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Heavyweights Gabriel Gonzaga, Ben Rothwell To Meet In 2013

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According to MMAWeekly.com, heavyweights Gabriel Gonzaga and Ben Rothwell will meet in January. The two are slated for the Brazil card, which has yet to be confirmed by the UFC but is expected to go down January 19.

Gonzaga (13-6) returned to the UFC earlier this year, submitting Ednaldo Oliveira. He was released from the UFC in 2010. Gonzaga was expected to fight in October, but his match with Geronimo dos Santos was scrapped.

Rothwell (32-8) has alternated wins and losses in his last seven, but stopped Brendan Schaub by first round knockout this year.

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Post #1   11/2/12 12:53:25PM   

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I hope Gonzaga puts him to sleep

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Post #2   11/2/12 12:56:33PM   

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Posted by Bubbles

I hope Gonzaga puts him to sleep



Head Kick style!

Post #3   11/2/12 12:57:45PM   

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Great fight

I think Gonzaga takes this.

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Post #4   11/2/12 1:09:54PM   

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I like the fight as well, it will be interesting to see how it plays out

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Post #5   11/2/12 1:11:33PM   

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I like this fight. Zaga via sub.

Post #6   11/2/12 1:27:14PM   

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GG has been out of the UFC since 2010? I'm not sure I even knew he was released lol

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Posted by postman

GG has been out of the UFC since 2010? I'm not sure I even knew he was released lol



He had a fight at ufc 142 but yeah, he was released before that for a while.

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Gonzaga should win this fight but Rothwell could easily knock Gonzaga out as well, very entertaining bottom of the main card fight for two former contenders who aren't going anywhere right now but are interested in building momentum.

Post #9   11/2/12 5:15:30PM   

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Always have been and always will be a fan of Napao! He should take this by sub imo

Post #10   11/2/12 6:25:51PM   

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I don't know Rothwell may put gabe to sleep

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i'll be going with big ben in this. he's the hotter fighter going into the fight and i don't see gonzaga doing much to him

Post #12   11/2/12 9:30:57PM   

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Good scrap both are big boys and heavy hitters. If Gonzaga can get top position on Big Ben I can see him getting the submission but if they stand and bang I got a feeling Big Ben puts Gonzaga to sleep. This fight is going to be a hard one for me to make a pick on

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Posted by DrivenDavies15

Always have been and always will be a fan of Napao! He should take this by sub imo



same !

Post #14   11/3/12 3:57:06AM   

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Posted by prozacnation1978

I don't know Rothwell may put gabe to sleep



Big Ben has looked pretty great lately. If GG keeps it standing, he might be the one in trouble.

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