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Former FCR bantamweight champion Felipe Lima is ready for Road to UFC in Abu Dhabi on October 23. Photo by Stefan Romare/Frontkick.online

Former FCR bantamweight champion Felipe Lima is ready for the Road to UFC in Abu Dhabi on Sunday October 23. He will face Long Xiao, and the winner could be awarded a UFC contract.

 

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Felipe Lima is No. 1 on Frontkick’s Top MMA Prospect rankings

Felipe Lima represents Allstars Training Center and spent the majority of his MMA career in Brazil where he was born. Since moving to Sweden, he’s really been embraced by both fans and media, and is now widely considered as one of Scandinavia’s absolute top prospects.

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Lima has a professional record of 11-1. After losing his first pro bout he put together a string of eleven consecutive wins. At FCR 10 in November last year, the 24-year-old bantamweight became the first Fight Club Rush champion ever, when he defeated Evgeny Odnorog.

His Chinese opponent Xiao is an experinced fighter with a record of 24-7, with 14 wins in his last 15 fights. He is the bantamweight champion in Wu Lin Feng MMA.

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