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A pair of Brazilians with UFC experience will attempt to get back on track this weekend, but they will have to do so on hostile soil in South Korea. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Phil Davis will make his third trip to Brazil on Oct. 25, when he battles fellow light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira at UFC 179, and he spoke to the Brazilian media about his previous wins in the city, against Lyoto Machida and Wagner Prado, Teixeira's loss to Jon Jones, his concerns towards the judges in Brazil and much more. read news >>

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Video: Jose Aldo shoves Chad Mendes during their UFC 179 media day to promote the upcoming "Aldo vs. Mendes 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat., Oct. 25, 2014, inside the Maracanãzinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. read news >>

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Former WEC lightweight champion and UFC lightweight title contender, Hermes Franca is restarting his life in Brazil. The MMA fighter was sentenced to 42 months in U.S. prison after pleading guilty to an unlawful penetration and first-degree sexual abuse. After leaving prison in April, Franca was deported to Brazil. Four months later, he’s back in the MMA world. Franca will headline the Extreme Fighter Nordeste at the Paulo Sarasate gymnasium in Fortaleza, Ceara, on Aug. 28, against Breno Braga ( read news >>

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Check out Shooto Brazil 49 - Fight for BOPE 4 photos from Sunday's action in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Three years after his last MMA bout, Luciano Avezedo returned to competition with a win at Sunday’s Shooto Brazil 49 - Fight for BOPE 4 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The only man to beat Jose Aldo in a MMA bout, Azevedo (17-9-1), who submitted the UFC featherweight kingpin with a second-round rear-naked choke in 2005, scored a unanimous decision victory over Alejandro Solano (19-11-1). The grappling expert came close to finishing Solano with punches in the first round, and spent m read news >>

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They've certainly been yapping about it long enough (think Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson), but will they finally book it? Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Lyoto Machida and his camp "love" the idea of fighting former Strikeforce 185-pound titleholder Luke Rockhold, and a new report from UFC Tonight suggests the possibility of a November showdown in Brazil. But that could depend on what happens next month in Ledyard, Connecticut. That's because Rockhold (12-2) pre read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Warlley Alves impressed on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3, and he’s coming down to his original weight class. The X-Gym talent, who went 4-0 on the reality show before submitting Marcio Alexandre on the middleweight final, will return to 170 pounds for his next UFC bout, and he’s hoping to be back in action later this year. "We’re negotiating. I signed with MMA Inc. and we’re working on that now," Alves told MMAFighting.com. "I want to fight until the end of the year. I will be read news >>

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Thiago Tavares will finally make his featherweight debut in the UFC. The longtime lightweight veteran, who was forced out of featherweight bouts with Tom Niinimaki and Zubaira Tukhugov earlier this year, is scheduled to take on Robbie Peralta at the UFC Fight Night 47 card in Bangor, Maine, on Aug. 16, and he expects a back and forth battle. "It’s a good fight because we’re both aggressive fighters," Tavares told MMAFighting.com. "The UFC fans know someone is going down in this fight." Peralta e read news >>

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