The UFC might have to free some roster space for a few old faces in the near future. At Saturday's Amazon Forest Combat 2 in Brazil, former UFC fighters Patrick Cote, Thales Leites and Ronys Torres all recorded important wins that moved them one step closer to an Octagon return. The event also featured victories for Murilo Bustamante and Pete Spratt—two more former UFC competitors who are in the twilight of their respective careers.
With the first back-to-back losses of his career and a defeat to Alessio Sakara at UFC 101, Thales Leites has been cut from the UFC's roster of fighters. Leites fought current champ Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight title just... Read Post
It's difficult to consistently win on any level of mixed martial arts, let alone in the UFC's evolving middleweight division. But on the heels of a return to the promotion back in 2013 after a four-year hiatus, former middleweight t... Read Post
Though one-time middleweight title challenger Thales Leites defeated Tim "The Barbarian" Boetsch at UFC 183, the Nova Uniao staple's face told the real story. Leites won his second straight Performance of the Night bonus following h... Read Post