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UFC Brooklyn results: Joanne Calderwood scores dominant decision over Ariane Lipski

Ariane Lipski got off to a fast start in her UFC Brooklyn ESPN prelim bout against Joanne Calderwood on Saturday night.
The Kings MMA product by way of Curitiba, Brazil, fired …read more

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Video: Jose Aldo media scrum in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo discusses his upcoming fight with Renato Moicano in the co-main event of UFC Fortaleza in February, his plans to …read more

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UFC discussed moving UFC Fortaleza over security fears

UFC Fight Night: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2 is currently scheduled to take place in Fortaleza, Brazil on February 2nd, despite a series of violent attacks. On the heels of …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Jose Aldo: I want three fights in Brazil this year, then I’ll retire

Jose Aldo plans to fight three times in 2019 then retire from MMA for good. Former longtime UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has outlined his plans for 2019. Get through …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Jose Aldo looking at three more fights in Brazil then will call it a career

There is no question about it, Jose Aldo is one of the greatest MMA fighters to ever live.
The former UFC and WEC featherweight king has done it all and set …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Jose Aldo’s plan for 2019: Fight three times in Brazil and retire from MMA

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilJose Aldo is one of the greatest athletes to ever step a foot inside the Octagon, and it seems that 2019 will be his last …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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UFC’s Jennifer Maia Latest Brazilian Fighter to Receive Sanction for Contaminated Substance

USADA announced on Tuesday that Jennifer Maia, of Curitiba, Brazil, has accepted a six-month sanction for a violation of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy after testing positive for prohibited substances from …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Hall of Famer B.J. Penn Uncertain of Fighting Future Following UFC 232 Defeat

B.J. Penn felt great training at Nova Uniao in Brazil prior to his UFC 232 matchup with Ryan Hall, but the end result was not what he had hoped. …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Do Bronx takes on Teymur at UFC Fortaleza

Lightweights Charles Oliveira and David Teymur will square off in Brazil. Even though the UFC is less than one month away from their Fortaleza Fight Night card, there’s still time …read more

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Charles Oliveira vs. David Teymur Added to UFC Fight Night Fortaleza Lineup

Charles Oliveira will lock horns with David Teymur at UFC Fight Night 144 in Fortaleza, Brazil, on Feb. 2. …read more

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Charles Oliveira Faces David Teymur at UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ in Fortaleza, Brazil

Following a quick submission win in December, Charles Oliveira will make a quick turn around to face David Teymur in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ in …read more

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Charles Oliveira vs. David Teymur Added to UFC Fight Night Fortaleza Lineup

Charles Oliveira will lock horns with David Teymur at UFC Fight Night 144 in Fortaleza, Brazil, on Feb. 2. …read more

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Rose Namajunas to defend strawweight title against Jessica Andrade at UFC 237 in Brazil

Rose Namajunas will make her return to the Octagon against Jéssica Andrade on May 11 at UFC 237 in Brazil.
MMAFighting confirmed the initial report from ESPN. It should be noted, …read more

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Junior Albini now faces undefeated newcomer Jair Rozenstruik at UFC Fortaleza

Junior Albini has a new opponent for UFC Fortaleza.
The Brazilian heavyweight was slated to meet Dmitriy Sosnovskiy on Feb. 2 in Fortaleza, Brazil, but his opponent has been changed to …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Rose Namajunas to Defend Strawweight Crown vs. Jessica Andrade at UFC 237 in Brazil

Strawweight champion Rose Namajunas will return from more than a year-long absence to defend her belt against Jessica Andrade at UFC 237. …read more

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BREAKING: Rose Namajunas vs. Jéssica Andrade Reported for UFC 237 in Brazil

Jéssica Andrade will receive a second chance at UFC gold as she will reportedly challenge reigning strawweight champion Rose Namajunas at UFC 237 in Brazil scheduled for May 11th. News …read more

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Posted on January 8, 2019, 3:16 am By
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Report: Namajunas vs. Andrade set for UFC 237 in Brazil

Rose Namajunas will head to enemy territory for her next title defense. Rose Namajunas is finally ready to get back into the Octagon. And it just so happens that the …read more

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BREAKING | Rose Namajunas defends title vs Jessica Andrade at UFC 237 in Brazil

The champ is back!
The last time we saw the current strawweight queen Rose Namajunas (8-3) in action was in April 2018 at UFC 223 when she fended off Joanna Jedrzejczyk …read more

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Rose Namajunas Returns to Face Jessica Andrade at UFC 237 in Brazil

UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas will make her long awaited return to action at UFC 237 when she defends her title against Jessica Andrade on May 11 in Brazil.
UFC president …read more

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Rose Namajunas defends title vs. Jessica Andrade at UFC 237 in Brazil

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After being on the sidelines for what will be more than a year, Rose Namajunas will put her women’s …read more

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Polyana Viana fights off robber in Rio de Janiero

Things didn’t go to well for man that tried to rob UFC strawweight Polyana Viana this past weekend. This past weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a man attempted to …read more

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Posted on January 7, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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UFC strawweight Polyana Viana knocks down, submits robber in Brazil

Polyana Viana put a beating on someone over the weekend, but that won’t enter her official MMA record.
The Brazilian fighter, who competes in the UFC’s strawweight division, used her mixed …read more

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Posted on January 7, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Poster For UFC on ESPN+ 2 Released (Photo)

A massive bantamweight contest will be headlining the UFC’s return to Brazil next month. UFC on ESPN+ 2 will go down from the Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste in …read more

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Posted on January 4, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Check out the UFC on ESPN+ 2 official poster with four featured Brazilians

The UFC doesn’t typically favor Brazil vs. Brazil matchups, but the two featured contests at next month’s UFC on ESPN+ 2 event are set up in exactly that fashion.
UFC on …read more

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Posted on January 4, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Manager: Alex Oliveira 'very lucky' after grenade attack in Brazil

Manager Alex Davis said UFC welterweight Alex Oliveira is “very lucky” after being injured by a grenade in a random act of violence in Brazil.
Oliveira (19-6-1 MMA, 9-4 UFC) suffered …read more

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Dana White wanted Jose Aldo to headline UFC on ESPN+ 2, but ex-champ 'didn't want' five rounds

UFC President Dana White was hoping to have Jose Aldo headline the organization’s first Brazil card in the ESPN era. Unfortunately, the longtime ex-champ wasn’t into it.
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Posted on January 3, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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EXCLUSIVE | Lyman Good has been waiting a long time for an opponent like Demian Maia

Lyman Good will face his toughest test in the UFC when he takes on Demian Maia in Brazil on February 2.
Good used to be the Bellator welterweight champion and CFFC’s …read more

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Posted on January 2, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Philipe Lins eyes PFL’s million-dollar check, but won’t make it a distraction

Philipe Lins was a rising, unbeaten light heavyweight from Brazil when he signed with Bellator in 2014, but never got things going in the promotion. He was let go after …read more

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Dana White: Jose Aldo Turned Down Main Event Spot at Upcoming UFC Card in Brazil

Jose Aldo didn’t want to be in a main event in Brazil. Now that statement alone is probably shocking considering Aldo’s star status in his home country where he’s headlined …read more

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Posted on December 31, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Alex Oliveira injured by grenade in attack on Christmas Eve

UFC welterweight Alex Oliveira had a somewhat bizarre Christmas Eve, being injured by a grenade in Brazil. This Christmas Eve wasn’t very festive for UFC welterweight Alex Oliveira, as he …read more

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Video: B.J. Penn trains jiu-jitsu for UFC 232 fight with Ryan Hall

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — B.J. Penn is set to make his return to the Octagon on Saturday night, facing grappling wizard Ryan Hall at UFC 232 in Inglewood, Calif., …read more

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Posted on December 26, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Breaking! Alex Oliveira injured by grenade in Brazil

UFC welterweight Alex Oliveira was injured yesterday evening in Brazil after being hit with grenade fragments.
The news comes via MMAFighting, who confirmed that “Cowboy” went to buy gasoline for his …read more

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Alex Oliveira injured by grenade fragments in Christmas eve incident in Brazil

UFC welterweight Alex Oliveira suffered a bizarre injury on Christmas eve in Brazil.
Born and raised in Tres Rios, a small town located 80 miles from Rio de Janeiro, the fighter …read more

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Video: How airsoft guns help John Lineker prepare for UFC fights

CURITIBA, BrazilUFC bantamweight John Lineker explains how his love for airsoft guns helps him prepare mentally and strategically for his fights in the Octagon.
(Editor’s note: Click on CC …read more

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Posted on December 21, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Edson Barboza Claims To Have No Problems With Teammate Colby Covington's Remarks

Despite Colby Covington’s apparent best efforts to make himself Public Enemy No. 1 in Brazil, there’s at least one prominent Brazilian in the fight game who claims to have no …read more

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Posted on December 20, 2018, 1:46 pm By
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Teammate Edson Barboza Comments On Colby Covington’s Brazil Bashing

Colby Covington is definitely not a friend of the people of Brazil. Back in October of 2017 when he fought Demian Maia, he called the Brazilian people “filthy animals.” This …read more

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Posted on December 20, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Edson Barboza weighs in on Colby Covington's infamous Brazil bashing now that he's a teammate

MILWAUKEE – Like most fighters, Edson Barboza has an opinion on Colby Covington.
But his thoughts are a little more interesting, given he’s Brazilian – and Covington is an infamous Brazil-basher. …read more

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Marina Rodriguez injured, out of UFC Fortaleza fight with Alexa Grasso

UFC Fortaleza was hit with an injury, as Marina Rodriguez was forced out of a strawweight contest against Alexa Grasso on Feb. 2 in Brazil. The UFC announced the news …read more

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UFC on FOX 31 results: Joaquim Silva wins spirited slugfest over Jared Gordon

Joaquim Silva came into his UFC on FOX 31 lightweight matchup with Jared Gordon with eight first-round finishes to his credit.
This time, it took the Curitiba, Brazil native nearly 13 …read more

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UFC Fortaleza gets clash between Jose Aldo and Renato Moicano

The UFC’s second show on ESPN+ in Fortaleza, Brazil looks to be shaping up as a great one.
Already having had a plethora of good fights announced, another very exciting one …read more

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Jose Aldo vs. Renato 'Moicano' in the Works for UFC Fight Night Fortaleza Co-Main Event

An intriguing featherweight clash pitting Jose Aldo against Renato Carneiro has been targeted for UFC Fight Night in Fortaleza, Brazil, on Feb. 2. …read more

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Ex-champ Jose Aldo vs. Renato Moicano targeted for UFC on ESPN+ 2 in Brazil

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A matchup between the UFC’s highest ranked Brazilian featherweights is in the works for UFC on ESPN+ 2 when former champ Jose Aldo clashes …read more

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Justin Ledet vs. Johnny Walker booked for UFC on ESPN+ 2 in Brazil

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A light heavyweight bout between Justin Ledet and Johnny Walker is the latest addition to February’s UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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Posted on December 9, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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UFC 231 results: Thiago Santos knocks out Jimi Manuwa in second round

Thiago Santos’ move up to 205 pounds continues to pay dividends.
The American Top Team product by way of Brazil was successful as a middleweight, but had to cut tremendous amounts …read more

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Anders Embraces The Pressure of Fighting A Toronto Native

“I love the hostile environment, I love the pressure. There is no more hostile environment than Brazil and I’ve been down there twice.”
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Report: Vicente Luque meets Bryan Barberena at UFC Fortaleza

Welterweights Vicente Luque and Bryan Barberena will meet in Brazil, on February 4. A pair of welterweights banger was added to the next UFC card in Brazil. According to MMA …read more

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Posted on December 3, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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UFC Adelaide in Tweets: Pros react to vintage performances by Junior dos Santos and Shogun Rua, more

Two of Brazil’s most beloved fighters turned back the clock on Saturday night much to the delight of peers and fans alike.
In the main event of UFC Adelaide, former heavyweight …read more

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Report: Raphael Assuncao, Marlon Moraes to Rematch at UFC Fight Night 144

It appears Raphael Assuncao and Marlon Moraes are going to run it back in a five-rounder to headline an Ultimate Fighting Championship event in Brazil this coming February. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

BREAKING: Raphael Assuncão vs. Marlon Moraes Set for Feb. 2

A high profile bantamweight contest that will carry major implications for the division is headed to Fortaleza, Brazil when Raphael Assuncão takes on Marlon Moraes on February 2nd in a …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Raphael Assuncao vs. Marlon Moraes 2 Expected to Headline UFC’s Return to Brazil

A bantamweight rematch is expected to headline the UFC’s return to Brazil in early 2019 as Raphael Assuncao will face Marlon Moraes on Feb. 2 in Fortaleza.
Sources close to the …read more

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B.J. Penn’s brother Reagan Penn accused of assault in Brazil

Reagan Penn got in some hot water with Brazilian police this week.
Penn, who has a record of 1-1 in mixed martial arts, was in Rio de Janeiro to help his …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Thiago Alves Targeting ESPN+ 2 Return In February

It looks like a welterweight match-up is in the works for the UFC’s February ESPN+ 2 card in Brazil. The show will go down from the Centro de Formacao Olimpica …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Watch champ Max Holloway take out Jose Aldo at UFC 212 in Brazil

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It will have been more than a year since we’ve seen him in action, but Max Holloway finally returns to work next week.
Featherweight champion …read more

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