Raphael Assuncao defeated Rob Font by decision at UFC 226, and the Brazilian contender believes it earned him a crack at T.J. Dillashaw’s bantamweight championship. A “frustrated” Raphael Assuncao just …read more
UFC President Dana White has responded to Raphael Assuncao’s call for a bantamweight title opportunity. Assuncao comes off a unanimous decision win over Rob Font at UFC 226 this past …read more
LAS VEGAS – Raphael Assuncao asked one simple question following his dominant win over Rob Font at UFC 226: “What more do I have to do?”
It’s a fair question coming …read more
Raphael Assuncao is easily one of the best UFC fighters to never receive a UFC title shot. After his decisive UFC 226 decision win over the dangerous Rob Font, which …read more
LAS VEGAS – Raphael Assuncao is veteran enough to admit he wasn’t that highly motivated in his UFC 226 training camp.
Assuncao told MMAjunkie it was hard to keep focused, in …read more
Bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao dominated Rob Font at UFC 226 on Saturday, but is frustrated with the fight promotion. The 35-year-old Brazilian is ranked No. 3 in the 135-pound division …read more
There’s a big gap between the top of the bantamweight division and bottom half of the top 10 rankings. No. 3 ranked Raphael Assuncao showed why he’s been a perennial …read more
Check out these photos highlighting Raphael Assuncao’s unanimous decision win over Rob Font at UFC 226 in Las Vegas. (Photos by Stephen R. Sylvanie, USA TODAY Sports) …read more
Raphael Assuncao def. Rob Font at UFC 226: Best photos
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Perennial contender Raphael Assuncao had a lot to lose against Rob Font, so he made sure never to let …read more
Raphael Assuncao isn’t going away until someone gives him a title shot.
Few fighters have been in the championship conversation without getting a crack at the gold as long as Assuncao …read more
LAS VEGAS – It’s understandable why, after saying yes to the biggest fight of his career, Rob Font still had doubts it would materialize.
For Font, an honorable mention in the …read more
Raphael Assuncao has long called for a meeting with former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. But after Saturday’s UFC 226, that ship may have sailed.
“After my next win on Saturday, Dominick …read more
Get the scoop on the televised prelims of a stack UFC 226 card, featuring perennial bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao attempting to turn away upstart action fighter Rob Font. Do you …read more
Rob Font plans on making the most of his opportunity at UFC 226. This Saturday night (July 7), Font will go one-on-one with Raphael Assuncao. Going into the bout, Assuncao …read more
Stream or download Tuesday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Rob Font and John Morgan.
UFC bantamweight Font faces Raphael Assuncao at UFC 226 in Las Vegas on July 7. Morgan …read more
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guest Rob Font.
Font meets fellow bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao on July 7 at UFC 226. He looks …read more
UFC bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes is assured that fans would want to see him fight for the 135-pound world title. Since losing his UFC debut against Raphael Assuncao at …read more
After his back-to-back spectacular first-round knockouts over Jimmie Rivera and Aljamain Sterling, Marlon Moraes rocketed toward the top of the UFC bantamweight division.
There are some who feel that Moraes deserves …read more
Marlon Moraes may have not gotten off to the best start with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in his debut, losing to Raphael Assuncao at UFC 212, but the former World …read more