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Eddie Yagin vs Junior Assuncao, on the Way For UFC 135

Written on August 31, 2011 by Lulu

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Former Tachi Palace champion, Eddie Yagin, will make his promotional debut against Junior Assuncao at UFC 135.

A featherweight match is now on its way to be a part of fight card. The bout will feature Tachi Palace champion, , will face on his debut match inside the Octagon. Some sources also confirmed that match now have verbal agreements in place for the September fight.

Eddie Yagin, a former Tachi Palace champion, makes his move to the UFC banner fresh off his win over former Bellator champion — Joe Soto. He had submitted Soto at Tachi Palace Fights 10 earlier this month, and now makes the shift to the UFC’s featherweight division where he brings a 15-4-1 overall career stat.

On the other hand, Junior Assuncao will make his return – after almost four years – to the Octagon this time at 145lbs. During his previous tenure with the promotion, he went 1-2 through three fights, but has amassed a six-fight win streak to earn his way back. In addition to this, Junior Assuncao is now at his natural weight class in the featherweight division.

The bout between Eddie Yagin and Junior Assuncao will be a part of UFC 135’s preliminary portion, which will air on for free.

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