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  1. One FC 23: Bibiano Fernandes is one of the world's best...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... in his wrestling in recent years and it was assumed that if he could keep his fight standing with BJJ behemoth Roger Gracie , victory would surely follow. However, as the fight went on Gracie gained confidence in his striking as he landed a wealth ...

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  2. One FC 23 results recap: Fernandes taps Kim, Vera and Gracie earn knockouts at 'Warrior's Way'Read the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | MMA Mania

    ... that left Folayang splayed out on the canvas. Two former UFC competitors locked horns in the fight before as Roger Gracie faced James McSweeney. Despite the former's impeccable grappling credentials, the fight effectively took place entirely on the ...

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  3. One FC Results and Videos: Brandon Vera and Roger Gracie pick up Tko winsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | BloodyElbow

    ... event, Bibiano Fernandes defended his ONE FC title with a quick submission over Dae Hwan Kim. Also on the card, Roger Gracie also showcased a much improved striking skill set as he controlled range and eventually stopped fellow UFC vet James ...

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  4. One FC 23 Results: Bibiano Fernandes Submits Kim; Brandon Vera and Roger Gracie Win DebutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Cage Pages

    ... soccer kicks that finished the fight. The most decorated BJJ competitor in the world, 10-time BJJ champion Roger Gracie made his ONE FC debut, returning from a 16 month absence to face James McSweeney, but it was his striking that led to an eventual ...

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  5. One FC 23 discussion post (unless no one comments).Read the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | BloodyElbow

    For anyone who's awake at the moment and craving MMA, ONE FC has you covered. Bibiano Fernandes defends his belt, Brandon Vera fights for the first time since his UFC release, and James McSweeney takes on Roger Gracie .

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  6. One FC 23: Roger Gracie ready to make his debut in Asia, happy he decided against Mma retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Mirror.co.uk

    The Brazilian grappler speaks to Mirror Fighting ahead of his ONE FC debut tonight and reveals why he'll be competing at 205lbs for the foreseeable future This pressure is all the greater for Roger Gracie who not only bears the name of the family who built the sport of mixed martial arts, but is also widely regarded as the finest BJJ practitioner of the modern era. He was fated as heir apparent to the legendary, and unbeatable, Rickson Gracie, and his MMA debut was met with incredible excitement, and as a potential new dawn for jiu jitsu in the sport.

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  7. One FC 23: Warrior's Way Live ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Fighters.com

    ... Vera (243) vs. Igor Subora (223) Eduard Folayang (154) vs. Timofey Nastyukhin (154) James McSweeney (205) vs. Roger Gracie (205) Kevin Belingon (134) vs. Koetsu Okazaki (134) Honorio Banario (145) vs. Herbert Burns (146) Sylvain Potard (205) vs. ...

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  8. One FC 23 results: Live 'Warrior's Way' streaming updates, full fight coverageRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | MMA Mania

    ... duard Folayang will look for his third straight win against Russian finishing machine Timofey Nastyukhin, while Roger Gracie returns to MMA after more than one year away against James McSweeney.

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  9. Roger Gracie regrets fighting at middleweight: 'I felt like I was going to die on fight week'Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | MMAFighting.com

    Roger Gracie returns to the cage Friday against fellow UFC veteran James McSweeney at One FC 23, but that wasn't his original plans after getting cut from the UFC. Following a unanimous decision loss to Tim Kennedy in 2013, the multiple-time jiu-jitsu and ADCC champion had decided to retire from MMA, but one of the legends in his family changed his mind.

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  10. One FC 23 Warrior's Way Weigh In ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Fighters.com

    ... Vera (243) vs. Igor Subora (223) Eduard Folayang (154) vs. Timofey Nastyukhin (154) James McSweeney (205) vs. Roger Gracie (205) Kevin Belingon (134) vs. Koetsu Okazaki (134) Honorio Banario (145) vs. Herbert Burns (146) Sylvain Potard (205) vs. ...

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  11. One FC 23: 'Warrior's Way' previewRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | MMA Mania

    ONE FC: "Warrior's Way" is set for the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila this Friday night and will see Bibiano Fernandes look to cement his status as the most dominant fighter on the roster with a fifth straight win under the banner of Asia's biggest MMA promotion. The top half of the card also features Filipino fighters Eduard Folayang and Kevin Belingon as well as the promotional debuts of UFC veterans Roger Gracie and Brandon Vera and here is my fight-by-fight preview : Kevin Belingon never gets an easy ride from ONE FC matchmakers and this is no exception as the Filipino faces a Japanese opponent who has looked extremely impressive in his last two fights in the shape of former Shooto champion Koetsu Okazaki .

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  12. James McSweeney Aims to be a Two-Division One FC ChampionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | MMA Weekly

    ... results have only recently started to go McSweeney's way. He will be looking to maintain this momentum against Roger Gracie at ONE FC: Warrior's Way in Manila next month. There is a stark contrast between the form McSweeney showed in the first half ...

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  13. One FC and Evolve Mma Announce Plans for Major Expansion Across AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | MMA Weekly

    ... from ONE FC whose vice president, Rich Franklin, attended the event alongside middleweight contender Roger Gracie, who is currently preparing to make his promotional debut in Manila next month. Victor Cui confirmed that 2015 would start with events ...

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  14. One FC and Evolve Mma share ambitious 2015 plans at Singapore press conferenceRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | MMA Mania

    Major Asian MMA developments were taking place in Singapore earlier this week at a press conference held to commemorate the official opening of Evolve MMA's brand new academy at Orchard Central, in the heart of Singapore's most luxurious and effervescent shopping boulevard. Evolve MMA CEO Chatri Sityodtong and Head Coach Heath Sims were both in attendance as well as ONE FC CEO Victor Cui and Vice President Rich Franklin and they were joined by Roger Gracie who has been training in Singapore ahead of his fight in Manila next month.

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  15. Tim Kennedy pondering drop down to welterweight: 'It wouldn't be impossible'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    ... obviously I'm super short for my division, 185lb. When you fight guys like Luke Rockhold , Michael Bisping and Roger Gracie - like Yoel (Romero) and Rafael Natal , they're like 6', like 6'1" and they're the shortest guys I've fought I think in that ...

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  16. Tim Kennedy to undergo knee surgery, but doesn't know about futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | MMAFighting.com

    ... he said, "but that has nothing to do with my knee." Kennedy, who has wins over names like Michael Bisping , Roger Gracie , Melvin Manhoef and Robbie Lawler , would have been in the top middleweight tier with a win over Romero. But now, at 35, coming ...

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  17. Roger Gracie returns to light heavyweight, meets James McSweeney at One FC 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | MMAFighting.com

    One FC has added four new match-ups to the upcoming card in Manila, Philippines, on Dec. 5, including the promotional debut of UFC and Strikeforce veteran Roger Gracie . Roger Gracie , who hasn't fought since a unanimous decision loss to Tim Kennedy in his UFC debut in July 2013, returns to the light heavyweight division against fellow UFC veteran James McSweeney .

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  18. Four Fights Added to December's One FC: Warrior's Way CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | MMA Weekly

    ONE FC returns to the 20,000-capacity SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila on Dec. 5 with a card that is developing into one of the strongest, which the Singapore-based promotion has put together this year. Four more fights were added to ONE FC: Warrior's Way on Monday including light heavyweight bouts involving leading title contenders James McSweeney and Jake Butler with the former taking on Roger Gracie and the latter rematching Sylvain Potard.

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  19. One FC Adds Belingon-Okazaki, Gracie-McSweeney, 2 More Bouts to Dec. 5 CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Sherdog

    ... Hwan Kim . A heavyweight matchup pitting English striker James McSweeney against Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist Roger Gracie was also confirmed, as was a featherweight tilt between Honorio Banario and Herbert Burns , and a light heavyweight rematch ...

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  20. Q&A: Premier MMA coach Chris ForanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Fightrs Only Magazine

    ... I was introduced to Brazilian jiu-jitsu by Keenan Cornelius' father. I returned to the UK and found that Roger Gracie had just opened a club in London and, in my usual obsessive way, I started training twice a day. I've been training with Roger for ...

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