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The famed career heavyweight great Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is clearly approaching its end. However, good friend and training partner Anderson Silva is not ready to throw in the towel on his buddy’s career.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Assuming "Big Nog" is busy. Can't we give it one more try? Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight kingpin Brock Lesnar is busy doing his thing over in WWE, but for some reason, keeps getting called out by mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters (like this guy) who've already defeated him. Add Frank Mir's name to that list. "I think that [Lesnar's] come back would be good for MMA," Mir told Combate (via Bloody Elbow). "He's still popular, people know who he is and he brings attention. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

  • 5 months ago
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2014 has been a lucrative year for Robbie Lawler, and Saturday night was no exception. Lawler led the reported payroll for UFC on FOX 12, pocketing $210,000 for his hard-fought main event win over Matt Brown, according to figures released by the California State Athletic Commission. Lawler traded heavy leather with Brown for 25 tense minutes at the SAP Center in San Jose, CA, ultimately snapping Brown's remarkable seven-fight win streak and earning another shot at UFC welterweight champion Johny read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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On Saturday night at UFC on Fox 12, No. 5-ranked Anthony "Rumble" Johnson squared off against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in a light heavyweight matchup. Johnson was making his second appearance since returning to the UFC, following a unanimous-decision victory over Phil Davis in April. Nogueira had won his last two straight, with a TKO over Tito Ortiz in December 2011 and a unanimous decision over Rashad Evans in February 2013. He had been dealing with injuries to his back and knee, which caused e read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira believes his bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC on Fox 12 is the “perfect matchup” to reintroduce himself as one of the premier contenders at 205 pounds. After being sidelined for over a year with a lingering back injury, the MMA legend will make his long-awaited UFC return on Saturday night at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. When speaking with Bleacher Report, the man known as “Lil Nog” could hardly contain his excitement to finally be able to fight again read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Despite a history of last-minute cancellations due to injuries, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira insists he'll make his upcoming fight against Anthony Johnson. This might come as a shock to the mixed martial arts (MMA) community, but Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is not 100-percent healthy, despite accepting a fight against Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 12 this July. Yet. "Lil' Nog" has been on the shelf for over a year due to injuries. After a read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Lil Nog reveals that he is not 100 percent fit to fight yet but expects to be ready for his match-up against Anthony Johnson. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is not back to full health yet. Nogueira has been far from injury-free over the past couple of years, as the UFC has been forced to cancel four of his match-ups since 2011. He has had scheduled bouts against Alexander Gustafsson (twice), Rich Franklin and Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua. While ‘Lil Nog' admits that he is not yet back to perfect health, he e read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Anthony Johnson will be looking to continue his upward climb through the light heavyweight rankings when he meets Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on Fox 12 on July 26. UFC officials confirmed the fight Thursday to Fox Sports’ Mike Chiappetta. Johnson, who was released from the UFC two years ago, has revitalized his career in the light heavyweight division. The former welterweight contender has bounced around in multiple weight classes, competing as high as heavyweight at one point. Currently rid read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Cue the "Nog will get injured" jokes in 3 ... 2 ... 1 ... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) wasted little time in capitalizing on the success of Anthony Johnson, a former welterweight who was reborn at 205 pounds with sensational results (just ask Phil Davis): UFC.com has it: A collision of world-class light heavyweights is on its way to San Jose, as the next UFC on FOX card on July 26 will see Anthony "Rumble" Johnson look to extend his seven-fight winning streak against veteran contender Ro read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Roy Nelson has built a career off having an iron chin and brick-heavy hands that can—and have—settled the opposition in one clean shot. Every fighter on the UFC heavyweight roster has the size and power to throw leather with thunder, but "Big Country" packs the force in his signature overhand right that can melt any fighter who is unfortunate enough to taste it. Since winning the 10th season of The Ultimate Fighter, the Las Vegas native has built a highlight reel of victims, and this past Friday read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Following a brutal KO loss to Roy Nelson, the Bloody Elbow roundtable debates Big Nog's future and whether it should be solely the fighter's responsibility to determine whether he/she should retire. Mookie Alexander: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira nearly had his head knocked clean off of his shoulders by Roy Nelson, marking his first losing streak and his 3rd knockout loss in the UFC and 8th knockdown in his UFC career. Understandably, many are calling for the PRIDE legend to retire after such a stiff read news >>

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