Archive: Brazil

May 31, 2014 6:04 pm

‘UFC: TUF Brazil 3 Finale’ Results: Umalatov Handily Defeats Thiago

Gasan Umalatov walked into the octagon this weekend as a +175 underdog and walked out with his hands raised when all was said and done. UFC veteran and favorite Paulo Thiago could not get any momentum going his way tonight and his frustration showed throughout the fight. Paulo Thiago looked decent when he would land...

May 31, 2014 4:47 pm

‘UFC: TUF Brazil 3 Finale’ Results: Abreu Makes Silva Tap Out in Round 2

Ricardo Abreu capped off the UFC Fight Pass Preliminary portion of tonight’s card with a textbook submission. Abreu was looking to finish the fight as soon as it started when he swung for the fences from the get-go. He landed a right hand that wobbled Wagner Silva and Abreu did a good job staying calm...

May 31, 2014 3:30 pm

‘UFC: Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale’ Results Thread

‘UFC: Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 3’ took place on Saturday night and we saw two new Ultimate Fighters crowned! Couldn’t make it to a TV? Don’t worry! We have the results for you in this thread! Make BJPENN.COM your home for up to the minute updates and results. Main Card (Fox Sports 1) Stipe Miocic...

Mar 27, 2014 9:09 am

Bout Between Undefeated Lightweights Ernest Chavez And Elias Silverio Added To Fight Night 42 Card

UFC has added another bout to the Fight Night 42 lineup. Unbeaten lightweight Ernest Chavez will take on Brazilian Elias Silverio (also undefeated… and also a lightweight, obviously) at the event, which takes place at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in May. The headliner for the card is a highly anticipated one, as we will finally see current “TUF:...

Dec 4, 2013 9:59 am

QUICK TWITT | Chris Weidman Draws Motivation From Anderson Silva Poster

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, draws inspiration for his pending date with Anderson Silva by hanging a poster of his opponent as a reminder to stay focused. Check it out: One of the posters hanging around the house during this camp. #refusetolose — Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) December 3, 2013

Dec 3, 2013 7:58 am

Wanderlei Silva Promises A Safe Brazil For Chael Sonnen

Chael Sonnen has never been Brazil’s favorite fighter. With Sonnen’s constant berating of Brazilian MMA Legends Anderson Silva, the Nogueira brothers, and Wanderlei Silva, saying he is disliked by Brazilian fans is an understatement. Since it was announced that Sonnen would be coaching on the next season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, many thought he...

Nov 28, 2013 7:25 am

Andy Ogle vs Charles Oliveira Matchup Set For UFC Fight Night 36 In Brazil

Andy “The Little Axe” Ogle (pictured), who competed on the TUF Live Season, has compiled a UFC record of 1-2, but his two losses were by competitive decisions. Ogle will now get a chance to compete against Charles “do Bronx” Oliveira, who holds a 4-4-1 record in the UFC at UFC Fight Night 36. Ogle...

Nov 9, 2013 8:24 pm

Grace Torino Introduced as Managing Director of UFC Brazil

Brazil has played host to seven UFC events in 2013, and Dana White plans to increase that number next year. As the company continues to increase the number of events they hold within a calendar year, the company itself must expand globally. New hires are to be made. During the post-fight press conference on Saturday...

Nov 1, 2013 4:37 pm

Machida vs Mousasi Set For February Main Event on Fox Sports 2 in Brazil

Coming off of an impressive debut at middleweight, former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will now face former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi in a clash of top-tier newcomers to the middleweight division on Feb. 8. The fight will be the main event in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil for the UFC on Fox...

Jul 23, 2013 9:00 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Phil Davis Open To Facing Teammate Gustafsson For Title

With Phil Davis getting ready to step inside the cage against Lyoto Machida and his teammate Gustafsson prepping for a showdown with Jon Jones, the two light-heavyweights could be on a collision course against each other. This possibility is what ‘Mr. Wonderful’ calls a win-win-win situation.

Jun 12, 2013 12:57 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 10 Pulls Second Highest Numbers in Station History

By JAKE CHASTAIN | The last and final UFC on FUEL TV event closed with an exclamation point! The ratings for the event, which featured a stacked Brazilian-heavy card, gave Fuel TV its second highest audience in the station’s history. That’s impressive considering the circumstances of the fight being hosted abroad in Brazil and many...

Mar 28, 2013 1:45 pm

Rodrigo Damm vs. Mizuto Hirota added to UFC on Fuel TV 10 | UFC NEWS

A new featherweight bout has been added to the June 8 Fuel TV card likely to take place in Brazil. Rodrigo Damm (10-6, 1-1 UFC) faces Mizuto Hirota (14-6-1, 0-1 UFC). The fight has not yet been made official by the UFC, but was first reported by Damm could very well be fighting for...

Nov 3, 2012 6:57 am

UFC Announces Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort for January 19 Event in Brazil

  This morning the UFC officially announced a bout that has been rumored for some time, a middleweight match-up with Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort as the participants. The two men will occupy the main event slot of the January 19 card scheduled to take place in Brazil. We do know that the event will...

Nov 2, 2012 6:36 am

Diego Nunes to Face Nik Lentz on Yet to be Named Brazil Card in January

  The UFC has booked another fight for their January 19 event in Brazil. Portal do Vale Tudo a Brazilian website is reporting on a featherweight bout between Nik Lentz and Diego Nunes. Lentz began his UFC career with a 5-0-1 run that included wins over Rafaello Oliveira, Tyson Griffin and Andre Winner. Since then...