270 Search Results for big nog

Jun 4, 2013 11:08 am

Josh Barnett Gives Prediction For UFC on Fuel TV 10: Thinks the ‘Big Goofus’ Werdum Can KO the ‘Punched-Out’ Nogueira

In the interview above, former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett spoke about this Saturday’s main event fight at UFC on Fuel TV 10, a heavyweight match between Fabricio Werdum and ‘Big Nog,’ Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.  For Barnett, Saturday’s fight will see an older fighter on the decline taking on a rising star with newfound confidence...

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...

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 18, 2014 5:07 pm

JDS: Nogueira ‘Still Has What it Takes to Compete’

After getting handed a brutal beating at the hands of Roy Nelson, UFC president Dana White said he would rather not see heavyweight legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira fight again Nogueira’s trusty sidekick, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos, told mmafighting that he feels that Nogueira has a few more in the tank. “I still...

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!