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One year after shocking knockout, Johnny Eduardo finally cleared to fight

  • 17 hours ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Johnny Eduardo shocked the world last May by knocking out Eddie Wineland in the first round, but since has been sidelined with injuries. The Nova Uniao bantamweight, who has only fo read news >>

Claudia Gadelha makes case for UFC title fight with Joanna Jedrzejczyk

  • 6 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Is Claudia Gadelha the most logical choice for Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s first UFC title defense? Gadelha battled Jedrzejczyk for three rounds in December, suffering her first profession read news >>

‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs. Soa Palelei official for UFC 190

  • 8 days ago
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Soa Palelei will face the biggest challenge of his career in Rio de Janeiro. The Australian heavyweight is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 190, on Aug. 1, against former UFC title challenger Anto read news >>

Bigfoot Silva vs. Soa Palelei set for UFC 190

  • 8 days ago
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Heavyweights Antonio Silva and Soa Palelei will meet at UFC 190 on August 1st in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Antonio Silva's quest for his first victory since his famous upset over Alistair Overeem in 20 read news >>

Lorenz Larkin says he's fighting Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC 190 in Brazil

  • 9 days ago
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It appears the UFC’s return to Rio de Janeiro this summer has a welterweight bout headed to the lineup. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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

  • 13 days ago
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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'

  • 17 days ago
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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

  • 20 days ago
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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

  • 20 days ago
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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

  • 26 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

  • 27 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’

  • 28 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

  • 28 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

  • 29 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 >>

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