UFC 85: Thiago Tavares vs. Matt Wiman

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(I had to do it…)

Sherdog is reporting, that lightweight contender Thiago Tavares will take on “The Ultimate Fighter” season 5 veteran Matt Wiman at UFC 85, June 7 from the O2 Arena in London, England.

Thiago Tavares:

“My manager, Alex Davis, just confirmed this fight…I am very happy with the choice of this opponent because he is a tough guy who is coming off three wins in a row, and I think we will make a great fight for the public. I like to face those tougher guys, and I thought this is a great opportunity.”

“I fought there in Liverpool…Submitted my opponent with a guillotine in 2006. I thought this is a great opportunity to go back there and hope to do a great show.”

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UFC 76 Results And Recap LIVE

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UFC 76: Knockout
Saturday, September 22 at 10 p.m. EST
The Honda Center in Anaheim, California

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UFC 76 Main Card

Chuck Liddell (20-4) vs. Keith Jardine (12-3-1)

CT R1: 10-9 Liddell
CT R2: 10-9 Jardine
CT R3: 10-9 Jardine
Result: Keith Jardine defeats Chuck Liddell by Split Decision.(29-28 x2 Jardine, 29-28 Liddell)

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (16-2) vs. Forrest Griffin (14-4)

CT R1: 10-9 Griffin
CT R2: 10-9 Griffin – Shogun gassed
CT R3:
Result: Forrest Griffin defeats Shogun Rua by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 4:45 of the R3.

Diego Sanchez (17-1) vs. Jon Fitch (14-2)

CT R1: 10-9 Fitch – Close
CT R2: 10-9 Fitch
CT R3: 10-9 Fitch
Result: Jon Fitch defeats Diego Sanchez by Split Decision.(30-27, 29-28, 29-28 Sanchez)

Ryoto Machida (10-0) vs. Kazuhiro Nakamura (11-6)

CT R1: 10-9 Machida
CT R2: 10-9 Machida
CT R3: 10-9 Machida
Result: Ryoto Machida defeats Kazuhiro Nakamura by Unanimous Decision. (30-27 x3)

Tyson Griffin (9-1) vs. Thiago Tavares (13-0)

CT R1: 10-9 Griffin
CT R2: 10-9 Griffin – very close
CT R3: 10-9 Tavares – amazing fight
Result: Tyson Griffin defeats Thiago Tarvares by Unanimous Decision. (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Under Card

Rich Clementi (25-12-1) vs. Anthony Johnson (4-0)

Result: Rich Clementi defeats Anthony Johnson by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:05 of R2.

Diego Saraiva (9-5-1) vs. Jeremy Stephens (9-2)

Result: Jeremy Stephens defeats Diego Saraiva by Unanimous Decision. (30-27 x3)

Christian Wellisch (7-3) vs. Scott Junk (6-1)

Result: Christian Wellisch defeats Scott Junk by Submission (Heel Hook) at 3:19 of R1.

Matt Wiman (7-3) vs. Michihiro Omigawa (4-3)

Result: Matt Wiman defeats Michihiro Omigawa by Unanimous Decision. (30-27, 29-28 x2)

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