203 Search Results for big nog

Jun 15, 2015 2:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Velasquez Falls Far in P4P, Alvarez Makes Big Jump

“UFC 188” caused the biggest shakeups in the official UFC rankings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez stepped into the octagon with his UFC Heavyweight Championship on Saturday night, but walked out with empty hands and a bloody nose as Fabricio Werdum submitted him in the third round. As a result of this, Velasquez dropped six...

Apr 13, 2015 10:01 am

Dan Henderson: ‘Only Me And Nogueira Were Clean In PRIDE’

In a video interview with Rick J. Lee, Dan Henderson talks about drug testing. More specifically he talks about how easy it was for fighters to fake results and how it was back in the PRIDE FC days. Check it out. “The way it was, I knew exactly when I was going to get drug...

Apr 8, 2015 5:05 am

Nogueira vs. Struve Added To UFC 190 Event

Fresh from a stint coaching The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4, heavyweight legend Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira will get back to his day job in his home country of Brazil on August 1, as he faces off with 15th-ranked Stefan Struve in a UFC 190 bout at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. UFC 190 is...

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...

Sep 5, 2014 10:12 am

I ACCEPT! Mir Agrees To Trilogy Bout With Nogueira

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Frank Mir has delivered two dominant performances over MMA Legend Antonio Rodrigo ‘Big Nog” Nogueira, and he’s o.k. with a third. In a recent interview with the Brazilian Press Mir explained: “I know that Nogueira wants to have his last fight against me. I have no problem accepting this bout but...

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...

Jul 21, 2014 10:22 am

Minotauro Nogueira Believes He Still Has What It Takes To Fight

Big Nog has been on the receiving end of criticism as he has gotten older, suffering many injuries in training that have forced him out of numerous bouts. Despite that, and undergoing ACL surgery several weeks ago, Minotauro believes he still has what it takes to compete with the UFC’s elite. He spoke with MMAFighting.com...

Apr 11, 2014 4:49 pm

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Wants Another Fight with Frank Mir

Whether you are a fan of his from the PRIDE days or not, it was difficult to watch Antonio Rogrigo Nogueira get knocked out the way he did at ‘UFC Fight Night 39’. Roy Nelson earned a ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus due to his display of power in the main-event, but it was clear...

Apr 11, 2014 2:08 pm

.gif | UFC Fight Night 39: Nelson Sends Nogueira Crashing to the Mat. BRUTAL KO!

Roy Nelson may have put a legend to rest tonight. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira showed little-to-no offense in his fight against ‘Big Country’ and was eventually knocked out by a brutal right hand. The overhand hook sent ‘Big Nog’ crashing to the mat. Check out the .GIF provided by FanSided’s ZombieProphet!

Apr 11, 2014 8:03 am

‘UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson’ Results

On the opposite side of the globe, ‘UFC Fight Night: Abu Dhabi’, was live on UFC Fight pass this morning. Starting at 9:15 a.m. PT / 12:15 p.m. ET, today’s fight card featured a heavyweight clash between ‘Bog Nog’ & ‘Big Country’. If you aren’t a UFC Fight pass subscriber, or were stuck in an...

Mar 27, 2014 6:54 pm

Nelson Gives ‘Nog’ Grappling Edge But Says He Hits Harder

Last night on FOX Sports 1’s ‘UFC Tonight’, Roy Nelson, stopped by to discuss his upcoming headliner against Minotauro Nogueira. The two heavyweights face-off on April 11 from Abu Dhabi exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Here’s what ‘Big Country’ told the panel during his stint on last night’s show: Roy Nelson on his training camp...

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...

Jun 19, 2013 7:12 am

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s surgery a success, wants Stefan Struve in December

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s (34-8-1 MMA, 5-4 UFC) recent arm surgery was apparently a “big success” and the former UFC and Pride champion is already planning his next bout, which he would like to be in December against fellow heavyweight Stefan Struve (25-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC). “Big Nog” was forced to go ‘under the knife’ for an arm...

Jun 8, 2013 10:10 am

UFC ON FUEL TV 10: NOGUEIRA VS WERDUM MAIN CARD PLAY-BY-PLAY AND LIVE RESULTS

Tonight on FUEL TV, UFC on FUEL TV 10: Nogueira vs. Werdum goes down to finalize the latest installment of ‘TUF Brazil 2’ and not only crown a new international TUF champion, but also settle the coaches fight in the main event of the evening. UFC on FUEL TV 10 goes down from the Paulo...

May 30, 2013 3:20 pm

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Werdum vs. Nogueira From The 2006 Pride Grand Prix

Next week in the UFC on FUEL TV 10 main event, two Brazilian fighters will finalize their season of “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 2” with a rematch almost 7-years in the making. Fabricio Werdum and “Big Nog” both fought in the 2006 Pride Open-Weight Grand Prix where they faced each other in the quarterfinal-round.

Nov 6, 2012 8:29 am

Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira name their ‘TUF: Brazil 2’ coaching staffs | UFC News

Fabricio Werdum (16-5-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-7-1 MMA, 5-3 UFC) have named their coaching staffs for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2.” Team Werdum features notables Wanderlei Silva (MMA), Rafael Cordeiro (muay Thai), Rubens Cobrinha (jiu-jitsu), Kenny Johnson (wrestling) and Felipe Werdum (capoeira), according to a report from Globo. Team Nogueira, meanwhile, features Antonio...

Jun 1, 2017 10:35 pm

Vitor Belfort calls for ‘Legend League’ fight with Chuck Liddell

While Vitor Belfort may have made it clear leading up to UFC 212 that he has no intentions of retiring following his fight with Nate Marquardt this weekend, Belfort is targeting a fight with a fellow UFC legend. Earlier this year, ‘The Phenom’ expressed his support for a ‘legend division’ in the UFC, an idea...

Apr 16, 2017 8:32 pm

VIDEO | Friendly grappling contest goes horribly wrong

VIDEO | Friendly grappling contest goes horribly wrong You know that old saying… Boys will be boys. Well in the above video we see just that. Two friends get together and after a couple of drinks the pair engage in a grappling contest to prove who is the better man on the ground. Unfortunately, this...

Mar 16, 2017 11:52 am

Anderson Silva’s former coach to train Kelvin Gastelum for UFC 212

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is currently booked to fight top ranked middleweight Kelvin Gastelum in a highly anticipated middleweight showdown on June 3rd at UFC 212. While the scrap will certainly be a very interesting one, one aspect that fight fans haven’t been anticipating is the fact that Kings MMA coach Rafael Cordeiro,...

Jan 20, 2017 12:48 pm

The 10 Best Chael Sonnen Quotes

On Saturday night, three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen will return to the cage for the first time in more than three years. He will do so against retiring MMA legend Tito Ortiz in the main event of a stacked Bellator 170 card. In advance of his anticipated comeback, Sonnen has unleashed plenty of the...

Oct 13, 2016 2:58 pm

5 of the worst endings to a UFC fight ever

There have been countless wars and epic battles in the UFC, some fights have ended far more gruesomely than most. We here at BJPenn.com compiled the five worst endings to a UFC fight in the organizations history. Take a look for yourself below! Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman II – UFC 168 When Chris Weidman...

Jul 5, 2016 9:58 pm

Enson Inoue demotes himself from BJJ black belt to purple belt

MMA veteran Enson Inoue has fought some of the greatest fighters in MMA history, including Randy Couture, Big Nog, and Igor Vovchanchyn to name just a few. Of Inoue’s 12 professional wins, 9 of them have come by way of submission given his BJJ black belt. Upon returning to the mat this week, Inoue demoted...

Nov 6, 2015 10:37 pm

Belfort predicts McGregor will be forgotten

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort has been around MMA for quite some time, and has seen many trash talkers in his day. Given that, he believes that once UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor loses, he will be forgotten. Belfort spoke to Combate: “Trash talkers always existed, since the Tank Abbott days. Conor is winning,...

Oct 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Tito: Fedor Is Not The GOAT, But Jones Could Be

Fedor Emelianenko was on the verge of helping the mixed martial arts community resolve one of the greatest debates of our sport: Is he the greatest fighter of all time? When Emelianenko announced his return to the sport of mixed martial arts, fans were excited for the possibility of seeing “The Last Emperor” step inside...

Oct 2, 2015 3:26 pm

Cain Velasquez On Werdum Rematch: ‘We’re Hearing March, In Brazil’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez took part in a fan Q&A prior to today’s UFC 192 weigh-ins in Houston, where he revealed that his rematch with Fabricio Werdum is being targeted for a March event in Brazil. “Now we’re hearing March in Brazil, so I’m happy about that,” Velasquez told MMAjunkie. “I’m looking to...