UFC 190 Main Card Extended To Seven Fights To Include TUF Brazil Finals

In an unusual move the UFC has announced that the pay-per-view portion of UFC 190 on August 1st in Brazil will be extended to seven fights. The extra two spots on the main card will be taken up by the two TUF: Brazil season 4 finals, a 135lb fight between Dileno Lopes and Reginaldo Vieira, plus a lightweight bout as Fernando Bruno takes on Glaico Franca, which were moved from this...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jessica Aguilar UFC debut set for August 1st in Brazil against Claudia Gadelha

Ever since the UFC decided to introduce the women’s strawweight division, top ranked competitor Jessica Aguilar (19-4) has been recognized as the one fighter outside of the promotion who could threaten for the championship. As announced by UFC officials yesterday, “Jag” will finally be able to compete with the best of the best after being stuck in World Series of Fighting purgatory...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 190 Trailer

Tickets are now on sale for UFC 190 in Rio, Brazil on August 1st and there’s a new trailer to check out for the event focusing on the headliner which sees Ronda Rousey defend her bantamweight title against Bethe Correia and ‘Shogun’ Rua’s rematch Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jessica Aguilar Makes Octagon Debut Against Claudia Gadelha At UFC 190

Well, that didn’t take long. After being granted her release from World Series of Fighting, Jessica Aguilar (pictured) has signed with the UFC.Aguilar will make her long-awaited big league debut against Claudia Gadelha at UFC 190.Brazilian outlet Combate first reported Aguuilar’s signing and the matchup. Terms of Aguilar’s deal were not disclosed.The August 1 event takes place...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brazil’s Economic Crisis Blamed For Poor UFC Fight Night 67 Attendance

Last night’s UFC Fight Night 67 event in Goiania, Brazil had the dubious distinction of having the lowest crowd ever for a UFC event in the country, with just 3,500 fans watching in the stands. That’s a massive drop when compared to the first time the UFC visited Goiania for UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort Vs Henderson II back in November of 2013 which drew 10,565 fans. At last...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Battles Soa Palelei At UFC 190

On Saturday, a heavyweight scrap between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Soa Palelei was announced for UFC 190. Can you imagine how slow these two will look if this goes into the third round? Anyway, Silva hasn’t won a fight since knocking out Alistair Overeem in February 2013 five outings ago. The Brazilian was also suspended nine months for testosterone after his draw with Mark...
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Vs Stefan Struve Booked For UFC 190

A heavyweight bout between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Stefan Struve has been announced for UFC 190 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on August 1st. Nogueira recently stepped in to replace Anderson Silva as a coach opposite Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua on the set of TUF Brazil 4 and will be fighting for the first time since a first round KO loss to Roy Nelson back in April of last year. That...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 190 gets Struve versus Big Nog

One of these two UFC veteran heavyweights will get their first win since 2012 when they do battle on August 1st in Rio de Janeiro UFC officials have confirmed that former PRIDE and UFC heavyweight champion Antonio “Minotauro” Rodrigo Nogueira (34-9-1) will return to action at UFC 190 to take on three-time submission of the night winner Stefan Struve (25-7). The card will be headlined...
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April 07, 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 Back In The UFC After Civil Case Dismissed

Anthony Johnson’s indefinite suspension from the UFC has been lifted after a civil case against him in relation to a former girlfriend was dismissed. “The person who filed a civil temporary protection order against UFC contender Anthony Johnson last September voluntarily dismissed their complaint last week in the Florida Circuit Court,” A statement from the UFC says. “Before...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: UFC's Anthony Johnson accused in another domestic disturbance

Anthony Johnson has already been suspended by the UFC for accusations of domestic violence. Now, another incident has popped up, according to a report by MMAjunkie. An ex-girlfriend of Johnson told Boca Raton, Fla., police in March that Johnson came to see her at work and demanded to speak with her. The UFC light heavyweight allegedly grabbed her shirt behind the neck, lifted her...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson Suspended Indefinitely By The UFC

The UFC have sent a shockwave around the MMA community by releasing a statement which declares that Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has been suspended indefinitely. “We are aware of the situation involving Anthony Johnson,” the statement reads. “As a result, we are suspending him indefinitely. We are using a third-party law firm to conduct a formal investigation and once we have...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC's Ryan Bader still has a chance to fulfill all that old prospect hype

To most, Ryan Bader was a can't-miss prospect. He won The Ultimate Fighter 8, blasted Keith Jardine into next week and knocked off Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Here was this chiseled, two-time wrestling All-American from Arizona State with one-punch knockout power sitting at 12-0. The UFC had its future champion at light heavyweight or at least a long-term star. When Bader thinks about...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 12 Medical Suspensions Highlighted By Matt Brown Out For Possibly Six Months requested and received the medical suspensions from the California State Athletic Commission regarding this past Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12. The show took place from the SAP Center in San Jose. Medical suspensions were highlighted by Matt Brown, who lost in the main event against Robbie Lawler. Brown was suspended for 45 days with no contact, but could be out...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 12 Fighter Salaries

The fighter salaries have been released for Saturday night’s UFC On FOX 12 event in San Jose, and show that victorious headliner Robbie Lawler was the evening’s best paid star with a $210,000 basic salary. Next up was veteran campaigner Antonio Rogerio Nogueira who banked $114,000 despite being TKO’d in just 44 seconds by Anthony Johnson who claimed a $106,000 payday. Former...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX: Lawler vs Brown – Lessons Learned

On Saturday night the Octagon touched down in San Jose, California for the 12th installment of the UFC on FOX.
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 12 Bonus Awards

Following last night’s UFC On FOX 12 event in San Jose the recipients of the evening’s $50,000 bonus awards were announced. As expected, Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown were rewarded with ‘Fight Of The Night’ honors for their five round striking battle in the main event of the evening. Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson picked up a ‘Performance Of The Night’ bonus after his...
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July 27, 2014  |  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

UFC On Fox 12 Bonuses: Robbie Lawler, Matt Brown Highlight Bonus Winners

During tonight’s UFC on Fox 12 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White announced the post-fight bonus winners for Saturday’s show. Main event fighters Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown won “Fight of the Night”. Dennis Bermudez and Anthony Johnson each won ‘Performance of the Night”. Those four guys each won $50,000. Brown and Lawler put on the expected war...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 12 Results: Anthony Johnson Rumbles Past Lil Nog

Anthony Johnson was a 5 to 1 favorite heading into his co-main event fight against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Johnson showed very quickly why the oddsmakers were right in setting those high odds as he defeated Nogueira by TKO at 0:44 of the first round. The fight starts with both guys missing shots to the head. Johnson lands a left hook that staggers Nogueira and Johnson realizes...
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July 26, 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

UFC On FOX 12 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to this evening for all the UFC On FOX 12 results live as they happen from San Jose, California. The action is expected to get underway at 4.15pm ET (9.15pm UK) with the main card going live at 8pm ET (1am UK). (Press F5 as required to refresh the page for the latest results) — Main Card: Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown Anthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 12 Weigh-In Results: Matt Brown Misses Weight, Not Fined

UFC on Fox 12 takes place tomorrow night from SAP Center in San Jose, California. The main event features a battle of welterweights with Matt Brown battling Robbie Lawler, with the winner getting a shot at welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. In the co-feature, Anthony Johnson faces off with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Controversy ensued when Brown weighed in at 172.5 pounds. Brown...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 12 Weigh-In Results & Video

The UFC On FOX 12 weigh-ins have now taken place ahead of tomorrow night’s event in San Jose and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Robbie Lawler (171) vs. Matt Brown (*172.5) Anthony Johnson (204.5) vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (205.5) Clay Guida (145) vs. Dennis Bermudez (146) Josh Thomson (155) vs. Bobby Green (155.5) Prelims: Jorge...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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