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The UFC executive Marshall Zelaznik reveals that two 40-thousand seat arenas were evaluated and approved. The UFC has plans to put on at least two shows in Brazilian soccer stadiums in 2015. The UFC Managing Director of International Development, Marshall Zelaznik told Lancenet that the promotion has already made reservations next year for arenas in Sao Paulo and Curitiba, both of which are forty-thousand seat stadiums. "Curitiba is in our list. We have booked dates there and in Palmeiras' arena read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Friday’s UFC Fight Night 55 event concluded with 11 stoppages in 11 fights, but 12 hours prior, ONE FC had some downright violent finishes of its own.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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U.S. women's soccer national team member Sydney Leroux was impressed when meeting the cast from the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter, especially when realizing how many similarities... read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor could fill a soccer stadium in Brazil, but that still wouldn’t be the first MMA event in a big soccer stadium in Brazil. Shooto Brazil 52 is scheduled to take place at the Joaquim Americo Guimaraes stadium, also known as Arena da Baixada, on Dec. 5. The 12-fight card will be headlined by five title bouts. In the main event, Rodrigo Guelke (17-11) meets Caio Alencar (7-1) for the heavyweight championship. The 205-pound title will be on the line in the co-main event, w read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC hopes to do hold a MMA event in a soccer stadium in Brazil one day, but it won’t be the first promotion to do it. Shooto Brazil 52 is expected to take place at the Joaquim Americo Guimaraes stadium, also known as Arena da Baixada, on Dec. 5. Shooto officials have yet to officially announce the deal, but G3 United, responsible for sponsorships and events at the stadium, already is advertising the MMA event on its official website. Arena da Baixada was one of the stadiums to host games dur read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC 178’s Amanda Nunes thinks fighting saved her life. Judging by the trouble she got into growing up, it certainly focused her natural talents.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio Highlight, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Controversial former Manchester City soccer team CEO Garry Cook, who joined the UFC two years ago to head operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is moving to Las Vegas to take over as the promotion's Chief Global Officer.This would make Cook one of the most powerful figures in the organization, as he would be in charge of all the international territories. Sources within the promotion confirmed the appointment earlier Thursday, as did Dana White via text message on Thursday night."(Th read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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That's according to Silva, who seems unfazed by this recent deadline. Wanderlei Silva is either incredibly dense, in complete denial, or has the best poker face in the business. I'm not sure how else to explain his cavalier attitude in the wake of his drug test fiasco with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), especially considering it recently filed a formal complain against "The Axe Murderer" for skipping out on a mandatory drug test. Silva told Lance Net (via MMA Fighting) his primary focu read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Watch Brazil's national soccer team cheer wildly for Lyoto Machida at UFC 175. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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This is our selection of Brazilian UFC fighters that would make the best World Cup soccer team... read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The US Men's soccer team faced Belgium for the right to play Argentina in the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup. Here's how the MMA world watched and reacted to the game. It's been a great ride so far for the United States in this FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Yes, their record stands as 1-1-1, including the 1-0 loss to Germany last game, but their goal difference was good enough to see themselves through to the 2nd round ahead of Portugal. Standing in the way of an American appearance in the quar read news >>

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