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BRASILIA, Brazil – A clean left hook from Santiago Ponzinibbio signaled the beginning of the end for Wendell Oliveira, who succumbed to a quick TKO finish.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Brazilian fighter Wendell Oliveira has been using the nickname "War Machine" for six years in his native country but he won't be using it in his UFC debut. Well that was predictable. Despite his confident pre-fight assertions that he'd be keeping the nickname, UFC debutante Wendell Oliveira will not be introduced as "War Machine" for his bout against Santiago Ponzinnibio at UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Arlovski 2. "I won't change my nickname because I'm the real ‘war machine,'" he told MMA Fightin read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Sorry, Jon Koppenhaver, but it looks like you're going to have to find a new nickname, because "War Machine" should be represented by a true fighter. What's in a name? Quite a bit, if it happens to be "War Machine." Jon Koppenhaver, who legally changed his name to the aforementioned moniker during his stint with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), recently put pretty much the worst dirt he could on his name after he allegedly beat up his ex-girlfriend, Christy Mack, inside her Las Vegas home. read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Wendell Oliveira was planning to keep to be called "War Machine" on Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 51, but that won’t happen. During Friday’s official weigh-ins at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, Oliveira was announced as "The Machine," and UFC officials confirmed to MMAFighting.com that he had to change his nickname."I won’t change my nickname because I'm the real ‘War Machine,’" Oliveira told MMAFighting.com on Thursday, before knowing that he would have to.Oli read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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MMA's version of mumblecore takes center stage for UFC Fight Pass as welterweights Santiago Ponzinibbio and Wendell Oliveira face off for gatekeeper relevancy. Welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Wendell Oliveira One of the film genres I've tried to avoid lately is mumblecore. I heard rave reviews about this film called Black Rock, where a trio of girls who were once best friends but have grown apart go out in the woods to bond. Except, things don't go as planned when they run into three creep read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Wendell Oliveira makes his UFC debut on Saturday night, but he had to answer several questions regarding Jonathan Koppenhaver’s alleged assault of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack. Oliveira and Koppenhaver are both known as "War Machine," and some fans thought the Brazilian veteran was the one accused of the brutal assault. "That was awful," Oliveira told MMAFighting.com. "When the news came out, a lot of friends called me asking what happened because the stories had no photo in Br read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Even if UFC and local commission officials hadn’t learn how ill he was, Charles Oliveira said he was in no shape to fight this past Friday at UFC Fight Night 50.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Charles Oliveira came in overweight at the UFC Fight Night 50 weigh-ins on Thursday, and eventually canceled his featherweight bout with Nik Lentz due to a viral infection. The Brazilian featherweight, who weighed in at 150 pounds and had to forfeit 20 percent of his purse to Lentz, spoke to MMAFighting.com on Friday night and explained who decided to cancel the fight. "My team made the call. I’m feeling bad," Oliveira said. "I was the one who asked for this fight, so I tried my best to fight, b read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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LEDYARD, Conn. – Nik Lentz got his show and win money, plus 20 percent of his opponent’s show money at UFC Fight Night 50. But a decision is still to be made on what Charles Oliveira will be paid. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Charles Oliveira was not cleared by doctors to compete against Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night “Mousasi vs. Jacare,” therefore the fight has been canceled. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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