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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has a plan for the rest of his mixed martial arts career. read news >>

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Mir said that he would like to "welcome" Lesnar back to the octagon and confessed that he felt bad about breaking Nogueira's arm. Aside from a possible third fight with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Frank Mir eyes a potential trilogy fight with Brock Lesnar, who, once again, is speculated to return to the octagon. Both of the former Heavyweight champions have one win against each other and they could settle their score in a third fight. In an interview to Combate.com, Mir praised "Minotauro" and off read news >>

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Big Nog is confident that his friend Anderson Silva will have a KO win at UFC 183. Friend and Jiu-Jitsu coach of Anderson Silva, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is sure that the "Spider" will have a shining return to the Octagon after a long recovery from a broken leg. Interviewed by R7, "Minotauro" is aware of the skills of Nick Diaz but thinks that the former UFC Middleweight champion will knock his opponent out at UFC 183, on January 31. "Anderson is finishing his healing process. He already started read news >>

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Who's ready for part three? Sounds like Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who is still "choking" about his loss to Frank Mir back in late 2011. That's when "Minotauro" had his arm crushed like a bag of potato chips, despite handling the former Ultimate Fighter (TUF) coach in the stand up. Nog talks to Globo (via Bloody Elbow): "I'm 'choking' about his last win. I want to fight against him again, for sure, face him and impose my pace. I want this bout for 2015, this is my plan. What would he have to gain read news >>

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Big Nog wants one more crack at Frank Mir. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira can't forget his feud with Frank Mir, who already beat "Minotauro" two times. However, the possibility of ending his career having at least one victory over his rival is a big motivator for Big Nog. He asked for a third shot at Mir before his retirement in an interview for Globo. "I'm 'choking' about his last win. I want to fight against him again, for sure, face him and impose my pace. I want this bout for 2015, this is my plan read news >>

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Blue-Gi-Oh! Here's some footage of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey during her recent trip to Brazil for UFC Fight Night 51, which includes a judo seminar she did with mixed martial arts (MMA) legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Watch a surgically-repaired "Rowdy" manhandle two-time Pan-American gold medalist and judo world champion Rafaela Silva in front of a bunch of star-struck students. Not sure about that music selection but it's still fun to watc read news >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

  • 6 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 >>

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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 >>

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