Tag Archives: Brazil
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

Paige VanZant Returns to Strawweight, Faces Amanda Ribas at UFC Brasilia

Paige VanZant will complete her current Ultimate Fighting Championship contract in Brasilia, Brazil, when she takes on Amanda Ribas. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Paige VanZant vs. Amanda Ribas Targeted for March 14 in Brazil

Paige VanZant now has an opponent for the final fight of her UFC contract, and it is back in the strawweight division against rising prospect Amanda Ribas. Paige VanZant has …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on November 26, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Paige VanZant vs. Amanda Ribas slated for UFC Brasilia

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Strawweights Paige VanZant and Amanda Ribas are reportedly headed to Brazil on March 14. A battle of strawweights is headed to Brazil’s capital …read more

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Posted on November 26, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Report: Paige VanZant vs. Amanda Ribas in the works for UFC Brasilia

The UFC looks to be heading to Brazil in March and a pivotal women’s bout between Paige VanZant and the surging contender Amanda Ribas is in the works.
According to a …read more

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Posted on November 26, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Paige VanZant returns to strawweight, meets Amanda Ribas at UFC's March 14 event in Brazil

Paige VanZant will return to the strawweight division for the final fight on her current UFC contract.
VanZant (8-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC) is slated to meet Amanda Ribas (8-1 MMA, 2-0 …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on November 26, 2019, 1:46 am By
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Fortunes changed for five at UFC Sao Paulo

Jan Blachowicz and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza | Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Saturday marked the UFC’s return to Sao Paulo, Brazil, an ESPN+ show headlined by …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on November 22, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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That’s Gotta Hurt

All things considered, it was a pretty successful trip to Sao Paulo, Brazil, for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight veteran James Krause, who slept Sergio Moraes at the UFC Fight …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Tracy Cortez hopes to get treated at home the way UFC on ESPN+ 22 fans treated her in Brazil

Tracy Cortez beat Vanessa Melo with a unanimous decision Saturday to open the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 22 in Sao Paulo.
Take a look inside the fight with Cortez, …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Shogun Rua frustrated with UFC on ESPN+ 22 judges, wants rematch with Paul Craig

Former light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua faced Paul Craig in the UFC on ESPN+ 22 co-main event on Saturday in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The fight went the distance with …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, Paul Craig agree to immediate rematch following split draw in Brazil

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Paul Craig | Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Neither Mauricio “Shogun” Rua nor Paul Craig got the result they wanted at UFC …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

UFC on ESPN+ 22 post-event facts: Charles Oliveira enhances status as all-time great finisher

The UFC made its final stop in Brazil this year on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 22, which went down at Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo with a 12-fight …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

‘Shogun’ Rua and Paul Craig’s reaction immediately following UFC on ESPN+ 22 draw

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After three rounds of fighting, the judges couldn’t agree upon a winner in the UFC on ESPN+ 22 co-main event on Saturday in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Former light heavyweight …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

UFC Sao Paulo Bonuses & Attendance Revealed

The UFC Sao Paulo bonuses and attendance have been released. UFC Sao Paulo took place inside Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday, November 16, 2019 and …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on November 17, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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Charles Oliveira not ‘afraid’ of Khabib Nurmagomedov, welcomes future fight

Charles Oliveira | William Lucas, Inovafoto

With six straight wins in the UFC, Charles Oliveira is ready for a step up in competition.
On Saturday night in Sao Paulo, Brazil, …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Here’s everything that happened at UFC Fight Night 164 last night in Sao Paulo

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made its presence known to Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, last night (Sat., Nov. 16, 2019) …read more

Source:: MMAMania

UFC on ESPN+ 22 draws announced 10,344 attendance for sellout in Brazil

The UFC’s third and final Brazilian event of 2019 provided the promotion with an announced attendance of 10,344 fans.
UFC officials announced the figures following Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 22, which …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on November 17, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Jan Błachowicz squeaks past ‘Jacare’ Souza in UFC on ESPN+ 22 main event

Sao Paulo, Brazil played host to UFC on ESPN+ 22 on Saturday with light heavyweight contender Jan Błachowicz taking on former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the main …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Jan Blachowicz escapes Jacare Souza with split decision win

UFC light heavyweight Jan Blachowicz narrowly defeated Jacare Souza by split decision Saturday in the headline of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in Brazil. …read more

Source:: ESPN

UFC on ESPN+ 22 fighter bonuses awarded to finishers

Following Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 22 event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the fight promotion revealed the recipients of the performance-based bonuses stemming from the night of fights. Charles Oliveira, James …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Jan Blachowicz Edges Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza in Forgettable UFC Fight Night 164 Headliner

Jan Blachowicz ekes out a split decision over Ronaldo Souza on Saturday in Sao Paulo, Brazil. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

UFC Fight Night: Blachowicz vs. Jacare results and post-fight analysis

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Mookie Alexander and Trent Reinsmith recap and analyze a really dull UFC Fight Night event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Editor’s note: …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

UFC Sao Paulo Post-fight Press Conference video

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Following Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 22 event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the big winners and marquee names fielded questions from the media inside Ginásio do Ibirapuera.
RELATED > UFC …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Posted on November 17, 2019, 3:16 am By
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UFC Fight Night 164 Prelims: Resurgent James Krause Flattens Sergio Moraes in Brazil

James Krause took pleasure in spoiling a native son’s homecoming. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on November 17, 2019, 1:46 am By
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UFC Fight Night Blachovicz vs. Jacare: Live results, recaps and analysis

Follow live as the action unfolds from Brazil. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Posted on November 17, 2019, 1:16 am By
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UFC Fight Night Blachovicz vs. Jacare: Live results, recaps and analysis

The UFC heads to Brazil for a light heavyweight main event between Jan Blachowicz and Jacare Souza. Follow live as the action unfolds. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Does 'Jacare' Souza have a head kick in him at UFC on ESPN+ 22?

The UFC is back in Brazil tonight, and one of the country’s legendary fighters makes a big move up.
Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo Souza (26-7 MMA, 9-4 UFC) is heading …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on November 16, 2019, 7:47 pm By
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Highlights! Check Out These Insane Elbow, Flying Knee KOs

Prior to UFC Fight Night 164 setting sail later tonight (Sat., Nov. 16, 2019) from Sao Paulo, Brazil, fight fans were treated to fabulous knockout finishes in two other prominent …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Posted on November 16, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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UFC Sao Paulo Results: Jan Blachowicz vs. Ronaldo Souza

UFC Sao Paulo goes down tonight (Saturday, November 16, 2019) from the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an …read more

Source:: MMANews

UFC ‘Sao Paulo’ - New Blood!

UFC Fight Night 164 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, this weekend (Sat., Nov. 16, 2019) has seen nine different fights fall through for one reason or another, but surprisingly, we’ve just …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Posted on November 15, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Night viewers guide: Winner becomes title contender, loser faces uncertainty

Jan Blachowicz and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza meet in Brazil, both hoping to avoid a feeling all too familiar to them: coming up short while at a career crossroads. …read more

Source:: ESPN

UFC Fight Night 164 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set; One Misses Weight

The Octagon touches down in Sao Paulo, Brazil, this Saturday for UFC Fight Night 164, and three fighters have come in heavy. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on November 15, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 164 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set; 3 Fighters Miss Weight

The Octagon touches down in Sao Paulo, Brazil, this Saturday for UFC Fight Night 164, and three fighters have come in heavy. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on November 15, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 22 weigh-in results & video: Blachowicz vs. Jacare set, but three fighters missed weight

The UFC returns to Sao Paulo, Brazil, this week for its twenty-second UFC on ESPN+ event, featuring a light heavyweight showdown between Jan Blachowicz and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. The fight …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

UFC Fight Night viewers guide: Winner becomes title contender, loser faces uncertainty

Jan Blachowicz and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza meet in Brazil, both hoping to avoid a feeling all too familiar to them: coming up short while at a career crossroads. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Ariane Lipski has new opponent for UFC Sao Paulo with Veronica Macedo out

Ariane Lipski has a new opponent for Saturday night’s UFC Sao Paulo in Brazil. | Photo by KSW

Isabella de Padua has agreed to step in on hours’ notice …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Latest Odds, Betting Guide For UFC ‘Sao Paulo’

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Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Fight Night 164, which is set to hit Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Paul Craig Eagerly Marches Into The Lion's Den

Entering his fifth fight in less than a year, Paul Craig jumps at the chance to face living legend Shogun Rua in his own backyard Saturday in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Source:: UFC

Randy Brown Is Always Ready For A Surprise

Fighting in Brazil for the first time, Randy Brown knows a win in Sao Paulo could lead to a big opportunity.
Read the Full Article Here …read more

Source:: UFC

Jared Gordon recalls fighting in Brazil with Jose Aldo in opposite corner: ‘How much worse can it get?’

SAO PAULO, Brazil — As UFC lightweight Jared Gordon returns to Sao Paulo to fight Charles Oliveira, he looks back at his first fight in the city against Hacran Dias, …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

5 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN+ 22

A stretch of weekly UFC events dating back to Aug. 31 winds to its conclusion Saturday, as the company heads back to one of its most reliable international markets, Brazil, …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on November 14, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Jan can jab! But can Jacare take him down?

June M. Williams

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch return to breakdown this week’s UFC event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With picks and odds for every fight on the card. …read more

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Posted on November 14, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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UFC set to return to Brazil on March 14

The UFC is expected to visit Brazil three times in 2020. | Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Days away from UFC’s upcoming show in Sao Paulo, MMA Fighting has confirmed …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on November 14, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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X-Factor! Some UFC ‘Sao Paulo’ Main Card Predictions

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This Saturday (Nov. 16, 2019), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) travels to Sao Paulo, Brazil, for UFC Fight Night 164. This …read more

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Posted on November 14, 2019, 12:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN+ 22 pre-event facts: What record will Charles Oliveira set next?

The UFC makes its final Brazil stop of the year on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 22, which takes place at Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo with a 12-fight …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Rudson Caliocane vacates Titan FC belt after suffering brainstem hemorrhage

Rudson Caliocane (right) suffered a brainstem hemorrhage after losing a decision in Brazil. | Julio Bomfim, Future MMA

Rudson Caliocane is no longer the Titan FC bantamweight champion. In …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Caliocane has brain stem ischemia, gives up title

Rudson Caliocane suffered a brain stem ischemia last month following a fight in Brazil and it is unclear if the Titan FC bantamweight champion will ever fight again, his manager …read more

Source:: ESPN

Posted on November 6, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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With Duda Santana out, Tracy Cortez now meets Vanessa Melo at UFC Sao Paulo

The UFC’s return to Brazil next month has seen a lineup shakeup in a women’s bantamweight bout on the preliminary card.
Dudu Santana (3-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is out of her …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Sam Alvey reveals injury that forced him out of UFC fight with ‘Shogun’ Rua

Sam Alvey won’t be fighting Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC Sao Paulo, and now we know why. The light heavyweight veteran, who was booked to compete in Brazil on Nov. …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Sam Alvey Out of Mauricio Rua Fight at UFC Sao Paulo

Mauricio Rua is without an opponent for UFC Fight Night 164 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, next month. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on October 25, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Sam Alvey out of UFC Sao Paulo co-main event fight with ‘Shogun’ Rua

Light heavyweight veteran Sam Alvey (pictured) will no longer face Mauricio Rua in Brazil. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Mauricio Rua needs a new opponent for UFC’s upcoming card …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Craziest Flying Knee Knockout Ever?

Future FC

Future FC 9 went down on Saturday night in Sao Paulo, Brazil and it featured the return of Jonas “Speed” Bilharinho after three years away from competition. …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Former Team Nogueira employees Richardson Moreira, Erivan Conceicao under investigation for rape

Boxing coach Erivan Conceicao has trained a long list of popular MMA fighters in Brazil. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former UFC fighter Richardson Moreira and boxing coach Erivan …read more

Source:: MMAFighting