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UFC 135: Norifumi "KID" Yamamoto vs. Damacio Page Set for Denver

http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Kid-Page-Agreed-Upon-for-UFC-135-in-Denver-33134

Well, this should be good.

Sherdog reports that murderous punchers and "Mighty Mouse" victims Norifumi Yamamoto and Damacio Page have agreed to light up the Octagon in a bantamweight slugfest at UFC 135.

Yamamoto was once regarded as arguably the best featherweight in the world, annihilating Rani Yahya and Genki Sudo while also giving the legendary Masato everything he could handle in the K-1 ring. A failed Olympic bid, some elbow surgery, and an ugly divorce later, however, and he's 1-3 in his last four, dropping decisions to Joe Warren, Masanori Kanehara, and Demetrious Johnson. While he may not be the juggernaut he used to be, he is still one of the hardest punchers in the lower weight classes and has a vaunted wrestling game behind it.

With eight knockouts of his own, Page also has a well-deserved reputation for lethal hands. Holding a decision win over former contender Scott Jorgensen and a brutal knockout of Marcos Galvao, the Jackson-trained fighter has found his reign of terror cut short by two straight losses to the aforementioned Johnson and Brian Bowles (who, creepily, finished Page with the exact same choke at the exact same time as he did the first time they fought). In 21 fights, Page has only ever seen the final bell twice and thus will likely remain on Dana's good side for quite a while.

Though the date has yet to be set, Jon Jones will defend his title against Quinton Jackson at the same event, while Matt Hughes will try to stymie the resurgent Diego Sanchez. Joe Silva seems to be on his game at the moment, and we couldn't be more thankful.

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