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UFC veteran, ‘TUF’ finalist Dhiego Lima announces MMA retirement

The only two-time finalist in the history of “The Ultimate Fighter,” Dhiego Lima, is retiring from MMA. Lima (15-9 MMA, 4-7 UFC) announced Wednesday, just days after the 12-year anniversary of his debut, that he will no longer continue with active competition. The 33-year-old posted a statement on...
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Two-Time ‘TUF’ Cast Member, UFC Veteran Dhiego Lima Announces Retirement

Dhiego Lima is calling it a career after 24 professional fights. The 33-year-old Brazilian, who trains out of American Top Team Atlanta, announced his decision via Instagram. Lima had been scheduled to face Miguel Baeza at UFC Fight Night on April 16. “Hey guys I am making this post to...
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Miguel Baeza vs. Dhiego Lima added to UFC Fight Night in April

Miguel Baeza and Dhiego Lima are expected to share the Octagon at an upcoming UFC Fight Night in April. Both fighters have since confirmed the fight on social media following an initial report from Best Fight Picks on Monday. Baeza and Lima are currently on two-fight losing skids. After starting...
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Miguel Baeza vs. Dhiego Lima booked for UFC Fight Night event on April 16

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has booked an intriguing Welterweight fight between two fighters in desperate need of a win. According to MMA Junkie, Dhiego Lima will battle Miguel Baeza at an upcoming Fight Night-themed event on April 16, 2022. After starting off his career at 10-0, including winning his first...
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Video: Matt Brown Delivers 1-Punch Knockout vs. Dhiego Lima at UFC Vegas 29

Matt Brown delivered a vicious one-punch knockout on Dhiego Lima to kick off the UFC Vegas 29 main card on Saturday:. OUT OF NOWHERE 🤯@IamTheImmortal only needed one shot at #UFCVegas29 pic.twitter.com/52yWQ8WJxc. Brown officially won the welterweight bout at 3:02 of Round 2. The 40-year-old had a few words to...
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Knockout! Watch Matt Brown starch Dhiego Lima with one punch at UFC Vegas 29

Matt Brown turned back the clock earlier tonight (Sat., June 19, 2021) at UFC Vegas 29 live on ESPN2/ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, when “The Immortal” put a brutal stop to welterweight veteran Dhiego Lima with a second-round knockout (punch). LIVE! Stream UFC Vegas 29 On...
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UFC Vegas 29 video: Matt Brown faceplants Dhiego Lima with brutal one-punch knockout

At 40 years old, Matt Brown just picked up one of his most vicious finishes to date. Taking on a former pupil from The Ultimate Fighter in Dhiego Lima, Brown was on the attack from the second the fight started but it was a brutal right hand in the middle of an exchange that finished the fight in devastating fashion. As soon as Brown connected with the punch, Lima crumbled to the ground as the fight was stopped immediately with the end coming at 3:02 in the second round.
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Pros react after Matt Brown KO’s Dhiego Lima at UFC Vegas 29

A welterweight bout between veteran Matt Brown and former TUF standout Dheigo Lima kicked off tonight’s UFC Vegas 29 main card. Brown (23-18 MMA) had entered Saturday’s bout in hopes of snapping a two-fight losing skid. Prior to suffering his recent losses to Carlos Condit and Miguel Baeza, ‘The Immortal’ had earned back-to-back knockout wins over Ben Saunders and Diego Sanchez.
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UFC Vegas 29 Results: Matt Brown KO’s Dhiego Lima (Video)

A welterweight bout between veteran Matt Brown and former TUF standout Dheigo Lima kicks off tonight’s UFC Vegas 29 main card. Brown (22-18 MMA) will enter the bout in hopes of snapping his current two-fight losing skid. Prior to suffering his recent losses to Carlos Condit and Miguel Baeza, ‘The Immortal’ was coming off back-to-back knockout wins over Ben Saunders and Diego Sanchez.
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5 Things You Might Not Know About Dhiego Lima

No one understands the fleeting nature of momentum any better than Dhiego Lima. The 32-year-old Goiania, Brazil, native finds himself on the rebound as he heads into his UFC on ESPN 25 welterweight showcase with Matt Brown this Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Lima enters the cage with a 4-6 record across two stints in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He has not competed since he dropped a unanimous decision to Belal Muhammad at UFC 258 on Feb. 13, the setback closing the book on his three-fight winning streak. It was his longest run of sustained success in nearly a decade.
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UFC Vegas 29 Preview: Matt Brown – Dhiego Lima

Tomorrow night at UFC Vegas 29, one of the hard-core legends of the sport will make the walk once again. Matt “The Immortal” Brown (22-18) returns to the octagon as he takes on former Ultimate Fighter Runner-Up, Dhiego Lima (15-8). At 40 years old, we are likely nearing the end...
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Dhiego Lima Believes In A New Start

When Dhiego Lima fought Belal Muhammad back in February, he felt the pressure. It was his first time in the Octagon since October 2019, along with his first fight back since he had neck surgery, which brought on a wave of emotions for the welterweight veteran. Don't Miss Any Of...
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