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All 24 fighters who participated on Oct. 25's UFC 179 card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, were tested for steroids and drugs of abuse and passed the screenings, the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced Friday. The event, the only UFC pay-per-view card in Brazil in 2014, took place at Maracanazinho gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo successfully defended his UFC title for a seventh time against Chad Mendes in the main event. Phil Davis improved to 3-0 when f read news >>

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MMA prospect Aaron Pico spoke to BloodyElbow.com’s John Nash about his recent signing with Bellator, as well as his plans for the coming years. read news >>

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Anderson Silva was recently hospitalized in Rio de Janeiro, but his return to the Octagon is not in jeopardy. Silva, who is scheduled to meet former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, was rushed to the hospital on Monday morning after a training session at X-Gym in Rio. According to a report from Combate, Silva felt severe back pain while trying to stand up after training jiu-jitsu, and went back to the floor in pain. "The Spider" got desperate when he realized read news >>

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Former World Extreme Cage Fighting and Pride Fighting Championships competitor Paulo Filho was shot in the leg at a party in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night, according to a report by Psicoticos por VT. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Paulo Filho was shot in the leg during a party Tuesday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The former WEC champion had a discussion with a man during a party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and was shot in the leg by a man when he left the house. Psicoticos por VT first reported the news, and sources close to the situation, confirmed the story to MMAFighting.com. Filho was rushed to the Miguel Couto hospital and underwent surgery, but his current status is still unknown as multiple contacts made by MMAF read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO – More than 600 UFC hopefuls attended Monday’s open tryouts for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4.” While there, UFC matchmaker Joe Silva took MMAjunkie behind the scenes of the process.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO – The UFC’s most successful international edition of “The Ultimate Fighter,” the promotion’s long-running reality/competition series, is heading Stateside.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Fabio Maldonado returned to the win column at UFC 179, and it was a perfect night for the Brazilian brawler. Maldonado, who finished Hans Stringer via TKO in the second round at Maracanazinho gymnasium on Saturday night’s pay-per-view card, squashed an old beef with former teammate Anderson Silva. "He was yelling instructions during the fight," Maldonado told the media after the fight. "When I swept Stringer and I saw Anderson in front of me, I thought ‘cool, even the champion read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO – At Saturday’s UFC 179 event, Fabio Maldonado and Anderson Silva mended fences in a very public – and very memorable – way.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC 179 provided fans in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with a little bit of everything on Saturday night. The card—which featured a heavy Brazilian flavor—saw some history made, a few upsets and yet another successful title defense by one of the country's most beloved fighters. In all, 11 fighters had their hands raised in victory by the end of the night. Here's a look at the results, plus a closer look at the best performances of the night. Most Impressive Performances Neil Magny Enters the Record Boo read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo remains the UFC featherweight champion, but Chad Mendes proved to be a great challenge at Saturday night’s UFC 179 in Brazil. The first and only 145-pound champion, Aldo defended his title for the seventh consecutive time, the third in Brazil, and he feels even better when performing in front of his countrymen. "With this sold out arena singing and chanting, I feel I’m unbeatable," Aldo said on the post-fight press conference. "I respect everybody, but you have to kil read news >>

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