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Round 3 with Costa Philippou

UFC fighter Costa Philippou prepares to spar during

(Credit: James Escher)

Costa Philippou fights Tim Boetsch at UFC 155 this Saturday, Dec. 29, just 42 days after he was last scheduled to fight.

But that bout at UFC 154 was canceled the morning of when his opponent, Nick Ring, was too sick to fight. That essentially turned Philippou's training camp for this Saturday into 13-14 weeks, give or take 3-4 days.

Here, in Round 3 of our pre-fight Philippou coverage,...

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