Antonio Rogerio Nogueira open to comeback in boxing

Former UFC light heavyweight contender Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is interested in continuing his combat sports career in the boxing ring. Nogueira, better known as “Lil Nog,” retired following a split decision loss to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua on Fight Island last summer. Now 45 years old, the Brazilian is interested in continuing his combat sports career […]

Pros react to Shogun Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 3

Tonight’s UFC Fight Island 3 co-main event featured a trilogy bout between light heavyweight legends Shogun Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. The promotions former light heavyweight champion, Rua (26-11-1 MMA), defeated Nogueira in both of the pairs previous matchups by decision, with their second contest at UFC 190 earning ‘fight of the night‘ honors. Shogun […]

UFC Fight Island 3 Results: Shogun Rua defeats Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC Fight Island 3 co-main event features a trilogy bout between light heavyweight legends Shogun Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. The former UFC light heavyweight champion, Rua (26-11-1 MMA), defeated Nogueira in both of the pairs previous matchups by decision, with their second contest at UFC 190 earning ‘fight of the night‘ honors. Shogun […]

Shogun Rua explains motivation behind third bout with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Shogun Rua has explained his reasons for wanting to fight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira a third time, despite already beating him twice. Shogun has already picked up two victories to his name against Nogueira, but he still remains excited about their third showdown. They are scheduled to collide in the light-heavyweight co-main event of UFC on […]

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will retire after Shogun Rua trilogy: "I think my time has arrived"

UFC light heavyweight veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira says he will retire from MMA after his trilogy fight against Shogun Rua on July 25 on Fight Island. Nogueira takes on his long-time rival Shogun at the fourth and final Fight Island event in Abu Dhabi this summer. The bout marks the third meeting between these two […]