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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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 4 months ago
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Following Roy Nelson’s stunning first-round knockout of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi on Friday, fighters too to Twitter to react. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Frank Mir knocked out Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, then submitted "Minotauro" in their rematch. Now, the Brazilian wants to get one of those finishes back before calling it a career. There's just no easy way to say it: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira got KTFO in his fight against Roy Nelson earlier today (April 11, 2014) on Fight Pass in Abu Dhabi (more on that here). Following the loss, his second straight -- and the fifth time he's been finished since joining the ranks of Ultimate Fighting Championship read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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On a steamy night in Abu Dhabi, Minotauro Nogueira tried to eat a Roy Nelson right hand. Many before him have as well; most have been roughly as successful as Nogueira was. That isn't to say that the legend couldn't eat the punch at all, ending up stiffened on the canvas while his portly foe celebrated another violent victory. There's no shame in losing to Nelson, particularly in a way that's become his patent in recent years. There's even less shame in it when you're a man like Nogueira, who ha read news >>

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