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Jorge Rivera signs new four-fight deal with UFC

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Eight-year veteran Jorge Rivera (16-7 MMA, 5-5 UFC) recently signed a new four-fight contract with the UFC, according to a new report from the Boston Herald.

Rivera's April split-decision win over Nissen Osterneck, his 10th for the UFC, completed his prior contract.

The 37-year-old has been rehabbing an injured left shoulder since the April win.

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props Jorge, can't wait to see you back in the cage

Post #1   6/29/09 7:38:03AM   

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Well this comes as quite a surprise to me with dana letting go of alot of fighters. none the less i'm very happy for jorge, good job man

Post #2   6/29/09 7:59:23AM   

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Im suprised, because wasnt he talking about retiring after his last fight?

Post #3   6/29/09 12:04:25PM   

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Really suprised with this. Last thing I heard was he was going to retire at the end of the year and I'm pretty sure he's not going to fight four times the rest of this year.

But I am happy to hear this. Jorge is a really good dude. One of the nicest guys in this sport. I've talked to him before at the Arnold Classic.

Post #4   6/29/09 1:12:18PM   

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I like jorge but lets face it his boxing is slowing his chin is a big ? and his ground game was never top tier very suprized to see dana keeping him around

gatekeeper mabye'

overall i like the guy so good luck and well done on the contract

Post #5   6/29/09 4:32:16PM   

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i doubt he will last all 4 fights without the ufc cutting him

Post #6   6/29/09 4:52:39PM   

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I like jorge but lets face it his boxing is slowing his chin is a big ? and his ground game was never top tier very suprized to see dana keeping him around


he's likable and inspirational. i think he'sa fan favorite and he can still win fights. why not keep him especially if he works cheap

Post #7   6/29/09 5:18:22PM   

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Posted by RearNakedJoke


I like jorge but lets face it his boxing is slowing his chin is a big ? and his ground game was never top tier very suprized to see dana keeping him around


he's likable and inspirational. i think he'sa fan favorite and he can still win fights. why not keep him especially if he works cheap



My thoughts exactly!

Post #8   6/29/09 5:26:25PM