Antonio Braga Neto Out; Derek Brunson vs Brian Houston Booked for UFC Fight Night 31

Derek Brunson

Derek Brunson

  • 10-2 MMA / 1-0 UFC Debut
  • Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Chris Leben, Lumumba Sayers, Nate James

Brian Houston

Brian Houston

  • 4-0 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins:

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UFC Fight for the Troops 3

November 6th, 2013

Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Fort Campbell

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Derek Brunson earned a gritty unanimous decision victory over Chris Leben in his UFC debut at UFC 155. The win snapped a two-fight losing streak, which included a controversial split decision loss to former UFC fighter Kendall Grove and a knockout loss to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza.

Brian Houston has only been fighting professionally in mixed martial arts for a little over a year, but will already get a shot in the sport’s largest promotion. He’s 4-0 to begin his career with his last three victories coming by way of first round knockouts. Most recently, Houston stopped Jett Jones in just 48-seconds in the opening round at Victory Fighting Championships 40.

Derek Brunson vs Antonio Braga Neto Slated for UFC Fight For the Troops 3

Derek Brunson

Derek Brunson

  • 10-2 MMA / 1-0 UFC Debut
  • Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Chris Leben, Lumumba Sayers, Nate James

Antonio Braga Neto

 

Antonio Braga Neto

  • 9-1 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Cezar Ferreira, Maiquel Falcao, Anthony Smith

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UFC Fight for the Troops 3

November 6th, 2013

Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Fort Campbell

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Derek Brunson earned a gritty unanimous decision victory over Chris Leben in his UFC debut at UFC 155. The win snapped a two-fight losing streak, which included a controversial split decision loss to former UFC fighter Kendall Grove and a knockout loss to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza.

Highly-touted Brazilian middleweight prospect, Antonio Braga Neto didn’t disappoint in his UFC debut, submitting Anthony Smith in under two minutes in the opening frame by kneebar. He’s now won four-straight fights, including wins Maiquel Falcao and Brock Larson.

UFC on Fuel TV 10 Quick Results

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Main Card:

  • Fabricio Werdum def. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira via Armbar – Round 2, 2:41
  • Leonardo Santos def. William Macario via Arm-Triangle Choke – Round 2, 4:43
  • Thiago Silva def. Rafael Cavalcante via KO (Punches) – Round 1, 4:29
  • Erick Silva def. Jason High via Armbar- Round 1, 1:11
  • Daniel Sarafian def. Eddie Mendez via Arm-Triangle Choke – Round 1, 2:20
  • Rony Jason def. Mike Wilkinson via Triangle Choke – Round 1, 1:24

Preliminary Card:

  • Raphael Assuncao def. Vaughan Lee via Armbar – Round 2, 1:51
  • Felipe Arantes def. Godofredo Castro via TKO (Strikes) – Round 1, 3:32
  • Ildemar Alcantara def. Leandro Silva via Unanimous Decision
  • Rodrigo Damm def. Mizuto Hirota via Split Decision
  • Caio Magalhaes def. Karlos Vemola via Rear Naked Choke – Round 2, 2:49
  • Antonio Braga Neto def. Anthony Smith via Kneebar – Round 1, 1:52

Anthony Smith vs Antonio Braga Neto Added to UFC on Fuel TV 10

Anthony Smith

 

Anthony Smith

  • 17-9 MMA / UFC Debut
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Eric Schambari, Ben Lagman, Lumumba Sayers

Antonio Braga Neto

 

Antonio Braga Neto

  • 8-1 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 3 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Cezar Ferreira, Maiquel Falcao, Brock Larson

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UFC on Fuel TV 10

June 8th, 2013

Ceara, Brazil

Ginasio Paulo Sarasate

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Anthony Smith had a three-fight win streak come to an end at Strikeforce: Marquardt vs Saffiedine, with a second round submission loss to Roger Gracie. During the win streak, Smith had three-straight stoppage victories over Ian Berg, Richard White, and Lumumba Sayers.

Highly-touted Brazilian prospect, Antonio Braga Neto makes his UFC debut on the heels of a three-fight win streak. He holds submission victories over Bellator title contender, Maiquel Falcao and UFC veteran Brock Larson in his last two fights.