285 Search Results for big nog

Nov 25, 2013 1:35 pm

Big Nog Eyes Return Opposite Big Country Nelson

By Evan Stoumbelis Minotauro Nogueira hasn’t seen action in the Octagon much lately. The last time we saw him fight was June 8th 2013 when he lost to Fabricio Werdum. Before that was October 13th 2012 when he defeated Dave Herman. Now ‘Big Nog’ plans on making a return to the octagon in 2014, his...

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...

Jul 2, 2012 7:32 am

Big Nog Says He’s Never Seen Anderson Silva Look So Good In Training | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira in an interview with TATAME. Nogueira comments on Chael Sonnen and does not agree with Sonnen’s methods of self promotion. Nogueira states that Sonnen is a tough fighter but thinks Sonnen talks so much to compensate for his boring style. “The guy’s disrespectful. The way he advertises himself...

Jun 17, 2012 1:41 pm

Shawn Jordan In For Big Nog Against Kongo At UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

In case you missed the news, former UFC interim heavyweight champion, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 149 appearance against Cheick Kongo. Still going through the rehabilitation process for his broken arm suffered at the hands of Frank Mir, the Brazilian fan favorite is unable to commit to the fight....

May 28, 2012 8:07 am

VIDEO | Big Nog Does Brazil's Dancing With The Stars | UFC NEWS

For the first time ever “Big Nog” was absent from the corner of Junior Dos Santos last Saturday when the champ faced off with Frank Mir at UFC 146. This recently released footage of the former champ on Brazil’s version of Dancing with the Stars sheds light on why he was missing.

Apr 25, 2012 4:45 am

Big Nog vs. Kongo Added To UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

On the same day Dana White announced that Jose Aldo would likely be coming off the UFC 149 card in Calgary another addition to the card was reported in The Calgary Sun. The Nogueira vs Kongo bout was seemingly leaked to The Sun by anonymous sources and was further endorsed by UFC’s Canadian contingent on...

Feb 28, 2012 8:07 am

Big Nog Ahead of Schedule | Back To Training Following Broken Arm (Video)

The always tough and durable heavyweight Nogueira brother dubbed “Big Nog” has returned to training faster than expected following his surgery to repair a broken arm delivered by the fast acting submission of Frank Mir at UFC 140. The incident took place on Dec. 10 just shy of three-months ago and already Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira...

Feb 7, 2012 5:00 am

Photo's: "Big Nog" Shows Recovery Progress From Broken Arm

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira broke his arm in his last fight against Frank Mir at UFC UFC 140 when he refused to tap to a Kimura slapped on by Mir. It was a rematch that gave “Big Nog” his second loss to Mir, the first by KO and the second via broken arm submission. Photo’s via...

Dec 21, 2011 11:37 am

UFC NEWS – "Big Nog" Passes Some Blame On Herb Dean For Mir Loss

“Last Saturday I fought and lost via submission for the first time in my career; it was a bad feeling, but it’s part of the sport. Everything that happens in a fight is quick and the fighter acts most based on his instincts and reflexes than [what’s] on his mind. I knew I made a...

Dec 20, 2011 8:54 am

UFC NEWS – Herb Dean Had Hoped "Big Nog" Would Tap Before Eventual Arm Break

“In my mind, I was hoping that he would tap. Like, ‘Please, please make this easy for me. That looks like it’s on.’ I definitely [had a] heightened awareness at that time. I was really focused on that arm. But that’s how Antonio became who he is — he didn’t get there by giving up....