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Raphael Assuncao vs. Vaughan Lee slated for UFC on Fuel 10

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One more fight appears to be on tap for UFC on Fuel 10: Nogueira vs. Werdum in Fortaleza, Brazil. Tatame reports that Brazilian bantamweight Raphael Assuncao will fight England's Vaughan Lee on June 8th.

Assuncao (18-4) recently pulled off an upset win over Mike Easton at UFC on Fox 5 in December. He's now won his last 3 fights (all at 135 lbs) after suffering a KO loss in his UFC debut against Erik Koch at featherweight. It should be noted that Assuncao broke his arm in the Easton fight. Assuncao is the #6 ranked bantamweight in the UFC's official rankings page.

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Post #1   4/4/13 4:47:08PM   

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Such a confusing fight. I would have thought Assuncao would have gotten a higher ranked opponent than Lee. Seems like a gimme for him in Brazil.

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Post #2   4/4/13 4:48:57PM   

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Posted by Budgellism

Such a confusing fight. I would have thought Assuncao would have gotten a higher ranked opponent than Lee. Seems like a gimme for him in Brazil.



Lee is a step down from Easton. I don't see any way Lee can beat Assuncao.

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Post #3   4/4/13 4:51:07PM   

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Huge mismatch

Post #4   4/4/13 4:58:42PM   

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Agree with everything said. Assuncao is going to win this however he wants

Post #5   4/4/13 6:36:18PM   

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Agree with all that was said; bad match up, a gimme, a step down in competition. Now I kind of want an upset just for fun.

Post #6   4/4/13 7:08:28PM   

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Fuel tv 10 card is pretty much full
Only one fight left which is tuf finale.
One tuf fight again sad talent wasn't there for second Brazil tuf

Post #7   4/4/13 7:24:50PM   

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I dislike Vaughn Lee but, if I actually watched the season of TUF that he was on I night reconsider. He has proven to me that he is in fact an improving fighter and a solid fighter despite his can crushing resume

Post #8   4/5/13 2:04:04AM   

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I disagree with everyone, Assuncao is going to murder him by whatever he wants.

Wait, that's the general consensus?

I agree with everyone.

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Posted by sbulldavid

I dislike Vaughn Lee but, if I actually watched the season of TUF that he was on I night reconsider. He has proven to me that he is in fact an improving fighter and a solid fighter despite his can crushing resume



He was actually never on TUF. But ya agree with what you said, he seems to be much improved since his debut

Post #10   4/5/13 10:24:16AM