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Brazilian MMA pioneer Jorge “Macaco” Patino, who has become an influential manager, said he hasn’t heard from XFC officials and has no reason to think his client, Kalindra Faria, will not compete at WSOF 15.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

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Two of the biggest names in the history of Brazilian MMA will serve as opposing coaches on that country's next version of The Ultimate Fighter. UFC.com's Brazilian site reported on Wednesday that longtime middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former UFC light heavyweight champion and PRIDE Grand Prix champ Mauricio "Shogun" Rua will serve as coaches on the fourth TUF: Brazil season, which airs on the Globo network. Unlike most versions of TUF, however, there will be no coaches fight at the en read news >>

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Brazilian MMA legends Anderson Silva and Mauricio Rua will serve as opposing coaches on “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4.” Unlike previous seasons, the two will not be expected to fight at the conclusion of the series which airs on Globo on Brazil and streams (...) read news >>

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That's according to his former Jungle Fight promoter, Wallid Ismail. In case you haven't noticed, most of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) belts are no longer owned by Brazilian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters. Just ask Anderson Silva, he'll tell you why. Jose Aldo, though, is holding down the fort for his fellow countrymen, as he remains the last Brazilian titleholder inside the Octagon; though Chad Mendes did his best to make it an All-American championship league in their five-round read news >>

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Jose Aldo successfully defended his UFC featherweight title on Saturday night, and his win over Chad Mendes was huge for his country. Wallid Ismail, former MMA fighter and longtime MMA promoter as the president of Jungle Fight, told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that a loss in the main event of UFC 179 would have been terrible for the future of the sport in Brazil. "Jose Aldo saved Brazilian MMA," Ismail said. "He saved, no doubt about it. If he had lost our last belt, it wou read news >>

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Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialists Kron Gracie and Gabi Garcia will make their MMA debuts in Japan under the banner of Chinese promotion Real Fight Championship. read news >>

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The Brazilian Athletic Commission of MMA (CABMMA) released the medical suspensions resulting from UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 on Monday. read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis perplexed the majority of the fight community when he called out former longtime 185-pound champ Anderson Silva, but he maintains that the matchup makes sense. After a decisive, albeit largely uneventful, unanimous-decision win Saturday over former UFC title challenger Glover Teixeira at UFC 179 , Mr. Wonderful said he'd love a fight with Silva and explained why at the post-fight press conference (h/t Mixedmartialarts.com). He’s an awesome fighter, prob read news >>

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Did it have a significant effect on the outcome? That's hard to say, but an infraction most definitely occurred and it went unpunished. As the first round of the Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes featherweight championship fight was drawing to a close last night (Sat., Oct. 25, 2014) at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the champion unleashed a series of punches at the challenger. Many of them hit with deadly accuracy, including two that appeared to come after the horn had sounded to signal the end of read news >>

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Phil Davis went all in with his post-fight interview, applying his take on the call-out with a bold move in naming Anderson Silva. read news >>

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Phil Davis owns victories over prominent Brazilian fighters Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Lyoto Machida and now, after UFC 179, Glover Teixeira. read news >>

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