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BARUERI, Brazil -- Marcos Rogerio de Lima was one of the favorite fighters to win The Ultimate: Brazil 3 season, but came up short against season winner Antonio Carlos Junior in the semifinal. With two fights inside the Octagon, he proved his talent. "Pezao", who scored a 20-second knockout over Richardson Moreira as a heavyweight in May, cut down to 205 pounds to meet Igor Pokrajac at UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil, on Dec. 20, and again scored a quick TKO victory. "I came here ready to read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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BARUERI, Brazil – “TUF” Brazil 3” veteran Marcos Rogerio de Lima put his punching power on display again against the returning Igor Pokrajac. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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A quick rundown of the action from the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Dollaway. The preliminary action from UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Dollaway is over and the action was solid with a very excited crowd in a very hot building. In the "featured prelim" bout, Marcos Rogerio de Lima beat Igor Pokrajac by landing some stopping power shots as the two men flurried against the cage. Pokrajac dropped and the referee was forced to jump in and make the save as Pokrajac was covering up an read news >>

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By now, the UFC is established enough in Brazil that most MMA fans have heard just how hard it is for outsiders to go there and get a win. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Neil Magny will look to carry his five-fight winning streak in 2014 over to 2015, when he meets Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night “Brown vs. Saffiedine” on Feb. 14. read news >>

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Welterweight champion Douglas Lima will finally return to the Bellator cage in February. Lima told MMAFighting.com that he was expecting to defend his 170-pound title against Paul Daley or Andrey Koreshkov. A week later, Bellator announced he will put his belt on the line against Daley, the British striker, at Bellator 133 on Feb. 27 at the Mohegan Sun in in Uncasville, Connecticut. "I’m the champion and I will fight whoever they put in front of me," Lima told MMAFighting.com. "Koreshkov is hurt read news >>

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Prior to last night's Bellator 131, the promotion announced their 2015 plans as well as their first set of fights for the new year. Last night marked the season 11 finale of Bellator MMA, and with it the end of the "weekly events" era that was the staple of the promotion under Bjorn Rebney. Scott Coker is undertaking a new direction for Bellator that means a decrease in events and an emphasis on quality, "stacked", monthly shows. The schedule for 2015 calls for one Friday event per month, in add read news >>

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Just before the start of the final Bellator MMA event of 2014, the promotion announced dates and main events of the first three cards of 2015. read news >>

  • a month ago
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SURPRISE!! In an appearance last night (Fri., Nov. 14, 2014) on Inside MMA (via AXS TV), Bellator MMA President Scott Coker announced longtime welterweight striker Paul Daley had inked a new deal with the Viacom-owned promotion and will make his return in early 2015. From his official Facebook page: Just signed my bout agreement for my return to Bellator......very happy, big big fight.....gonna be super focused, super prepared, and ready to sacrifice what I have to make sure I win this fight. "S read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Juliana Lima scored her first UFC win with a unanimous decision over Nina Ansaroff at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, on Nov. 8, but she’s not completely happy with her performance. Lima had to escape from a few submission attempts on her way to the decision victory, and she admits that fighting in her home state got her too excited during the bout. "I wish I had the chance to move more, but the adrenaline of fighting for the UFC in your home state consumed read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- In Brazil for his brother Dhiego Lima’s UFC bout against Jorge Oliveira, Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima spoke to MMAFighting.com about his brother’s win at UFC Fight Night 56 and whether or not he’s "championship material," and spoke about his return to the Bellator cage against either Andrey Koreshkov or Paul Daley. read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Dhiego Lima returned to his original weight class with a unanimous decision win over Jorge Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 56, and it was harder than he expected. The Brazilian prospect, who suffered a first-round TKO loss to Eddie Gordon at the TUF 19 middleweight final in July, spoke to MMAFighting.com about his win in Brazil, the change of opponents six days before the bout, fighting under pressure and more. read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil – For Jorge Oliveira, there might have been a moral victory in merely surviving three full rounds in a fight where he found himself in so many bad situations. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil – In a plodding bout and second consecutive decision the night after 11 finishes in the octagon, Juliana Lima got it done against Nina Ansaroff, dominating grappling exchanges for a win on points. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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