Winner of 10 of his last 11 bouts, No. 3-ranked bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao hopes to secure a shot at the 135-pound crown with a win over No. 12-ranked Rob …read more
A bantamweight clash pitting Raphael Assuncao against Rob Font has been added to the UFC 226 lineup. …read more
A bantamweight showdown between Raphael Assuncao and Rob Font is in the works for UFC 226 in Las Vegas on July 7. …read more
UFC 226, which closes out the organization’s annual International Fight Week, now has its second fight.
It features bantamweight contenders Raphael Assuncao (26-5 MMA, 10-2 UFC) and Rob Font (15-3 MMA, …read more
An interesting bantamweight showdown is slated for UFC 226.
Raphael Assuncao and Rob Font will square off on the July 7 card at T-Mobile Arena. MMA Fighting confirmed an initial Thursday …read more
In part 2 of Bloody Elbow’s in-depth interview with UFC bantamweight Matthew Lopez, he recaps coming up short against Raphael Assuncao, competing in his home state of Arizona, and predicts …read more
A longtime top contender at 135-pounds, Raphael Assuncao wants his shot against former champion Dominick Cruz. After making his UFC debut back in 2011, Raphael Assuncao has proved he is …read more