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  • a year ago
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He asked for it, and he got it. Former PRIDE and UFC heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira plans to use the hometown crowd as motivation when he takes on the dynamic Dave Herman at UFC 153. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Down, but not out. "I had surgery four weeks ago, and I'm doing fine now. ACL surgery takes at least five months to return to fighting. I'm doing physical therapy now. I know the limits of my body. I won't get myself injured again. I can do other things. I ride bikes and work out every day, but I can't train yet. I still have what it takes. I will return next year. I have plans to be in shape and fight again, for sure. I want to recover first, and then I will see how I feel." Ultimate Fighting C read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira suffered back-to-back losses for the first time in 15 years as a professional MMA fighter, and he won’t be able to return to the Octagon this year. "Minotauro" tore his right ACL days before his UFC Fight Night 39 main event against Roy Nelson, but decided to fight with the injury. The bout lasted less than four minutes, as Nelson knocked Nogueira out after rocking him several times. The former PRIDE and UFC heavyweight champion underwent surgery Tuesday afternoon in Rio read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC heavyweight Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira underwent surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on Tuesday, according to a report by Globo.com. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos might be training with famed Brazilian MMA team Nova Uniao, but he’s still loyal to the team of his longtime mentor, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Junior dos Santos, (...) read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira revealed that he is scheduled to undergo ACL surgery, and is interested in fighting in the promotion once more. It appears we have not seen the last of "Minotauro" inside the UFC octagon. The former PRIDE heavyweight champion revealed that he tore his ACL three days before his main event match-up against Roy Nelson earlier this month, and will now undergo surgery on his right knee. "I'm going to need surgery," Nogueira told MMAFigh read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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I don't know what the official tally is, but between the two brothers, they've gotta hold some kind of injury record. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight icon Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is injured and will require surgery. Again. "Minotauro" suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee (sound familiar?) prior to stepping into the cage against Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi, which ended with the Brazilian staring up at the sky, thanks to a bomb from read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira wants to fight again, but first he needs to go under the knife. The former PRIDE and UFC heavyweight champion spoke with the media at the Arnold Classic, and revealed he fought Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi with a knee injury, and will have to undergo surgery. "I just got my exams, and I unfortunately tore my ACL," Nogueira said. "Three days before the fight, I was training wrestling and I twisted my right knee working on a single leg. I stopp read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira became the UFC interim heavyweight champion in 2008 with a submission victory over Tim Sylvia. That was the 37th fight of "Minotauro’s" professional career. Ten months later, the Brazilian was finished for the first time in MMA against Frank Mir, and hasn’t won back-to-back fights since. After the first knockout loss of his career, "Minotauro" entered the Octagon seven times and suffered four stoppage losses, including two submissions. UFC president Dana White doesn’t wa read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC president Dana White doesn't want to see Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira ever fight again and calls for the Brazilian fighting legend to retire. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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In UFC president Dana White's post-fight scrum after the TUF Nations Finale, he discusses the future of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Gina Carano, Ronda Rousey, and much more. read news >>

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