2923 Search Results for Brazil

Apr 6, 2016 11:20 am

VIDEO | Battle of martial arts styles: Brazilian jiu-jitsu girl vs. large sumo wrestler

You have seen time and time again that styles make fights. In this classic video, US Sumo Champion Kelly Gneiting took on an opponent that he dwarfed, 100-lb female jiu-jitsu blue belt Debbie Micev in a fun exhibition match. According to the video description, this was a part of LivingSocial’s butt-kicking Sumo + Sushi Tour...

Mar 29, 2016 2:44 am

The UFC 198 card in Curitiba, Brazil is absolutely stacked

A heavyweight championship title fight featuring Fabricio Werdum looking to defend his title against top contender Stipe Miocic will anchor as the main event for UFC 198 that takes place in Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. A UFC heavyweight title fight is already an exciting fight to hold down a UFC event. However, do these...

Mar 28, 2016 10:38 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino will make UFC debut at UFC 198 in Brazil

The highly anticipated UFC debut of Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has finally been announced. The UFC released the news on Monday that “Cyborg” will face Leslie Smith in a catchweight bout at 140 pounds on the UFC 198 card on May 14. Justino who usually fights at the featherweight limit of 145...

Mar 17, 2016 10:08 pm

UFC exploring possibility of Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino fighting at UFC 198 in Brazil

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino recently put on a campaign to fight at UFC 198, which takes place in Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. “I would love for the UFC to bring in my division,” said “Cyborg” recently. “If you look at the top 12 girls ranked at bantamweight (in the UFC), seven...

Feb 29, 2016 9:53 am

Anderson Silva’s Manager To Michael Bisping- Let’s Do It Again In Brazil

Sounds only fair since Anderson Silva went to London to fight Michael Bisping. Silva’s team would love the rematch to be in Brazil, Silva’s home turf. It was a unanimous decision loss for Silva at the O2 Arena in London. That is Silva’s first decision loss since 2000. In his post fight interview Silva called...

Feb 12, 2016 8:56 am

Anderson Silva calls out Conor McGregor for comments about Brazil

Conor McGregor is currently gearing up for his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos on March 5th. Leading up to the fight, McGregor has been his typical self during media appearances, talking trash towards his opponent and questioning his allegiance to his home country of Brazil. That caught the attention...

Jan 25, 2016 1:07 pm

Matt Brown and Demian Maia set to fight at UFC Fight Night in Brazil

UFC senior vice president Giovani Decker released news of an exciting welterweight match between two of the division’s top competitors. Matt Brown and Demian Maia are set to fight in Brazil at the UFC Fight Night event on May 14. Also scheduled on the Fight Night event in Brazil is a bout between two of...

Jan 19, 2016 3:08 pm

Jacare vs. Belfort to headline May card in Brazil

The UFC announced Tuesday afternoon that Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort would headline a May 14th card in Brazil. The bout is a pivotal one for both fighters. Jacare is coming off a split decision loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 194 that saw Romero become the #1 contender at middleweight, however due to a...

Jan 10, 2016 5:31 pm

Video: Jose Aldo Playing Brazilian Beach Soccer Volleyball

What’s the best thing you can do when your Jose Aldo?   Take some time off, keep in shape and have a little competitive fun in the sun. Aldo has stayed out of the public eye for the most part and will need to start looking for options being that Conor McGregor is ‘moving on...

Dec 26, 2015 7:56 am

Chuck Liddell reminisces on no-rules fight in Brazil

As if going into your opponents home country for a professional MMA fight isn’t intimidating enough, try having his manager double as the referee for the bout. That’s exactly what happened to Chuck Liddell back in 1998 when he traveled to Brazil for his 2nd professional MMA fight against MMA legend Jose Landi-Jons. Liddell recounted...

Dec 19, 2015 8:27 pm

WATCH! Dos Anjos slams Brazilian fans bashing Aldo

After Conor McGregor KO’d Jose Aldo in the main event of UFC 194, many fans turned on the former champ, criticizing him while praising Conor McGregor. The way UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos sees it, he doesn’t want those same fans cheering for him.

Dec 17, 2015 8:44 am

WATCH! Jose Aldo fans welcome him home to Brazil

Still the people's champion …. That wasn't a defeat… @danawhiteufc rematch right away @josealdojunioroficial @thenotoriousmma … Manifestação de carinho do #Brasil #novauniao na chegada do campeão do povo @josealdojunioroficial … Isso não foi uma derrota… @danawhiteufc revanche já!!! @canalcombateoficial @ufc_brasil @ufc @sportv @claudiagadelhaufc @renanbaraoufc @gsmnu @marlon_gladiator @andremarolanovauniao @teamalphamalemma @kimuranu @rafael.carino @renanbaraoufc @jairlourencoknu @anahissa @gloverteixeira @junior_cigano...

Nov 12, 2015 10:43 am

Sonnen’s Brazilian source unsure Jose Aldo will fight at UFC 194

UFC 194 is arguably one of the biggest cards in UFC history. With a headlining fight between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor and a co-main event fight between Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold, the UFC 194 card is loaded with star power. However, according to Chael Sonnen’s Brazilian sources, Jose Aldo may not end up...

Nov 10, 2015 11:52 am

Ronaldo and his Brazilian agency part ways with UFC over ‘unfair’ treatment of fighters

Soccer icon Ronaldo Nazario de Lima and his 9ine Sports & Entertainment company have announced that they will no longer be working with the UFC due to “arbitrarily” changing its sponsorship funding rules and fighter remuneration. The marketing company that the retired soccer star is President of, spent the last few years building up stars...

Nov 9, 2015 9:24 am

UFC exec: Anderson Silva wants to fight in Brazil in comeback fight

Although nothing is set for the return of Anderson “The Spider” Silva yet, Giovani Decker, general manager of the UFC’s Brazil office says that a fight in Silva’s homeland is likely on his wish list. “I think it’s another wish of Anderson’s to fight in Brazil; I think every fighter has that wish,” Decker said...

Nov 4, 2015 1:23 pm

#WCW Brazilian UFC Octagon girl Jhenny Andrade

Your Woman Crush Wednesday for this week hails from Brazil. Get to know UFC’s Octagon girl Jhenny Andrade a little better with this #WCW. With UFC Fight Night taking place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, we are likely to see this Brazilian babe take to the ring in between rounds. No complaints here! ☀️🔥☀️ #SnapChat #SnapSave...

Nov 2, 2015 9:39 am

PHOTO | Dan Henderson on his way to Brazil for ‘UFC FN: Sao Paulo’

Dan Henderson is gearing up to fight Vitor Belfort for the 3rd time this Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’. Henderson posted a photo to Twitter showing himself on a plane, en route to Sao Paulo for a fight that has all the makings to be another classic! Hendo is coming off a TKO...

Oct 20, 2015 10:02 pm

Werdum and Silva pressuring UFC to fight in Brazil

It’s no secret that the UFC frequently travels to Brazil to host events given the Brazilian crowd’s passion for the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. According to UFC Brazilian Office GM Giovanni Decker, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva and UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum are both pressuring the UFC to make their next fights...