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Jessica Andrade: UFC-Japan win over Claudia Gadelha proves no need to leave Brazil

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSAITAMA, Japan – On top of proving her position as likely the second best strawweight in the world, Jessica Andrade had another message she wanted …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Jessica Andrade Credits Training in Brazil For UFC Fight Night 117 Win

Jessica Andrade believes her time preparing in Brazil helped her defeat Claudia Gadelha. Last night (Sept. 22), Andrade and Gadelha competed on UFC Fight Night 117’s co-main event. “Bate Estaca” …read more

Source:: MMANews

Jessica Andrade touts virtues of staying in Brazil to train in apparent swipe at Claudia Gadelha

It’s not uncommon for fighters to change training camps when they’re looking to raise their game to the next level, but don’t tell Jessica Andrade that it’s a necessity.
The proud …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Jessica Andrade Looks To Continue Brazil's Winning Ways At Saitama

Jessica Andrade of Brazil interacts with the media during the UFC Ultimate Media Day at the Park Hyatt on 9/20/17 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)” align=”center” …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2017, 4:18 am By
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Christian Colombo gets new opponent for UFC Sao Paulo

Christian Colombo is facing another UFC newcomer in Sao Paulo.
Originally slated to meet Carlos Felipe at the UFC Fight Night 119 card in Brazil on Oct. 28, Colombo now meets …read more

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Pride, WEC Veteran Paulo Filho Suffers Multiple Fractures from Car Accident in Brazil

Pride Fighting Championships and World Extreme Cagefighting veteran Paulo Filho was injured in a car accident in Niteroi, Brazil, on Monday morning. …read more

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Jim Miller, Jon Lineker join UFC Fight Night 119 in Brazil

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Jim Miller recently turned his Twitter account into a Craig’s List ad for potential opponents, since promotion matchmaker Sean Shelby forgot to return his …read more

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Potential USADA violation shakes up UFC fight card in Brazil

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was forced to make some changes to its upcoming UFC Fight Night 119 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, taking place Sat., Oct. …read more

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Posted on September 20, 2017, 3:16 pm By
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Jim Miller vs. Francisco Trinaldo is 13th addition to UFC Fight Night 119 in Brazil

July 8, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Anthony Pettis (red gloves) celebrates after defeating Jim Miller (blue gloves) during UFC 213 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

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Happier Gadelha Focused On Going After What She Wants: The Belt

Claudia Gadelha was happy. Really happy. Yes, she defeated former world title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz in a little over three minutes in their June bout in Brazil, but it was …read more

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MMA veteran Paulo Filho involved in car accident, to undergo surgery for multiple fractures

Former WEC middleweight champion Paulo Filho was involved in a serious car accident in Niteroi, Brazil.
According to a police report, Filho was driving a 2004 white Palio with a friend …read more

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Posted on September 20, 2017, 3:16 am By
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John Lineker vs. Marlon Vera booked for UFC Fight Night 119 in Brazil

John Lineker will look to get back on track against rising bantamweight Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night 119 in his native Brazil next month. A bantamweight bout between John …read more

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Latest UFC Fight Night 119 fight card, rumors, and updates for ‘Machida vs Brunson’ on Oct. 28 in Brazil

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will make his long-awaited return from drug suspension in a middleweight pairing that pits the Brazilian karateka against 185-pound bruiser Derek Brunson. Elsewhere …read more

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UFC adds John Lineker vs. Marlon Vera to Fight Night card in Sao Paulo

A bantamweight clash between John Lineker and Marlon Vera was added to UFC’s upcoming event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Oct. 28. MMA Fighting confirmed with multiple sources following a …read more

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'Shogun' Rua reveals struggle to try to keep UFC-Japan spot after knee injury early in camp

Mar 11, 2017; Fortazela, Brazil, USA; UFC octagon girl during UFC Fight Night at Centro de Formacao Olimpica de Fortaleza. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 11, 2017; Fortazela, Brazil, …read more

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Report: Jim Miller takes on Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Sao Paulo

Lightweights Jim Miller and Francisco Trinaldo will square off in October. A pair of lightweight veterans are headed to Brazil, as Combate reported Jim Miller will take on Francisco Trinaldo …read more

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Japan's 11-bout UFC Fight Night 117 lineup finalized for FXX

Mar 11, 2017; Fortazela, Brazil, USA; UFC octagon girl during UFC Fight Night at Centro de Formacao Olimpica de Fortaleza. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 11, 2017; Fortazela, Brazil, …read more

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Three fights added to UFC Sao Paulo

The UFC has officially announced three new match-ups to its upcoming event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Oct. 28.
Headlined by Lyoto Machida vs. Derek Brunson at the Ibirapuera gymnasium, UFC …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Thiago Alves Has Some Lessons For The New Generation

Thiago Alves of Brazil prepares for his fight against Patrick Cote of Canada at KeyBank Center on April 8, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC)” …read more

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Pedro Munhoz vs. Rob Font added to UFC Fight Night 119 in Brazil

The UFC today announced a bantamweight bout between Pedro Munhoz and Rob Font is set for UFC Fight Night 119, which takes place Oct. 28 at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Glover Teixiera vs. Misha Cirkunov Moved from Brazil to UFC on Fox 26 in Canada

A scheduled light heavyweight clash between Glover Teixeira and Misha Cirkunov has undergone a venue change. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Glover Teixeira vs. Misha Cirkunov moved to UFC on FOX 26

UFC Sao Paulo took its first hit on Tuesday.
Glover Teixeira vs. Misha Cirkunov, slated as the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 119 in Brazil on Oct. 28, was moved …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Glover Teixeira vs. Misha Cirkunov moved from Brazil to UFC on FOX 26 in Canada

Brazil’s loss is Canada’s gain.
The key light heavyweight contender bout between Glover Teixeira (26-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC) and Misha Cirkunov (13-3 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will no longer take place at …read more

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Posted on September 12, 2017, 9:46 pm By
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Moras, White and Glenn Thrill In UFC 215 Prelims

VIEIRA vs McMANNKetlen Vieira of Brazil attempts to submit Sara McMann in their women’s bantamweight bout during the UFC 215 event inside the Rogers Place on September 9, 2017 in …read more

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Posted on September 10, 2017, 8:16 am By
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Brian Kelleher vs. Damian Stasiak official for UFC Fight Night 118 in Poland

Get ready, Poland. Brian Kelleher is coming.
Bantamweight Kelleher (17-8 MMA, 1-1 UFC), who famously enraged all of Brazil in his UFC debut, is now taking his show to Europe, where …read more

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Michał Materla out, Jack Hermansson in at UFC Fight Night 119 in Brazil

Aug 5, 2017; Mexico City, Mexico; Bradley Scott (red gloves) fights Jack Hermansson (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Mexico City Arena. Mandatory Credit: Miguel Tovar-USA TODAY Sports

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Why Michel Prazeres isn't mad about UFC champ Conor McGregor's absence

Mar 11, 2017; Fortazela, Brazil, USA; Michel Prazeres (red gloves) defeats Joshua Burkman (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Centro de Formacao Olimpica de Fortaleza. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA …read more

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UFC Rotterdam’s Michel Prazeres: Why MMA is tougher than fighting crime as police officer

Michel Prazeres is looking to win his fifth straight in the UFC lightweight division, but sometimes he misses the old days in Belem, Brazil.
“Trator” finished Josh Burkman in less than …read more

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Posted on September 1, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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Max Holloway: Conor McGregor won’t risk losing ‘fairy tale ending’ by fighting me again

Max Holloway became the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight champion earlier this year by knocking out Jose Aldo at UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
But Conor McGregor — …read more

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Posted on August 30, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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Coach says Jose Aldo wants to fight out of UFC contract to box

RIO DE JANEIRO — Jose Aldo wants to box, and not for one night only.
The former UFC featherweight champion returns to Brazil on Friday after spending time in California, training …read more

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Posted on August 30, 2017, 3:16 pm By
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Derek Brunson vs Lyoto Machida staredown video from UFC media day in Brazil

After more than two years away from the Octagon, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida returns to combat sports in a middleweight pairing that pits the Brazilian karateka against …read more

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A Master in Three Fights: The technical evolution of Jose Aldo

A look at the technical evolution of Brazil’s finest mixed martial artist through the lens of three pivotal bouts. Jose Aldo’s fall from grace has been unbefitting a fighter of …read more

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Posted on August 29, 2017, 9:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 119 additions include 'The Joker,' 'Cara de Sapato,' 'Godzilla' and 'Boi'

The UFC’s October return to Brazil includes two new matchups and four colorful nicknames.
UFC officials recently announced the addition of middleweights Antonio Carlos Junior (8-2-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) vs. Jack …read more

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‘Contender Series’ Winner Boston Salmon Fights Augusto Mendes at UFC Fight Night 119: Brazil

Boston Salmon, who earned his contract with the UFC when he impressed Dana White on his Contender Series, will make his Octagon debut later this year vs. Augusto Mendes at …read more

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Demian Maia vs Colby Covington on tap for UFC Fight Night 119 in Brazil

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title contender Demian Maia will assume the role of 170-pound gatekeeper when he collides with streaking division up-and-comer Colby Covington at the upcoming UFC …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Report: Demian Maia takes on Colby Covington at UFC Sao Paulo

UFC welterweight contenders Demian Maia and Colby Covington will meet on October 28 in Brazil. Demian Maia does not want to stay away from the Octagon for too long following …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

DWCS 1 winner Boston Salmon meets Augusto Mendes at UFC Fight Night 119 in Brazil

Boston is heading to Brazil – Boston Salmon, that is.
Thanks to his win on the first installment of Dana White’s Contender Series, Salmon (6-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has booked a …read more

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Pic: UFC Fight Night 119 poster for ‘Machida vs Brunson’ in Brazil

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is making a big deal out of the UFC Fight Night 119 mixed martial arts (MMA) on FOX Sports 1, taking place Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, …read more

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Posted on August 22, 2017, 3:46 pm By
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Machida returns to face Brunson in Sao Paulo

The wait for the return of former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is over, as “The Dragon” will headline UFC Fight Night against Derek Brunson in Sao Paulo, Brazil on …read more

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Lyoto Machida Returns to Face Derek Brunson in UFC Fight Night Main Event in Brazil

“The Dragon” is back.
Following an 18-month suspension, former champion Lyoto Machida is ready to resume his career as he faces Derek Brunson in a middleweight main event headed to Sao …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Deiveson Figueiredo, Jarred Brooks meet at UFC Fight Night 119 in Brazil

The UFC has matched up two unbeaten flyweights in Brazil.
Deiveson Figueiredo and Jarred Brooks are set to meet inside the Octagon at the UFC Fight Night 119 card in Sao …read more

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Ciro Rodrigues Flattens UFC Vet David Michaud in Legacy Fighting Alliance 19 Headliner

Ciro Rodrigues built his reputation on a successful run on the regional circuit in his native Brazil and aimed to make a splash in his United States debut on Friday …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Cris Cyborg doesn’t want to fight Amanda Nunes ‘because Brazil vs. Brazil is not cool’

UFC featherweight Cris Cyborg has no interest in fighting fellow Brazilian and champion Amanda Nunes. Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes are two of the three current UFC women’s champions, so …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Lyoto Machida vs Derek Brunson on tap for UFC Fight Night 119 in Brazil

He’s back!
After more than two years away from the Octagon, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida returns to combat sports in a middleweight pairing that pits the Brazilian karateka …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Soccer Superstar Neymar Hires UFC’s Nordine Taleb as Personal Bodyguard

UFC welterweight Nordine Taleb will, as part of his new role, oversee the safety of the $263 million dollar star Neymar According to reports, the Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil center …read more

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Combate announces deal to broadcast Mayweather vs. McGregor pay-per-view in Brazil

Brazilian fans will have a chance to watch Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor meet inside the ring on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas, as the mega event will air live …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Report: Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum expected to headline UFC Shanghai

The UFC is looking to have Anderson Silva headline a big show in China later this year. It didn’t happen in Brazil, but it could happen in China. A bout …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Cyborg Wants Holly Holm to Prove Her Coach’s Claims at UFC 219

From February to July, the UFC women’s featherweight division was an absolute mess, even for standard MMA messes. Luckily, like a savior from Brazil, Cris Cyborg finally set things right …read more

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Posted on August 10, 2017, 7:16 pm By
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Cyborg Wants Holly Holm to Prove Her Coach’s Claims at UFC 219

From February to July, the UFC women’s featherweight division was an absolute mess, even for standard MMA messes. Luckily, like a savior from Brazil, Cris Cyborg finally set things right …read more

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Posted on August 10, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Video: Jadison Dimitry hits calf slicer submission at WOCS 46

Brazilian featherweight Jadison Dimitry scored an impressive finish at Watch Out Combat Show 46 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Saturday night. The 32-year-old fighter improved to 23-8 in the …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Glover Teixeira vs. Misha Cirkunov added to UFC Sao Paulo

Light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Misha Cirkunov will meet on October 28 at UFC Fight Night in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The UFC announced during Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 114 broadcast …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Glover Teixeira Takes On Misha Cirkunov at UFC Fight Night 119

A pair of light heavyweight contenders will face off on the UFC Fight Night 119 main card in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Oct. 28. No. 4 ranked Glover Teixeira will …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Teixeira vs Cirkunov set for October in Brazil

Glover Teixeira and Misha Cirkunov will make the trip to Sao Paulo this fall, as the pair of light heavyweight contenders square off in a UFC Fight Night bout at …read more

Source:: UFC

Glover Teixeira to Fight Misha Cirkunov at UFC Fight Night 119 in October

The Ultimate Fighting Championship revealed that a pivotal light heavyweight showdown will anchor UFC Fight Night 119 on Oct. 28 in Brazil. Glover Teixeira will go head-to-head with Misha …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on August 6, 2017, 4:16 am By
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Glover Teixeira vs. Misha Cirkunov booked for UFC Fight Night 119 in Sao Paulo

A pair of top-10 light heavyweights will face off when the UFC returns to Sao Paulo, Brazil.
During Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 114 broadcast in Mexico City, the promotion announced that …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

How UFC vet Rani Yahya prepared for Mexico City's notorious altitude

Mar 11, 2017; Fortazela, Brazil, USA; Joe Soto (blue gloves) fights Rani Yahya (red gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Centro de Formacao Olimpica de Fortaleza. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie