felipe arantes

November 4th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look ahead at the preliminary headliner at UFC Fight Night 98 as Erik Perez welcomes Felipe Arantes to Mexico City in a bantamweight bout.   Felipe Arantes (Record: 18-7, +160…

September 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Canadian UFC veteran Jordan Mein coming out of retirement  Yesterday I confirmed with UFC officials that 26-year old Jordan Mein has decided to come out of retirement and hopes to fight in October. Mein (29-10) hasn’t competed since a January 2015 TKO loss to Thiago Alves at UFC 183. The Strikeforce veteran has a 3-2 UFC with…

May 24th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Time for your morning MMA headlines, and we’re going to kick things off with some unfortunate news. BJ Penn Removed from UFC 199 UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn was pulled from his upcoming bout against Cole Miller at UFC 199 after admitting to IV use during an out of sample collection from USADA. IV use…

August 22nd, 2015
Mike James

UFC Fight Night 74 takes place this Sunday night in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The preliminary card, which airs on Fox Sports 1, features a bantamweight contest between Yves Jabouin and Felipe Arantes. Arantes is dropping down from the featherweight division for the first time, while Jabouin returns to the cage after a knockout loss to…

August 20th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 74 Date: August 23, 2015 Arena: SaskTel Centre City: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Bantamweight bout: Felipe Arantes (-200) vs Yves Jabouin (+170) Fight Breakdown: The preliminary card for UFC Fight Night 74 will feature a bantamweight contest between Brazilian Felipe Arantes and French-Canadian Yves Jabouin, with Arantes being a -200 ($200 to win…

June 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of UFC fights were announced this week, and some fell through the cracks for the daily Odds and Ends. Here are the fights I haven’t covered yet this week, along with my initial thoughts on all of them. Lyman Good vs. Andrew Craig, UFC Fight Night 71 Former Bellator champion Lyman Good has…

October 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 179 Date: October 25, 2014 Arena: Maracanazinho Gymnasium City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Featherweight bout: Andre “Touchy” Fili (-130) vs Felipe Arantes (+110) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the UFC 179 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will be a featherweight scrap between a pair of talented strikers in the form of Team…

October 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the televised prelims set for UFC 179 is a three-round featherweight fight between Andre Fili and Felipe Arantes. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Fili is a -120 favorite (bet $120 to win $100) while Arantes is a +100 underdog (bet $100 to win $100). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Fili…

September 4th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced over the past 24 hours, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll guide you through all of them. Daron Cruickshank vs. Anthony Njokuani, UFC Fight Night 54 The UFC announced a lightweight bout between strikers Daron Cruickshank and Anthony Njokuani will take place at UFC Fight…

February 12th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 36 Date: February 15, 2014 Arena: Arena Jaragua City: Jaragua do Sul, Brazil Featherweight bout: Felipe Arantes (-105) vs Maximo Blanco (-115) Fight Breakdown: A preliminary bout which will be featured on UFC Fight Pass is a featherweight contest between a Brazilian and a Venezuelan, when Brazil’s own Felipe Arantes takes on…

January 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

Three new UFC matches were announced yesterday, including the main event of the upcoming TUF China card, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll give my initial thoughts on all three bouts. Dong Hyun Kim vs. John Hathaway, TUF China Finale The main event of the TUF China Finale, which is set for March…

September 2nd, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 28 Date: September 4, 2013 Arena: Mineirinho Arena City: Belo Horizonte, Brazil Featherweight bout: Edimilson “Kevin” Souza (+160) vs Felipe Arantes (-185) Fight Breakdown: Starting things off for the evening is a featherweight match-up that pins two Brazilians together, when promotional newcomer Edimilson “Kevin” Souza takes on four-time Octagon veteran Felipe Arantes….

August 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced it has added a featherweight matchup between Matt Grice and Jeremy Larsen to the stacked UFC 166 card. UFC 166 takes place October 19 at Toyota Center in Houston, TX, and the main event of the evening features Cain Velasquez defending the UFC heavyweight title against Junior dos Santos. The Grice…