Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira (left) says he will fight at UFC 134. | Photo: D. Herbertson/Sherdog.com
Nogueira was discussing the surgeries he underwent last year -- including one on his hip and a reconstructive procedure on his knee -- when he declared that he will compete on the card, which takes place at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
“The biggest MMA promotion in the world will be back in Brazil after 14 years and I’ll be there, steady and strong.”
The 34-year-old Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt last saw action in a February 2010 knockout loss to now-UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez.
Colin Foster contributed to this report.view original article >>
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