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Frank Mir jump-started his UFC career with an impressive knockout against Bigfoot Silva. Now he's looking towards trilogies against Brock Lesnar or Big Nog. Frank Mir won by knockout against Antonio Silva in a bout that helped secure a unique record in the sport. He took an extended time away from the sport to reinvent himself, and it has payed off for the former two-time UFC champion. "I think I now have the formula to push forward," Frank Mir said in Brazil. "So whoever I face next, whether he read news >>

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The news that Anderson Silva failed a pre-fight drug test due to the anabolic steroids Drostanolone and Androstane shook MMA to its core. While the court of public opinion can be swift in its judgment, the UFC, at least for a little while, stood behind its embattled former middleweight champion. No more, it seems. The UFC announced Monday that Silva is to be pulled off The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4, which began filming February 2. He will be replaced by legendary Pride veteran Antonio Rodrigo N read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White was adamant that Anderson Silva would remain on as coach for The Ultimate Fighter: "Brazil 4," despite the fact that "The Spider" was popped for steroids for his fight against Nick Diaz at UFC 183. The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), however, says otherwise. Earlier today, UFC released a statement revealing that Silva has been pulled as coach for TUF as requested by the NSAC in light of the recent circumstances. Taking Anderson's read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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The UFC announced today that Brazilian legend Rodrigo "Big Nog" Nogueira will join the cast of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4 after Anderson Silva departed the show at the NSAC's request. read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission has opted to remove Anderson Silva from his position as coach on season 4 of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, one week after it was made public that he'd tested positive for anabolic steroids. Less than a week after UFC president Dana White said that Anderson Silva would remain a coach on TUF Brazil 4 (filmed in Las Vegas), the Nevada Athletic Commission has decided to nix those plans. In an official press release sent out by the UFC, Silva has since been replaced by read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has removed Anderson Silva from his job as a coach on “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4” following a request from the Nevada Athletic Commission. read news >>

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Anderson Silva will no longer coach the fourth season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil. UFC president Dana White announced last week that the former middleweight champion would continue in his role as coach during his process with the Nevada Athletic Commission after testing positive for two banned substances prior to his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz, but NAC asked the promotion to replace Silva. The UFC announced Monday that former interim heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who alread read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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UFC officials today announced that Anderson Silva has been removed as a coach on “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4,” and fellow Brazilian superstar Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will serve in his place.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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A late change of opponent has reshuffled the line up for Bellator's next big card on Friday the 13th. The injury bug bites again again. Spike TV recently sent out the word that Julia Budd's original opponent, Talita Nogueira, has withdrawn from their match at Bellator 133, which takes place at Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., on Feb. 13, 2015, because of an undisclosed injury. Gabrielle "Gabanator" Holloway (4-1) has agreed to step up and fight Budd on short notice, taking the fight just two read news >>

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A knee injury has forced Talita Nogueira out of next week’s Bellator 133 event, and Gabrielle Holloway has agreed to step in on short notice and face Julia Budd.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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Julia Budd has a new opponent for her Bellator debut. Undefeated Brazilian grappler Talita Nogueira, scheduled to take on Budd at the Bellator 133 card in Fresno on Feb. 13, will be replaced by Gabrielle Holloway, who makes her promotional debut on a 10 days’ notice. Nogueira was forced out of the bout due to a knee injury. Sources close to the situation confirmed the switch to MMAFighting.com. Budd (6-2), a former Strikeforce and Invicta FC featherweight, fights for the first time under the Bel read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira just bought a ticket for the Brock Lesnar lottery. Operating under the assumption that the current WWE heavyweight champion makes his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) when his pro wrestling contract expires in April, Lesnar (5-3) has already been flooded with a list of potential opponents, including Alistair Overeem and Brendan Schaub. And now, Nogueira. "I heard about that," Nogueira told MMA Fighting. "It's a good fight, I'd love to fight him." First we have to see i read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira talks about his emotions seeing his long-time friend Anderson Silva back, whether he thought he would ever fight again, his prediction for Silva vs. Diaz, and his own fighting future. read news >>

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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira tasted Anthony Johnson’s power firsthand last July, when he suffered a brutal first-round knockout loss to the light heavyweight contender at UFC on Fox 12. read news >>

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