Antonio Rogerio Nogueira scores first-round finish over Patrick Cummins

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira put on his best performance in nearly half a decade Saturday night at UFC 198, scoring a first-round knockout over Patrick Cummins in the featured bout on the UFC Fight Pass prelims.Nogueira and Cummins used the opening minutes to feel each other out and find their range. Cummins found early success with leg kicks to Nogueira's lead leg, but "Lil' Nog" found...
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May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Vs Pat Cummins Set For Brazil Battle

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will fight Pat Cummins in Brazil on May 14th at the event currently known as UFC Fight Night 88. We say ‘currently known’ as rumors suggest that UFC Fight Night 88 may well be amended to become UFC 198 instead as the promotion looks to get their fight calendar in order prior […]
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February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira wants third fight with 'Shogun' Rua

Over the past ten years, Antonio Rogerio "Minotauro" Nogueira has fought Mauricio "Shogun" Rua twice. Twice Nogueira started out strong, only to end up losing a close decision to his rival. In 2005, the two met in the quarterfinals of the Pride middleweight Grand Prix tournament and Rua edged Nogueira out in one of the greatest fights of all time. Last weekend, the two finally rematched...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua guts out victory over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

A decade after their first fight, Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua got his second victory over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in a back and forth battle at UFC 190. The first bout is considered one of the greatest fights of all time and while a lot of time has passed, 'Shogun' and Nogueira did their best for a repeat. The fight started with both men staying in a technical battle on the feet with...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua Defeats Antonio Rogerio Nogueira By Decision At UFC 190

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira had Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua rocked in the first round of their fight at UFC 190 tonight, but he then started to fade as ‘Shogun’ dug deep and began to edge him out in the striking exchanges from then on to emerge with a unanimous decision victory. Round One: ‘Shogun’ takes the center of the Octagon as they start with Nogueira moving on the outside...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Fights Stefan Struve At UFC 190

Heavyweights Stefan Struve (pictured) and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will each be looking to collect a much-needed win at UFC 190. On Tuesday, it was announced the 265-pounders will collide in the August 1 event. Struve has dropped two straight scraps in devastating fashion. Prior to December’s knockout to Alistair Overeem, he was TKO’d by Mark Hunt. “Skycraper” had rattled...
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

'Shogun' Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 2 at UFC 190 in Brazil

A decade after their first fight, Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will do it all over again as the two light heavyweights meet in a featured bout at UFC 190 on August 1 in Brazil. Rua and Nogueira first met in 2005 as part of the PRIDE Fighting Championships middleweight Grand Prix and now they'll face off again almost exactly 10 years to the day of the original...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson TKO’s Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on FOX 12 (Video Highlights)

Anthony Johnson (pictured) was a whopping 5-1 odds-on favorite against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on Saturday night. And now we all know why. It took Johnson all of 44 seconds to viciously dispose of Little Nog. Based off how Johnson dominated Phil Davis in his last outing and what he did to Nogueira, no 205-pounder should be sleeping easy tonight. Johnson also scored an extra $50...
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson Demolishes Lil Nog In 44 Seconds At UFC On FOX 12

Anthony Johnson made short work of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira tonight at UFC On FOX 12, hurting him with practically his first punch of the fight and then teeing off on him with a series of vicious uppercuts to seal a TKO victory in under a minute of fighting. Round One: Both men start off cautiously with plenty of fakes. Johnson lets his hands fly. Nogueira backs up. Johnson comes...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson Vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Set For UFC On FOX 12

After an impressive performance in his return to the UFC last month, Anthony Johnson will now take on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC On FOX 12 in San Jose on July 26th. Johnson was an underdog heading into his fight with Phil Davis at UFC 172, but the former welterweight proved that he’s acclimatized well to life in the light-heavyweight division by giving Davis a torrid time...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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