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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo is not impressed. Chad Mendes went 5-0 since his first bout with Aldo in 2012, and he’s scheduled to face the UFC featherweight champion again in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25. Despite his stoppage wins over the past couple years, Aldo doesn’t see any evolution heading into UFC 179. "The only different thing now is the age. The rest remains the same," Aldo told the Brazilian media during a UFC 179 media day in Rio. "I’m more experienced now, so I know what to do. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Phil Davis will make his third trip to Brazil on Oct. 25, when he battles fellow light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira at UFC 179, and he spoke to the Brazilian media about his previous wins in the city, against Lyoto Machida and Wagner Prado, Teixeira's loss to Jon Jones, his concerns towards the judges in Brazil and much more. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Top featherweight Chad Mendes spoke to the Brazilian media at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro about his upcoming bout with UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo on Oct. 25 in the city, his thoughts on Aldo's evolution since their first bout and much more. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back with its "Embedded" pre-fight video blog series for UFC 177, featuring behind-the-scenes footage ahead of this weekend's (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) "Dillashaw vs. Barao 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. Watch the Bantamweight champion of the world react to the recent earthquake in nearby Napa Valley and adjust to life as a UFC champion, while the former champion prepares to reclaim his world title with an old schoo read news >>

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Check out Shooto Brazil 49 - Fight for BOPE 4 photos from Sunday's action in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Three years after his last MMA bout, Luciano Avezedo returned to competition with a win at Sunday’s Shooto Brazil 49 - Fight for BOPE 4 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The only man to beat Jose Aldo in a MMA bout, Azevedo (17-9-1), who submitted the UFC featherweight kingpin with a second-round rear-naked choke in 2005, scored a unanimous decision victory over Alejandro Solano (19-11-1). The grappling expert came close to finishing Solano with punches in the first round, and spent m read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Warlley Alves impressed on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3, and he’s coming down to his original weight class. The X-Gym talent, who went 4-0 on the reality show before submitting Marcio Alexandre on the middleweight final, will return to 170 pounds for his next UFC bout, and he’s hoping to be back in action later this year. "We’re negotiating. I signed with MMA Inc. and we’re working on that now," Alves told MMAFighting.com. "I want to fight until the end of the year. I will be read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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As expected UFC 179, which already boasts a pair of intriguing co-headliners, is set for Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanazinho Gymnasium.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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A clash of light heavyweight contenders will co-headline UFC 179 in Rio De Janeiro on October 25, as Glover Teixeira faces off with Phil Davis. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- The Ultimate Fighter tests new talents before bringing them to the Octagon, and MMA legends Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira decided to do the same in the search for new prospects in Brazil. The Nogueira brothers started their own gym in 2008, right after "Minotauro" won the UFC interim heavyweight title with a win over Tim Sylvia. Since then, the twin brothers have become huge attractions in Rio de Janeiro. Dozens of fighters have traveled to the city for read news >>

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Aldo-Mendes 2 Heads to Rio read news >>

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