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Feb 16, 2016 3:36 pm

Antonio ‘Lil Nog’ Nogueira returns to the Octagon at UFC 198

There was much talk of whether or not Antonio ‘Lil Nog’ Nogueira would retire after his UFC 191 loss to Shogun Rua. The loss made it 2 straight for Nogueira, who hadn’t won inside the Octagon since his UFC 156 win over Rashad Evans back in February of 2013. Despite that, news surfaced today from...

Sep 3, 2015 1:58 pm

Lil Nog Targets December Return, Wants a Fight With Rampage

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-7 MMA) is looking to rebound, this after suffering a unanimous decision loss to former UFC title holder Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at last month’s UFC 190 pay-per-view event in Brazil. The 39-year-old veteran is eyeing a December return to the octagon and has his sights set on another former UFC champion, his...

Aug 5, 2015 8:54 am

Despite Losing Twice, Lil Nog Wants Third Fight With Shogun

“I would like to ask for another rematch. I was apprehensive for not living up to the first fight. Ten years ago I was much vigorous. This time, it was more technical, it wasn’t much of a brawl. Shogun is a guy I would like to fight again. I know it’s hard, but they were...

Aug 4, 2015 7:46 am

Reebok Money: Correia Earns $30K While Veteran ‘Lil Nog’ Pockets $5K

Another UFC event down and we have another look at who’s making what from the Reebok sponsorship deal. For UFC 190 it was of course the champion and the challenger, Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia, who made the most, with $40K and $30K. The one noticeable thing to look at this time around is how...


Aug 1, 2015 10:14 pm

UFC 190 Results: Shogun Picks Up Big Decision Win over “Lil Nog”

Even though the finals of both “Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” fights were filled with technique, this bout between Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua truly brought the crowd back to life. The opening round saw both PRIDE legends get tagged to the point of almost getting knocked out. Nogueira found his range late in the...

Jul 29, 2015 1:02 am

LEGENDS! Shogun Expects Another War With ‘Lil Nog’

“I expect a tough fight, man. ‘Minotouro’ is a tough fighter, has a huge heart, so I expect another war, just like in our 2005 fight. He likes to strike and so do I, so a brawl is inevitable, right? I’ve been fighting for over 10 years, and so does he, so I’m sure we...

Jun 21, 2015 5:54 pm

Lil Nog: ‘Fighting On Same Card As My Brother Makes Me Nervous’

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and his “bigger” brother Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira will be fighting on the same card at the upcoming UFC 190 card in Brazil. Rogerio, or “Little Nog”, prefers NOT to fight on the same card as his brother, “Big Nog”. “I don’t like it, it makes me nervous, man. I never liked...

May 26, 2015 2:57 pm

Lil Nog Says “Shogun” Rivalry Reignited On TUF Brazil Set

It seems like the current season of TUF Brazil has helped to reignite a long rivalry. Lil’ Nog, who is coaching alongside his brother and against Shogun Rua, talked to Globo Esporte about the experience. “It was great to be on TUF, my rivalry with Shogun has been reignited. This is a important fight for...

Mar 16, 2015 11:45 am

Report: UFC Books “Shogun vs. Lil Nog” Bout

Who’s ready for some breaking news? On Thursdays episode of Stud Show Radio co-host Justin Buchholz announced that he had several big news stories to talk about. First up, according to a source, Shogun Rua and Antonio Rogerio Noguiera aka Little Nog have signed a contract to fight each other. Buchholz couldn’t provide any more...

Jul 21, 2014 8:32 pm

Lil Nog Calls For Title Fight With Jones After Defeating Johnson

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is looking for a fight against Jon Jones for the light heavyweight belt after defeating Anthony Johnson this Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. Minotouro spoke with Combate.com about the bout saying: “This fight is a big challenge to I getting where I want, which is fighting for the belt. It comes...

May 13, 2014 9:22 am

Lil Nog On The Injuries That Kept Him Out Of Training For The Last Year

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has been gone for quite a long time. In fact, Nogueira has only fought once in the last two years, winning a close decision against top Light-Heavyweight Rashad Evans. Unfortunately, “Little Nog” has been plagued with injuries over the time period, which has forced him to pull out of or decline fights...

Mar 20, 2014 11:28 am

Rich Franklin Turns Down Cincinnati Bout Against ‘Lil Nog’

Former UFC middleweight champion and Cincinnati resident, Rich ‘Ace’ Franklin, hasn’t seen the inside of The Octagon since his 2012 first round KO loss to Cung Le. Since then, Franklin, has been enjoying life on the sidelines and mixing up juice cocktails in LA, as part of a new business venture he owns, called, Zelin...

Nov 11, 2013 9:11 am

Dana Admits The UFC Announced Gust vs. Nog Prior To Lil Nog’s Acceptance Of Bout

UFC President Dana White admitted recently that he prematurely announced the Alexander Gustafsson versus ‘Lil Nog’ bout, which is why they had to cancel it and give Gustafsson Jimi Manuwa instead. As a result the younger Noguiera brother received a hefty public backlash from Chael Sonnen, who stated, ‘He fight’s less than Ghandi,’ among several...

Nov 4, 2013 11:54 am

Jones claims UFC gave Gustafsson easy fight with Lil Nog to protect rematch

  By Evan Stoumbelis UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones sounded off to MMAFighting about the situation involving the UFC’s matchmaking decision to have Alexander Gustafsson fight Antonio ‘Lil Nog’ Nogueira. Jones described his reaction to hearing the matchup to MMAFighting in an interview: “I was like ‘Really? You want him to have the rematch that...

Nov 1, 2013 11:04 am

QUICK TWITT | Chael Sonnen Goes On Major Tirade Over ‘Lil Nog’ Fight Cancellation

Last night we learned that ‘Lil Nog’ was forced out of his bout opposite Alexander Gustafsson with a back injury. For the light-heavyweight Nogueira brother this is becoming par for the course. After several missed dates inside the UFC’s Octagon due to injury, Chael Sonnen has long been putting Nogueira on blast for what Sonnen...

Oct 28, 2013 11:30 am

Alexander Gustafsson ‘Super Excited’ To Fight Lil Nog In London

“Well, I’m super excited to be fighting in London. I’ve fought there before and I’m very excited to fight there again with Lil Nog. We were supposed to fight way back and we didn’t. And now I’ve got the chance to fight him again and I’m really looking forward to it. He’s a great standup...

Oct 3, 2013 12:42 pm

Alliance Coach Calling for Gustafsson To Face Lil Nog and Davis vs. Mousasi

While ideally, UFC light heavyweight fighter Alexander Gustafsson (pictured) would like an immediate rematch against division champion, Jon Jones, it seems he will have to defeat one more opponent before that happens.  And while the UFC is trying to figure out what to do next, Eric Del Fierro, coach at Alliance Training Center and former...

Aug 16, 2013 8:28 am

Sonnen trashes Lil Nog & Belfort

Love him or hate him, Chael Sonnen (27-13-1 MMA, 6-6 UFC) is without question a ‘company man’, as he is always willing to step in and fight the best in the world whenever the UFC calls upon him to do so. Chael recently spoke out about a couple of his peers whom he feels fail...

Aug 15, 2013 11:21 am

Lil Nog Eyeing Shogun Rematch After This Weekends UFC on FS1 Event

“That fight (Sonnen) doesn’t interest me because I want to fight the best, and there are a lot of fighters that are better than him, including Shogun, Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans. Chael talks trash, he’s pure marketing. If we keep talking about him, that’s what he wants. He fought three times for the world...

Jun 3, 2013 8:10 am

Chael Sonnen wants to fight Shogun, with Lil Nog out

Yesterday evening, Chael Sonnen (27-13-1 MMA, 6-6 UFC) took to his Twitter account to issue a challenge to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (21-7 MMA, 5-5 UFC). Chael Sonnen @sonnench: @ShogunRua I HEAR BRAZILIAN CHICKEN IS OFF THE MENU. AMERICAN GANGSTER IS STILL AVAILABLE IF YOU WANT TO SEND YOUR WAITRESS OVER. Sonnen’s challenge came shortly after...

Jun 2, 2013 2:52 pm

Rumor: Lil Nog withdraws from UFC 161 bout with Shogun Rua

Rumors have been swirling around the internet today that Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with “Shogun” Rua (21-7 MMA, 5-5 UFC) at UFC 161, which is less than two weeks away. The rematch between Shogun and Lil Nog was supposed to serve as the...

Mar 17, 2012 8:46 am

Lil Nog Seeking Match With Rich Franklin

“The doctor said my knee should be alright within a month. I’ll be training 100 percent. God bless me, I’ll be fighting in June. (I wish for a fight against Rich Franklin) because we had a bout scheduled against him, I was supposed to fight him in the past and I already know what game...

Mar 6, 2012 1:38 pm

Lil Nog Out, Thiago Silva Set To Return Against Gustafsson In Sweden

The injury bug has slayed its latest main event victim. This time in the form of Antonio Rogerio Noguira, who was scheduled to face Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. The extent of his injury and cause is currently unknown. In his place comes fellow Brazilian Thiago Silva. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take...

Sep 19, 2011 7:03 am

Lil Nog looking for stand up battle with Ortiz

“If I can avoid the ground game and try to knock him out, I will try… I’ll go after him and try the knockout, but if the fight goes to the ground I’ll be ready. I think he’ll try to take me down to work on the ground and pound, but I’ll be ready for...