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The BJJ ace said that he is having his "ass kicked" in the process of learning Muay Thai since he began to practice a month ago. Four time world Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion, Rodolfo Vieira thinks about moving to compete at MMA but not any time soon. The 24-year-old BJJ practitioner has started to train Muay Thai to have a striking base when making the transition - and is taking some beatings in the process, as he told Tatame.com.br. "I've been thinking about it but it's too soon. I've been trai read news >>

  • a year ago
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Knockout Radio returned on May 15 with TUF 16 winner Colton Smith and TUF Brazil 2 competitor David Vieira, as well as Sam Hoger and WWE DVD giveaway. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC on FX 7 Play-by-Play: Godofredo Pepey vs. Milton Vieira read news >>

  • a year ago
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Yuri Alcantara is dropping a weight class to fight fellow bantamweight Johnny Eduardo at the currently unannounced Jan. 19 UFC event in Brazil. Additionally, featherweights Godofredo Castro and Milton Vieira will meet at the event. Sportv.com and Tatame reported the bouts, though MMAjunkie.com could not immediately confirm them with UFC officials. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - By stuffing takedowns and varying his strikes late in the fight, Felipe Arantes appeared to edge Milton Vieira. Instead, the two Brazilian featherweights kicked off Saturday's UFC 147 event with a draw. The bout took place at Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. It opened a two-fight Facebook prelimary-card stream prior to additional prelims on FX and the pay-per-view main card. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A veteran of MMA for more than 10 years, Milton Vieira knows all parts of the fight game but understands that he is best on the ground. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUpon • Reddit read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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In 11 years as a pro, Milton Vieira has fought all over the world against such opponents as Jake Shields, Hayato Sakurai and Johnny Eduardo. But whatever he does, he's primarily known for one thing: inventing the anaconda choke. He's pretty tired of that label.  "I don't enjoy being credited for creating the choke," Vieira told MMAjunkie.com prior to his octagon debut against Felipe Arantes at UFC 147. "It's something I added to my seminars and people started giving me credit. I don't like read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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This week's UFC 147 event in Brazil features two Facebook-streamed prelim bouts with featherweights Marcos Vinicius "Vina" Borges Pancini vs. Wagner "Galeto" Campos and featherweights Felipe Arantes vs. Milton Vieira. UFC officials today announced the bouts, which feature two cast members from "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil" and a previously announced bout in Arantes vs. Vieira. Featuring a rematch between Wanderlei Silva and Rich Franklin, UFC 147 takes place Saturday in Belo Horizonte, Br read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A pair of Brazilians will meet at UFC 147 in Rio as Jiu-Jitsu ace Milton Vieira faces off with Felipe Arantes on June 23. UFC officials confirmed the bout on Thursday via Twitter. Milton Vieira makes his long awaited UFC debut after spending much of his career bouncing around several regional promotions and shows. Credited as the inventor of the anaconda choke, Vieira earned his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under former UFC champion Murilo Bustamante. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The UFC 147 dance card continues to develop, as officials from the UFC’s Brazilian branch confirmed Thursday that Milton Vieira will tangle with Felipe Arantes when the promotion returns to Brazil this summer. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The guy widely credited for inventing the anaconda choke has his first UFC fight. Milton Vieria is set to meet Felipe Arantes at UFC 147, according to the UFC's Brazilian Twitter account. UFC 147 takes place June 23 at Joao Havelange Stadium. The event's main card airs live on pay-per-view while preliminary-card fights air on FX and stream on Facebook. read news >>

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