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Jan 30, 2013 11:39 am

Ed Soares: Silva vs. Weidman Should Take Place In Brazil | UFC NEWS

“Anderson has never refused a fight. If you ask him to face the devil, he will take it. Why did he refuse Weidman? He simply thinks he is still not someone to fight for the belt. “I have nothing against Chris; I think he’s a great person. But if you ask people, no one knows...

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 29, 2012 9:59 am

Rory MacDonald Thinks Bout With Brazil’s Erick Silva Inevitable | UFC NEWS

“I’ve watched some of his fights and he’s a very good fighter,” MacDonald told ESPN. “Me and him will be matched up down the road for sure. “It’s inevitable, he’s one of the top guys, he’s young… actually, is he young? I think he’s like 30! He looks younger than me though! “If he’s around...

Nov 13, 2012 5:55 pm

Chris Weidman says Brazilian fans want to see him beat Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis “Not a couple, a lot, a good majority of them. Because I think I’m coming here confident I can beat Anderson, coming out in the public saying I can beat him, pretty much the ducking me thing. So I figured [the Brazilian fans] were going to be like, ‘Hey, wait a minute.’...

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...

Nov 3, 2012 6:15 am

VIDEO | Brazilian Media Takes Stab At Sonnen With Exploding Head Cartoon | UFC NEWS

Brazi’s Muno Canibal has taken an interesting approach with their latest comedic cartoon featuring UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, as he stands opposite Brazilian antagonist, Chael Sonnen. Unfortunately if you do not speak Portuguese you may not understand the episode, but your eyes will not be disappointed with the on-screen performance of the Chael Sonnen...

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 25, 2012 8:57 am

Dana White Estimates 60-80 Million People Watch The UFC in Brazil | UFC NEWS

“When we do fights in Brazil, 60 (million) to 80 million people watch. And there’s only 200 million people in the country. It is so red-hot in Brazil. When we go down there, the fans are so loud and chanting for their guys. They go crazy for their guys. It’s just unbelievable. I know there’s...

Oct 16, 2012 1:13 pm

PHOTO | Anderson Silva Plays Doctor To Fabio Maldonado In Brazilian Hospital | UFC NEWS

Following their appearance on last weekend’s UFC 153 main card Fabio Maldonado and Anderson Silva took a trip to the hospital, but for very different reasons. Maldonado took a trip for injuries sustained during his bout with Glover Teixeira and the UFC’s middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, paid him a visit. (Photo via Twitter)

Jul 24, 2012 6:56 am

Belfort Wants Weidman In Brazil I UFC News

  Today, via Twitter, Vitor Belfort has stated that he has personally asked Joe Silva for a fight with Chris Weidman for the next shot at the middleweight crown. Belfort claims that he believes Weidman is next in line but thinks that they should still fight just to clear up any argument as to who...

Jun 15, 2012 9:42 am

VIDEO | Franklin Discusses UFC 147 Main Event In Brazil | UFC NEWS

Rich Franklin discusses Wanderlei Silva‘s fighting style as he prepares to have a rematch with ‘The Axe Murderer’ at UFC 147 in the main event. In his pre-fight interview, Franklin breaks down what its like to fight Wanderlei and what he needs to do to put Silva away. “The best way to describe Wanderlei’s fighting...

Nov 17, 2017 6:00 pm

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Signs Contract Extension with the UFC

Its been a good week for UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino. First, she books the first defense of her title against former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm in what is one of the most sought after matchup in MMA. Next, Cyborg confirms to the media via her website that a new deal has...

Nov 15, 2017 11:17 am

UFC releases Takanori Gomi, several other notable fighters from its roster

The UFC has once again taken a hedge-trimmer to its roster and sent a handful of notable fighters packing. The most notable of these fighters is Takanori Gomi. This news is in keeping with a recent Instagram post from Gomi, in which the Japanese legend insinuated that he would soon be competing in the ring...

Nov 11, 2017 10:35 am

Breaking! Max Holloway gets a new opponent for UFC 218

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway gets a new opponent and will still be defending his title at UFC 218 on December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. MMA Fighting confirms that “Blessed” has agreed to fight Jose Aldo at the highly anticipated event. OFFICIAL: Jose Aldo steps in for Frankie Edgar, will take on Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA)...

Nov 11, 2017 8:09 am

Mike Perry Offers to Fight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Shanghai

News broke yesterday that Anderson Silva has been pulled from his fight with Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Shanghai due to a possible anti-doping violation. Gastelum said he is staying on the card, but the fight is just two weeks away and that makes it difficult to find a replacement. That is, unless Mike Perry hears...

Nov 4, 2017 7:31 pm

UFC 217 Results: Paulo Borrachinha stops Johny Hendricks in round 3 (VIDEO)

A middleweight scrap between Paulo Borrachinha and Johny Hendricks kicked off the pay-per-view portion of tonight’s UFC 217 card in New York. Round one begins and Borrachinha lands a hard low kick to start. He lands another hard kick this time to the body of Hendricks. Johny circles and avoids a head kick. He charges...

Nov 3, 2017 2:02 pm

Darren Till: People want me to kill Colby Covington for disrespecting Brazil

If you weren’t aware of Darren Till’s connection to Brazil, the rising star from Liverpool spent a few years living there and started his professional MMA career in the country and even speaks the native Portuguese language. With the years of living, training, and competing in Brazil, Till still has a strong connection with friends...

Nov 1, 2017 10:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Colby Covington shoots up welterweight ranks

UFC Fight Night 119 took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil over the weekend. Colby Covington made a lot of noise there in Brazil after beating the most recent UFC welterweight title challenger, Demian Maia. Covington lashed out at the fans in Brazil and made some people upset, despite later explaining he is just having fun...

Oct 31, 2017 6:01 am

Colby Covington recounts in his experience in Brazil after controversial post-fight comments

Colby Covington had a wild time in Brazil. Moments after his unanimous decision win over Demian Maia was announced, the red-hot welterweight went off on the country, calling it a “a dump” and referring to its citizens as “filthy animals.” Unsurprisingly, the people of Brazil weren’t happy with Covington’s remarks. The UFC, meanwhile immediately feared...