UFC 103: Sean Sherk vs Gleison Tibau Possible

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According to MMAWeekly, a lightweight fight between Sean Sherk and Gleison Tibau is possible for UFC 103 on Sept. 19 from the American Airlines Center in Dallas TX.

Tibau (17-7) is coming off a controversial split decision loss to Melvin Guillard at the TUF 9 Finale.

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Gleison Tibau Replaces Thiago Tavares Against Melvin Guillard At The TUF 9 Finale

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One tough Brazilian out, one tough Brazilian In. Thiago Tavares has been forced out of his fight with Melvin Guillard at The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale on June 9th, due to a arm injury suffered while training.

Replacing him is American Top Team fighter Gleison Tibau, who is currently on a two fight UFC winning streak since being submitted by Joe Stevenson at UFC 86.

Guillard hasn’t fought since July of 2008, due to a torn ACL injury suffered while training for Spencer Fisher at UFC 90.

UFC Fight Night 18: Gleison Tibau vs Jeremy Stephens

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American Top Team fighter Gleison Tibau (16-6) has stepped up to face Jeremy Stephens (16-4) at UFC Fight Night 18 after Efrain Escudero (11-0) was forced to withdraw from the bout with a rib injury.

In his last fight Tibau submitted Rich Clementi with a guillotine choke at UFC Fight Night 17. Stephens on the other hand was not so lucky, he was submitted by Joe Lauzon in the main event at UFC Fight Night 17.

UFC Fight Night 18 takes place April 1 from the Sommet Center in Nashville, TN.

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