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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...
Via Between The Ropes
8 hours ago  |  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...
Via Fight Of The Night
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson Credits Prior UFC Release For Newfound Success

Anthony Johnson (pictured) hit the lowest of lows – obviously, I’m not referring to his weight – after getting submitted by Vitor Belfort at UFC 142. “Rumble” was instantly fired for packing too many pounds, it was the third time in Johnson’s 11 trips to the UFC’s scale where he came in heavy. Despite his abundance of God-given talent, most thought Johnson would never...
Via 5thRound.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 12 Pre-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find a collection of UFC On FOX 12 pre-fight interviews with some of the big stars who’ll feature on the televised main card on Saturday night. — Robbie Lawler: Matt Brown: Anthony Johnson: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: Josh Thomson:
Via Fight Of The Night
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

(Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports) Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Vitals 6’2″ 205 lb (Light Heavyweight) 75″ reach, Southpaw June 2, 1976 Record 21-5 (UFC: 4-2) Current Streak 2 straight wins Training Third degree belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Multiple boxing medals in international competitions Championships Held None   Strengths - extremely experienced - has fought & beat […]
Via MMA Manifesto
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Entire Episode Of “UFC Road To The Octagon: UFC On Fox 12″

The UFC returns to Fox this Saturday night as UFC on Fox 12 takes place from the SAP Center in San Jose, California. In the main event, Matt Brown battles Robbie Lawler in welterweight action. The winner of the fight will face welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in the near future. Before every Fox show, the UFC releases a show titled, “UFC Road To The Octagon”. In this episode...
Via Between The Ropes
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 12: Road To The Octagon (Full Video)

You can now watch The full ‘Road To The Octagon’ special for UFC On FOX 12 in the video below, featuring an in-depth preview of the three biggest fights on the card – Robbie Lawler Vs Matt Brown, Anthony Johnson Vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Clay Guida Vs Dennis Bermudez. —
Via Fight Of The Night
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 12 Fight Card

UFC On FOX 12 takes place this Saturday night in San Jose, California, and in a change from the norm, not only will the main card air on ‘big’ FOX, but also four of the preliminary bouts too. Headlining the show is a welterweight clash between two top contenders Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown, with the winner expected to get the next shot at Johny Hendricks’ title when he returns...
Via Fight Of The Night
5 days ago  |  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...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson Fights Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on FOX 12

Less than two weeks ago, Anthony Johnson (pictured) schooled Phil Davis in his return to the UFC. The promotion is wasting no time in issuing Johnson his next assignment. Johnson will meet veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on FOX 12. FoxSports.com first reported the scrap, which was subsequently confirmed by the UFC. The July 26 event takes place inside SAP Center in San Jose...
Via 5thRound.com
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson, Minotauro Nogueira headline UFC Fight Night 39

Roy Nelson Now nearing the end of their careers, veterans Roy Nelson (19-9-0) and Minotauro Nogueira (34-8-1, 1NC) have struggled to find their place within an increasingly competitive heavyweight division, and despite their popularity, are both in desperate need of a win when they square-off on April 11th. A former ”T.U.F.” winner, Nelson first gained mainsteam MMA-notoriety...
Via Sports-Glory
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Never Agreed to Fight Alexander Gustafsson

That’s two times in as many months that the UFC has announced a fight, only to have to cancel it shortly after. The first blunder came when it was reported light heavyweight king Jon Jones would defend his throne against Glover Teixeira at UFC 169. However, Jones isn’t quite ready to go following September’s war with Alexander Gustafsson. Then, UFC president Dana White said...
Via 5thRound.com
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Out; Alexander Gustafsson vs Jimi Manuwa Headlines March 8th UFC Card

Alexander Gustafsson 15-2 MMA / 7-2 UFC Record Won 6 of Last 7 Fights Notable Wins: Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, Vladimir Matyushenko, Thiago Silva Jimi Manuwa 14-0 MMA / 3-0 UFC Record 14 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Ryan Jimmo, Cyrille Diabate, Kyle Kingsbury —————————————————————————- UFC European Tour March 8th, 2014 London...
Via In The Neutral Zone
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Gustafsson Now Scheduled to Meet Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night London

After the originally scheduled match-up against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira fell through, the UFC has announced that former UFC light-heavyweight title challenger and one half of the ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate Alexander Gustafsson will meet heavy-handed Brit Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night London next March. Gustafsson elevated his stock tenfold over the several weeks back when...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jimi Manuwa vs Alexander Gustafsson Set For March UFC Card In London

 After an injury to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5) scrapped a planned bout with Alexander Gustafsson (15-2, pictured) for the UFC’s return to London next March, fans were left wondering who would step in for the Brazilian star. Now it would seem that the answer is here with UFC officials confirming that  undefeated UK light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa (14-0) would now face off against...
Via MMAInsider
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexander Gustafsson Now Fights Jimi Manuwa in London

Alexander Gustafsson (pictured) has just been assigned his second opponent in 10 days. The UFC reported Tuesday afternoon via Twitter that Gustafsson will now fight Jimi Manuwa when the Octagon returns to London, England. Gustafsson was originally slated to face Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the March 8 event, but “Little Nog” was forced to withdraw due to lingering back issues...
Via 5thRound.com
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Injured, Out Of Bout With Alexander Gustafsson

Only after being announced a week ago, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is injured and out of his main event fight against Alexander Gustafsson on a March 8 event in London. BetweenTheRopes.com reported on Sunday that the fight was supposed to headline the first event of the UFC’s first European tour initiative in 2014. It was reported by MMAFighting.com that Nogueira hasn’t fully recovered...
Via Between The Ropes
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Lil Nog injured, out of Gustafsson bout

It took less than a week for the UFC's London 2014 headliner to fall apart. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, the oft-injured Brazilian light-heavyweight, will not be able to participate on the March 8 show due to a back injury. The news was first reported by MMAFighting.com . The 37-year-old Nogueira (21-5) has been forced to withdraw from no fewer than five fights during his four...
Via Fox Sports
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Lil Nog injured, out of Gustafsson bout

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira seems cursed. For the fifth time in his short UFC career, the Brazilian light-heavyweight has been forced to pull out of a major bout due to injury.
Via FOXSports.com
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Rips Into Injury-Prone Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in Twitter Tirade

They say it’s not classy to kick a man when he’s down. Well, how about kicking a man when he’s injured (again)? Chael Sonnen (pictured) clearly had plenty of time on his hands Halloween night, so he decided to put his stomping boots on. MMA’s most lethal smack talker unleashed an extended Twitter tirade on injury-prone Antonio Rogerio Nogueira for pulling out of his March...
Via 5thRound.com
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Out Of Alexander Gustafsson Bout

 A back injury has unfortunately forced Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5, pictured) out of his upcoming bout with Alexander Gustafsson (15-2), just days after the bout was first announced for London in March, 2014, according to MMAFighting.The back injury, which “Little Nog” suffered in training, will apparently keep the Brazilian light heavyweight out of action until May, 2014...
Via MMAInsider
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Antonio Nogueira Out Of Alexander Gustafsson Fight

Only a few days after announcing Antonio Rogerio Nogueira would face Alexander Gustafsson in London in the spring of 2014, the UFC will now be looking at different plans. Sources close to Nogueira’s camp have said the fighter has been suffering a lingering back injury and will be forced to withdraw from the bought. UFC insider Ariel […]
Via Full Scale Sports
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Injured Again, Out of Fight with Alexander Gustafsson

After UFC 165, Dana White was asked what the status was with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (pictured). The UFC president’s response, “I don’t know. ‘Little Nog’ is always hurt.” Then, the promotion announced Nogueira would face Alexander Gustafsson on March 8 in England. Yeah, about that… On Thursday night, MMAFighting.com reported Nogueira has withdrawn from the fight due...
Via 5thRound.com
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexander Gustafsson vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Melvin Guillard vs Ross Pearson Slated for March 8th UFC Event

  Alexander Gustafsson 15-2 MMA / 7-2 UFC Record Won 6 of Last 7 Fights Notable Wins: Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, Vladimir Matyushenko, Thiago Silva   Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 21-5 MMA / 4-2 UFC Record 2 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Alistair Overeem (x2), Dan Henderson, Rashad Evans —————————————————————————– Melvin Guillard...
Via In The Neutral Zone
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexander Gustaffson vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Set For March In London, England

 At the UFC Fight Night 30 post-fight press conference UFC President Dana White revealed that Alexander Gustafsson (15-2) will take on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5) when the UFC return to the UK on March 8th, 2014 to kick off their European tour in London, England.Dana also stated that if Gustafsson comes out victorious against “Little Nog” following their bout, then it will...
Via MMAInsider
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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