Jason High Out; Beneil Dariush vs Charlie Brenneman Signed for UFC Fight Night 35

Beneil Dariush

Beneil Dariush

  • 6-0 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 6 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins:

Charlie Brenneman

Charlie Brenneman

  • 19-5 MMA / 4-4 UFC Record
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Jason High, Rick Story, Daniel Roberts

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UFC Fight Night 35

January 15th, 2014

Duluth, Georgia

The Arena at Gwinnett Center

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Brazilian prospect, Beneil Dariush makes his UFC debut on the heels of a current six-fight win streak to begin his mixed martial arts career. He’s won five of those fights by stoppages (2 KO/TKO, 3 submission), including a second round knockout win against Jason Meaders at a Respect in the Cage event last May.

Charlie Brenneman returns to the UFC following a four-fight win streak outside the promotion, since January of last year. Brenneman was released from the UFC in September of 2012, after amassing a 4-4 record, which included wins over Jason High, Amilcar Alves, Rick Story, and Daniel Roberts.

Adlan Amagov Out; Jason High vs Beneil Dariush Set for UFC Fight Night 35

Jason High

Jason High

  • 18-4 MMA / 2-2 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Jordan Mein, James Head, Quinn Mulhern

Beneil Dariush

Beneil Dariush

  • 6-0 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 6 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins:

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UFC Fight Night 35

January 15th, 2014

Duluth, Georgia

The Arena at Gwinnett Center

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Jason High has now two straight fights in the UFC, with a unanimous decision win over Anthony Lapsley at UFC 167. He’s now won nine of his last ten fights, with his only loss being a first round submission defeat to Erick Silva in his return to the UFC last June.

Brazilian prospect, Beneil Dariush makes his UFC debut on the heels of a current six-fight win streak to begin his mixed martial arts career. He’s won five of those fights by stoppages (2 KO/TKO, 3 submission), including a second round knockout win against Jason Meaders at a Respect in the Cage event last May.

Adlan Amagov vs Jason High, Trevor Smith vs Brian Houston, Ramsey Nijem vs Justin Edwards Set for UFN 35

Adlan Amagov

Adlan Amagov 

  • 13-2-1 MMA / 2-0 UFC Record
  • 3 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Anthony Smith, TJ Waldburger, Chris Spang

Jason High

Jason High

  • 18-4 MMA / 2-2 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Jordan Mein, James Head, Quinn Mulhern

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Trevor Smith

Trevor Smith

  • 10-4 MMA / 0-1 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Losing Streak
  • Notable Wins: Keith Berry, TJ Cook, Alexandre Moreno

Brian Houston

Brian Houston

  • 4-0 MMA / 0-1 UFC Record
  • Won 4 of Last 5 Fights
  • Notable Wins:

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Ramsey Nijem

Ramsey Nijem

  • 7-4 MMA / 3-3 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Losing Streak
  • Notable Wins: Daniel Downes, CJ Keith, Joe Proctor

Justin Edwards

Justin Edwards

  • 8-3 MMA / 2-3 UFC Record
  • Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Daniel Stittgen, Jorge Lopez, Josh Neer

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UFC Fight Night 35

January 15th, 2014

Duluth, Georgia

The Arena at Gwinnett Center

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Adlan Amagov extended his win streak to three straight fights with a stunning first round knockout victory over TJ Waldburger at UFC 166. He transferred to the UFC in April, following a 3-1 record in Strikeforce, getting a unanimous decision win over Chris Spang in his promotional debut.

Jason High has now two straight fights in the UFC, with a unanimous decision win over Anthony Lapsley at UFC 167. He’s now won nine of his last ten fights, with his only loss being a first round submission defeat to Erick Silva in his return to the UFC last June.

Trevor Smith made his UFC debut last July at UFC on FOX 8, losing a hard-fought split decision to Ed Herman, but earned bonus money with the “Fight of the Night” honors to help heal his wounds. Now, he’s likely in a must-win situation, losing three of his last four fights dating back to January of last year, with only a first round submission win over Alexandre Moreno at Battle Xtreme Championship event in June 2012.

Due to an injury sustained by his original opponent, Brian Houston had the tough task of facing Derek Brunson in his UFC debut at Fight for the Troops 3, and was submitted in under a minute in the opening round. The loss was his first in his career after beginning 4-0, with three TKO/KO victories and one decision win.

Ultimate Fighter 13 runner-up, Ramsey Nijem has now lost two straight fights after starting his UFC career with a 3-1 record. Most recently, he was submitted quickly in the first round by James Vick at UFC Fight Night 26. Nijem’s UFC victories include decision wins over Danny Downes and Joe Proctor, as well a TKO win over CJ Keith.

Justin Edwards drops to the 155-pound roster, following a 2-3 record in the UFC’s welterweight division. He’s traded wins and loses since his debut in the UFC in June of 2011. Most recently, he suffered a first round loss to rising superstar, Brandon Thatch at UFC Fight Night 27.

UFC 167 Quick Results

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Main Card:

  • Georges St-Pierre def. Johny Hendricks via Split Decision
  • Rashad Evans def. Chael Sonnen via TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 4:05
  • Robbie Lawler def. Rory MacDonald via Split Decision
  • Tyron Woodley def. Josh Koscheck via KO (Punches) – Round 1, 4:38
  • Ali Bagautinov def. Timothy Elliott via Unanimous Decision

Preliminary Card:

  • Donald Cerrone def. Evan Dunham via Triangle Choke – Round 2, 3:49
  • Thales Leites def. Ed Herman via Unanimous Decision
  • Rick Story def. Brian Ebersole via Unanimous Decision
  • Erik Perez def. Edwin Figueroa via Unanimous Decision
  • Jason High def. Anthony Lapsley via Unanimous Decision
  • Sergio Pettis def. Will Campuzano via Unanimous Decision
  • Gian Villante def. Cody Donovan via TKO (Punches) – Round 2, 1:22

Jason High vs Anthony Lapsley Added to UFC 167

Jason High

 

Jason High

  • 17-4 MMA / 1-2 UFC Record
  • Won 8 of Last 9 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Jordan Mein, James Head, Quinn Mulhern

Anthony Lapsley

 

Anthony Lapsley

  • 22-5 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Brent Weedman, Tyler Stinson, Mike Stupf

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UFC 167

November 16th, 2013

Las Vegas, Nevada

MGM Grand Garden Arena

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Jason High got his first UFC victory with an impressive first round submission finish of James Head at UFC Fight Night 29. He was released from the UFC in March of 2010 after a decision loss to Charlie Brenneman, but has since won eight of his last nine fights. High’s only defeat during this time was a first round submission loss to Erick Silva in his return to the promotion at UFC on Fuel TV 10.

Long time MMA veteran, Anthony Lapsley gets a shot on the big stage winning eight of his last nine fights, including a current four-fight win streak. In twenty-two career victories, Lapsley has finished eighteen of them by stoppages (3 KO/TKO, 15 Submission). Most recently, he submitted Gerald Meerschaert in the first round at a Rocktagon MMA event in January.

UFC Fight Night 27 Quick Results

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Main Card:

  • Carlos Condit def. Martin Kampmann via TKO (Strikes) – Round 4, 0:54
  • Rafael dos Anjos def. Donald Cerrone via Unanimous Decision
  • Kelvin Gastelum def. Brian Melancon via Rear Naked Choke – Round 1, 2:26
  • Court McGee def. Robert Whittaker via Split Decision
  • Takeya Mizugaki def. Erik Perez via Split Decision
  • Brad Tavares def. Robert McDaniel via Unanimous Decision

Preliminary Card:

  • Dylan Andrews def. Papy Abedi via TKO (Punches) – Round 3, 1:32
  • Brandon Thatch def. Justin Edwards via TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 1:23
  • Darren Elkins def. Hatsu Hioki via Unanimous Decision
  • Jason High def. James Head via Guillotine Choke – Round 1, 1:41
  • Zak Cummings def. Ben Alloway via D’Arce Choke – Round 1, 4:19
  • Roger Bowling vs. Abel Trujillo declared No Contest (Unintentional Illegal Knee) – Round 2, 4:57

James Head vs Jason High Added to UFC Fight Night 27

James Head

James Head

  • 9-3 MMA / 2-2 UFC Record
  • Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Gerald Harris, Papy Abedi, Brian Ebersole

Jason High

 

Jason High

  • 16-4 MMA / 0-2 UFC Record
  • Won 7 of Last 8 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Jordan Mein, Hayato Sakurai, Quinn Mulhern

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UFC Fight Night 27

August 28th, 2013

Indianapolis, Indiana

Bankers Life Fieldhouse

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James Head had two-fight win streak snapped at the TUF 16 Finale by Mike Pyle, who earned a first round TKO victory. Head had previously won back-to-back fights against Papy Abedi and Brian Ebersole following his loss to Nick Ring in his UFC debut.

Last time out, Jason High was submitted quickly in the first round by Erick Silva at UFC on Fuel TV 10. The loss snapped a seven-fight win streak dating back to August of 2010. Notable wins during the streak include decision wins over Jordan Mein, Quinn Mulhern, and Todd Moore.