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  • 11 days ago
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Frank Mir suggested that he would fight Big Nog for the third time but it depends on the approval of the UFC. Former UFC Heavyweight champion Frank Mir has accepted a challenge to conclude his trilogy with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who wants one more fight against his long time rival for before retirement. Coming off four straight losses, Mir told Globo.com that with two wins against "Minotauro" and the likelihood that the fight will be in Brazil aren't issues for him but the UFC would still nee read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Antonio ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira revealed that he plans on retiring by the end of 2015 when he completes his UFC contract. Antonio ‘Minotauro' Nogueira is not prepared to hang up the gloves just yet. The former PRIDE heavyweight champion revealed that he plans on fighting until the end of 2015, which would allow him to complete the two fights remaining on his current UFC contract. "I know I won't fight forever," Nogueira told Ag. Fight. "I'm focused on my gym' read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s mixed martial arts career is coming to an end. The former PRIDE and UFC heavyweight champion, who built a 34-9-1 (1 no-contest) record since his MMA debut in 1999, announced his plans to retire from the sport by the end of 2015. Coming off back-to-back losses for the first time in his 46-fight career, "Minotauro" plans to fulfill his UFC contract and move on. "I know I won’t fight forever," Nogueira told Ag. Fight. "I’m focused on my gym’s business now. It’s a beautifu read news >>

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is on the shelf again, and he won’t think about fighting before recovering from another right knee surgery. "Minotauro" tore his ACL days before fighting Roy Nelson at the main event of UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi in April, and he’s not cleared to train yet. "I had surgery four weeks ago, and I’m doing fine now," Nogueira told MMAFighting.com. "ACL surgery takes at least five months to return to fighting. I’m doing physical therapy now. I know the l read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The former world boxing champion was taken to the hospital by Big Nog quickly after having a stroke. Former world boxing champion Duda Yankovich had a stroke last Wednesday while she was training in Team Nogueira, her camp since she started to compete at Women's MMA in 2012 - her record is 1-3. She is now in the ICU, conscious, but linked in machines. Once she arrived at the hospital, went straight to an catheterization because her middle cerebral artery was occluded throughout. It's soon to tel read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira suffered back-to-back losses for the first time in 15 years as a professional MMA fighter, and he won’t be able to return to the Octagon this year. "Minotauro" tore his right ACL days before his UFC Fight Night 39 main event against Roy Nelson, but decided to fight with the injury. The bout lasted less than four minutes, as Nelson knocked Nogueira out after rocking him several times. The former PRIDE and UFC heavyweight champion underwent surgery Tuesday afternoon in Rio read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The former Pride heavyweight champion should fight again in 2015 after procedure to restore his ACL. The UFC heavyweight veteran Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira underwent a surgery today to restore the ACL of his right knee, which was partially torn. The procedure was headed in Rio de Janeiro by Dr. Marco Aurelio Sousa and Dr. Marcio Tannure, the Medical Director of Athletical Brazilian Confederation of MMA, who told Combate.com that everything went well. The procedure was a success, now we have to wai read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC heavyweight Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira underwent surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on Tuesday, according to a report by Globo.com. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira wants to fight again, but first he needs to go under the knife. The former PRIDE and UFC heavyweight champion spoke with the media at the Arnold Classic, and revealed he fought Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi with a knee injury, and will have to undergo surgery. "I just got my exams, and I unfortunately tore my ACL," Nogueira said. "Three days before the fight, I was training wrestling and I twisted my right knee working on a single leg. I stopp read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira became the UFC interim heavyweight champion in 2008 with a submission victory over Tim Sylvia. That was the 37th fight of "Minotauro’s" professional career. Ten months later, the Brazilian was finished for the first time in MMA against Frank Mir, and hasn’t won back-to-back fights since. After the first knockout loss of his career, "Minotauro" entered the Octagon seven times and suffered four stoppage losses, including two submissions. UFC president Dana White doesn’t wa read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC president Dana White doesn't want to see Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira ever fight again and calls for the Brazilian fighting legend to retire. read news >>

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