- 2 years 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 >>
Kron Gracie, one of the best jiu-jitsu fighters on the planet, will finally make his transition to MMA. Kron Gracie, a multiple-time jiu-jitsu champion and ADCC 2013 gold medalist, is set to make his MMA debut at Real Fighting Championship in Japan on Dec. 23, his father Rickson Gracie told MMAFighting.com. "They haven’t found an opponent yet, but it’s set. Travel, hotel, everything set for him to fight on Dec. 23," Rickson Gracie said. "He will fight at 155 pounds." According to a report from M read news >>
RIO DE JANEIRO -- MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani and Guilherme Cruz wrap up UFC 179, breaking down the top storylines coming out of Saturday night's card. read news >>
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Phil Davis discusses his upcoming fight at UFC 179 against Glover Teixeira, his latest trip to Brazil, and much more during UFC 179 media day Thursday. read news >>
- a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Who’s the next Ronda Rousey? The UFC will crown the first women’s strawweight champion on the 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter, and UFC president Dana White is excited with this season of the reality show. "You guys are going to be blown away. There's a Ronda Rousey on this season of The Ultimate Fighter, absolutely," White recently said during a media scrum at UFC 177. In a season with names like Carla Esparza and Joanne Calderwood, Rousey picked a fighter with only three p read news >>
- 5 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Master of Combat, the fledgling promotion created by Rickson Gracie, held its inaugural event on Thursday in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>
- 2 years 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.
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- 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 >>