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BRASILIA, Brazil -- The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2 finalist Santiago Ponzinibbio finally returned to the Octagon, and he impressed in his welterweight bout against Wendell Oliveira. Ponzinibbio, who had multiple injuries that forced him out of three different UFC cards, including the TUF: Brazil 2 Finale spot against Leonardo Santos, stopped Oliveira in 80 seconds during the UFC Fight Night 51 card on Saturday night, and he wants to show more of his arsenal as soon as possible. "I didn’t fight i read news >>

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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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BRASILIA, Brazil – Sean Spencer handled Paulo Thiago for another win under the UFC banner, but he wasn’t expecting the fight to go three rounds. Following his unanimous decision victory over the Brazilian veteran at UFC Fight Night 31 on Sept. 13, Spencer spoke to MMAFighting.com about his victory, knocking Thiago down early in the fight, the experience of fighting again in Brazil and what’s next for him in the 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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"He said, ‘Do you think I'm afraid of you? I'm going to kill you.' I don't know when he saw that because I never asked him if he was afraid of me. So he showed me that he was afraid. I'm afraid, too. I have fear but the difference is I admit that because I'm a human being and I use that fear in my favor." I don't know what had Johnny Bedford all riled up this week in Brasilia. After all, it's not his fault his first fight against Rani Yahya was changed to a No Contest (find out why here). Or may read news >>

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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey revealed in a media scrum on Saturday night that she was open to fighting Bethe Correia in Brazil but was mainly focused on match-ups against Gina Carano and Cat Zingano. After watching two of her teammates and close friends get dominated in their respective encounters against Bethe Correia, Ronda Rousey is ready to seek revenge against the Brazilian, and is prepared to do so in hostile territory. "I want to fight Bethe," Rousey said. "I would love 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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BRASILIA, Brazil -- The UFC has three more events scheduled for Brazil this year, and they won’t slow down in 2015. At the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, UFC executive Grace Tourinho announced the date and city for the last UFC card of the year during the UFC Fight Night 51 post-fight press conference. "It’s official for Uberlandia on Nov. 8, and we already have four fights official, and we’re going to Barueri on Dec. 20," Tourinho said. "We’re going to Rio (de Janeiro) on Oct. 25, 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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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Grappling wizard Rani Yahya returned to the win column at UFC Fight Night 51 with a second-round kimura over Johnny Bedford, and he told MMAFighting.com after the fight that Bedford threatened to kill him during the weigh-ins, and that it gave him more motivation to go for the finish on Saturday night. read news >>

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A glammed-up Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was mobbed by reporters during the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event last Saturday night (Sept. 13, 2014) in Brasilia, Brazil. "Rowdy" fielded questions from the MMA media regarding a potential fight against Gina Carano, the rise of "Horsewomen" nemesis Bethe Correia, competing against Brazilian jiu-jitsu champs in Metamoris, Cat Zingano’s return to the Octagon later this month at UFC 178 read news >>

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