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  • 3 years ago
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Brazil has long produced top-level mixed-martial-artists, and it now appears the country will play a big role in the plans of the sport's biggest promotion, the UFC. But while fans around the globe will surely witness televised scenes from the country's beautiful beaches and lavish countryside, near-incomprehensible poverty is rarely but a few steps away. Veteran manager Alex Davis, a Brazilian native and current resident of the country, hopes fans will keep close to their hearts the read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Golden Glory manager Bas Boon is still a little confused as to why his team's relationship with Zuffa imploded so quickly. The manager would nonetheless like to salvage the relationship by returning to the negotiating table to get now-former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem a deal in the UFC - following their rules. "What I want to accomplish is that we all sit at the table, find a deal, and that Alistair will fight the top three in the UFC," the manager today told M read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Although UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva reportedly told a Brazilian TV station that he will "retire next year ... and within one year put my gloves aside," his manager was quick to downplay the possibility. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Ryo Chonan is set to face Brazilian Roan "Jucao" Carneiro at UFC 88. The news comes directly from Jucao's manager Alex Davis courtesy of our good friends over at Tatame.com:

"This is an important fight for the Jucão," said Davis. "It is a fight he wanted for a long time and it didn’t happen at UFC 85 because Chonan got injured. He is now training hard and will be very well prepared for this fight." read news >>

  • 18 hours ago
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As expected, the UFC will expand its Australian presence with its first Melbourne event later this year.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 20 hours ago
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From the sound of things a deal to get the biggest fight in women's MMA done is at least in the works, if not quite certain. In case it wasn't clear, from Dana White's constant "I don't know if she can make the weight" rhetoric, Cris Cyborg's management and the UFC are working on putting a fight together between the Invicta featherweight champion and WMMA queenpin (is that a thing?) Ronda Rousey. The fight still may not happen, but it's something that both sides appear to be actively trying to p read news >>

  • a day ago
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Longtime production manager Burt Watson has left the UFC. On Tuesday, the “babysitter to the stars” confirmed his departure and fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Last we heard from Roan Carneiro, the Brazilian went through three opponents in one night to win October's BattleGrounds MMA tournament. On Saturday night, it was a much shorter evening in the office. In his first UFC bout since 2008, Carneiro scored a quick victory over veteran Mark Munoz. A rear-naked choke at 1:40 of the first round got the job done at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Carneiro took Munoz to the mat at his first opportunity, moved into side control, and then sunk in a deep choke read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Brazilian super prospect Gilbert Burns will remain on the card at UFC Fight Night 62 on March 21 and will do so against another up-and-comer in Alex Oliveira. Oliveira, who has never fought in the UFC, will step in to replace Josh Thomson, who announced his withdrawal from the lightweight contest earlier this week. Portuguese-language site PVT first reported news of the replacement, and MMAFighting.com has the translation. There has been no announcement on whether the bout will remain as the eve read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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The UFC has signed a Brazilian prospect to replace injured Josh Thomson at UFC Fight Night 62. Undefeated lightweight Gilbert Burns, who was scheduled to meet the former Strikeforce lightweight champion on March 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, now meets Alex Oliveira. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news following a report from PVT. There is no official word yet if Burns vs. Oliveira will be the co-main event. Alex Oliveira (10-1-1, 1 no-contest) is a 26-year-old welterweight prospect from Rio de Ja read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Former UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva came to the aid of his fellow Brazilian Anderson Silva, and explained why the positive drug test will never tarnish the former champion’s legacy. On Tuesday, Feb. 3, it was announced that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for Drostanolone and Androstane, both banned substances under the World Anti-Doping Agency code. A few weeks later, after vehemently denying any wrongdoing, Silva failed his post-fight test for oxazepam, medicatio read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Mike De La Torre accomplished the seemingly impossible at today’s UFC Fight Night 61 event: He shut up a Brazilian crowd.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Former UFC middleweight contender Wanderlei Silva is the latest Brazilian athlete to voice his support for Anderson Silva following "The Spider's" failed UFC 183 drug tests. Wandy hopes to see the former champ regain his title when the "storm passes" read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Hector Lombard’s manager today told MMAjunkie he was “really, really surprised” at the news of a UFC 182 drug test that came back positive for designer steroid desoxymethyltestosterone.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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