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  • a year ago
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"The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil" veteran Renee Forte is one of many fighters taken under the wing of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Five months ago, he accepted an invitation from the ex-champ to live and train with Team Nogueira in Rio de Janeiro. But unless he beats Sergio Moraes at UFC 153, the move might be temporary. read news >>

  • a year ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Neither size nor toughness could save Stephan Bonnar from Anderson Silva. Silva, who stepped up to light heavyweight to save the injury-rattled UFC 153, brazenly took Bonnar's best shots before launching a knee that crumpled "The American Psycho" in the first round. The light heavyweight bout served as the main event of Saturday's UFC 153 event at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • a year ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - It took a little while, but Sergio Moraes finally made things interesting against Renee Forte on Saturday night. After a pair of rounds in which Moraes often looked lackadaisical at best, he was able to secure a third-round takedown, then worked his way to a rear-naked choke stoppage at 3:10 of the frame. The welterweight bout was part of the preliminary card of Saturday's UFC 153 event at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • a year ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - The UFC's Erick Silva said his goal is to move his career along slowly and attack bigger challenges as he progresses as a fighter. "If you ask me right now, I'm not going to say I want the belt because that's how I work in my career: in slow steps," Silva told MMAjunkie.com. Quite clearly, his employer has a different idea in mind. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Vitor Belfort will face Alan Belcher in a middleweight duel at UFC 153, promotion officials recently announced. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Sergio Moraes is headed to the welterweight division after falling short in "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil" as an injury replacement. Moraes is scheduled to meet fellow "TUF: Brazil" competitor Renee Forte at UFC 153, which takes place Oct. 13 at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro and airs live on pay-per-view. Tatame.com was first to report the matchup, and MMAjunkie.com confirmed it with sources close to the event. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Bryan Caraway's big win over Erik Perez at UFC Fight Night: Albuquerque helped him move into the top ten in the bantamweight division. Bryan Caraway's win at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov might have been a bit controversial, but it was helpful in the rankings nonetheless. Caraway's fish-hook attracted some attention after the bout and may have upped his heel quotient a bit in the process, which could earn him a shot at an even bigger fight next time out. Also notable in this week's upd read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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“Big Country” earned a $50, 000 bonus for his brutal KO of “Minotauro” Nogueira, while Guida vs Kawajiri won FOTN. UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi served up a stellar fight card for the fans in attendance, as a variety of fighter picked up emphatic victories throughout the evening. In the main event, Roy Nelson needed less than five minutes to secure his victory over former PRIDE and UFC champ Antonio "Minotauro" Nogueira. "Big Country" rocked Nogueira late in the opening round and eventually knocked read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis spoke with MMA Fighting in Rio de Janeiro about his recovery after a knee injury, how coaching TUF 20 will help him get 100% healed for his first title defense against Gilbert Melendez, Jose Aldo’s claims that he talks too much and won’t take the fight, why he would only fight Aldo at 155 pounds and much more. (Editor's note: Some of the questions are hard to hear because of interference, but Mr. Pettis' answers are clear.) read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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"Formiga" is in need of a big performance tonight (Sun., March 23, 2014) to make a name for himself in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). And he has the opportunity to do that against former top-ranked Bantamweight contender, Scott Jorgensen, at UFC Fight Night 38 ... in his home country no less. At the dawn of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight division, Jussier Da Silva was widely regarded as one of its top contenders. With a very impressive mixed martial arts (MMA) record ( read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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After giving up the first round, Trevino rallied to take the final two from a very game opponent in Renee Forte. Closing out the Fight Pass prelims for UFC 171, TUF Brazil 1 veteran Renee Forte fought Frank Trevino in a lightweight bout. Forte took control in the first with an early takedown and top control. Trevino was able to recover by the second in a fight that turned into a brawl by the final bell. In the end it was Trevino who got the nod on all three judges' cards. A minute into the first read news >>

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