Check out Shooto Brazil 49 - Fight for BOPE 4 photos from Sunday's action in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. read news >>
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 >>
Three years after his last MMA bout, Luciano Azevedo will make his return to the cage in August.
Azevedo, who handled UFC featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo his only loss in a MMA bout in 2005, is set to compete again at the Shooto Brazil 49 – Fight for BOPE 4 card on Aug. 24 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, against Jeferson dos Santos.
The luta livre fighter last competed in a unanimous draw against Diego Braga in 2011, and dedicated his life to being a police officer since. He currently works at the Ja read news >>
Watch every single fight from this month's Shooto Gig - Tokyo Vol. 17 event. read news >>
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UFC and the crew behind Vale Tudo Japan and Shooto are cooperating to produce two tournaments for a Japanese TV show that will have the winners join the UFC ranks.
During a press conference in Tokyo, Dana White announced that they will be partnering up with a local promotion in Vale Tudo Japan to help build stars and improve their roster of Japanese fighters. The two promotions will cooperate to produce a TV show in Japan that will have tournaments in both bantamweight and featherweight division read news >>
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And Shooto Brazil is probably already working on the poster. "She could and she would. I've known her for a few years but what really stands out with her is she works harder than most people in this sport. Male or female, it doesn't matter. She's always in the gym whether she has a fight coming up or not. And it shows. There's no secret to success but hard work, and she's one of the hardest-working people in the sport in my opinion. That's really what's stuck in my head from being around her. Bu read news >>
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The former Strikeforce Middelweight Champion, SHOOTO Welterweight Champion, the only Elite XC Welterweight Champion and the one-time UFC Welterweight title challenger, Jake Shields (29-7-1 MMA), must find a new home after being released from the world's biggest MMA promotion.
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An announced fight between a man and a woman at tonight’s Shooto 45 event in Brazil actually was a publicity stunt to raise awareness about domestic violence.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Andre Pederneiras, Jose Aldo, Renan Barao, Shooto read news >>
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Shooto Brazil a Brazilian MMA promotion is throwing their 45th event that is going down this Friday, December 20th, with the plans to put on a male vs female bout. Emerson Falcao is due to face Juliana Velasquez in a very controversial professional MMA fight. read news >>
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Famed Noa Uniao trainer Andre Pederneiras is promoting a fight between a man and a woman next week at Shooto 45 in Brazil.Filed under: News read news >>
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The Shooto 43 event slated for Friday in Brasilia, Brazil, has been cancelled following the death of one of the fighters slated to participate, Leandro "Feijao" Souza. read news >>