Lucas Martins Out; Aljamain Sterling vs Cody Gibson Slated for UFC 170

Aljamain Sterling

Aljamain Sterling 

  • 8-0 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 8 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Claudio Ledesma, Sean Santella, Joel Roberts

Cody Gibson

Cody Gibson

  • 11-3 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 6 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Walel Watson, Andrew Whitney, Chad George

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UFC 170

February 22nd, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

Mandalay Bay Events Center

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Top ranked bantamweight, Aljamian Sterling, finally signs with the UFC following a perfect 8-0 record to begin his career. Notable victories include a decision win over flyweight prospect, Sean Santella at a CFFC 11, and a first round submission win over Joel Roberts last November.

Cody Gibson won his seventh straight fight in November of last year, earning a unanimous decision victory over Evan Esguerra at Tachi Palace 17. Other notable wins during the streak include a decision nod against Andrew Whitney and a first round submission win over WEC-veteran Chad George.

 

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Bryan Caraway Out; Lucas Martins Now Meets Aljamain Sterling at UFC 170

Lucas Melo Martins

Lucas Melo Martins

  • 14-1 MMA / 2-1 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Jeremy Larsen, Ramiro Hernandez

Aljamain Sterling

Aljamain Sterling 

  • 8-0 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 8 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Claudio Ledesma, Sean Santella, Joel Roberts

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UFC 170

February 22nd, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

Mandalay Bay Events Center

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Since losing to uber-prospect Edson Barboza in his UFC debut, Lucas Martins has now won back-to-back fights in the octagon. He rebounded from the Barboza loss with a third round knockout victory over Jeremy Larsen at UFC on FX 8. Martins then dropped two weight classes to the bantamweight division, and ran through Ramiro Hernandez, earning the submission win in just a little over a minute into the opening round at UFC Fight Night 28.

Top ranked bantamweight, Aljamian Sterling, finally signs with the UFC following a perfect 8-0 record to begin his career. Notable victories include a decision win over flyweight prospect, Sean Santella at a CFFC 11, and a first round submission win over Joel Roberts last November.

Bryan Caraway vs Lucas Martins, Alexis Davis vs Jessica Eye Added to UFC 170

Bryan Caraway

Bryan Caraway

  • 18-6 MMA / 3-1 UFC Record
  • Won 4 of Last 5 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Dustin Neace, Mitch Gagnon, Johnny Bedford

Lucas Melo Martins

Lucas Melo Martins

  • 14-1 MMA / 2-1 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Jeremy Larsen, Ramiro Hernandez

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Alexis Davis

Alexis Davis

  • 15-5 MMA / 2-0 UFC Record
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Amanda Nunes, Shayna Baszler, Liz Carmouche

Jessica Eye

Jessica Eye

  • 11-1 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record
  • 8 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Sarah Kaufman, Zoila Frausto Gurgel, Carina Damm

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UFC 170

February 22nd, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

Mandalay Bay Events Center

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Bryan Caraway rebounded from a controversial split decision loss to Takeya Mizugaki at UFC on Fuel TV 8, stopping Johnny Bedford in the third round with a guillotine choke at UFC 159. He’s now 3-1 in the UFC since his time on the fourteenth season of the Ultimate Fighter, including submission wins over Dustin Neace and Mitch Gagnon.

Since losing to uber-prospect Edson Barboza in his UFC debut, Lucas Martins has now won back-to-back fights in the octagon. He rebounded from the Barboza loss with a third round knockout victory over Jeremy Larsen at UFC on FX 8. Martins then dropped two weight classes to the bantamweight division, and ran through Ramiro Hernandez, earning the submission win in just a little over a minute into the opening round at UFC Fight Night 28.

Alexis Davis extended her win streak to four at UFC Fight Night 31, with a dominant unanimous decision victory over former title challenger, Liz Carmouche. Other notable wins during the streak, include submission wins over Hitomi Akano and Shanya Baszler, and a decision win over Rosi Sexton in her UFC debut.

Jessica Eye proved an extra ten-pounds won’t be a problem for her after earning a split decision victory over perennial top contender, Sarah Kaufman in her UFC debut. She’s now won eight-straight fights in her career, including key wins over Angela Magana, Zoila Frausto Gurgel, and Carina Damm.

Johnny Eduardo vs Lucas Martins Joins UFC Fight Night 32

Johnny Eduardo

 

Johnny Eduardo

  • 26-9 MMA / 1-1 UFC Record
  • Won 12 of Last 13 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Donald Sanchez, Paulo Dantas, Jeff Curran

Lucas Melo Martins

 

Lucas Melo Martins

  • 14-1 MMA / 2-1 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Jeremy Larsen, Ramiro Hernandez

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UFC Fight Night 32

November 9th, 2013

Goiania,Goias,Brazil

Goiania Arena

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Johnny Eduardo had an 11-fight win streak snapped in his UFC debut with a unanimous decision loss to Raphael Assuncao at UFC 134. He got back to his winning ways at UFC on Fuel TV 3 with a one-sided unanimous decision victory over Jeff Curran.

Since losing to uber-prospect Edson Barboza in his UFC debut, Lucas Martins has now won back-to-back fights in the octagon. He rebounded from the Barboza loss with a third round knockout victory over Jeremy Larsen at UFC on FX 8. Martins then dropped two weight classes to the bantamweight division, and ran through Ramiro Hernandez, earning the submission win in just a little over a minute into the opening round at UFC Fight Night 28.

UFC Fight Night 28 Quick Results

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Main Card:

  • Glover Teixeira def. Ryan Bader via TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 2:55
  • Ronaldo Souza def. Yushin Okami via TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 2:47
  • Joseph Benavidez def. Jussier Da Silva via TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 3:07
  • Piotr Hallmann def. Francisco Trinaldo via Kimura – Round 2, 3:50
  • Rafael Natal def. Tor Troeng via unanimous Decision
  • Ali Bagautinov def. Marcos Vinicius via TKO (Punches) – Round 3, 3:28

Preliminary Card:

  • Edimilson Souza def. Felipe Arantes via Split Decision
  • Lucas Martins def. Ramiro Hernandez via Rear Naked Choke – Round 1, 1:10
  • Elias Silverio def. Joao Zeferino via Unanimous Decision
  • Ivan Jorge def. Keith Wisniewski via Unanimous Decision
  • Sean Spencer def. Yuri Villefort via Split Decision

Lucas Martins vs Ramiro Hernandez Set for UFC on FOX Sports 1 3

Lucas Melo Martins

 

Lucas Melo Martins

  • 13-1 MMA / 1-1 UFC Record
  • Won 13 of Last 14 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Jeremy Larsen

Ramiro Hernandez

 

Ramiro Hernandez

  • 13-4 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Chris Tickle, Eric Wisely (x2), Brian Davidson

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UFC on FOX Sports 1 3

September 4th, 2013

Brasilia, Brazil

Ginasio Nilson Nelson

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Lucas Martins earned his first victory in the UFC with a third round knockout of Jeremy Larsen at UFC on FX 8. He bounced back after suffering the first loss of his career in his UFC debut, a first round submission loss to Edson Barboza. Martins began his career a perfect 12-0, with 11 of those wins coming by way of stoppages.

Ramiro ‘Junior’ Hernandez earns a spot on the big stage having won six of his last seven fights, including a current two-fight win streak. Hernandez has two victories over former UFC roster member Eric Wisely and a submission win over Ultimate Fighter alum, Chris Tickle on his resume.

UFC on FX 8 Quick Results

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Main Card:

  • Vitor Belfort def. Luke Rockhold via KO (Wheel Kick, Punches) – Rd. 1, 2:32
  • Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza def. Chris Camozzi via Arm-Triangle Choke, Rd. 1, 3:37
  • Rafael dos Anjos def. Evan Dunham via Unanimous Decision
  • Rafael Natal def. Joao Zeferino via Unanimous Decision

Preliminary Card:

  • Nik Lentz def. Hacran Dias via Unanimous Decision
  • Francisco Trinaldo def. Mike Rio via Arm-Triangle Choke – Round 1, 3:08
  • Gleison Tibau def. John Cholish via Guillotine Choke – Round 2, 2:34
  • Paulo Thiago def. Michel Prazeres via Unanimous Decision
  • Yuri Alcantara def. Iliarde Santos via TKO (Strikes) – Round 1, 2:31
  • Fabio Maldonado def. Roger Hollett via Unanimous Decision
  • John Lineker def. Azamat Gashimov via TKO (Strikes) – Round 2, 1:07
  • Jussier Formiga def. Chris Cariaso via Unanimous Decision
  • Lucas Martins def. Jeremy Larsen via KO (Punch) – Round 3, 0:13