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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Being taller and having a longer reach doesn’t always pay off in the UFC. Brazilian brawler Jessica Andrade met previously unbeaten countrywoman Larissa Pacheco at Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia, Brazil, and she credits Pacheco’s neck for her submission victory. "Guillotine is my specialty. I love it. I always try that guillotine in my fights," Andrade told MMAFighting.com Saturday. "I realized she has a long neck, so I went for it [laughs]." Four of Andrade’ read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Andrei Arlovski could be sidelined up to six months after a first-round knockout win over Antonio Silva at UFC Fight Night 51, which took place last Sat. night (Sept. 13, 2014) on Fight Pass from inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. That all depends on the pending X-ray of his wrist. Also getting an extended time out was returning lightweight Efrain Escudero, who was tagged by the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission read news >>

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Andrei Arlovski made quick work of Antonio Silva at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 51 card in Brasilia, Brazil, but he could be out for 180 days. Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced on Monday that three of the 22 UFN 51 fighters, including Arlovski, are suspended six months pending medical clearance after Saturday night’s fights. Efrain Escudero and Piotr Hallmann, who suffered decision losses to Leonardo Santos and Gleison Tibau, respectively, are also out 180 days pending medical read news >>

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Following UFC Fight Night 51, winning and losing fighters, along with their camps, took to social media to react to the event or share a message with supporters.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Now that UFC Fight Night 51 is in the books, it’s time to commence MMAjunkie’s “Three Stars” ceremony. See who gets our awards after Saturday’s event in Brazil. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Who should the big winners from UFC Fight Night 51’s main card face next? We take a look and suggest some possibilities. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC traveled to Brazil for the fourth time this year on Saturday with UFC Fight Night 51 from Brasilia. Check out some post-fight facts from the event. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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They always say you can't go home. Unfortunately for Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, he was the case study for such a fact Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 51. The native of Brasilia, Brazil, returned to his hometown as a headliner against Andrei Arlovski and spent a few minutes looking lethargic before being violently knocked out by the Belarusian. It's a crushing loss for Silva, who has been on the fringe of the heavyweight super-elite basically since his UFC run began but is now not likely to reach read news >>

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Potentially fighting for their UFC careers, Leonardo Santos and Efrain Escudero collided at UFC Fight Night 51 last night (Sat., Sept. 13, 2014) at the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. Though the momentum shifted into each man's corner at different times during the fight, Santos came away with the unanimous decision victory. Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Leonardo Santos and Efrain Escudero fought for their place in the division last night (Sat. read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Leonardo Santos returned to the win column on Saturday night in Brasilia, Brazil, but his victory over fellow The Ultimate Fighter winner Efrain Escudero was tougher than he expected. The Nova Uniao lightweight didn’t look well during Friday’s official weigh-ins at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium, and after his unanimous decision victory he told MMA Fighting that he barely slept the night before he stepped on the scale. "I had cramps all night and couldn’t sleep, that was a big i read news >>

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It doesn't get much more Brazilian than UFC Fight Night 51. The card, which went down Saturday night in Brazil's capital city of Brasilia, featured at least one Brazilian fighter in each of its 11 contests. And though none of the contests carried any title or even contender implications, well, it's still Brazil, and that means exciting fights and the most engaged fanbase in mixed martial arts. A Brazil card is usually a fun card. In the main event, Brasilia native and massive heavyweight Antonio read news >>

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