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Junior dos
Santos
will compete outside the
Ultimate Fighting Championship
for the first time in nearly 14
years when the former heavyweight titleholder makes his
Eagle Fighting Championship
debut opposite Yorgan De
Castro
in the
EFC 47
headliner on Friday at the FLXcast Arena in Miami.
Meanwhile, onetime Bellator
MMA
champion Hector
Lombard
locks horns with Thiago
Silva
in the three-round co-main event at 205 pounds. EFC 47
“Redemption”—https://watch.goflx.com/—also
features a middleweight tilt matching Maki Pitolo
with Douglas
Usher
, a light heavyweight affair pitting Gabriel
Checco
against Andrew
Sanchez
and a lightweight clash pairing Akhmed
Aliev
with Darrell
Horcher
.

A closer look at the EFC 47 particulars:

THE LINEUP

265: Junior dos
Santos
vs. Yorgan De
Castro

205: Hector
Lombard
vs. Thiago
Silva

185: Maki Pitolo
vs. Douglas
Usher

205: Gabriel
Checco
vs. Andrew
Sanchez

155: Akhmed
Aliev
vs. Darrell
Horcher

155: Islam
Mamedov
vs. Zach Zane
205: Ronny
Markes
vs. Reggie
Pena

155: Alexandre
Almeida
vs. Roosevelt
Roberts

155: Sean
Soriano
vs. Paulo
Silva

135: Adi
Alic
vs. Shawn
Bunch

155: Dylan
Mantello
vs. Dennis
Hughes
Jr.


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