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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Undefeated strawweight Claudia Gadelha improved to 12-0 in MMA with a unanimous decision over Tina Lahdemaki in her UFC debut in July. Besides the win, Gadelha’s abs were one of the most discussed topics that night. Making her return against fellow undefeated prospect Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC on FOX 13 on Dec. 13, Gadelha says her abs will look even better on weigh-ins. "I don’t think about my abs that much, it’s just consequence of my hard work," Gadelha said with a l read news >>

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Renan Barao wants to fight T.J. Dillashaw in Brazil. You can't blame a fighter for seeking a home-court advantage, and Brazil offers just such a thing. Tune in to any of the multiple UFC cards held in various Brazilian towns, and you'll see local fighters experiencing plenty of success. I can't explain why they're so successful, and I don't have the metrics in front of me to prove it. But there's no doubt Brazilians get a boost when they're fighting in front of their countrymen. Of course, this read news >>

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UFC lightweight Edson Barboza is from Brazil, but for a few weeks prior to his fights, he becomes a Jersey boy. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao had some strong words for current champ T.J. Dillashaw, and gave his opinion on the probable fight between Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz. Renan Barao wants his belt back, but it seems like a fight with the man that defeated him means even more. The former UFC bantamweight champion lost his title to Team Alpha Male's T.J. Dillashaw in May and was set to rematch him in August, but was forced off the card at the last minute. He's now fighting Mitch Gagnon read news >>

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"I think he would crap his pants. Fighting in the United States is easy. I want to see him fighting me in Brazil. It's completely different. Dillashaw is talking too much crap. If we fight again, you can be sure it will be completely different. When we fight again, he will see the real champion. I don't like to make jokes, talk trash. I like to show my work inside the cage, show the best Renan Barao possible. He can enjoy that belt for now, because it's coming back to Brazil soon." Former Ultima read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- T.J. Dillashaw ended Renan Barao’s reign as UFC bantamweight champion with a fifth-round TKO in May, and the Brazilian hasn’t forgotten that loss. Barao makes his return to the Octagon against Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil, on Dec. 20, and he’s excited to fight in Brazil for the first since signing with Zuffa. "Fighting in Brazil for the first time is amazing," Barao said. "I’m well trained, doing an excellent camp. Every fight is important. Just to have read news >>

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Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) today released the drug test results for UFC 179, which took place inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sat., Oct. 25, 2014. And no news is good news, especially on the illegal / banned substances front. Results from the pre- and post-fight drug tests, which include performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) such as steroids and drugs of abuse like cocaine and marijuana, among others, all returned negative for the entire pay-per-view (PP read news >>

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Undefeated lightweight Gilbert Burns will take some time off MMA to get back to his jiu-jitsu roots. Fresh off a submission victory over Christos Giagos at UFC 179 in Brazil, "Durinho" will put on the gi to meet fellow jiu-jitsu world champion Leandro Lo at Copa Podio on Nov. 22 in Rio de Janeiro. But there’s a catch. Unlike Metamoris, where grapplers battle in 20-minute matches, Burns and Lo will grapple until one taps. It could be over in one minute or in one hour, and that’s what makes "Durin read news >>

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Where would Leandro Issa be if he had never left Brazil? Certainly not coming off a "Performance of the Night" win that earned him $100,000 in bonuses and looking to extend his 12-4 record at UFC Fight Night 58 in his home state of Sao Paulo. The Brazilian is based in Singapore where he is a member of the team at Evolve MMA and says moving to Asia has helped him to go from being a decorated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) black belt to becoming a fully-fledged mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. "Before read news >>

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A funny thing happened to Fabricio Werdum in the buildup to the UFC pay-per-view event he’s headlining Saturday.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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It’s Brazil vs. the world in Las Vegas. The UFC announced on Thursday that Rafael Natal and Tom Watson are set to collide at the UFC 183 pay-per-view card in Las Vegas on Jan. 31. So far, seven of the eight bouts officially announced for the fight card features at least one Brazilian. The Brazilian middleweight Natal (18-6-1) gets back in action following a close decision win over Chris Camozzi in September, moving back to the win column following losses to Tim Kennedy and Ed Herman. England’s W read news >>

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