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Report: Raphael Assuncao to Battle Raoni Barcelos Next

Raphael Assuncao (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

The UFC continues to add bouts for its quarter one of 2021, as it’s being reported that a fight betwewen Raphael Assuncao and Raoni Barcelos is set.

The Brazilian bantamweights are set to fight at a February 27th event, which has yet to have a location and venue determined. The bout was first reported by Sherdog.com.

Assuncao (27-8) is looking to end a three fight losing streak, which includes defeats to Marlon Moraes, Cory Sandhagen and most recently Cody Garbrandt.

Barcelos (16-1) is riding  nine-fight winning streak, which includes fives wins under the UFC banner. In his last bout, in November, Barcelos recorded a decision win over Khalid Taha.

Assuncano is currently ranked #9 in the UFC’s bantamweight division while Barcelos has yet to break the top 15.

posted by FCF Staff @ 2:04 pm
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