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Akira Corassani has turned down a fight at UFC 156 with Robert Peralta. He tweeted the following messages to his fans:

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Post #1   1/5/13 4:44:23PM   

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Other sites are reporting the fight is happening. Guess the UFC jumped the gun again.

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Mma mental with the breaking news.

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Post #3   1/5/13 5:11:25PM   

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Doesn't matter who he fights. WAR PERALTA! in any case.

Post #4   1/5/13 5:18:58PM   

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Turns down fight cause he has a fever a month out.
Shit. I don't know what to say about that.

Sounds like ducking a guy to me

Post #5   1/5/13 5:33:05PM   

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Posted by Rabi

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Post #6   1/5/13 5:58:33PM   

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Hopefully Peralta still gets an opponent for that card. That dude is a force!

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Posted by prozacnation1978

Sounds like ducking a guy to me



Normally I would agree but he also tweeted to Peralta saying he'd gladly do it at a later event if the UFC would allow it.

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Post #8   1/5/13 6:25:40PM   

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I dont blame Corassani, Peralta will smash him in to pieces if he doesn't show up at 100%.

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Post #9   1/5/13 6:42:19PM   

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Posted by Rabi

Mma mental with the breaking news.


No shit! There has been a movement towards your whispers lately...Corassani is more talk than performance to me, I think Peralta is a easy early favorite here.

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If this does get made I've got Peralta all day. I don't have much faith in Corassani and I thought he clearly lost his last fight.

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Corassani has bad cardio..a Peralta finish would highly be likely..

Post #12   1/6/13 4:09:30PM