Tag Archives: Brazil
Bruno Silva vs. Su Mudaerji booked for UFC Brasilia

Bruno Silva looks to score his first win under the UFC banner when he meets Su Mudaerji in Brazil. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A flyweight bout between Bruno …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Bruno Silva vs. Su Mudaerji added to UFC on ESPN+ 28 in Brasilia

Two bantamweights will be making the move down to 125 pounds for a matchup in Brazil.
Bruno Silva (11-4-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will take on Su Mudaerji (12-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on January 16, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee vs. Charles Oliveira set to headline UFC Brasilia in March

Kevin Lee (pictured) will face jiu-jitsu ace Charles Oliveira in a five-round bout in Brazil. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Kevin Lee will travel to Brazil to face rising …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Gilbert Burns vs. Demian Maia in the works for UFC on ESPN+ 28 in Brasilia

A welterweight bout between Gilbert Burns and Demian Maia is the latest addition to March’s UFC on ESPN+ 28 in Brazil.
MMA Junkie verified verbal agreements are in place for the …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on January 5, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Report: Maia vs. Burns in the works for UFC Brasilia

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Welterweights Demian Maia and Gilbert Burns are reportedly headed to Brasilia in March. Brazil’s capital might get an intriguing grappling battle in its co-main event …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Makhmud Muradov Steps in Against Antonio Carlos Jr. at UFC Brasilia

Antonio Carlos Jr. already has a new opponent in his middleweight contest at the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s return to Brasilia, Brazil. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ 28 fight card

UFC on ESPN+ 28
Date: March 14, 2020
Venue: Ginásio Nilson Nelson
Location: Brasília, Brazil

gate: $XXX
attendance: XXX
Fighter Awards & Bonuses ($50,000 each)
– Fight of the Night: xxx
– Performance of the Night: xxx
– Performance …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Posted on December 30, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Elizeu Zaleski vs. Alexey Kunchenko officially added to UFC Brasilia

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Welterweights Elizeu Zaleski and Alexey Kunchenko will square off in Brazil. A battle of welterweight strikers has officially been added to the upcoming UFC Brasilia …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Video: Two decades later, Goiti Yamauchi returns to Japan as a ‘gaijin’ for Bellator 237

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Born in Japan and raised in Brazil, Goiti Yamauchi finally returns to his home country on Saturday, 22 years after he left Japan at four …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Jussier Formiga vs. Brandon Moreno officially added to UFC Brasilia

Susumu Nagao-USA TODAY Sports

Flyweights Jussier Formiga and Brandon Moreno will square off in Brazil. A bout between top flyweight contenders was officially added to the upcoming UFC Brasilia …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos, Alexey Kunchenko to Square Off at UFC Brasilia

Several important matchups including one in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s welterweight division have found their home on the March card in Brasilia, Brazil. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Jussier Formiga vs. Brandon Moreno among new additions to UFC Brasilia

Brandon Moreno (pictured) goes to enemy territory to battle Jussier Formiga in Brazil. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC has finally announced many previously reported matches for its …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Report: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos, Alexey Kunchenko to Square Off at UFC Brasilia

An important matchup in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s welterweight division has found a home on the March card in Brasilia, Brazil. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Goiti Yamauchi thrilled to fight in mother country for first time at Bellator 237

Goiti Yamauchi was raised in Brazil, a country he proudly represents. But there’s nowhere he’d rather fight than his birth country, Japan.
Saturday, Yamauchi (24-4 MMA, 10-3 BMMA) has the opportunity …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Cristiano Marcello on life after fighting, house of champions he's built at CM System

At 42, Cristiano Marcello is unsure if he’s done fighting but says he is fully focused on building his gym’s legacy.
Owner of CM System in Curitiba, Brazil, four-time UFC veteran …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Aldo Believes He Shutout Moraes at UFC 245; Eyes Cejudo Next

Jose Aldo believes that he won every single round against Marlon Moraes at UFC 245 and is ready to accept Henry Cejudo’s challenge to fight in Brazil. Jose Aldo made …read more

Source:: MMANews

Jose Aldo believes he won all rounds against ‘scared’ Marlon Moraes, wants Henry Cejudo fight in Brazil

Jose Aldo lost a close split decision to Marlon Moraes in his bantamweight debut at UFC 245. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jose Aldo lost a close split decision …read more

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Video: Henry Cejudo cringefully calls out Jose Aldo for title bout in Brazil

Cejudo wants to defend his title against Jose Aldo despite his official loss at UFC 245. The King of Cringe wants to officially become the King of Rio, as the …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Henry Cejudo Wants Aldo in Brazil if Aldo Beats Marlon Moraes

UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo will be rooting for Jose Aldo tonight, but he does not see the outcome of the Aldo/Moraes bout at UFC 245 going Aldo’s way. Henry …read more

Source:: MMANews

Anthony Smith interested in Teixeira fight, but not in Brazil

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

There’s mutual agreement on a fight, just not the location. Anthony Smith has been a globe trekker in several of …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Posted on December 11, 2019, 3:16 am By
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How Colby Covington's infamous 'filthy animals' speech in Brazil saved his UFC career

Colby Covington almost saw his UFC career come to an end, and he knew he had to do something about it.
Going into his co-main event vs. Demian Maia in October …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on December 9, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Colby Covington claims UFC was going to release him before he cut ‘filthy animals’ promo in Brazil

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington claims the UFC was planning on releasing him before he cut his famous ‘filthy animals’ promo in Brazil.
In October 2017, Covington fought Demian Maia in …read more

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Johnny Walker vs. Nikita Krylov Targeted for UFC Brasilia on March 14

A light heavyweight clash between Johnny Walker and Nikita Krylov is in the works for UFC Fight Night in Brasilia, Brazil on March 14. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Nikita Krylov vs. Johnny Walker in the works for UFC Brasilia

A light heavyweight clash is in the works for the UFC’s March return to Brazil.
MMA Junkie today confirmed the promotion is targeting a fight between Johnny Walker and Nikita Krylov …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Report: ACJ vs. Tavares added to UFC Brasilia

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Middleweights Antonio Carlos Junior and Brad Tavares will reportedly slug it out in Brazil on March 14. A middleweight bout between The Ultimate Fighter veterans …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Antonio Carlos Jr., Brad Tavares Verbally Agree to Middleweight Clash at UFC Brasilia

A middleweight tilt pitting Antonio Carlos Jr. against Brad Tavares is in the works for UFC Fight Night in Brasilia, Brazil, on March 14. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Brad Tavares vs. Antonio Carlos Junior targeted for UFC Brasilia

Brad Tavares (on top) returns against jiu-jitsu specialist Antonio Carlos Junior in Brazil. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Middleweights Brad Tavares and Antonio Carlos Junior have verbally agreed to …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Junior dos Santos eliminated from Brazil’s Dancing With The Stars

Former champion Junior dos Santos returns to the Octagon against Curtis Blaydes in January. | Photo via Globo

Junior dos Santos’s run at “Dança dos Famosos,” the Brazilian version …read more

Source:: MMAFighting