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UFC 144: Takanori Gomi vs. George Sotiropoulos Added To Japan Card

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"The Fireball Kid" will return to Japan and now has an opponent for UFC 144.

Evan Dunham Injured, Rafael dos Anjos Now Faces George Sotiropoulos at UFC 132

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Lightweight Evan Dunham has suffered an injury and will pull out of a planned bout with George Sotiropoulos on July's UFC 132 card. A replacement opponent for Sotiropoulos should be named soon.

Joe Lauzon discussed his upcoming UFC 123 opponent, George Sotiropoulos, on the MMA Hour with Ariel...

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Joe Lauzon discussed his upcoming UFC 123 opponent, George Sotiropoulos, on the MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, specifically questioning (as others have) the Australian's controversial fight attire: "I don't see how you can wear your regular fight shorts, compression shorts under that that go to your knee, then wear knee pads on both sides that go halfway down your leg, then ankle supports that go halfway up your leg and down to your toes," Lauzon said. "I don't know what the deal is with the commission, if he'll be allowed to wear those or not, but we're prepared for him either way." "We'll think about it. I don't know if it will make a huge difference, but at the same time, why give him that advantage? Maybe we'll make a formal request to not let him wear them." "I thought it was a big step up in competition, to go from a Gabe Ruediger, who didn't have the best fight history, to a George Sotiropoulos, who's undefeated in the UFC. ... I was pretty surprised. I was taken back by it a little bit. I figured he'd be fighting for the title real, real soon, and I don't see myself in that same category. To go and be put up against a guy like that, either they really don't like me or they're expecting something good out of me." UFC 123: Rampage vs. Machida coverage

UFC Returns to Sydney, Australia for UFC 127 on February 27th

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The UFC will make its second trip to Australia one year after the inaugural event, UFC 110, was held in Sydney. UFC 127 will take place on February 27th, with a host of fights expected to join an...

BJ Penn Looking To Return To The Octagon In November

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BJ Penn Looking To Return To The Octagon In November. A look at who he might face as his next opponent.

George Sotiropoulos vs. Joe Lauzon in the Works for UFC 123

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There's a fantastic lightweight match-up brewing between up-and-coming division prospects Joe Lauzon and George Sotiropoulos, as the Ultimate Fighter (TUF) veterans are currently in talks to throw...

UFC 123: Joe Lauzon vs George Sotiropoulos on tap for Nov. 20

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UFC 123: Joe Lauzon vs George Sotiropoulos on tap for Nov. 20

UFC news from our friends from the southern hemisphere, The Sydney Morning Herald (via...

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UFC news from our friends from the southern hemisphere, The Sydney Morning Herald (via Bloodyelbow): "George Sotiropoulos is one fight away from setting up a dream UFC world title fight in Sydney next February. Geelong-born Sotiropoulos will face either B.J. Penn or Kenny Florian in a lightweight title eliminator in November, and victory would likely earn him a bout for the championship belt when the UFC returns to Sydney next year." "Frankie Edgar will take on Gray Maynard later this year. Sotiropoulos is confident of claiming the belt against whoever wins. '"I see [Edgar's] strengths and weaknesses, and I look at how my strengths and weaknesses match up against his and I've got a lot of confidence in myself." said Sotiropoulos."

George Sotiropoulos Reportedly One Fight Away From a Title Fight in Sydney, Australia

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According to a news piece from the Sydney Morning Herald, Australian George Sotiropoulos is just one fight away from a Lightweight title shot in Sydney in February. The news piece also mentions...

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