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“Jucao” Returning To Welterweight Division

roan carneiro

Roan Carneiro experienced much of his success fighting at 170 pounds.

So, the veteran fighter has decided to return to competing in the welterweight division.

Carneiro (20-10) has posted a 3-4 record over his UFC career, but has won two of his last three during his most recent stint with the promotion. He confirmed the weight-division change on social media recently:

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