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Brazilian countrymen Ildemar Alcantara and Richardson Moreira will square off in a middleweight matchup at UFC 183. read news >>

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For a foreign Brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor to hold a seminar legally in the United Kingdom, he or she must obtain a valid work visa. Unclear on the intricacies of this strictly enforced law, former longtime UFC employee and 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu founder Eddie Bravo found himself behind bars on Saturday for violating it. Bravo, a famed BJJ instructor who regularly conducts seminars in the UK, was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport on Saturday afternoon for attempting to run a seminar without read news >>

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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will put his title on the line against Chad Mendes on Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro, and he has the whole country of Brazil in his hands. If Mendes stops Aldo’s reign 4-year reign as 145-pound kingpin at UFC 179, Brazil would have no UFC titles for the first time in eight years. Anderson Silva, the man who won the first UFC gold in years for his country in 2006, believes that his countryman recently lost three of the four championship belts because they stopped e read news >>

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Anderson Silva, who dominated the middleweight division inside the Octagon from 2006 to 2013, believes that one of the reasons why fighters like Renan Barao, read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Two years ago today, Brazil had four of the eight UFC titles. Two years have passed, and Jose Aldo is the only Brazilian left at the top. Anderson Silva, who dominated the middleweight division inside the Octagon from 2006 to 2013, believes that one of the reasons why fighters like Renan Barao, Junior dos Santos and himself lost the UFC gold is because they stopped evolving. "It’s natural. Brazilians forgot some things to focus more on other things. We forgot the evolution," Si read news >>

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Faster than a speeding Brazilian! More powerful than a TRT needle! Able to leap pound-for-pound rankings in a single bound! Chris Weidman got to play real-life superhero earlier today (Thurs., Oct. 16, 2014) after rushing to save his elderly neighbor, who was bleeding to death in her driveway and unable to get her confounded phone to dial out. From Instagram: Shout out to this man @chrisweidmanufc who just saved our 92 year old neighbor's life. She fell onto a glass table and had pieces stuck in read news >>

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Brazilian prospect Allan Nascimento and Ukranian up-and-comer Ruslan Abiltarov will square off in the flyweight main event of XFCI 7 on Nov. 1. read news >>

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Whoops! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Pitor Hallmann failed his UFC Fight Night 51 drug test for the anabolic steroid drostanolone, according to the Brazilian Athletic Commission (CABMMA), following his split-decision loss to Gleison Tibau back on Sept. 13, 2014. Once news of the test result became public, "Pletwal" slammed CABMMA for its "unprofessional" and "unreliable" testing procedures, and went into great detail about how the parties responsible for drawing his blood mis read news >>

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"I'm not gonna call myself the Brazilian Killer, but if somebody wants to name me the Brazilian Killer, you're more than welcome. I'm just staying patient, working on different things. No need to do anything crazy on my training. I just stay focused on what I have to do. I look at [the Johnson loss] as a minor setback, but I think a win down in Rio will put me right back in the title race." Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender, Phil Davis, tells MMA Fighting he kn read news >>

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Anthony Johnson snapped Phil Davis’ win streak in April, but "Mr. Wonderful" is already looking to start a new one against Glover Teixeira in Rio de Janeiro. Davis, who scored all of his four wins since 2011 against Brazilian opponents, returns to action in the co-main event of the UFC 179 pay-per-view card on Oct. 25, and fighting in enemy territory is not new to him. After wins over Lyoto Machida and Wagner Prado in Rio, he meets against another dangerous light heavyweight contender in Teixeir read news >>

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UFC Featherweight Thiago Tavares ran as a communist party member for a state election in Brazil. If you are a child of the 70's or 80's then you will remember the Cold War.Everything from TV shows to Top 40 songs referenced it. The terms "pinko" or "commie" got used with abandon, and for a time, people lived in a state of fear that the USSR and the United States might just end up throwing some nuclear dukes. That period has been over for more than 20 years, but communism is still alive and well, read news >>

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