Vinny Magalhaes vs Anthony Perosh Targeted for UFC 163

Vinny Magalhaes

 

Vinny Magalhaes

  • 10-6 MMA / 1-3 UFC Record
  • Won 6 of his Last 7
  • Notable Wins: Jake Doerr, Mikhail Zayats, Igor Pokrajac

Anthony Perosh

  • 13-7 MMA / 3-4 UFC Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Tom Blackledge, Cyrille Diabate, Nick Penner

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UFC 163

August 3rd, 2013

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

HSBC Arena

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Vinny Magalhaes had a six-fight win streak snapped at UFC 159, losing a unanimous decision to Phil Davis. During the winning streak, all six victories came by way of stoppages (2 TKOs, 4 submissions). Magalhaes won his return bout to the UFC, submitting Igor Pokrajac in the second round at UFC 152.

Anthony Perosh had a career resurgence in 2011, winning three consecutive fights by stoppages in the UFC, including submission wins over Tom Blackledge and Cyrille Diabate. Unfortunately, last time out his winning streak was snapped by Ryan Jimmo who earned an incredible 7-second knockout in the first round.

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