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Sergio Moraes out to test Ben Saunders’ chin at UFC Sao Paulo

SAO PAULO, Brazil — “The Panther” wants an exciting fight in the Octagon.
Back to action almost eight months after a controversial split decision win over Tim Means at UFC Belem, …read more

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UFC Sao Paulo results: Santos vs. Anders

MMA Fighting has UFC Sao Paulo results for the Santos vs. Anders event Sept. 22 at the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
In the main event, Thiago Santos will …read more

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After six-fight Bellator run, Augusto Sakai enters the UFC a different fighter

SAO PAULO, BrazilAugusto Sakai didn’t even have time to celebrate. Less than two months after inking a deal with the UFC, the heavyweight will make his promotional debut …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2018, 3:16 am By
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UFC Sao Paulo live results, PBP, analysis, highlights, more

Bloody Elbow has extensive fight night and post-fight coverage of UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday, September 22nd. The main event is a light …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2018, 2:16 am By
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UFC Sao Paulo’s Sam Alvey explains why he loves to fight all over the world

SAO PAULO, Brazil — A “black belt in sudoku”, Sam Alvey breaks down his UFC Sao Paulo fight with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, whether or not he expected “Minotouro” to make …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders staff picks and predictions

The Bloody Elbow staff makes its picks and predictions for UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders, set for September 22nd in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Bloody Elbow staff has made …read more

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UFC Sao Paulo: Santos vs. Anders Ceremonial Weigh-in Video

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Watch the UFC Fight Night 137 Ceremonial Weigh-in, as the athletes stepped on the scale to make Saturday’s bouts in Sao Paulo, Brazil, official.
TRENDING > Brock Lesnar Returns …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Vendramini Ready To Make The Most Of His UFC Debut

Luigi Vendramini of Brazil poses for a portrait during a UFC photo session on September 19, 2018 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)” align=”center” …read more

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UFC ‘Sao Paulo’ New Blood!

The injury bug has done a number on UFC Fight Night 137 this Saturday (Sept. 22, 2018), which takes place inside Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, making a card …read more

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9 reasons to watch UFC Fight Night 137, including two retirement fights in Brazil

The UFC is in Brazil for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 137 fight card.
The main event for the promotion’s seventh trip to Sao Paulo went through some changes due to injuries. …read more

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Jimi Manuwa thinks Jon Jones’ 15-month suspension gives USADA a black eye

SAO PAULO, BrazilJimi Manuwa was forced out of the UFC Sao Paulo main event with a leg injury, and sat down with MMA Fighting in Brazil to explain …read more

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Eryk Anders loves Brazil, loves 'Marreta' Santos matchup, so short-notice bout is 'perfect for me'

SAO PAULO – The first time Eryk Anders headlined a UFC event in Brazil, against former champion Lyoto Machida, he was on the losing end of a decision that he …read more

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Watch the UFC Sao Paulo Ceremonial Weigh-in, Live at 5 pm ET

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Watch as the UFC Fight Night 137 athletes step on the scale at Friday’s ceremonial weigh-in to make Saturday’s bouts in Sao Paulo, Brazil, official. The weigh-in is …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Renan Barao misses weight by more than five pounds for UFC Sao Paulo

SAO PAULO, BrazilRenan Barao has badly missed weight for his UFC Sao Paulo fight with Andre Ewell.
The former UFC bantamweight champion stepped on the scale Friday morning and …read more

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UFC Sao Paulo weigh in results: Headliners on point, Renan Barao misses by large margin

Tomorrow night, the UFC will promote its latest show in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Although this UFC Sao Paulo card has been absolutely shellacked by injuries and fight cancellations, it’s still …read more

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Video: UFC Sao Paulo: Santos vs Anders official early weigh-ins live stream

Watch the early weigh-ins for Saturday’s UFC card in Brazil. The UFC is hosting an event in Sao Paulo, Brazil with the card headlined by a light heavyweight bout …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2018, 1:46 pm By
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Can Santos stay outside? Will Anders land the left early?

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to break down this week’s UFC card in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With picks and odds for every fight on the card. From Thiago …read more

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Posted on September 20, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Carlo Pedersoli Jr. hopes Brazilian fans of late grandfather will cheer for him at UFC Sao Paulo

SAO PAULO, BrazilCarlo Pedersoli Jr. discusses taking a fight with Alex Oliveira on short notice at UFC Sao Paulo, how big a win would be for him in …read more

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Randa Markos says recent UFC loss showed she had 'weak mental game’

SAO PAULO, BrazilRanda Markos discusses dealing with her recent loss to Nina Ansaroff and realizing she wasn’t as mentally tough as she thought, why she didn’t want to …read more

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Eryk Anders still has ’15, 20 pounds’ left to cut for UFC Sao Paulo, but expects easy weight cut

SAO PAULO, BrazilEryk Anders discusses his UFC Sao Paulo fight with Thiago Santos, his weight cut after taking the fight on six days’ notice, his back and forth …read more

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UFC Sao Paulo Media Day Face-offs

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On Thursday, the main card fighters from UFC Fight Night 137 faced off during the event’s media day in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Light heavyweights Thiago Santos and Eryk …read more

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Video: UFC Sao Paulo media day staredowns

SAO PAULO, Brazil — At UFC Sao Paulo media day, the top fighters on the main card squared off Thursday afternoon. …read more

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Posted on September 20, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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UFC ‘Sao Paulo’ Odds, Under Dogs And Best Bets!

Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Fight Night 137, which is set to hit Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, this weekend (Sat., Sept. 22, …read more

Source:: MMAMania

UFC Fight Night 137 pre-event facts: Charles Oliveira can pass Royce Gracie for key record

The UFC makes its 32nd stop in Brazil on Saturday with UFC Fight Night 137. The card airs on FS1 following prelims on FS2 and UFC Fight Pass from at …read more

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Alex Oliveira UFC Sao Paulo open workout

SAO PAULO, Brazil — At UFC Sao Paulo open workouts, Alex Oliveira trained muay thai and jiu-jitsu in front of the fans and media Wednesday afternoon. …read more

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Posted on September 20, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Cris Cyborg: Amanda Nunes is a traitor to Brazil because she trains at American Top Team with Colby Covington

In the mixed martial arts (MMA) arena, Colby Covington is still public enemy No. 1 in Brazil, as the brash Welterweight has trashed the country repeatedly. So-much-so that his comments …read more

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VIDEO: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira UFC Sao Paulo open workout

SAO PAULO, Brazil — At UFC Sao Paulo open workouts, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira trained boxing and jiu-jitsu in front of the fans and media Wednesday afternoon. …read more

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Charles Oliveira UFC Sao Paulo open workouts

SAO PAULO, Brazil — At UFC Sao Paulo open workouts, Charles Oliveira put on a show for fans and the media Wednesday afternoon. …read more

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Thiago Santos UFC Sao Paulo open workouts

SAO PAULO, Brazil — At UFC Sao Paulo open workouts, Thiago Santos trained with his coaches and played soccer with his son Hiago in front of the fans and media …read more

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Posted on September 19, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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LFA 50: Get to know unbeaten Brazilian heavyweight Raphael Pessoa

Ahead of his first fight outside his native Brazil, get to know LFA 50 heavyweight Raphael Pessoa. Pessoa (8-0) takes on Brian Heden (31-16) in the LFA 50 co-main event …read more

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Marlon Moraes: the next great Brazilian MMA star?

“In the next few years Marlon Moraes is gonna mean what Anderson Silva and what Vitor Belfort meant to Brazil. Thanks to all his hard work and effort, he will …read more

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UFC Sao Paulo: Fight by Fight

THIAGO SANTOS VS. ERYK ANDERS
There have been several changes to the main event headed to Brazil, but the final result is a showdown between two of the heaviest hitters on …read more

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Posted on September 19, 2018, 5:16 am By
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UFC Sao Paulo previews, predictions, coverage, odds, more

Check out Bloody Elbow’s pre-fight coverage for UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders, which goes down on Saturday, September 22nd in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The main event is a five-round …read more

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Manuwa ‘truly gutted’ after Sao Paulo withdrawal

UFC light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa suffered a hamstring injury while doing sprints the day he arrived in Sao Paulo, Brazil ahead of a planned meeting against Thiago Santos. Jimi …read more

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Jimi Manuwa Issues Statement Explaining UFC Sao Paulo Withdrawal

Jimi Manuwa has issued a statement explaining his last-minute withdrawal from UFC Fight Night 137, which takes place on Saturday in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Manuwa had originally been slated to face …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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Jimi Manuwa issues statement on injury, UFC Sao Paulo withdrawal

Jimi Manuwa is as disappointed as anyone that he won’t be headlining in Brazil this weekend.
The 38-year-old light heavyweight contender was supposed to be fighting Thiago Santos in the main …read more

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How to watch UFC Fight Night 137: Fight card, start time, online results, where to stream Santos vs. Anders

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The UFC is back in Brazil for this week’s UFC Fight Night 137 event. Here’s how to …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Jimi Manuwa Injured, Out Of Cursed UFC Sao Paulo Main Event

With both original headliners out, Thiago Santos will now face Eryk Anders on September 22nd in Brazil. UFC Fight Night 137 has seen a lot of changes over the months, …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Santos fight card

Take a look at the fight card and bout order for UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Santos, set for September 22nd in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The final UFC event of …read more

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Video: B.J. Penn discusses UFC comeback: ‘MMA is my wife’

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. Penn is coming back to the Octagon to face Ryan Hall on Dec. 29, and sat down with …read more

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Posted on September 14, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Antonio Carlos Junior out of UFC 231 fight against Elias Theodorou

Antonio Carlos Junior and Elias Theodorou were supposed to fight on Sept. 22 in Brazil, but Carlos Junior had to pull out due to injury. However, the fight was quickly …read more

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UFC 228 results: Jessica Andrade knocks out Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Jessica Andrade is doing exactly what she needs in order to get another shot at the UFC strawweight championship.
The 26-year old from Brazil put on a hellacious show in the …read more

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Jessica Andrade hopes for UFC 232 title fight with Rose Namajunas

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Jessica Andrade meets Karolina Kowalkiewicz in a potential No. 1 contender fight Saturday night at UFC 228, and already has her eyes on the champion.
The …read more

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UFC 228: Andrade vs. Kowalkiewicz Preview

Jessica Andrade of Brazil and Karolina Kowalkiewicz of Poland face off during the UFC 228 ultimate media day on September 6, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa …read more

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Brave prospects Miranda, Coelho inspired by personal struggles and coach’s MMA return

CURITIBA, Brazil — UFC and PRIDE veteran Cristiano Marcello will return to mixed martial arts 4 1/2 years after his retirement to fight at Brave, and that’s one of the …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Watch ‘The Notorious’ Part 2: Conor McGregor Starts Taking Over the Fight Business (UFC 229 Video)

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Back in 2015, “The Notorious” followed the meteoric rise of the enigmatic Irish featherweight fighter Conor McGregor.
Though McGregor had shown early …read more

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Posted on September 6, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Jimi Manuwa Does Not Consider Santos “Worth Fighting”

The main event of UFC Fight Night 137 in Sao Paulo, Brazil will feature Jimi Manuwa begrudgingly taking on Thiago “Marreta” Santos. Jimi Manuwa is currently ranked #5 in the …read more

Source:: MMANews

How Thiago Santos Deceived Jimi Manuwa Into Accepting Fight

Thiago “Marreta” Santos will be in his first main event at UFC Fight Night 137 in Sao Paulo, Brazil when he takes on Jimi Manuwa September 22nd. Speaking to …read more

Source:: MMANews

Thiago Santos admits he baited Jimi Manuwa with ‘trash talk’ tweet written by his manager

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilThiago Santos returns to the Octagon for the fourth time in 2018 to make his light heavyweight debut against Jimi Manuwa on Sept. 22, and …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Manuwa: UFC ‘Persuaded’ Me to Take Santos Fight

At first, Jimi Manuwa didn’t want to fight Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night 137 on Sept. 22 from inside Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The hard-hitting light heavyweight …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Jimi Manuwa: UFC ‘persuaded’ me to accept Thiago Santos fight in Sao Paulo

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilJimi Manuwa and Thiago Santos will meet in the main event of UFC Sao Paulo on Sept. 22, but that was not the original plan …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Watch ‘The Notorious’ Part 1: Conor McGregor’s Comeback (UFC 229 Video)

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Back in 2015, “The Notorious” followed the meteoric rise of the enigmatic Irish featherweight fighter Conor McGregor.
After McGregor injured his knee …read more

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Posted on August 31, 2018, 7:17 pm By
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Video: Paulo Costa gambled with the UFC on contract negotiation — and won

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Paulo Costa is one of the fastest-rising Brazilian stars in the UFC today, and being too confident in his abilities proved to be very lucrative …read more

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Posted on August 31, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Jessica Andrade sells own UFC gear to make ends meet, but happy with UFC pay

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilJessica Andrade will enter the UFC cage for the 14th time on Sept. 8, and the biggest reason why she took the fight is money.
Andrade …read more

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Posted on August 30, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Antonio Carlos Jr. vs. Elias Theodorou Expected to Be Rescheduled for UFC 231

A middleweight showdown between Antonio Carlos Jr. and Elias Theodorou is being shifted from the UFC Fight Night card in Brazil to UFC 231 in Toronto on Dec. 8. Multiple …read more

Source:: MMANews

Tonya Evinger moves to UFC 229, will face undefeated Aspen Ladd

After losing one undefeated opponent, Tonya Evinger has now agreed to meet another.
Evinger was originally expected to face Ketlen Vieira at September’s UFC Fight Night 137 in Brazil. But with …read more

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Antonio Carlos Junior out of UFC Sao Paulo due to injury

An undisclosed injury forced middleweight Antonio Carlos Junior to leave UFC Fight Night 137, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It seems UFC Fight Night 137 is cursed.
Only one day after …read more

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Ketlen Vieira injured, UFC seeks replacement opponent for Tonya Evinger in Brazil

Undefeated women’s bantamweight contender Ketlen Vieira (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from a planned appearance at next month’s UFC Fight Night 137 event.
The promotion is now …read more

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Today in MMA History: The UFC cracks open Brazilian market, where it will feast for years to come

As a member of the foreign media assembled inside HSBC Arena on the night of the UFC’s historic return to Brazil, let me assure you of one thing: We were …read more

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Posted on August 27, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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UFC Lincoln results: Deiveson Figueiredo finishes John Moraga in second round

If you didn’t know before, you should by now: Deiveson Figueiredo is legit.
The undefeated flyweight from Brazil added the biggest notch to his belt to date on Saturday night, as …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Thiago Santos Steps Up to Save UFC Sao Paulo Main Event

Thiago Santos has agreed to make a quick turnaround to save the UFC Fight Night 137 main event scheduled for Sept. 22 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
UFC light heavyweight contender Jimi …read more

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Posted on August 22, 2018, 4:46 am By
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VIDEO: Ref Fails to Stop Choke, Fighter Says Opponent Saved His Life


Melquizael Costa nearly became the subject of a sports tragedy due to poor refereeing at Demolidor Fight on Saturday in Bauru, Brazil.
Costa was fighting Rafael Barbosa. In the third round, …read more

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Unconscious Fighter ‘Saw Death’ After Ref Let Choke Go On For 90 Secs

Melquizael Costa explains what it was like after a referee almost let him get choked to death during a Demolidor Fight event in Brazil. Back in the ‘60s, Yale University …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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Fighter who was choked out for 90 seconds discusses referee’s incompetence

On Saturday night, at Daredevil Fight 13 in Bauru, Brazil, an MMA fighter named Melquizael Costa was nearly killed thanks to the complete and inexcusable incompetence of the bout’s referee. …read more

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MMA fighter was choked unconscious for 90 seconds: ‘I saw death so close’

Melquizael Costa and Rafael Barbosa met for the Demolidor Fight lightweight belt Saturday night in Bauru, Brazil — and the main event bout almost ended in tragedy.
Barbosa went for a …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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MMA fighter arrested in suspected death of 1-year-old son

Lightweight fighter Joel Santos is in custody alongside his child’s stepmother in Dourados, Brazil. Brazilian news outlet G1 reports that Joel Rodrigo Avalo Santos has been arrested for the suspected …read more

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Posted on August 20, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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Silva: ‘Rampage’ could be my last fight before congress run

MMA veteran Wanderlei Silva announced that he is ending his fighting career to pursue political aspirations in his home country of Brazil. UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva is …read more

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Video: MMA ref cluelessly lets fighter get choked unconscious for long period

A ref in Brazil doesn’t know how to do his job, unfortunately for one MMA fighter. When it comes to referee mistakes, bad calls, and screwups, the list could …read more

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Posted on August 20, 2018, 11:46 am By
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Alex Oliveira says old beef with Neil Magny fuels him ahead of UFC Sao Paulo

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Alex Oliveira scored the biggest win of his MMA career in April, submitting former interim champion Carlos Condit in Glendale. He gets another home turf …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Pederneiras talks McGregor’s heartfelt comments after Aldo’s win, breaks down Conor vs. Khabib

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilJose Aldo received several messages and compliments after his stunning first-round TKO over Jeremy Stephens at UFC on FOX 30, including from his longtime rival …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Luan Santiago still has nightmares with injury that cost him Brave title win

CURITIBA, BrazilLuan Santiago was four seconds away from winning the Brave lightweight title in April, being ahead on the scorecards in the fifth and final round, but dislocated …read more

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Posted on August 19, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Video: ‘Minotouro’ stopped using supplements after contaminated product caused failed drug test

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilAntonio Rogerio Nogueira breaks down his light heavyweight bout with Sam Alvey, the process of proving that a contaminated supplement caused his failed drug test …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Ketlen Vieira: Holly Holm is tougher than Amanda Nunes

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilUndefeated Ketlen Vieira was hoping to fight Amanda Nunes for the UFC bantamweight title after improving to 4-0 in the UFC, but a potential Nunes …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Thiago Santos expected to step in against Jimi Manuwa in UFC Sao Paulo main event

A bit of good news for fight fans in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and anybody that was planning on watching the September 22 UFC Sao Paulo card. Days after Glover Teixeira …read more

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Video: Wanderlei Silva trains for Bellator 206 fight with ‘Rampage’ Jackson

CURITIBA, Brazil — Watch former PRIDE champion Wanderlei Silva prepare for his fourth fight with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, scheduled for sept. 29 at Bellator 206.
(Editor’s note: Click on the CC …read more

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Video: Thales Leites to retire after UFC Sao Paulo: ‘My mind and my body says me it’s enough’

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilUFC middleweight Thales Leites explains why he decided to retire from the sport after his Sept. 22 bout with Hector Lombard at UFC Sao Paulo, …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Thiago Santos takes dig at Jimi Manuwa for allegedly turning down fight

Just days after it was announced that the UFC’s September 22 return to Sao Paulo, Brazil would be headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Jimi Manuwa and Glover Teixeira, …read more

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Glover Teixeira injured, out of UFC Sao Paulo main event

The UFC needs a new main event for the upcoming Fight Night card in Brazil after Glover Teixeira was forced out of a light heavyweight bout with Jimi Manuwa at …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Wagner Prado wants shot at KSW belt after impressive debut

CURITIBA, BrazilWagner Prado wants to add the first international belt to his mixed martial arts career.
The former UFC light heavyweight has won six of seven fights since leaving …read more

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Posted on August 14, 2018, 1:16 am By
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'UFC Fight Night 137: Manuwa vs. Teixeira' gets comic book style poster treatment

The UFC makes its return to Brazil next month with a solid UFC Fight Night 137 lineup.
The event, which takes place Sept. 22 at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, features …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Chute Boxe leader Rudimar Fedrigo predicts Cris Cyborg stops Amanda Nunes in one round

CURITIBA, Brazil — The UFC has yet to hammer out a deal and set a date for a planned superfight between female champions Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes, and Cyborg’s …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Bruno Silva says he’s fighting Artem Frolov for the M-1 title in September

CURITIBA, BrazilBruno Silva scored the biggest win of his MMA career in June, and that sort of changed his plans for the future.
Four months after stopping Gennadiy Kovalev …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Pederneiras reveals how Dana White un-retired Jose Aldo with one phone call in 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilJose Aldo has three fights left on his UFC contract and says he will retire when he completes his deal — or even before, if …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Manuwa fight card

Check out the fight card lined up for UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Manuwa, which goes down on Saturday, September 22nd in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The final UFC event of …read more

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Free agent Klidson Abreu hopes for UFC deal after big win in Russia: ‘I’m the No. 1 in Brazil’

CURITIBA, BrazilKlidson Abreu wants bigger challenges in 2018.
The 25-year-old light heavyweight prospect won the Brave CF title in 2017 and successfully defended it earlier this year. Abreu parted …read more

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Posted on August 11, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Video: Chef Nogueira cooks his famous Minotauro Steak

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Former UFC and PRIDE heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira works as an executive for the UFC and also runs a few businesses now that he’s …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Spann bounces back on DWTNCS to earn UFC debut in Sao Paulo

On September 22, Ryan Spann will make his UFC debut against Luis Henrique in Sao Paulo, Brazil. A little over a year ago, the Texan didn’t even know if he …read more

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Video: Aldo focused on featherweight belt, but still open to ‘big’ lightweight fight

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilJose Aldo returned to the winning column in great fashion at UFC on FOX 30, stopping Jeremy Stephens in the opening round with a punch …read more

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Polyana Viana shaped by rocky road to the UFC

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilPolyana Viana impressed UFC president Dana White with her Octagon debut in February when she submitted Maia Stevenson in less than four minutes. Now, set …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Teixeira, Manuwa key UFC Fight Night in Brazil

Veteran light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Jimi Manuwa, who are both coming off losses, will meet in the feature bout of UFC Fight Night in Brazil. …read more

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Jimi Manuwa vs. Glover Teixeira Headlines UFC’s Return to Brazil in September

A light heavyweight showdown between Jimi Manuwa and Glover Teixeira will headline the UFC’s upcoming return to Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sept. 22. UFC officials announced the matchup on Friday. …read more

Source:: MMANews

BREAKING | Jimi Manuwa vs. Glover Teixeira bout headlines stacked UFC Sao Paulo card

UFC Sao Paulo, which goes down September 22 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, now has a main event. This main event will occur at light heavyweight, where British knockout artist Jimi …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Thiago Santos accepted short-notice fight with Gustafsson before getting booked for UFC 227

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilThiago Santos had a busy month in July even though he didn’t enter the UFC cage to fight.
A couple of months after having his four-fight …read more

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Posted on August 3, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Strawweight Champ Virna Jandiroba Faces Janaisa Morandin at Invicta FC 31

Invicta Fighting Championships on Thursday announced the fight card for Invicta FC 31, headlined by a highly-anticipated strawweight title tilt between two of Brazil’s best.
Invicta FC 31 takes place on …read more

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Posted on August 2, 2018, 10:46 pm By
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John Lineker hopes to headline UFC Sao Paulo against a top 5 bantamweight

CURITIBA, BrazilJohn Lineker wants a five-round fight in September.
Fresh off a third-round knockout over Brian Kelleher at UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in May, the bantamweight …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Vera determined to put on a show for his hometown fans

Marlon Vera of Ecuador kicks Douglas Silva de Andrade of Brazil in their bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Mangueirinho Arena on February 03, 2018 in Belem, …read more

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Posted on August 2, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Three exciting fights announced for UFC Sao Paulo

On September 22, the UFC will return to the mixed martial arts hotbed of Sao Paulo, Brazil. This UFC Sao Paulo card is coming together quickly.
On Sunday, the promotion announced …read more

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Posted on July 30, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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Three fights added to UFC Sao Paulo in September

The UFC has finally made several previously reported bouts official for its return to Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Sept. 22, and announced three new match-ups for the Fight Night event.
Scheduled …read more

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Posted on July 30, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Report: Vieira vs. Evinger targeted for UFC Sao Paulo

Ketlen Vieira will make her first UFC appearance in her home country of Brazil, as she’s slated to face Tonya Evinger at UFC Sao Paulo. A pair of top women’s …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Posted on July 29, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Nine bouts added to September Sao Paulo event

The UFC’s return to Sao Paulo, Brazil on September 22 promises to be an action-packed one, with nine bouts announced on Saturday for the card at Ginasio do Ibirapuera.In light …read more

Source:: UFC

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