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Frank Mir jump-started his UFC career with an impressive knockout against Bigfoot Silva. Now he's looking towards trilogies against Brock Lesnar or Big Nog. Frank Mir won by knockout against Antonio Silva in a bout that helped secure a unique record in the sport. He took an extended time away from the sport to reinvent himself, and it has payed off for the former two-time UFC champion. "I think I now have the formula to push forward," Frank Mir said in Brazil. "So whoever I face next, whether he read news >>

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. – After being held winless in his past four UFC fights, “The Ultimate Fighter 8? winner Efrain Escudero turned things around with a lopsided win. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown’s now former jiu-jitsu coach, Rodrigo Botti, has accused “The Immortal” of assaulting him on Feb. 3 at the Ohio Combat Club. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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The news that Anderson Silva failed a pre-fight drug test due to the anabolic steroids Drostanolone and Androstane shook MMA to its core. While the court of public opinion can be swift in its judgment, the UFC, at least for a little while, stood behind its embattled former middleweight champion. No more, it seems. The UFC announced Monday that Silva is to be pulled off The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4, which began filming February 2. He will be replaced by legendary Pride veteran Antonio Rodrigo N read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White was adamant that Anderson Silva would remain on as coach for The Ultimate Fighter: "Brazil 4," despite the fact that "The Spider" was popped for steroids for his fight against Nick Diaz at UFC 183. The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), however, says otherwise. Earlier today, UFC released a statement revealing that Silva has been pulled as coach for TUF as requested by the NSAC in light of the recent circumstances. Taking Anderson's read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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The UFC announced today that Brazilian legend Rodrigo "Big Nog" Nogueira will join the cast of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4 after Anderson Silva departed the show at the NSAC's request. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Anderson Silva will no longer coach the fourth season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil. UFC president Dana White announced last week that the former middleweight champion would continue in his role as coach during his process with the Nevada Athletic Commission after testing positive for two banned substances prior to his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz, but NAC asked the promotion to replace Silva. The UFC announced Monday that former interim heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who alread read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC officials today announced that Anderson Silva has been removed as a coach on “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4,” and fellow Brazilian superstar Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will serve in his place.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira just bought a ticket for the Brock Lesnar lottery. Operating under the assumption that the current WWE heavyweight champion makes his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) when his pro wrestling contract expires in April, Lesnar (5-3) has already been flooded with a list of potential opponents, including Alistair Overeem and Brendan Schaub. And now, Nogueira. "I heard about that," Nogueira told MMA Fighting. "It's a good fight, I'd love to fight him." First we have to see i read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira talks about his emotions seeing his long-time friend Anderson Silva back, whether he thought he would ever fight again, his prediction for Silva vs. Diaz, and his own fighting future. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has cut ties with five fighters including 12-time Octagon veteran Igor Pokrajac and “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 1” alum Rodrigo Damm. read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Evan Dunham talks about getting back in the win column at UFC 182, the toughness of opponent Rodrigo Damm, adjusting his gameplan to stay on the feet, opening his own gym, and more. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Evan Dunham talks about his win over Rodrigo Damm at UFC 182. read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS – With about a minute left to fight, Rodrigo Damm slapped himself in the face, rousing himself to continue and inviting Evan Dunham to throw hands.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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