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Tom DeBlass Moves To Middleweight

Written on August 22, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Tom DeBlass is reportedly set to face Riki ‘Killer Bee’ Fukuda at the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 6 event.

newcomer moves down to middleweight after losing in his octagon debut as a light heavyweight fighter. According to an earlier report from theScore.com, he is set to face Riki ‘Killer Bee’ Fukuda at the preliminary card (Facebook) of upcoming on FUEL TV 6 event.

DeBlass first recently lost to French striker Cyrille Diabate via majority decision, at last April’s UFC on FUEL TV 2, held in Sweden. He stepped in for an injured Jörgen Kruth. He was then set to fight Nick Penner in last July’s UFC on FUEL TV 4. but was pulled out from the event, after Penner suffered from an injury.

Fukuda faced unanimous decision loss to Cypriot fighter Constantinos Philippou, at last July’s UFC 148 event. He looks to improve on his  1-2 UFC standing. Before his fight with Philippou, he defeated  Steve Cantwell at UFC 144 with a decision victory. However prior to winning, he lost via decision in his bout against Nick Ring at UFC 127, ending his seven fight win streak, which he enjoyed before moving to UFC.

() is set to take place on November 10, 2012 at the CotaiArena in Macau, China. It will serve as the promotion’s first visit to China.

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