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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...

Jan 18, 2018 6:47 am

Report | UFC targeting Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes superfight for May PPV

Over the last few weeks, there has been ample discussion surrounding a potential superfight between UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. UFC President Dana White has assured this is the fight he wants next for both women. “First of all, Amanda Nunes wants to fight her. Amanda Nunes...

Jan 11, 2018 6:15 pm

UFC Champ, Amanda Nunes Starting New Role with Invicta FC

It was announced by Invicta FC on their official website today that the UFC’s Bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes would be re-joining their organization! But this time, not as a fighter but as part of the Athlete Development Team. Nunes’ primary responsibilities will be to assist in making matchmaking decisions, therefore leading to intriguing fight card layouts and...

Jan 10, 2018 10:55 am

Amanda Ribas handed major USADA suspension before ever making UFC debut

Amanda Ribas’ UFC career has been dealt a serious blow before it even started. The strawweight fighter was scheduled to make her promotional debut opposite Julianna Lima last summer. Unfortunately, she was pulled from this contest when she tested positive for the banned substance ostarine in an out-of-competition test facilitated on June 7. She was...

Jan 10, 2018 9:24 am

Hawaii Tourism Authority Meeting the UFC in Las Vegas to Plan UFC Hawaii

As soon as Max Holloway beat Jose Aldo once again, he jumped right back on the fight to bring the UFC to Hawaii. Just like the pressure fighter he is in the Octagon, he isn’t letting up at all. It looks like he’s finally chipping away at both sides because it looks like things are...

Jan 9, 2018 8:16 am

Former champ Renan Barao returns at UFC on Fox in Orlando, Florida

The lineup for UFC on Fox 28, which goes down on February 24 in Orlando, Florida, has grown by one interesting bantamweight scrap, as former champion Renan Barao is scheduled to return to action on the card. Barao’s opponent in this fight will be Brian Kelleher.  This bout was first reported by the Orlando Sentinel. Though...

Jan 4, 2018 6:40 pm

Report | John Dodson vs Pedro Munhoz on for UFC Belem

UFC Fight Night 125 in Belem, Brazil is nearing completion! Today, Combate reported another fight between potential Bantamweights contenders Pedro Munhoz and former two-time Flyweight title challenger, John “the Magician” Dodson. John Dodson last fought at UFC Fight Night 120 when he took on Marlon Moraes and lost by split decision. Dodson has gone 2-2...

Jan 2, 2018 8:18 pm

Khabib Is No Longer the Only Nurmagomedov in the UFC!

After UFC 219, Khabib Nurmagomedov has been all the rage when it comes to the hottest of MMA discussions. It doesn’t hurt that after such an impressive victory, he and the Lightweight champion, Conor McGregor have been going back and forth somewhat consistently on Twitter over the past few days. But today the top Lightweight...