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Priscila Souza dominates, claims inaugural Shooto Brazil women’s strawweight title

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Shooto Brazil returned to the Hebraica Club in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday night to crown a new champion. The 25-year-old strawweight Priscila Souza (8-4), nine years younger than her read news >>

Taekwondo star on Anderson Silva's Olympic bid: 'The line must be respected'

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Anderson Silva wants to compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, but some taekwondo athletes weren’t happy with those news. The former UFC middleweight champion issued a letter to the presiden read news >>

Anderson Silva Targets Rio 2016 Olympics Taekwondo Competition

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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has firmed up his interest in competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics taekwondo competition. Next year's Olympics take place in Rio de Janeiro, making it a read news >>

Anderson Silva asks to compete in taekwondo at the 2016 Olympics

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Anderson Silva is seriously considering competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The former UFC middleweight champion, who happens to be a 5th dan black belt in taekwondo, issued a lett read news >>

Big Nog says he will fight Stefan Struve in Rio at UFC 190

  • 12 days ago
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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira said on TV he will come back to Rio de Janeiro once again to face Stefan Struve at UFC 190 in a battle of struggling heavyweights. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira won't get his tril read news >>

Jose Aldo dreams of TUF: Team Nova Uniao vs. Team Alpha Male

  • 13 days ago
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Jose Aldo is back in Rio and says he doesn't care about what Conor has to say and will finish the fight in the opening minutes. He also confesses a dream of a season of The Ultimate Fighter between N read news >>

Rafael dos Anjos on first fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘He didn’t hurt me’

  • 15 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- The last man to beat UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, Khabib Nurmagomedov will earn a shot at the gold with a win over Donald Cerrone on May 23, but the Brazilian is aware read news >>

Judo Olympic medalist talks Ronda Rousey’s $30,000 donation, 'Rowdy' vs. Bethe Correia

  • 15 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Ronda Rousey flew to Brazil to announce her UFC 190 bout with Bethe Correia for Aug. 1, and also had a surprise for a longtime friend. Flavio Canto, an Olympic bronze medalist in ju read news >>

Jose Aldo: Conor McGregor will 'disappear’ after UFC 189

  • 15 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Back in Brazil after a long tour around the world to promote the UFC 189 main event, featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke with the media in Rio de Janeiro about his run-ins with C read news >>

Ronda Rousey's former Judo teammate and Olympic Gold Medalist moving to MMA after 2016 Rio Games?

  • 17 days ago
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Kayla Harrison, Ronda Rousey's former teammate and the first American Olympic Gold Medalist in Judo, ponders a future move to Mixed Martial Arts. Back when Ronda Rousey won her bronze medal at the 20 read news >>

Renan Barao 'would love' to fight T.J. Dillashaw in Rio at UFC 190

  • 19 days ago
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Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao speaks about his reaction to T.J. Dillashaw's injury and a desire to claim his belt back in home soil at UFC 190 in Brazil. At first, Renan Barao was disg read news >>

Roan Carneiro wants UFC fight with Tim Kennedy or the winner of Michael Bisping-C.B. Dollaway

  • 21 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Roan Carneiro returned to the Octagon in impressive fashion in February, choking out Mark Munoz in less than two minutes at UFC 184. Originally a welterweight, "Jucao" now plans on read news >>

Ronda Rousey Challenger Bethe Correia Reportedly Involved in Street Fight

  • 22 days ago
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Ronda Rousey's next challenger, Bethe Correia, has reportedly been involved in a street fight in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

Rafael dos Anjos gives advice to Conor McGregor: ‘Stay at featherweight’

  • 22 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- A former two-division champion in Ireland, Conor McGregor has the same goal for his career in the UFC. "The Notorious", who battles Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight championship read news >>

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