UFC Norfolk Results: Raphael Assuncao KO’s Matthew Lopez (VIDEO)

A bantamweight tilt between Raphael Assuncao and Matthew Lopez took place at tonight’s UFC Fight Night card in Norfolk. Assuncao battered Lopez’s lead leg with heavy kicks for the duration of the fight before eventually landing a huge right hand in round three that put Matthew away. Check out the finish below: ASSUNCAO!!!!@RaphaAssuncao KOs Lopez...

Apr 13, 2017 8:03 pm

Former WSOF Champion Marlon Moraes faces a stiff challenge in UFC debut

Former WSOF Champion Marlon Moraes faces a stiff challenge in UFC debut 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...

Jan 29, 2017 1:11 pm

Dominick Cruz shuts down Assuncao callout, says he wants a title shot next

In the penultimate fight of the UFC on Fox 23 undercard, long-time bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao scored a crucial win over Aljamain Sterling. In a post fight interview with UFC reporter Megan Olivi, the Brazilian talent was asked who he’d like to take on next. After a moment of consideration, he made a courteous callout...