Assuncao: I'll beat Caraway then wait for title shot


Raphael Assuncao is the next logical contender for the bantamweight title, but with a fight already booked could be risking that. Assuncao though, isn't worried:

"I'll do what I have to do, which is to win, and then wait. However, this time I hope that not just I do my part but also that things happen. After everything what happened, now it has to be my turn. I've been in this camp since some time now. My only concern is to not hurt myself again. About Bryan, I confess that I haven't started to study him, but I'll soon start to watch his previous fights with my team and make a gameplan for this bout. He's coming from a good streak and beat tough opponents, so it's a fight that makes sense."

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AdmiralCackbar site profile image  

9/4/14 9:29 AM by AdmiralCackbar

How about a 6 fight win streak including a win over the current champ?

StreetFightingKing site profile image  

9/4/14 9:07 AM by StreetFightingKing

What on earth makes you think I'm emotional son? I looked at his record and it wasn't clear that the beating Diego gave him was in the TUF house.I then explained that and you explained it back to me in case I forgot.

RampageFitsLikeAGlove site profile image  

9/3/14 1:55 PM by RampageFitsLikeAGlove

Well fighters don't count exhibition bouts as wins on their pro records, so not sure why they'd count losses. The dude is 4-1 and has looked impressive in the UFC. I'd you're too emotional to acknowledge that, just say so. He may not be the best but he's clearly a solid fighter. How many other current UFC fighters are 4-1 in their last 5 with 4 finishes?

marrilia site profile image  

9/3/14 1:45 PM by marrilia

This would make my day

StreetFightingKing site profile image  

9/3/14 1:14 PM by StreetFightingKing

Oh I get it.. That was in the TUF house no doubt. Well that's nice it works to his favour even though he got bashed it doesn't count.

6ULDV8 site profile image  

9/3/14 1:13 PM by 6ULDV8


StreetFightingKing site profile image  

9/3/14 1:12 PM by StreetFightingKing

Bryan I'm looking at the stats and unless MMA UG is incorrect it's 4-2.

FreeVNasty site profile image  

9/3/14 1:08 PM by FreeVNasty

people need to get familiar with Assuncao. Guy is an animal.

RampageFitsLikeAGlove site profile image  

9/3/14 12:55 PM by RampageFitsLikeAGlove

He's 5-1 in his last 6 with 5 finishes and his loss being a split decision. He could realistically be on a 6 fight win streak.

jetsteragain site profile image  

9/3/14 12:55 PM by jetsteragain

I think caraway is getting dominated and possibly knocked out