24-Year-Old UFC Bantamweight 11-2-1
November 4, 2016 Matheus Nicolau News
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Nicolau is out of UFC Fight Night 100 for a potential anti-doping violation, MMAFighting.com reports.
Nicolau was scheduled to fight Ukla Saskai on Nov. 19 in Sao Paolo, but UFC is working to find a replacement for him. UFC reported a potential doping violation on an Oct. 13 sample, leading to the provisional suspension. Nicolau had scored two straight victories.
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Fantasy AnalysisNicolau started fast in his UFC debut, but he had a lousy second round before picking up the pace in round three. The finish came when Korea suddenly left his neck exposed after a rather dull exchange on the ground and the fight was over moments later. All in all, it was a pretty nice UFC debut for the young Brazilian.