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Brazilian fighters react to new UFC drug testing program

  • 5 hours ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- The UFC started a new UFC drug testing program on July 1, and all fighters are now subject to random, in- and out-of-competition blood and urine testing. ABCD, the Brazilian Agency read news >>

Jose Aldo’s medical report indicates fracture, final decision to be made next week

  • 7 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor is a go for UFC 189 -- for now. The UFC featherweight championship will be on the line July 11 in Las Vegas, but Aldo’s injury report is still controver read news >>

UFC 190 bout order set, features seven fights on main card

  • 9 days ago
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The UFC officially announced the bout order for the UFC 190 card in Rio de Janeiro, and the pay-per-view portion of the card will feature seven fights. Headlined by Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia for read news >>

BJJ master Bruno Inacio Nunes dies while trying to stop robbery in Rio de Janeiro

  • 11 days ago
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Bruno Inacio Nunes, brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor at Ipanema Fight Gym, died after being shot in the head while trying to stop a robbery on a bus in Rio de Janeiro. It's a sad day for Brazilian jiu- read news >>

Renan Barao has new look for rematch with UFC champ T.J. Dillashaw

  • 12 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Renan Barao has a new look. After fixing his teeth and getting a new haircut, Barao will try to regain his UFC bantamweight title against T.J. Dillashaw at UFC on FOX 16. During a m read news >>

UFC general manager wants ‘Brazilian Killer’ Chris Weidman defending title at Maracana

  • 13 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- The head of the UFC in Brazil wants Chris Weidman defending his title in his country. With six of his 13 MMA wins coming against Brazilians, the UFC middleweight champion will defen read news >>

Claudia Gadelha: Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s jiu-jitsu is weak

  • 14 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Claudia Gadelha is happy to welcome Jessica Aguilar to the Octagon. Aguilar, a former WSOF 115-pound champion, asked to be released from the promotion to seek her dream to fight in read news >>

Jose Aldo ‘is losing a lot’ of money with UFC’s Reebok deal

  • 16 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo will be making $40,000 per fight with UFC’s new deal with Reebok, but he’s not happy about it. "Scarface" recently called the UFC-Reebok deal "sh-t", and his manager Andre read news >>

Coach: Conor McGregor will become a wrestler against Jose Aldo

  • 17 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Who will go for takedowns at UFC 189? Jose Aldo faces Conor McGregor on July 11 in Las Vegas, and "The Notorious" predicted the champion, a high-level striker and a black belt in ji read news >>

‘Jacare’ Souza won’t wait for title shot, open to fight with Vitor Belfort

  • 17 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Luke Rockhold will be the next to challenge UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and Ronaldo Souza isn’t happy about it. The Brazilian middleweight, former Strikeforce middlewei read news >>

Jose Aldo press conference video

  • 17 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo discusses Conor McGregor’s antics, the upcoming title defense at UFC 189, the controversial random drug test in Brazil, the possibility of Aldo read news >>

Jose Aldo, Andre Pederneiras explain botched random drug test in Brazil

  • 17 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was randomly drug tested last Thursday in Brazil, but the urine sample was discarded after local authorities found out that Drug Free Sport’s Be read news >>

Jose Aldo welcomes pre-fight brawl with Conor McGregor: ‘It would be wonderful’

  • 17 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo can’t wait to put his hands on Conor McGregor. The UFC featherweight champion will face the Irish contender on July 11, but he’s not sure he will be able to wait for UFC 1 read news >>

Iuri Alcantara vs. Leandro Issa added to UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro

  • 19 days ago
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Leandro Issa will get the toughest fight of his career on Aug. 1, as he takes on No. 12 ranked bantamweight Iuri Alcantara at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Sources close to the situation confirm read news >>

‘Minotauro’ Nogueira: Fabricio Werdum has the edge over Cain Velasquez standing and on the ground

  • 21 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira fought both UFC heavyweight titleholders Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum in the UFC, and he offered his thoughts on Saturday’s UFC 188 main event. Speaki read news >>

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