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Today in MMA: Wilson Reis Tops Abel Cullum; Lyoto Machida-Thiago Silva on UFC 93

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Wilson Reis beat Abel Cullum to win the vacant EliteXC bantamweight title.

Lyoto Machida will fight Thiago Silva at UFC 93.

Robbie Lawler will defend his EliteXC middleweight title against Joey Villasenor on November 8.

WEC light heavyweight champion Steve Cantwell and former champ Brian Stann will fight at UFC Fight Night 16: "Fight for the Troops" at Fort Bragg on December 10.

Cantwell and Stann are moving to UFC because WEC is dropping the light heavyweight and middleweight classes.

Says Amir Sadollah of his next opponent, Nick Catone, "From what I can tell, he is a tough guy, with a good wrestling and jiu-jitsu background. I'm sure it's going to be a very tough fight and I am approaching this seriously, as if I was fighting any other top contender."

As it continues its international expansion, UFC has a new TV deal in Romania.

Some interesting thoughts on how to build an MMA promotion.

Affliction needs a full-time front man.