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UFC on FS1 3: Dillashaw vs. Assunção on Hold

TJ Dillashaw

An important bantamweight tilt is reportedly headed to Brazil as T.J. Dillashaw is expected to meet Raphael Assunção at UFC Fight Night (aka UFC on FOX Sports 1 3). While not officially announced yet, the bout was first reported by Brazilian site Globo.

Both fighters come into the bout riding four-fight win streaks. Dillashaw has been particuarly impressive as of late after defeating his last three opponents via either submission or knockout. Assunção comes into the bout fresh off a UFC on FUEL TV 10 submission victory over Vaughn Lee.

UFC on FOX Sports 1 3 takes place September 4 in Belo Horizante, Brazil. A light heavyweight pairing between Glover Teixeira and Ryan Bader will headline the card. Co-headlining the bill will be a middleweight bout between Yushin Okami and Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza. The card will take place at the Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond.

UFC on FOX Sports 1 3 Fight Card:

  • Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader
  • Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza vs. Yushin Okami
  • Joe Benavidez vs. Jussier “Formiga” da Silva
  • Yuri Villefort vs. Sean Spencer
  • Ali Bagautinov vs. Marcos Vinicius
  • Godofredo Pepey vs. Sam Sicilia
  • Johnny Bedford vs. Hugo Viana
  • Tor Troéng vs. Rafael Natal
  • T.J. Dillashaw vs. Raphael Assunção

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