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Maximo Blanco vs. Marcus Brimage Verbally Agreed for UFC 145 in Atlanta

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Former Sengoku fighter Maximo Blanco will make his featherweight debut at UFC 145 in Atlanta. He faces former Ultimate Fighter competitor Marcus Brimage.

The bout was confirmed to MMAWeekly.com by sources close to the fight on Thursday with verbal agreements in place for the April bout.


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Post #1   1/19/12 2:18:01PM   

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Marcus gonna be blasted.

Post #2   1/19/12 2:23:46PM   

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Blanco is a beast, just the other day I was wondering when he was gonna fight cuz I remembered they signed him in September. Brimage just doesn't have what it takes to beat him. Maximo KO R1

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Hopefully get to make it to Philips that night to see my boy Brimage tear it up.

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I forgot that Blanco signed.

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Good 1st fight for Maxi, im thinkin a 1st round tko

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Didn't he just get tooled by Pat Healey on short notice?

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Super tough fight for Marcus. Dang!

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Nice fight. Can't wait to go to Atlanta
Just don't know if in fact the whole Montreal card will be on Atlanta yet.

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Posted by gartface

Didn't he just get tooled by Pat Healey on short notice?



I'm with ya Tim. Blanco did not impress me his last fight. Healey is a decent fighter, not great, and his length and grappling seemed to give Blanco problems. I know Marcus doesn't possess the same skills as Healy, but Marcus stands a decent shot here. It should be a stand up war while it lasts.

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Posted by gartface

Didn't he just get tooled by Pat Healey on short notice?



Yuuuuuuuuuup.

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Posted by gartface

Didn't he just get tooled by Pat Healey on short notice?



So is Brimage is as good as Healey? and doesnt taking a fight on short notice help someones case for a loss, not to reinforce personal disdain? I'm not saying its not a good matchup here but I dont know that you thought that statement through.

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