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UFC 237 | Jose Aldo hospitalized ahead of bout with Alexander Volkanovski

Bad news has begun to brew in regards to one of UFC 237’s big fights in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 11.

Combate has reported that former UFC featherweight champion, …read more

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UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade fight card

Check out the current fight card for UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade, set for May 11th in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. …read more

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Posted on March 20, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Namajunas vs. Andrade to serve as UFC 237 main event

The UFC’s upcoming May pay-per-view card in Brazil now has a main event. …read more

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UFC 237 poster released, including Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade official as headliner

The UFC returns to Brazil in May with a pay-per-view event that features a championship fight at the top of the bill as well as two former longtime titleholders scheduled …read more

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UFC London: Catch up with Claudio Silva before fight vs. Danny Roberts

It may seem like Claudio Silva is in hostile territory today in England, given he’s from Brazil.
But the welterweight standout does much of his training in London, where he has …read more

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Volkanovski to fight Aldo after friend changes wedding

Alexander Volkanovski will face Jose Aldo at UFC 237 in Brazil on May 11. The fight was made possible after Volkanovski’s best pal and his fiancé moved the date of …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Volkanovski to fight Aldo after friend changes wedding

Alexander Volkanovski will face Jose Aldo at UFC 237 in Brazil on May 11. The fight was made possible after Volkanovski’s best pal and his fiancé moved the date of …read more

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UFC 237 Fight Card and Rumors

The octagon will return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 11 for the promotions UFC 237 pay-per-view event.

While the fight card is not close to complete, it does already …read more

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BJ Penn not done yet, faces Clay Guida at UFC 237

Former two-division champion BJ Penn returns to the octagon on May 11 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil against fellow veteran Clay Guida at UFC 237. MMAFighting first reported the news …read more

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BJ Penn returns at UFC 237

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn will return to the cage at UFC 237 on May 11 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he will take on a …read more

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UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn meets Clay Guida at UFC 237 in Brazil

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UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn is not retiring just yet.
A lightweight bout between Penn (16-13-2 MMA, 12-12-2 UFC) …read more

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B.J. Penn vs. Clay Guida targeted for UFC 237 in Brazil

Two UFC veterans will battle inside the Octagon in Rio de Janeiro.
Former lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. Penn will return to the Octagon one more time on May 11, as …read more

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Jessica Andrade Sees Herself As Underdog Against Rose Namajunas

Jessica Andrade is the current betting favorite to leave Brazil with the UFC strawweight title at UFC 237. The pay-per-view (PPV) goes down from the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de …read more

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Jose Aldo Meets Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 237 in Brazil

UFC 237 has added a huge featherweight collision as Jose Aldo makes a quick turnaround to take on surging featherweight Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro on …read more

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Report: Jose Aldo set for bout against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 237

It looks like Jose Aldo will return to the Octagon against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 237. Jose Aldo will be heading back to Brazil, where is slated to take on …read more

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Devonte Smith hates travel - but he’s down to fight Francisco Trinaldo in Brazil

Devonte Smith’s first business trip outside of the U.S. was an eventful one.
Whisked away to Melbourne, Australia, Smith scored his fourth straight first-round KO by putting away Dong Hyun Ma …read more

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BJJ Competitor Goes Nuts, Attacks Fan In Crowd (Video)

Multi-time IBJJF champion Erberth Santos just gave Khabib Nurmagomedov a run for his money in post-bout antics. During a BJJ Stars event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Santos suffered an apparent …read more

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‘Tractor’ Jessica Andrade reveals strategy to beat Rose Namajunas at UFC 237

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilJessica Andrade doesn’t mind disclosing her game plan for her upcoming bout against UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas at UFC 237, scheduled for May 11 …read more

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VIDEO | Wild brawl breaks out at BJJ event after competitor attacks fans

On Saturday night, BJJ Stars promoted an exciting event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regrettably, the actions of one Erberth Santos have cast a shadow over an otherwise exciting evening of …read more

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Video: Competitor Attacks Fans During Match at BJJ Stars Event in Sao Paulo

An ugly melee ensued at a BJJ Stars event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, when Erberth Santos rushed into the crowd to incite a brawl just moments after suffering an apparent …read more

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Video: Erberth Santos banned by BJJ Stars after initiating brawl in the crowd

BJJ Stars put on a stellar card Saturday night in Sao Paulo, Brazil, featuring several jiu-jitsu world champions and legends of the sport. Yet, Erberth Santos’ antics remain the biggest …read more

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Trio of bouts added to UFC 237 in Brazil

Originally scheduled for Curitiba, UFC 237 has been moved to Rio De Janeiro. Therefore the festivities will still be going down in the country of Brazil.

With only three bouts known …read more

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Posted on February 24, 2019, 5:46 am By
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Jessica-Rose Clark returns to bantamweight, meets Talita Bernardo at UFC 237

Jessica-Rose Clark will return to the bantamweight division and face Talita Bernardo at UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 11, sources confirmed to MMA Fighting following a …read more

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Jose Aldo Wants Alexander Volkanovski or a Lightweight Bout at UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight king Jose Aldo is looking to secure a fight at the next pay-per-view card in Brazil at UFC 237 which takes place on May 11 …read more

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Jose Aldo eyes UFC 237 fight with Alexander Volkanovski, but still open to lightweight bout

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — UFC 237 might have lost Amanda Nunes as one of the potential stars for the card, but Jose Aldo is still counting on fighting on …read more

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Amanda Nunes Reveals She Is Not Fighting at UFC 237 in Brazil

UFC 237 in Brazil just took a major hit. Rumors had swirled for weeks that one of the marquee fights on the card would feature two-division UFC champion Amanda Nunes …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Anderson Silva Returns to Face Jared Cannonier at UFC 237 in Brazil

Anderson Silva will get his wish to compete in front of home country fans once again, as he is slated to meet Jared Cannonier at UFC 237 this May. …read more

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Report: Bethe Correia takes on Irene Aldana at UFC 237

Bantamweights Bethe Correia and Irene Aldana will reportedly fight in Brazil. Another bout has been added to UFC 237.
According to Combate’s report, former bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia will …read more

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Bethe Correia vs. Irena Aldana booked for UFC 237 in Brazil

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A former women’s bantamweight title challenger will return after a lengthy layoff to fight in front of her home …read more

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Anderson Silva vs. Jared Cannonier booked for UFC 237

Anderson Silva will fight in Brazil for the first time in seven years at UFC 237. Anderson Silva is set to make a quick turnaround in his home country of …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | ‘Honored’ Jared Cannonier says he will ‘knock out’ Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva has his next fight booked as he will return to Brazil to take on Jared Cannonier at UFC 237.

“I never thought it was going to happen, I got …read more

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Anderson Silva faces Jared Cannonier at UFC 237 in Brazil

Former middleweight champion Anderson Silva is wasting no time booking his return to action with a fight booked against Jared Cannonier at UFC 237 in Brazil on May 11.
UFC president …read more

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Anderson Silva vs. Jared Cannonier targeted for UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro

For the chance to return to Brazil, Anderson Silva is willing to make a fast turnaround.
The former longtime UFC middleweight champion has agreed to meet Jared Cannonier at UFC 237 …read more

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Anderson Silva vs. Jared Cannonier booked for UFC 237 in Brazil

Following a solid showing in Australia, legend Anderson Silva said he wanted to be on the card when the UFC returned to his native Brazil. It looks like he’ll get …read more

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Silva books May 11 fight vs. Cannonier in Brazil

Brazilian legend Anderson Silva has already booked his next fight, and it will take place in his native Brazil on May 11 against Jared Cannonier. …read more

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Anderson Silva vs. Jared Cannonier Booked For UFC 237

Anderson Silva’s wish has been granted. UFC 237 is set to take place inside the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil on May 11. After Silva’s unanimous decision loss to …read more

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Bethe Correia vs. Irene Aldana booked for UFC 237 in Brazil

The UFC has once again booked Bethe Correia and Irene Aldana to meet inside the Octagon, multiple sources told MMA Fighting following a report by Combate.
“Pitbull” and “Robles” are set …read more

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Bellator announces contract extensions with 'Pitbull' brothers Patricio and Patricky Freire

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The long-running partnership between Brazil’s “Pitbull” brothers and Bellator will continue for at least a few more years.
The promotion …read more

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Report: Lil Nog vs. Ryan Spann in the works for UFC 237

Light heavyweight veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is expected to take on Ryan Spann in Curitiba, Brazil. A battle of generations will take place in Curitiba, Brazil. According to Combate’s report, …read more

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UFC 237 Update: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira to Face Ryan Spann in Brazil on May 11

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will square off against Ryan Spann in a light heavyweight tilt at UFC 237. …read more

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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira draws Ryan Spann for UFC 237 in Brazil

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A light heavyweight bout between MMA legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Ryan Spann is the latest addition …read more

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Rose Namajunas Chose to Fight Jessica Andrade in Brazil

When Rose Namajunas’s return for UFC 237 was announced, there were some eyebrows raised regarding the destination of her title defense against Jessica Andrade, as the champion will be going …read more

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Rose Namajunas chose to have next fight in Brazil over Las Vegas

UFC 237 on May 11 will act as the UFC’s big return to Brazil.

In the co-main event, we’ll be treated to a long-awaited strawweight showdown as the champion Rose …read more

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Cyborg talks Nunes loss, contract negotiations, visiting WWE performance center

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Former UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg discusses life after suffering her first MMA loss in more than 13 years, not getting an immediate rematch against …read more

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Nick Says No To Silva Rematch: ‘I Just Want To Party’

Anderson Silva and Conor McGregor got people talking after UFC 234 about the possibility of turning UFC 237 in Curitiba, Brazil into a Diaz brothers spectacular. Following his well-fought decision …read more

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Anderson Silva discusses potential Nick Diaz, Conor McGregor matches in Curitiba

Anderson Silva has a homecoming fight in his sights and there are a couple of big names he’d love to welcome to Brazil.
Though “The Spider” failed to become the first …read more

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Jose Aldo’s coach wants Aldo vs. Volkanovski at UFC 237

Andre Pederneiras wants his pupil Jose Aldo to return at UFC 237, in Curitiba, Brazil. Jose Aldo and his team intend to follow through on their plant to have three …read more

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Anderson Silva wants fight at UFC 237 in Brazil after Israel Adesanya

MELBOURNE, Australia – Win or lose in his fight against Israel Adesanya at UFC 234 on Saturday, Anderson Silva knows what he wants.
Silva (34-8 MMA, 17-4 UFC), the former UFC …read more

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Sarah Frota to move up to flyweight after missing weight at UFC Fortaleza

Sarah Frota’s days as a strawweight are over.
“A Treta”, who took on Livinha Souza at last Saturday’s UFC Fortaleza in Brazil and lost via split decision, didn’t come close to …read more

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UFC Fortaleza winner Mara Romero Borella will address 26-year suspension in Italy, but not now

FORTALEZA, BrazilMara Romero Borella was victorious in her return to the Octagon, but won’t talk about the issues she has faced outside the cage just yet.
The 32-year-old flyweight, …read more

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Demian Maia suggests fight with Michael Chiesa following UFC Fortaleza win

FORTALEZA, Brazil — Demian Maia is interested in testing his grappling skills against Michael Chiesa.
Fresh off a standing rear-naked choke submission win over former Bellator welterweight champion Lyman Good at …read more

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Thiago Alves says he contemplated retirement before UFC Fortaleza, then slapped himself in the face

FORTALEZA, Brazil — After winning a close split decision over Max Griffin at UFC Fortaleza, Thiago Alves spoke to the media about why he thinks he won, how he had …read more

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Demian Maia picks Tyron Woodley at UFC 235, but sees Kamaru Usman as champ 'one day'

FORTALEZA, Brazil – Heading into UFC on ESPN+ 2 on the heels of a three-fight skid, Demian Maia tried to put the rough stretch into perspective.
Maia (26-9 MMA, 20-9 UFC) …read more

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After ‘Anderson Silva’s elbow’ and another submission win, Charles Oliveira wants Kevin Lee

FORTALEZA, BrazilCharles Oliveira is on fire, and he wants another tough opponent inside the Octagon.
The jiu-jitsu specialist scored another submission victory Saturday night at UFC Fortaleza, tapping David …read more

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UFC champ Henry Cejudo responds to T.J. Dillashaw's 'fluke' comment, now open to rematch at 125

FORTALEZA, BrazilHenry Cejudo is open to doing a rematch with T.J. Dillashaw for the UFC flyweight championship.
In the immediate aftermath of Cejudo’s (14-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) 32-second TKO …read more

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Marlon Moraes Already Feels Like the Uncrowned Champion at Bantamweight

Marlon Moraes has done his part to earn a title shot but in his mind he’s already the best bantamweight in the world.
This past Saturday night in Brazil, Moraes avenged …read more

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Said Nurmagomedov wants Sean O'Malley, who is 'nothing special,' after UFC Fortaleza

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FORTALEZA, Brazil – Said Nurmagomedov knows exactly which name he wants next in the bantamweight division after …read more

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Don’t Count Aldo Out Just Yet

Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone as UFC on ESPN+ 2 blew the roof off Northeast Olympic Training Center last Saturday night (Feb. 2, 2019) in Fortaleza, Brazil. …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos calls out McGregor: ‘We have unfinished business’

Rafael dos Anjos has called out Conor McGregor on social media. Shortly after Conor McGregor’s congratulatory tweet towards Jose Aldo, in which the Irishman hinted at a rematch in Brazil, …read more

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Dhiego Lima predicts brother Douglas Lima beats Rory MacDonald in Bellator tournament final

FORTALEZA, BrazilDhiego Lima discusses the importance of getting his first UFC win after being a runner-up in two The Ultimate Fighter seasons, his brother Douglas Lima’s upcoming bout …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Marlon Moraes: UFC Fortaleza Octagon Interview

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Marlon Moraes avenged a previous loss to Raphael Assuncao in the UFC Fortaleza main event on Saturday in Brazil. After the fight, Moraes revealed the he fought illness …read more

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UFC Fortaleza: Fights to make

All the best, most interesting, and unashamedly coolest fights the UFC needs to book following their latest event in Fortaleza, Brazil. The UFC’s recent fight card in Fortaleza, Brazil was …read more

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David Teymur suffers broken orbital bone in UFC Fortaleza loss to Charles Oliveira

Charles Oliveira did some damage on David Teymur in Brazil.
“do Bronx” and Teymur put on one of the best fights of the night at UFC Fortaleza on Saturday night in …read more

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What’s next for UFC Fortaleza main and co-main event fighters?

On Saturday night, the UFC made it’s first stop of the year in Brazil with the 13-fight UFC Fortaleza card.

Headlining the card was a battle of two top bantamweight …read more

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Johnny Walker says he wasn’t aiming for Justin Ledet’s head with soccer kick at UFC Fortaleza

FORTALEZA, Brazil — After his win at UFC Fortaleza, Johnny Walker discusses his 15-second finish of Justin Ledet, the spinning back fist that dropped Ledet, the attempted soccer kick, his …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos calls out Conor McGregor: ‘you pick the weight class’

Last night, the UFC touched down in Fortaleza, Brazil, with an exciting 13-fight card. As always, the fans in the building were incredibly excited and passionate — so much so …read more

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Jose Aldo: UFC Fortaleza Octagon Interview

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Former two-time featherweight champion Jose Aldo put away Renato Moicano in the UFC Fortaleza co-main event on Saturday in Brazil. Aldo spoke about the win and what’s next …read more

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After loss to Thiago Alves at UFC Fortaleza, Max Griffin says he won't fight in Brazil again

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FORTALEZA, Brazil – Now that he’s 0-2 in Brazil, Max Griffin says his days of fighting there …read more

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Conor McGregor Wants to Compete in Brazil After Viewing ‘Amazing Atmosphere’ at UFC Fortaleza

Not all that long ago, Conor McGregor was public enemy No. 1 in Brazil for his pre-fight trash talk and subsequent 13-second knockout of Jose Aldo at UFC 194. …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 2 post-event facts: Demian Maia joins exclusive club

The UFC made its first international stop of the year Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 2, which took place at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil, and …read more

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Henry Cejudo says if he fights T.J. Dillashaw at bantamweight, ‘I’m gonna finish him quicker’

FORTALEZA, Brazil — Backstage at UFC Fortaleza, Henry Cejudo discusses his stoppage of T.J. Dillashaw, his conversation with UFC president Dana White regarding the flyweight division, a potential rematch with …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Jose Aldo Responds To Conor McGregor Wanting To Fight In Brazil

Jose Aldo has heard of Conor McGregor’s desire to fight in Brazil loud and clear. McGregor was certainly paying attention to UFC on ESPN+ 2, which took place in Fortaleza, …read more

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With retirement plans set, Thiago Alves has ideas for final 'years of war'

FORTALEZA, BrazilThiago Alves has a timeline for retirement, and it comes at what will be the 20-year anniversary of his fighting career.
Alves (23-13 MMA, 15-10 UFC) scored a …read more

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UFC Fortaleza: Assunção vs. Moraes 2 - The 6th Round Post-Fight Show

Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado are both back to recap this week’s UFC on ESPN+2 event from Fortaleza, Brazil, with hot takes, possible next fights, and results from the main, …read more

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Johnny Walker's declaration after UFC Fortaleza: 'I'm coming to be a champion'

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FORTALEZA, Brazil – Johnny Walker has amassed less than half of a round of fight time during …read more

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UFC Fortaleza: What Happened Last Night?!?!?!?

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made its presence known to Fortaleza, Brazil, last Sat. night (Feb. 2, 2019) for its second event on ESPN+ (watch here!). UFC Fight Night 144 brought …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 2 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Four veterans net $20k

FORTALEZA, Brazil – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 2 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $176,000.
The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting …read more

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After watching UFC Fortaleza, Conor McGregor wants to fight in Brazil

Last night, the UFC returned to ESPN+ with the thirteen fight UFC Fortaleza card. Among the viewers for this stacked card was former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor. …read more

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Marlon Moraes wants new deal, next crack at T.J. Dillashaw – and Henry Cejudo can stay put

FORTALEZA, BrazilUFC bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes seems awfully confident he won’t have to wait for a rematch between flyweight champ Henry Cejudo and bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw.
“That’s not …read more

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After UFC Fortaleza loss, Raphael Assuncao wonders if he should've waited for title shot

FORTALEZA, Brazil – Raphael Assuncao revealed after UFC on ESPN+ 2 that people in his inner circle urged him not to accept a rematch with Marlon Moraes. Given the result, …read more

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UFC Fortaleza Main Card Highlights


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Check out the highlights from the UFC Fight Night: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2 main card in Fortaleza, Brazil.
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Main Card Fighters Hoard UFC Fortaleza Bonuses

UFC officials announced the recipients of the bonuses following UFC Fight Night: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2 on Saturday in Fortaleza, Brazil. The promotion didn’t name a Fight of the Night. …read more

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Conor McGregor Wants to Fight in Brazil and Jose Aldo Is More than Happy to Welcome Him

Conor McGregor still dreams of fighting in Brazil one day and former opponent Jose Aldo would gladly serve as the welcoming committee.
That’s the message the former featherweight champion sent to …read more

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Marlon Moraes def. Raphael Assuncao at UFC on ESPN+ 2: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Marlon Moraes’ submission win over Raphael Assuncao at UFC on ESPN+ 2 at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. (Photos by …read more

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McGregor reacts to Aldo’s win, says he ‘would love’ to fight in Brazil

Shelved UFC lightweight Conor McGregor gives his reaction to Saturday night’s UFC Fortaleza card, while declaring interest in fighting in Brazil. UFC’s Saturday night card in Fortaleza, Brazil was a …read more

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Fortaleza Bonuses! Walker’s 15-Second Finish Leads $50K Winners

The action delivered on arrival last night (Sat., Feb. 2, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 2 live on ESPN+ from inside Northeast Olympic Training Center in Fortaleza, Brazil, as Marlon …read more

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Jose Aldo def. Renato Moicano at UFC on ESPN+ 2: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Jose Aldo’s TKO win over Renato Moicano at UFC on ESPN+ 2 at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. (Photos by …read more

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Demian Maia def. Lyman Good at UFC on ESPN+ 2: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Demian Maia’s submission win over Lyman Good at UFC on ESPN+ 2 at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. (Photos by …read more

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UFC Fortaleza bonuses: Jose Aldo, Marlon Moraes cash in with big wins

Four of Brazil’s best were rewarded for their thrilling finishes on Saturday.
Two-time UFC champion Jose Aldo received a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus for his second-round TKO of featherweight …read more

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UFC Fortaleza bonuses: Oliveira chokes out Teymur for POTN honors

Check out our breakdown of the post-fight bonuses from UFC Fight Night: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2 from Fortaleza, Brazil. The Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 2 Bonuses & Attendance Revealed

Tonight (Sat. February 2, 2019) UFC on ESPN+ 2 went down from the Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. The event was the second UFC event to …read more

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Marlon Moraes Submits Raphael Assuncao in Rematch Then Takes a Shot at UFC Champ TJ Dillashaw

Marlon Moraes is ready for his UFC title shot.
On Saturday night in Brazil, the former World Series of Fighting champion simultaneously avenged his only loss in the UFC while also …read more

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UFC Fortaleza Undercard Highlights


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Check out the highlights from the UFC Fight Night: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2 undercard in Fortaleza, Brazil.
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Moraes Drops, Guillotines Assuncao For Another First-Round Finish

Raphael Assuncao and Marlon Moraes threw down tonight (Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019) at UFC Fight Night 144: “Assuncao vs. Moraes 2,” inside Northeast Olympic Training Center in Fortaleza, Brazil. If …read more

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Posted on February 3, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Johnny Walker def. Justin Ledet at UFC on ESPN+ 2: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Johnny Walker’s TKO win over Justin Ledet at UFC on ESPN+ 2 at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. (Photos by …read more

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Livinha Souza def. Sarah Frota at UFC on ESPN+ 2: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Livinha Souza’s split decision win over Sarah Frota at UFC on ESPN+ 2 at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. (Photos …read more

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LIVE! Watch UFC Fortaleza Post-Fight Presser Here!

As soon as UFC on ESPN+ 2 wraps up later tonight (Sat., Feb. 2, 2019) live on ESPN+ from inside Northeast Olympic Training Center in Fortaleza, Brazil, fight fans can …read more

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Posted on February 3, 2019, 3:46 am By
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Mara Romero Borella def. Taila Santos at UFC on ESPN+ 2: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Mara Romero Borella’s split decision win over Taila Santos at UFC on ESPN+ 2 at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. …read more

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UFC Fortaleza live blog: Aldo vs. Moicano

This is the UFC Fortaleza live blog for Jose Aldo vs. Renato Moicano, a featherweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil.
Aldo, …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

UFC Fortaleza live blog: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2

This is the UFC Fortaleza live blog for Raphael Assuncao vs. Marlon Moraes, a bantamweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil.
This …read more

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