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May 25, 2016 12:14 pm

Diego Brandao suspended 9 months, fined 30% of purse for failed drug test

Diego Brandao recently found himself as a free agent in the MMA market after he was arrested for aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and assault with a deadly weapon last month. Prior to that however, Brandao was submitted by Brian Ortega back at UFC 195. Following the fight, Brandao failed a drug test when he tested...

Apr 28, 2016 1:09 pm

Report: Diego Brandao faces consequences from UFC for felony charges

UFC featherweight Diego Brandao has found himself in a world of trouble after an alleged incident in Albuquerque, New Mexico that resulted in his arrest. “The Ultimate Fighter 14” winner was arrested on April 14th after an incident outside of a strip club. Brandao allegedly pointed a gun at several people and pistol whipped an...

Apr 19, 2016 10:24 am

New details emerge in Diego Brandao’s arrest

News broke late Saturday evening that UFC featherweight Diego Brandao had been arrested on April 14th after an incident outside of a strip club that saw Brandao point a gun at several people, and even pistol whip an employee of the club. New details emerged today after MMAJunkie obtained a police report from the Albuquerque...

Apr 17, 2016 11:44 am

UFC issues statement on Diego Brandao’s strip club assault charges

News surfaced late Saturday evening that UFC featherweight Diego Brandao had been arrested and charged with aggravated battery and 3 counts of aggravated assault according to ABQJournal. Brandao was involved in a verbal dispute with a DJ at a strip club called ‘Knockouts’. Brandao left the club, and was later denied re-entry due to the...


Apr 17, 2016 11:38 am

Photo | Diego Brandao mug shot

News surfaced late Saturday evening that UFC featherweight Diego Brandao had been arrested and charged with aggravated battery and 3 counts of aggravated assault according to ABQJournal. Brandao was involved in a verbal dispute with a DJ at a strip club called ‘Knockouts’. Brandao left the club, and was later denied re-entry due to the...

Apr 16, 2016 9:29 pm

Diego Brandao arrested after hitting strip club employee with gun

News surfaced late Saturday evening that UFC featherweight Diego Brandao had been arrested and charged with aggravated battery and 3 counts of aggravated assault according to ABQJournal. Brandao was involved in a verbal dispute with a DJ at a strip club called ‘Knockouts’. Brandao left the club, and was later denied re-entry due to the...

Jan 15, 2016 5:16 pm

Diego Brandao fails post-fight drug test after UFC 195

UFC 195 was a rough enough night for Diego Brandao to begin with. The featherweight appeared to be closing in on what would have surely been a decision victory over Brian Ortega, however a late third round submission from Ortega had Brandao tapping out. Friday evening news broke that Brandao had failed a post-fight drug...

Jan 2, 2016 7:48 pm

UFC 195 Results: Brian Ortega defeats Diego Brandao

On the heels of Abel Trujillo’s quick 1st round submission win, Diego Brandao and Brian Ortega took the Octagon. The pair spent the most of the first round trying to gauge distance, with neither fighter really able to land any big punches. While no major blows were landed, Brandao appeared to be getting the better...

Sep 26, 2015 7:52 pm

UFN 75 Results: Diego Brandao Only Needed 28 Seconds To Finish His Opponent

Diego Brandao took on Katsunori Kikuno at UFC Fight Night: Japan. This fight stopped almost as soon as it started. Brandao came out with a huge punch that barely missed, but it was a foreshadowing of what would land soon after. Brandao then landed a a massive shot that sent Kikuno down. Brandao rushed in...

Jun 17, 2015 7:50 am

Diego Brandao’s Promise? Finish All His Fights In The First

“Sean Shelby told me I will fight soon. He told me to keep my weight down because I will fight soon. I haven’t stopped training since my fight with Jimy Hettes. I want to enter the top 10 of the division. That’s my first goal now.” “I almost fought in Manila, at the Edgar vs....

Jul 18, 2014 5:40 am

Diego Brandao: ‘It’s not about Conor, he’s just hype’

“It’s not about Conor. I think Conor, this guy is more hype. Poirier is top five, and Swanson is top five. Who is Conor? I think this is the way we need to look at it. I think the type of guy that I am, and the explosive way I fight, that’s the reason why...

Jul 17, 2014 5:00 am

STAREDOWN! Conor McGregor & Diego Brandao Square Off In Dublin

UFC Fight Night Dublin Open Workout Staredowns: http://t.co/mhio2rhZaf (via @allelbows) #UFCDublin pic.twitter.com/p57L1VU0eW — UFC Ireland (@UFC_Ireland) July 16, 2014 Yesterday in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday’s main event fighters stood toe-to-toe for camera’s.

Jun 16, 2014 10:20 am

Diego Brandao Leaves Jackson-Winkeljohn Ahead Of McGregor Bout

Former TUF winner Diego Brandao has left his longtime camp at Jackson-Winkeljohn in Albuquerque for an unnamed team in San Antonio ahead of his UFC FN 46 bout with Conor McGregor in Dublin, Ireland. Diego joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the move in camps: “Greg Jackson always leaves the door open...

Jun 10, 2014 6:33 am

Diego Brandao On Fighting Conor McGregor: “This fight is about me”

  When Cole Miller withdrew from his fight against Conor McGregor due to injury, the UFC turned to Diego Brandao to fill his spot. Brandao accepted the opportunity and will now face off with McGregor in Ireland on July 19. at UFC Fight Night 46. A fight that will be featured as the main event....

Jun 3, 2014 6:52 pm

Cole Miller forced off UFC Fight Night 46, Conor McGregor now faces Diego Brandao

Cole Miller (21-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC) was expected to face off with Conor McGregor this July in the headlining bout of “UFC Fight Night 46.” Unfortunately for fans of “Magrinho,” Cole has been forced off the card, this after suffering torn ligaments in his hand. Stepping in for Miller against McGregor will be “Ultimate Fighter...

May 20, 2014 8:39 am

Diego Brandao Injured, Out Of TUF Brazil 3 Bout

The TUF Brazil 3 Finale event has already seen its fair share of changes, and it just got one more. Unfortunately for fight fans, TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao has been forced out of his scheduled bout against Brian Ortega. The injury itself remains undisclosed. Brandao last saw action in a losing effort to Dustin...

Sep 19, 2013 12:30 pm

Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Brandao Added To UFC 168 In Vegas

A featherweight fight has been added to the UFC’s year-end show in the form of Dustin Poirier versus Diego Brandao. UFC officials recently confirmed the booking. UFC 168 takes place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on December 28th. In the pay-per-view main event Chris Weidman will look to cement his...

Jun 6, 2013 6:01 am

Diego Brandao vs. Daniel Pineda set for UFC on FOX Sports 1 1

UFC’s debut on FOX Sports 1 continues to take shape as it was announced that a featherweight bout between Diego Brandao (17-8 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Daniel Pineda (18-9 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has been added to the August event. The winner of Season 14 of “The Ultimate Fighter”, Diego Brandao, is currently riding back-to-back wins,...

Jul 30, 2012 9:24 am

Diego Brandao vs Joey Gambino set for UFC 153 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Diego Brandao (14-8 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is set to face Joey Gambino (9-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) in his home country of Brazil at UFC 153. Brandao will be looking to bounce back after suffering a loss to Darren Elkins at UFC 146 in his last bout. The Ultimate Fighter 14 winner broke...

May 23, 2012 3:34 pm

Diego Brandao | "I’m cracking skulls, I don’t know about him.”

By Jamie McAllister Diego Brandao in an interview with TATAME. Brandao comments on his plans for his next fight against Darren Elkins. “My game plan is the same as Mike Tyson’s get the knockout. Trading punches for 15 minutes is dangerous” “When the cage is closed, we’ll strike. I’m cracking skulls, I don’t know about...

Sep 27, 2015 6:18 am

REPLAY! Brandao knocks Kikuno out in just 28 seconds! (Highlights)

Diego Brandao brought home an extra fifty-thousand dollars with the “Performance of the Night” bonus he earned at “UFC Fight Night 75”! Katsunori Kikuno looked to be in tremendous shape walking into his fight on Saturday evening at the Saitama Super Arena, but Brandao proved to be the better fighter that night. Brandao caught Kikuno...