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UFC flyweight Sarah Frota tests positive for steroid metabolites

USADA announced on Tuesday that Sarah Frota Lima, of Santa Catarina, Brazil, has accepted a two-year sanction for a violation of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for a …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

John Lineker determined to entertain in ONE Championship debut

John Lineker, a native of Brazil and a current resident of Florida, never imagined he’d fight in Indonesia. Yet on October 25, he’ll take to the cage in Jakarta to …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Souza to headline against Blachowicz, White says

Jan Blachowicz will face off against Jacare Souza, who is moving up to light heavyweight, on Nov. 16 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. …read more

Source:: ESPN

UFC 242 | Diego Ferreira expecting war against Mairbek Taisumov

Diego Ferreira is set to open the UFC 242 pay-per-view card against Mairbek Taisumov. He was set to do the same thing at UFC 237 in his native Brazil, but …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Catching up with Bellator 226's Pedro Carvalho

We’ve already got a pretty good idea what Pedro Carvalhocan do inside the Bellator cage. The SBG Ireland featherweight by way of Brazil is 3-0 in Bellator, with his most …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Junior dos Santos Nails ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Debut (Video)

Junior dos Santos appears to be having quite a good time on Dancing with the Stars. The former UFC heavyweight champion made his debut on the Brazil version of the …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on September 3, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Junior Dos Santos busts out moves on Brazil’s Dancing With The Stars

Junior Dos Santos has swapped his MMA gloves for dancing shoes, as he recently made his debut on Brazil’s Dancing With The Stars.
See it below (via Streetfight Bancho on Twitter)

JDS …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Report: Bobby Green vs. Francisco Trinaldo on tap for UFC Sao Paulo

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Lightweight veterans Bobby Green and Francisco Trinaldo are reportedly headed to Brazil in November. It seems Bobby Green’s retirement, like many other MMA athletes’ didn’t …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Report: James Krause takes on Sergio Moraes at UFC Sao Paulo

James Krause | Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Welterweights James Krause and Sergio Moraes are reportedly headed to Brazil on November 16. A clash of welterweights in different moments of …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Posted on August 30, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Report: Sergio Moraes-James Krause Booked for UFC Sao Paulo

Two men with recent encounters against Warlley Alves are preparing to face off in Brazil this November. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on August 29, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Filipe Esteves wins title in Brazil, donates purse to opponent

Filipe Esteves (right) submitted Rildeci Dias to claim a flyweight belt in Salvador. | Adilton Venegeroles, Brazil MMA

Filipe Esteves improved to 7-0 as a MMA fighter and captured …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Get to know UFC hopeful Marcos Brigagao ahead of Dana White's Contender Series 25

Undefeated Brazilian prospect Marcos Brigagao will compete outside of Brazil for the first time in his career Tuesday.
Brigagao (11-0) takes on Jamal Pogues (6-2) at light heavyweight at Dana White’s …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Junior dos Santos joins Brazil’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ cast

Junior dos Santos “faces off” with his dancing coach, Ana Paula Guedes. | Photo via dos Santos’ social media

Junior dos Santos will show off his dancing skills at …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on August 19, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Report: Lil Nog not retiring, meets Trevor Smith at UFC Sao Paulo

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Light heavyweights Angonio Rogerio Nogueira and Trevor Smith are reportedly headed to Sao Paulo, Brazil, in November. Octagon veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is not ready …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Kevin Holland vs. Antonio Arroyo in the works for November's UFC on ESPN+ 22

If all goes according to plan, two Dana White’s Contender Series alumni will square off this November in Brazil.
A bout between Kevin Holland (16-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Antonio Arroyo …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Eduardo Garagorri quit job as lawyer to become first Uruguayan in the UFC

Eduardo Garagorri enters the Octagon for the first time after building a perfect 12-0 record. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Eduardo Garagorri was born in Brazil, …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Luan Santiago vs. Cleiton Silva headlines Brave CF 25

Brave Combat Federation will head to Belo Horizonte, Brazil on Aug. 30, featuring a card stacked with Brazilian talent.
Newly crowned Brave CF lightweight champion Luan Santiago will look to make …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Luan Santiago vs. Cleiton Silva will headline Brave 25 in Brazil

Luan Santiago (pictured) will defend his lightweight title in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. | Photo via Brave CF

Brave Combat Federation’s return to Belo Horizonte, Brazil is official for Aug. …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

UFC vet Matheus Nicolau to fight Felipe Efrain at Brave CF 25 in Brazil

A former UFC flyweight has found a new home and is headed to Brave Combat Federation.
Matheus Nicolau, who was released by the UFC during the division’s apparent dissolving period, will …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Father, son victorious at Future MMA 7

Undefeated prospect Gabriel Braga (pictured) and his father won Friday night in Brazil. | Marcos Santos, Future MMA

The Braga family will never forget the night of July 26, …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Deiveson Figueiredo back to his roots for UFC 240 following first loss

Deiveson Figueiredo is looking to get back on track after losing for the first time in MMA. | Leonardo Fabri

Many fighters choose to leave Brazil to seek better …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on July 27, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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