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Invitation: UFC 135 Pre-fight Press Con and Open Workout

Written on September 14, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Fans are invited to see UFC 135 pre-fight press conference, open workout sessions and official weigh-ins.

The Ultimate Fighting Championships will come back to Colorado next week with the much anticipated UFC 135: Jones vs Rampage event. In relation to this, the promotion invites the public to the official pre-fight press conference and open workout sessions. Fans are also invited to the official UFC 135 weigh-ins, but a venue for the event is yet to be determined.

UFC President, Dana White, along with Jon Jones, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Josh Koscheck and Matt Hughes are expected to attend the UFC 135 pre-fight press conference. And in case you can’t come, the event will be streamed live at

UFC 135: Jones vs Jackson will highlight a light heavyweight title match between current champ, Jon Jones, and former title holder, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. The tournament will take place on September 24 at Denver’s Pepsi Center.

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UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage Trailer

Written on September 04, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Get ready to feel the fury, as UFC released the latest trailer for the upcoming UFC 135: Jones vs Rampage!

In just a couple of weeks, UFC 135 will go down in Denver with a light heavyweight title match pitting Jon Jones and Rampage Jackson. But before you get all fired up, UFC released the newest trailer for the upcoming — featuring Saul William’s “List of Demands.”

Check out the UFC 135: Jones vs Rampage preview video after the cut.

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Diego Nunes Exits UFC 135, to Face Manny Gamburyan in December

Written on August 30, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Diego Nunes withdraws from his upcoming match at UFC 135 due to injury and personal problems. Will the fight card be reshuffled?

Previously slated to face Manny Gamburyan at UFC 135: Jones vs Rampage, featherweight fighter – Diego Nunes – bows out from his scheduled match. His original opponent, Manny Gamburyan, exits from the said bout last August 15 due to injury. Then last Monday, he decided not to accept another match up due to personal problems and afflictions.

Diego Nunes explained at last Monday:

“I won’t fight [at UFC 135] anymore. The UFC didn’t find an opponent quickly and I also got injured in training. I’m suffering with painful tendonitis in my left arm, and I also had a problem in my hometown, where some people tried to murder my father. It was the best decision [to postpone the fight] so I can travel south to see my family.”

But despite that, the 28-year-old featherweight fighter intends to return to action against Manny Gamburyan with whom he has a personal grudge. While noting that he could  come back by December, Diego Nunes added:

“I think I will face him. That’s my main focus now. When I give the green light to my manager, after I’m fully recovered, I’ll talk to him and see if the UFC can match us. I would rather fight more tough and named guys, but we have this feud and it will be cool.”

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