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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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Former Bellator featherweight champion Pat Curran is slated to return to action on Feb. 27, 2015 against Daniel Weichel in the co-main event of Bellator 133, promotional officials announced Monday. A two-time Bellator champion, Curran (20-6) forfeited his belt for a second time this past Sept. when he dropped a unanimous decision to Patricio Freire in a rematch of the pair's 2013 meeting. He'll now look to get back on track against Weichel (34-8), a longtime veteran who captured season 10's feat read news >>

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A featherweight matchup between Pat Curran and Daniel Weichel and a women’s contest between Julia Budd and Talita Nogueira are the latest additions to Bellator 133.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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A pair of 145-pound matchups was added to Bellator MMA “Manhoef vs. Shlemenko” on Monday. read news >>

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Pat Curran vs. Daniel Weichel and Julia Budd vs. Talita Nogueira Kick Off Valentine's Day Weekend at "Bellator: Manhoef vs. Shlemenko". SANTA MONICA, Calif. (December 15, 2014) - Former Bellator MMA featherweight champion Pat "Paddy Mike" Curran (20-6) starts his pursuit of another title shot when he meets German submission ace Daniel "The Weasel" Weichel (34-8) at "Bellator: Manhoef vs. Shlemenko." Additionally, Canadian striking sensation Julia "The Jewel" Budd (6-2) faces undefeated Brazilian read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares is still the WSOF welterweight king. The Team Nogueira fighter put his 170-pound title on the line for the first time against fellow UFC veteran Jon Fitch in the main event of WSOF 16,and he added another impressive victory to his resume at the McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, Calif. Coming off a pair of quick submission victories over Mike Pierce and Steve Carl, "Toquinho" improved to 2-0 under the WSOF banner with a 90-second kneebar over Fitch. Fitch was able to de read news >>

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Phil Davis owns victories over prominent Brazilian fighters Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Lyoto Machida and now, after UFC 179, Glover Teixeira. read news >>

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Anderson Silva recently spoke about the possibility of his friend and training partner Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira stepping away from the sport. Rumblings have surfaced about the potential for a third fight between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Frank Mir. Both fighters have said they'd be up for it, but would the UFC? After his most recent loss to Roy Nelson, back at UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson in April, Dana White said "I don't want to see Nogueira fight ever again. He should retire." And, read news >>

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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 >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has unfinished business with Brock Lesnar. The pair were pivotal to the sport's boom period highlighted by UFC 100 in 2009. With Lesnar's help, Mir believes he can recapture some of that momentum despite riding an 0-4 skid since 2012. "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. We are tied with one win each. I would enjoy a rubber match 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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