Raphael Assuncao News

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...