Paulo Filho returns to Brazilian Top Team
Nate Marquardt is reportedly in negotiations to make his first post-UFC appearance on the upcoming Amazon Forest Combat fight card going down on Sept. 14 in Brazil, according to Tatame.com. Royler Gracie and Paulo Filho have already signed on to compete at the event and the promotion is said to also be in talks with UFC veterans Patrick Cote and Marcus Davis.
Former WEC Middleweight Champion Paulo Filho (21-2-1) was in action last night (Dec. 4) where he earned a unanimous decision over Yuki Sasaki (22-18-1) at Bitetti Combat 8 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Full results from the card (via Sherdog): Glover Teixeira def. Daneil Tabera via decision Paulo Filho def. Yuki Sasaki via decision Jordan Smith def. Mario Sartori via submission in round 3 Thiago Goncalves def. Eiji Ishikawa via decision Viscardi Andrade def. Flavio Alvaro via KO in round 1 Cristiano Marcello def. Guido Canetti via submission in round 1 Luciano Correa def. Eneas Goncalves via TKO in round 1 Matheus Serafim def. Tomas Saldiva via TKO in round 2 Antonio Glaristone def. Eduardo Santos via TKO in round 2
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