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Ultimate Fighter 8 Castoffs Find New Homes

Lance EvansSeveral castoffs from The Ultimate Fighter 8, including the brothers of two UFC stars, have found new homes after being released by the UFC:

  • Light heavyweight Lance Evans, the older brother of UFC 205-pound contender Rashad Evans, will be returning to TKO Championship Fighting where he previously competed and will take on Steve Bosse at TKO 35 in early-October. Evans was stopped by Vinicius Magalhaes via TKO in their opening round fight due to a rib injury.
  • Lightweight Joe Duarte has signed a six-fight deal with Colloseo Championship Fighting. He was defeated by Phillipe Nover via second-round rear naked choke in the opening round.
  • Light heavyweight Jason Guida, the older brother of UFC lightweight star Clay Guida who didn’t fight on TUF 8 after failing to make weight, has signed with EliteXC and will make his debut at the promotion’s October 10th ShoXC event against Mamed Khalidov, according to Five Ounces of Pain.
  • SPOILER: Light heavyweight Antwain Britt, who remains in the competition after defeating Ryan Jimmo via majority decision on the debut episode, will headline UWC: Confrontation against Rick Roufus on October 11th in Virginia. will pass along more signings as they become available.

[HT: Cage Potato]


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