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Jorge Santiago vs. Leonardo Pecanha Headlines ‘Titan Fighting 21’

Written by Tom Ngo
February 3rd, 2012
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UFC Middleweight Jorge Santiago

Middleweight Jorge Santiago (Pictured) has found himself a new home. The former UFC star will headline “Titan Fighting 21” on March 2nd against fellow Brazilian Leonardo Pecanha.

“I can’t wait to fight for Titan on March 2nd and to show everybody that ‘The Sandman’ is back and more dangerous than ever before,” said Santiago. “I train with the best coaches and some of the best fighters in the world, I’ve never felt better or more ready, and at Titan Fighting 21 I’m going to make a fight nobody will forget – especially Leonardo Pecanha.”

Santiago was released from the UFC after losing both of his bouts in the big leagues. Prior to returning to the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion, the 31-year-old was victorious in 11 out of his last 12 scraps and was considered to be one of the planet’s top 185-pounders.

Pecanha has won six of his past seven fights and was most recently seen submitting Matias Ezequiel Lemon in May.

Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas hosts the festivities. HDNet will broadcast the main card live starting at 9PM ET/6PM PT.

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