201 Search Results for big nog

Jun 14, 2013 7:49 am

Big Nog tore elbow ligament in Werdum fight, undergoing surgery

When Antinio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-8-1 MMA, 5-4 UFC) tapped out to Fabricio Werdum (17-5-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) at the UFC on FUEL TV 10 event earlier this month, many fans thought that “Big Nog” had tapped too quickly, possibly over cautious due to the arm break he suffered at the hands and hips of Frank Mir...

Jun 4, 2013 10:58 am

Free Fight Video | Big Nog vs. Tim Sylvia

Back in 2008 the UFC’s heavyweight division was left without its champion, Randy Couture, due to a lengthy contract dispute. At UFC 81 Tim Sylve and Antonio Rodrigo Noguiera fought for the UFC’s interim heavyweight title.

Nov 30, 2012 9:38 am

VIDEO | Big Nog Goes Gangnam Style InThis Brazilian Honda Commercial | UFC NEWS

In Brazil the men we see inside the Octagon are huge stars. These guys don’t stop doing endorsements for major corporations targeting the Brazilian Market. One of the biggest names in Brazilian Mixed Martial Arts is “Big Nog” and as a result he has made this very newly released, but strangely awkward Honda commercial.

Nov 1, 2012 4:40 am

Werdum – Big Nog Confirmed As TUF Brazil 2 Coaches | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week we reported the likely booking of the next TUF Brazil coaches, and today we can confirm that our report holds true. Two Brazilian heavyweights will coach the next season of “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil.” UFC officials have confirmed that Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum have both agreed to serve as the...

Oct 30, 2012 10:26 am

Report: Werdum – Big Nog Slated To Coach TUF Brazil Season 2 | UFC NEWS

Two Brazilian heavyweights will likely coach the next season of “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil.” According to reports coming out of Brazil, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum have both agreed to serve as the next coaches. The second season of “TUF Brazil” is expected to feature 170 pound fighters and more than 300 men attended...

Oct 22, 2012 4:40 pm

“Big Nog” Fought And Beat Dave Herman With A Broken Rib | UFC NEWS

“Fractured my rib three weeks ago on my right side. I went to the doctor, I took a local anesthetic to be able to train and when he (Dave Herman) gave me a shot there, gave me a shortness of breath and took a swung from one side to the other to see what had...

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...

Mar 30, 2015 8:03 am

Nogueiras Had Big Shoes To Fill On TUF Brazil Set

  Anderson Silva was set to coach opposite Shogun Rua on the new season of TUF Brazil, that was until he tested positive for two banned substances leading up to his fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Silva was pulled from the show and the UFC brought in the Nogueira brothers to fill the...

Oct 19, 2017 1:48 pm

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira flagged for potential Anti-Doping Policy violation

Another big name from mixed martial arts has been flagged for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is the latest fighter in the UFC to be flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for a potential violation. “Minotouro” was scheduled to fight Jared Cannonier at UFC on FOX 26 in Winnipeg, Canada on...

May 26, 2017 1:08 pm

Bellator picks up another big heavyweight from the UFC

Bellator MMA has acquired another big name from the UFC roster. Roy Nelson, Season 10 winner of “The Ultimate Fighter,” signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator, according to a report released on Friday by Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting. Bellator has yet to make the official announcement of Nelson’s signing but is expected to do...

Nov 20, 2016 6:00 am

VIDEO | Highlights! Watch Bader smash Lil Nog in Sao Paulo

Last night (Saturday, November 19) the UFC returned to sun soaked Sao Paulo, Brazil with UFC Fight Night 100. The card was headlined by a light heavyweight clash between long-time contender Ryan Bader, and Brazilian legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira – more widely known as “Lil Nog.” The bout had the potential to thrust the winner...

Nov 19, 2016 9:14 pm

UFC Fight Night 100 Results: Ryan Bader TKO’s Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

A light heavyweight rematch between Ryan Bader and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira served as the main event of tonight’s historic UFC Fight Night 100 card in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Round one begins and Bader lands a leg kick to start. He lands another. He attempts to go upstairs with a high kick but it is blocked....

Sep 25, 2016 2:32 pm

UFC Fight Night 100: Gustafsson vs. Nogueira adds six more bouts

UFC Fight Night 100 will take place November 19 live from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event is headlined by a key light heavyweight tilt between former title challenger Alexander Gustafsson and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. In addition to the main event, which was made official yesterday evening in Brazil, the UFC announced...

May 14, 2016 4:46 pm

UFC 198 Results: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira TKO’s Patrick Cummins in round 1

The final bout of tonight’s UFC 198 Fight Pass Prelims featured a light heavyweight tilt between Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (22-7 MMA) and Patrick Cummins (8-4 MMA). Round one begins and Cummins starts things off with a leg kick. Pat throws a high kick that misses. He follows up with another leg kick. Cummins shoots in...

Nov 11, 2015 6:55 am

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira looking for a fight in early 2016

Despite a unanimous decision loss to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 190, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira said to MMA Junkie that he was back in the gym after the loss and was trying to get another fight in 2015. Although he has not signed for a fight before the end of the year, “Little Nog” realistically...

Sep 2, 2015 6:40 am

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Officially Retires From MMA

MMA can officially say goodbye to one of the biggest legends in the sport’s history. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira announced that he is in fact calling it quits and retiring from MMA. ‘Big Nog’ will not be fading off into the sunset to never be seen again though, as he has accepted a job with the...

Aug 16, 2015 4:06 pm

“The Reem” recalls his first big win over Vitor Belfort in PRIDE

Before Alistair Overeem ever became a contender to the UFC heavyweight championship, he was struggling to pick up his first big win that would put him on the map. “The Reem” started out his professional fighting career as a kickboxer before he quickly added “mixed martial artist” to his resume. Overeem balanced the two gigs...

Aug 10, 2015 6:00 pm

Rumor: “Bigfoot” vs. Struve set for UFC Fight Night in Korea

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Stefan Struve are set to collide in a GIANT bout at an upcoming “UFC Fight Night” card in Seoul, South Korea which takes place on November 28, 2015. Anonymous sources informed BJPENN.COM of the bout on Monday evening. Both heavyweights recently picked up major victories in Brazil at “UFC 190”. Antonio...

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 2:00 am

Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve Completely Dwarves “Bigfoot”!

Antonio Silva’s nickname isn’t “Bigfoot” for no reason; the heavyweight is an absolute giant. At 6’4″ tall with a jaw the size of a truck, Silva is used to intimidating normal sized people with his physical prowess. There are only a handful of men in this world that can make “Bigfoot” look like a child,...

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...

Jun 17, 2015 9:20 am

Nogueira Nervous Ahead Of Shared UFC Slot With Brother

“I don’t like it, it makes me nervous, man. I never liked it. Rodrigo tricked me, because my fight was scheduled first.” “A lot has changed since then. I was very focused on boxing, but now I have improved my takedown defense. I have been facing a lot of wrestlers, so I have been able...