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UFC 216 lineup set with interim lightweight title headliner in Las Vegas

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The lineup is set for the UFC’s return to its Las Vegas home base next month with an interim title at the top of the bill.

UFC 216 features a dozen fights on Oct. 7 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FXX and UFC Fight Pass.

In the main event, Tony Ferguson (23-3 MMA, 13-1 UFC) takes on Kevin Lee (16-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) for an interim lightweight title. The winner is expected to stay in line for a fight against current champ Conor McGregor.

In the co-headliner, Derrick Lewis (18-5 MMA, 9-3 UFC) takes on former heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum (21-7-1 MMA, 9-4 UFC). Also on the main card, Jessica Eye (11-6 MMA, 1-5 UFC) moves down from bantamweight and Paige VanZant (7-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) moves up from strawweight to meet in the UFC’s new women’s flyweight division. Mark Godbeer (12-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) takes on Walt Harris (9-5 MMA, 2-4 UFC) at heavyweight, and to open the main card, Beneil Dariush (14-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) meets Evan Dunham (18-6 MMA, 11-6 UFC) at lightweight.

The featured preliminary-card bout on FXX is at lightweight between Will Brooks (18-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) and Nik Lentz (27-8-2 MMA, 11-5-1 UFC), and the featured bout on UFC Fight Pass is at flyweight between Magomed Bibulatov (14-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and former title challenger John Moraga (17-6 MMA, 6-5 UFC).

The complete UFC 216 lineup includes:

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee
  • Derrick Lewis vs. Fabricio Werdum
  • Jessica Eye vs. Paige VanZant
  • Mark Godbeer vs. Walt Harris
  • Beneil Dariush vs. Evan Dunham

PRELIMINARY CARD (FXX, 8 p.m. ET)

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)

For more on UFC 216, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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Tom Duquesnoy says he's fighting Cody Stamann at UFC 217 in New York

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The lineup for the UFC’s return to Madison Square Garden this fall continues to build with the addition of a new bantamweight bout.

Tom Duquesnoy (15-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) used his Instagarm account to announce a fight against Cody Stamann (15-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC 217 in November. UFC officials, however, are yet to make a formal announcement of the booking.

UFC 217 takes place Nov. 4 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass, and is expected to feature three title fights, just like the UFC’s first show there in November 2016.

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Duquesnoy, a Frenchman who trains at the Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA camp in New Mexico, made his promotional debut in April and stopped Patrick Williams with a second-round TKO at UFC on FOX 24. He came to the promotion on a 10-fight winning streak – and as a two-division champion for BAMMA. On his current 11-fight run, nine of his wins are by stoppage.

Stamann brings an eight-fight winning streak into the bout. After fighting throughout the Midwest for the first 15 bouts of his career, the Michgan native made his promotional debut in July at UFC 213 and took a unanimous decision from Terrion Ware in Las Vegas.

With the addition, the latest UFC 217 lineup now includes:

  • Champ Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre – for middleweight title
  • Champ Cody Garbrandt vs. T.J. Dillashaw – for bantamweight title
  • Jorge Masvidal vs. Stephen Thompson
  • Paulo Borrachinha vs. Johny Hendricks
  • Curtis Blaydes vs. Aleksei Oleinik
  • Corey Anderson vs. Patrick Cummins
  • Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs. Ion Cutelaba
  • Ricardo Ramos vs. Aiemann Zahabi
  • Tom Duquesnoy vs. Cody Stamann

For more on UFC 217, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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Manager's clients made UFC debuts against each other, and 'it was definitely a tough situation'

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Watching two of his fighters debut on the same UFC card should be one great day for any manager, right?

Well, for Jason House it was a little more complicated than that.

At Saturday’s UFC 213, House got to watch as clients Cody Stamann (14-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Terrion Ware (17-6 MMA, 0-1 UFC) finally got their turn inside the octagon. So far, so good.

The catch? They were matched up against each other.

“It was a lot of mixed emotions,” House told MMAjunkie. “I’ve been with Cody and Terrion both for a long time now. It was an honor to be a part of their career and journey in mixed martial arts. I was so excited to be able to inform that they were taking the next step and achieving their dream of fighting in the UFC.

“However, it’s also extremely tough because they’re fighting each other. That’d never really happened to me before. It was definitely a tough situation.”

Considering Stamman and Ware didn’t even know each other personally before, House was the one left with the emotional toll of the situation. But at no point did he even think about letting his personal feelings get in the way of either of his client’s paths.

“On the flip side of it, I would never want a client not to get in the UFC because he’d be fighting my client – if that makes sense,” House said. “That’s his opportunity. He earned it. I would never want to prevent someone from getting an opportunity. Once I explained it to them, they fully understood.

“If you have the chance to put two guys in, you’re going to put two guys in if they have to fight each other. That means they’re able to take their careers to the next level and fight on the big stage.”

After three rounds, it was 27-year-old Stamann who emerged victorious. He’s now riding an eight-fight victorious run and planning on quitting the family business. Ware, 31, had a four-fight streak snapped but seems to be recovering nicely from the setback.

While House did watch the featherweight battle, he admits he couldn’t bring himself to watch it at T-Mobile Arena. Instead, he tuned in from his hotel room.

“I decided I would just watch it by myself and come to the arena after to be there to support the guys,” House said. “It was just too tough for me.”

To hear House’s own account of the situation, check out the video above.

And for complete coverage of UFC 213, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

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After UFC 213 win, Cody Stamann plans to tell his dad he's quitting the family business

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LAS VEGAS – Considering newcomer Cody Stamann had just eight days to prepare for UFC debut, he’s got a bright future with a full training camp.

“I was going to be on the UFC card in December, so I was taking the summer off,” Stamann (14-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) said backstage at T-Mobile Arena after outpointing Terrion Ware (17-6 MMA, 0-1 UFC) on at UFC 213. “My performance, I would give it a 7 or an 8 (out of 10).

“I was talking to (UFC matchmaker) Sean Shelby in between rounds. I turned to him on the bench and was like, ‘Seven days, Sean? I’m 14-1. Can’t you give me eight weeks’ (notice)?”

As it turned out, Stamann is good at shifting focus. Two months out of the year, he works full-time in his family’s restoration business. It’s a job that affords him the ability to train mostly full-time, even though the summer months get busy.

He was in the middle of a big job when his manager called and told him he was fighting in the UFC next weekend.

“I was like, ‘Oh, (expletive) – are you serious?” he said. “All right, well, I’ll start doing medicals.”

Next time out, Shelby agrees he should get eight weeks to prepare. A full training camp without distractions might bump his self-score to 10.

Now that he’s a successful UFC fighter, heading back to work doesn’t sound like such a good idea.

“I’m going to walk into the stands, shake my dad’s (hand), give him a big kiss, and tell him I quit,” he said.

Check out the video with Stamann above.

And for complete coverage of UFC 213, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

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UFC 213 Athlete Outfitting pay: 2017 payout total passes $3 million

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 213 event took home UFC Athlete Outfitting pay, a program that launched after the UFC’s deal with Reebok, totaling $182,500.

UFC 213 took place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and the main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.

Leading the way were the two main event competitors. New UFC interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker (19-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) and Yoel Romero (12-2 MMA, 8-1 UFC) each received a minimum title-fight payout of $30,000. Whittaker won the fight by unanimous decision.

The full UFC 213 UFC Athlete Outfitting payouts included:

Robert Whittaker: $30,000
def. Yoel Romero: $30,000

Alistair Overeem: $10,000
def. Fabricio Werdum: $10,000

Curtis Blaydes: $2,500
def. Daniel Omielanczuk: $5,000

Anthony Pettis: $15,000
def. Jim Miller: $20,000

Rob Font: $2,500
def. Douglas Silva de Andrade: $2,500

Aleksei Oleinik: $2,500
def. Travis Browne: $15,000

Chad Laprise: $5,000
def. Brian Camozzi: $2,500

Thiago “Marreta” Santos: $10,000
def. Gerald Meerschaert: $2,500

Belal Muhammad: $2,500
def. Jordan Mein: $5,000

Cody Stamann: $2,500
def. Terrion Ware: $2,500

Trevin Giles: $2,500
def. James Bochnovic: $2,500

Under the UFC Athlete Outfitting program’s payout tiers, which appropriate the money generated by Reebok’s multi-year sponsorship with the UFC, fighters are paid based on their total number of UFC bouts, as well as Zuffa-era WEC fights (January 2007 and later) and Zuffa-era Strikeforce bouts (April 2011 and later). Fighters with 1-5 bouts receive $2,500 per appearance; 6-10 bouts get $5,000; 11-15 bouts earn $10,000; 16-20 bouts pocket $15,000; and 21 bouts and more get $20,000. Additionally, champions earn $40,000 while title challengers get $30,000.

In addition to experience-based pay, UFC fighters will receive in perpetuity royalty payments amounting to 20-30 percent of any UFC merchandise sold that bears their likeness, according to officials.

Full 2017 UFC-Reebok sponsorship payouts:

Year-to-date total: $3,112,500
2016 total: $7,138,000
2015 total: $3,185,000
Program-to-date total: $13,435,500

For complete coverage of UFC 213, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC 213, including CCR, Kanye, Lynyrd Skynyrd

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While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a UFC win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage is a key talent, as well.

See what the fighters of Saturday’s UFC 213 in Las Vegas, went with as their backing tracks.

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Robert Whittaker def. Yoel Romero via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)

Robert Whittaker: “Can’t Be Touched” by Roy Jones Jr.

Yoel Romero: “Soldado” by Juan Luis Guerra

Alistair Overeem def. Fabricio Werdum via majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Alistair Overeem: “Fearless” by Bold Action

Fabricio Werdum: “Despacito” by Luis Fons feat. Daddy Yankee

Curtis Blaydes def. Daniel Omielanczuk via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Curtis Blaydes: “Mortal Combat Theme Song”

Daniel Omielanczuk: “King Bruce Lee Karate Mistrz” by Franek Kimono

Anthony Pettis def. Jim Miller via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Anthony Pettis: “Showtime” by Jim Jones & Tum Tum

Jim Miller: “Bad Moon Rising” by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Rob Font def. Douglas Silva de Andrade via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 4:36

Rob Font: “Welcome to Jamrock” by Damian Marley

Douglas Silva de Andrade: “Conquistando o Impossavel” by Jamily

Aleksei Oleinik def. Travis Browne via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:44

Aleksei Oleinik: “Ballad For The Suppression” by Vladimir Vysotsky

Travis Browne: “I’m Only Human After All” by John “Ragin Cajun” Jones

Chad Laprise def. Brian Camozzi via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 1:27

Chad Laprise: “God’s Song” by Mikey Rukus

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Brian Camozzi: “Here Comes the Hotstepper” by Kamoze

Thiago “Marreta” Santos def. Gerald Meerschaert via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 2:04

Thiago “Marreta” Santos: “Marretta Da CCD Para o Mundo” by MC Isaac Saradinho

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Gerald Meerschaert: “Ante Up” by M.O.P.

Belal Muhammad def. Jordan Mein via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Belal Muhammad: “We Ready” by Archie Ebersole

Jordan Mein: “Body Like a Back Road” by Sam Hunt

Cody Stamann def. Terrion Ware via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Cody Stamann: “Simple Man” by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Terrion Ware: “Amazing” by Kanye West

Trevin Giles def. James Bochnovic via knockout (punches) – Round 2, 2:54

Trevin Giles: “Wait a Minute” by Phresher

James Bochnovic: “Spirit in the Sky” by Norman Greenbaum

For complete coverage of UFC 213, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

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UFC 213 results: Cody Stamann impressive in debut win over Terrion Ware

For a guy who relied on his takedowns and top control, Cody Stamann also showed off plenty of flair against Terrion Ware.

While shimmying and shaking between combos, Stamann (14-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) solidified the win over Ware (17-6 MMA, 0-1 UFC) with his grappling, which helped him lock up a unanimous decision victory with scores of 30-27, 30-27, and 29-28.

The featherweight bout was part of the preliminary card of today’s UFC 213 event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. It streamed on UFC Fight Pass ahead of additional prelims on FS1 and a main card on pay-per-view.

Stamann’s wrestling ability showed itself early in the fight, but it didn’t lead to much offense on the mat initially. Instead, it served to halt the momentum of Ware, who scored with some crisp strikes from distance but who struggled to keep that success going when he had no answer for Stamann’s takedowns.

Which is not to say that Stamann didn’t have some bright moments on the feet as well. Several times he stung Ware with hard counters and solid hooks, but it was his ability to put Ware on his back and then, as the fight wore on, do damage once Ware tried to scramble up, that helped him make his case to the judges.

After a third round that saw both men throw with increasing urgency, it was Stamann’s takedowns at the critical moments that sealed the win for him, especially in the final minutes of the last round. Once the judges had their say, all three gave the fight to Stamann, and two gave him a clean sweep of every round.

With the win in his UFC debut, Stamann now has an eight-fight winning streak overall. Ware’s loss snaps a four-fight winning streak outside the UFC.

Up-to-the-minute UFC 213 results include:

For complete coverage UFC 213, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

(MMAjunkie’s John Morgan and Steven Marroco contributed to this report on site in Las Vegas.)

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10 reasons to watch UFC 213, with 'Lioness' vs. 'Bullet' and 'Knuckles' vs. 'Soldier of God'

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Amanda Nunes has already accomplished what her two immediate predecessors, Holly Holm and Miesha Tate, could not: defend the UFC women’s bantamweight title. At UFC 213 Nunes looks to put any questions about her place as the top fighter in the division behind her when she meets Valentina Shevchenko in a rematch of their March 2016 bout.

The first meeting was a three-round contest, and while Nunes took the first two rounds, Shevchenko turned the tables in the third stanza, leaving many to wonder just how the fight would have ended had it been a five-round bout. That question will be answered when the two meet in the main event of Saturday’s card.

In the co-main event, highly ranked middleweights Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker meet in a highly anticipated interim title fight. A little further down the card, heavyweight contenders Fabricio Werdum and Alistair Overeem look to make their case for the next shot at champion Stipe Miocic.

UFC 213 takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with a pay-per-view main card following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.

Here are 10 reasons to watch the event.

1. Two more rounds

Before Nunes ran through Miesha Tate and then Ronda Rousey to claim, and defend, the women’s bantamweight title, she won a unanimous decision over Shevchenko.

While Nunes (14-4 MMA, 7-1 UFC) was on her championship run, Shevchenko (14-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) defeated ex-champion Holly Holm and also Julianna Pena. Now, the two women, ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA women’s bantamweight rankings, run back that first meeting.

This rematch is going to be about game plan. Will Nunes come out quicker against “Bullet” in pursuit of 14th career finish? Will Shevchenko slow the pace even further, knowing she has two additional rounds with which to work? Or will Shevchenko surprise “The Lioness” and aggressively deploy her muay Thai skills in the hopes of getting an early stoppage of her own?

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This is the type of fight in which the slightest adjustment from the first meeting could make a big difference.

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2. Let’s have a war

In Romero and Whittaker, we have two fighters who have gone undefeated since moving to middleweight.

Romero (12-1 MMA, 8-0 UFC), ranked No. 2 in the division, has posted an 8-0 record with six wins by knockout since “The Soldier of God” dropped from light heavyweight. No. 4-ranked Whittaker (18-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) has gone 6-0 since moving up from welterweight, with “The Reaper” (aka “Bobby Knuckles”) winning four bouts by knockout.

Additionally, both fighters have won five fight-night bonus awards during their middleweight runs, including “Performance of the Night” bonuses in their last victories – Romero knocking out ex-champ Chris Weidman and Whittaker earning a TKO win over Ronaldo Souza.

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While Romero has scary and unpredictable one-strike finishing power, Whittaker is the better overall striker, and he possesses what may be the key if this fight goes past two rounds: the better gas tank.

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3. Big man, big favorite

Despite his relative inexperience, oddsmakers have installed Curtis Blaydes as the biggest favorite on this fight card. Blaydes has appeared in only three UFC fights, but his mix of knockout power and formidable wrestling have some thinking the 26-year-old heavyweight has a bright future with the UFC.

His opponent, Daniel Omielanczuk (19-7-1 MMA, 4-4 UFC), is much more experienced than Blaydes (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC), with more than three times as many professional fights, including eight in the UFC.

This is the kind of fight that will tell us if Blaydes is ready to make the jump to ranked competition in his next bout or if he still needs some seasoning.

4. Hello Cleveland

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic doesn’t know who his next title defense will come against, but he does know the winner of the UFC 213 matchup between No. 2 ranked Werdum (21-6-1 MMA, 9-3 UFC) and No. 4 ranked Overeem (42-15 MMA, 7-4 UFC) is going to want another shot at the Cleveland, Ohio native.

Miocic took the belt from Werdum at UFC 198 with a first-round knockout, and in his first defense of that title, the champ knocked out Overeem at UFC 203. Both fighters recently told MMAjunkie they expect a shot at redemption.

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UFC 213 marks the third meeting between Werdum and Overeem. Werdum won the first bout, submitting Overeem via kimura in 2006 under the PRIDE FC banner. Overeem evened the score with a unanimous-decision victory during the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament in 2011.

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5. Tough test for any lightweight

Anthony Pettis is in a pickle heading into UFC 213. The former lightweight champion lost three fights in a row between March 2015 and April 2016 and decided to try his hand at featherweight. He won his first bout at 145 pounds, but in his next outing, he missed weight, losing his opportunity to win the interim title on the scale.

That chance at the title became moot when he was knocked out in the third round of that bout with Max Holloway. Now, 1-4 in his past five contests, Pettis returns to lightweight in the hopes of getting his career back on track.

Standing in his way is Jim Miller (28-9 MMA, 17-8 UFC), who makes his record-tying 27th UFC appearance in this fight. He’s just the kind of combatant who will test Pettis (19-6 MMA, 6-5 UFC) in every way.

Miller is 3-1 in his last four fights, most recently dropping a majority decision to Dustin Poirier in February.

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6. Unfamiliar territory

It’s been almost four years since Travis Browne enjoyed his last winning streak. Between April and December 2013, Browne ran off three straight first-round knockout wins and was one victory away from a heavyweight title shot. But he lost that title eliminator to Werdum via decision. Including that fight, Browne is 2-5 in his last seven contests, and he’s currently in the midst of a career worst three-fight losing skid.

Despite the rough patch, Browne (18-6-1 MMA, 9-6-1 UFC) is ranked No. 13 in the division. His hopes of holding onto that ranking rest on his ability to avoid the grappling expertise of Aleksei Oleinik (51-10-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC), who has 42 submission wins in his professional career, including the first Ezekiel choke in UFC history, which he scored in his last bout, a first-round stoppage of Viktor Pesta.

7. Stepping up on a hot streak

The last time Gerald Meerschaert went the distance was May 2014, when he dropped a unanimous decision to Sam Alvey on a North American Fighting Championship card. Since then, Meerschaert has gone 7-0 with seven finishes, and six of those have come in the first round. Included in those first-round stoppages are his two UFC bouts.

Meerschaert (26-8 MMA, 2-0 UFC), who has more than 10 years of professional MMA experience, gets his first step up in UFC middleweight competition at UFC 213 facing Thiago “Marreta” Santos (14-5 MMA, 6-4 UFC), who’s coming off a second-round “Performance of the Night” bonus-winning TKO win over Jack Marshman.

8. Status check

Belal Muhammad, the former Titan FC welterweight champion, entered the UFC on a 9-0 run. Four fights into his UFC career, Muhammad is now 11-2 after a 2-2 octagon run. He’s fared well over inexperienced fighters, most recently defeating Randy Brown by decision, but when his competition has more than a handful of UFC fights, Muhammad has faltered against those more experienced fighters.

Muhammad’s (11-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) opponent at UFC 213, Jordan Mein, fits into the latter group, but he has not been all that active, fighting just once in the past two years after returning in December after a brief retirement. Mein (29-11 MMA, 3-3 UFC) lost that return bout, dropping a decision to Emil Meek.

This fight is an excellent status check for these two fighters who are both in their late 20s.

9. Expect fists to fly

The bantamweight bout between Rob Font and Douglas Silva de Andrade is likely to be contested on the feet. There are three reasons to think this.

The first is these two have a preference for striking battles. Font (13-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is one of the more active strikers in the UFC bantamweight division while De Andrade (24-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is more of a power striker with one-punch knockout power.

The second reason is that De Andrade has an impressive 75 percent takedown defense and that could negate any chance of Font using his wrestling skills to take this one to the mat.

And the third and final reason this fight is likely to feature striking? These two have combined for 24 knockout victories in their careers.

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10. New blood

If you’re interested in checking out the newest UFC signings, you’re going to want to make sure you have your UFC Fight Pass subscription up to date; the two opening fights feature four promotional newcomers.

Cody Stamann (13-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) meets Terrion Ware (17-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at featherweight, and James Bochnovic (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) faces Trevin Giles (9-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at light heavyweight.

Each of these fighters brings a winning streak with him into UFC 213. Stamann has won his last six while Ware is unbeaten in four straight. As for Giles, his 9-0 record features eight stoppages while Bochnovic, whose only defeat came in his professional debut, has never been the distance.

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For more on UFC 213, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2480 with Anthony Pettis, Curtis Blaydes, Rob Font, Terrion Ware, Cody Stamann

Stream or download Wednesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Anthony Pettis, Curtis Blaydes, Rob Font, Terrion Ware and Cody Stamann.

All five guests fight Saturday at UFC 213. Pettis and Blaydes are featured on the pay-per-view main card vs. Jim Miller and Daniel Omielanczuk, respectively. Ware and Stamann compete against each other, while Font takes on Douglas Silva de Andrade, with both fights featured on the UFC Fight Pass prelims.

You can listen below or download the episode from SoundCloud.

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Source: MMA Junkie

Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Anthony Pettis, Curtis Blaydes, Rob Font, Terrion Ware, Cody Stamann

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MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Anthony Pettis, Curtis Blaydes, Rob Font, Terrion Ware and Cody Stamann.

Pettis kicks off the UFC 213 pay-per-view main card in Las Vegas on Saturday against Jim Miller in a lightweight fight. Heavyweight up-and-comer Blaydes is on the main card, as well, in a bout against Daniel Omielanczuk. Font closes out the UFC Fight Pass prelims at UFC 213 in a bantamweight fight against Douglas Silva de Andrade. And Ware and Stamann will make their promotional debuts against each other in a featherweight fight on the card, also on UFC Fight Pass.

MMAjunkie Radio airs from 1 to 3 p.m. ET (10 a.m. to noon PT), live from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. You can watch and listen live on MMAjunkie’s Facebook and YouTube pages. Additionally, SiriusXM Rush (Ch. 93) carries a replay later in the day (8-10 p.m. ET) and the following morning (7-9 a.m. ET), or catch a replay on demand.

MMAjunkie Radio listener guide:

  • HOW TO WATCH (ON WEB): Watch a live stream on MMAjunkie’s Facebook or YouTube pages.
  • HOW TO CALL: MMAjunkie Radio takes phone calls from listeners throughout the show. Call into the MMAjunkie Radio hotline at (866) 522-2846.
  • HOW TO DISCUSS: The MMAjunkie MMA Forums has a section devoted solely to MMAjunkie Radio. Stop by the MMAjunkie Radio forum to discuss the show, interact with the hosts, suggest future guests and catch up on the latest MMAjunkie Radio news.
  • HOW TO VISIT THE SHOW: You can watch MMAjunkie Radio live and in person at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. The booth is located in the resort’s Race & Sports Book next to the Mandalay Bay poker room. To plan a trip to Sin City and MMAjunkie Radio, go to www.mandalaybay.com.

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Source: MMA Junkie