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  • a year ago
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"Master of Combat," a mixed martial arts promotion organized by Rickson Gracie, will hold its first team-based event on Nov. 20 in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC has two more trips planned to Brazil in 2014. The promotion will hold a Fight Night card at Nilson Nelson gymnasium in Brasilia, capital of Brazil, on Sept. 13. A month later, on Oct. 25, Rio de Janeiro hosts UFC 179 pay-per-view card at Maracanazinho gymnasium. Sources close to the situation confirmed the dates and location to MMAFighting.com. Tatame first reported the UFC 179 news. The capacity of the Nilson Nelson gymnasium is 16,600 spectators, and Maracanazinho gymnasium’s is up to 13,0 read news >>

  • a year ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO – If Viscardi Andrade was looking to make a big first impression in his UFC debut, consider it done. The Brazilian opened up Saturday's card with a 96-second TKO win against Bristol Marunde. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The UFC returns to pay-per-view for the eighth time this year on Saturday night as "UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie" goes down in Rio de Janeiro. Take a look inside the numbers for the fighters on the card. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Master of Combat, the fledgling promotion created by Rickson Gracie, held its inaugural event on Thursday in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • a year ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - The middleweight division did not provide refuge to Luis Cane, at least against Chris Camozzi. Camozzi outworked the Brazilian en route to a unanimous decision by scores of 29-28 across the board. The middleweight bout was part of Saturday's UFC 153 card at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. It streamed on Facebook ahead of additional prelims on FX and a main card on pay-per-view. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- For a few hours on Saturday morning, the people on Recreio dos Bandeirantes beach forgot about the waves and watched local heroes from Team Nogueira. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - With 10 years worth of MMA experience under his belt, it would be understandable if Brazilian welterweight Carlo Prater was a little bitter it took him 40 fights make it to the UFC. Perhaps surprisingly, he's not. "I think this is the right time," Prater told MMAjunkie.com. "I'm not going to lie. I've said before that I should have been in there, but I don't think so now that I'm more level-headed." read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - To all the MMA fans in the U.K., get ready: August is a big month for you. That's when the UFC's deal with ESPN expires, and that's when the UFC could score a new TV contract that could significantly impact the number of events the regions hosts. Right now, the U.K. is promised one event in 2012. But depending on the TV negotiations, a second could happen before year's end. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - As impossible as it may seem for a man most consider to be one of the greatest heavyweights in MMA history, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira's UFC 134 win over Brendan Schaub may have been the single most important victory of his career. You see, that's the win that allowed him to keep fighting. While "Minotauro" remains adamant that retirement from the sport never crossed his mind despite a few recent setbacks, UFC president Dana White admitted he was already prepared to ha read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Sherdog.com's Martins Denis caught up with David Bielkheden in Rio de Janeiro, where the Swede mixed martial artist prepared to face Diego Sanchez at UFC 82. read news >>

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