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Jason Reinhardt vs. Edwin Figueroa Set for UFC on Versus 5

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Edwin Figueroa stepped in on late notice to face Michael McDonald at UFC Fight Night 24. While he came up short, losing a split decision, Figueroa did impress as the bout was awarded Fight of the Night honors. It would seem that the UFC has seen fit to give Edwin a gift at UFC on Versus 5 to show their appreciation for his late notice effort. Via UFC.com:

"Jason Reinhardt and Edwin Figueroa have verbally agreed to face each other in a bantamweight bout, August 14th in Milwaukee," said UFC President Dana White. "With 20 wins, Reinhardt has never gone the distance and Figueroa is coming off a sensational "Fight of The Night" performance against Michael McDonald."

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Post #1   5/19/11 2:43:01PM   

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I'm actually pretty disgusted that Jason Reinhardt is still in the ufc.

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Post #2   5/19/11 2:57:28PM   

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I'm pretty shocked UFC is keeping Reinhardt for another fight. Hopefully Edwin can get the win here.

Post #3   5/19/11 4:49:26PM   

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I don't think jason can make 135.
He is gonna be gassed out. This is the same guy who fought lauzon a few years back at 155

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Figueroa is a little beast, that fight with Michael MacDonald was insane.

IMHO he's going to merc Reinhardt back to the small leagues for good.

Post #5   5/19/11 6:21:53PM   

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Posted by Cooler

Figueroa is a little beast, that fight with Michael MacDonald was insane.

IMHO he's going to merc Reinhardt back to the small leagues for good.




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Post #6   5/19/11 6:23:28PM   

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Figueroa first round tko. It's a lock.

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Post #7   5/19/11 6:55:49PM