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 injury for the second time in as many years, this after Fabricio Werdum (17-5-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) submitted him with a second-round armbar at UFC on FUEL TV 10 causing ligament damage.

Meanwhile, it was just a week ago when Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve took to twitter to express his interest in fighting the Brazilian legend. Struve is coming off a brutal knockout loss to Mark Hunt at the UFC on FUEL TV: Silva vs. Stann event, which left the Dutchman with a severely broken jaw.

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UFC officials have yet to comment or confirm any potential plans on matching up the two heavyweights. But, that hasn’t stopped ‘Minotauro’ from delivering Struve the following message:

“The bigger they are, the harder they fall.”

Is a heavyweight clash between “Big Nog” and the “Skyscraper” a fight you would like to see? Let’s hear it Penn Nation!

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