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K-1 veteran, MMA coach Andre Dida to make in-ring return with Rizin

CURITIBA, BrazilAndre Dida is back.
Leader of Evolucao Thai team in Brazil, Dida told MMA Fighting he has agreed to return to mixed martial arts by the end of …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Hadzovic on misfortunes around last fight in Brazil: ‘I couldn’t s—t for two days’

UFC lightweight Damir Hadžović detailed the mishaps around his last UFC fight, in Brazil, and set up his clash with Nick Hein at UFC Hamburg. At UFC Fight Night: …read more

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Posted on July 16, 2018, 2:46 pm By
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Even though she won, Claudia Gadelha wants rematch with Carla Esparza in Brazil

LAS VEGAS — On the UFC Hall of Fame red carpet, Claudia Gadelha discusses her recovery from surgery, wanting another fight Carla Esparza in Brazil and getting physical therapy done …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Report: Belal Muhammad takes on Elizeu Zaleski at UFC Sao Paulo

UFC welterweights Belal Muhammad and Elizeu Zaleski are set to square off on September 22. A pair of rising welterweights have been added to the upcoming Brazil card. MMA Fighting …read more

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Talita Nogueira wants quick win over Bellator champion Julia Budd

Talita Nogueira only needed one win inside the Bellator cage to earn a shot at the featherweight championship, and bringing the belt back home to Brazil would be unprecedented for …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Claudia Gadelha Open to Rematch with Carla Esparza Later this Year in Brazil

Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s strawweight Claudia Gadelha took on Carla Esparza at UFC 225 in June winning via split decision, although it was marred by controversy as Esparza claimed Gadelha …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Belal Muhammad vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos added to UFC Fight Night 137 in Brazil

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A welterweight bout between Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and Belal Muhammad is the latest addition to September’s …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Rob Font unsure how he became nation’s nemesis: ‘It’s Rob Font vs. Brazil’

When it comes to fighting, there are a worse things to be known as than a “Brazil killer”.
While Rob Font hasn’t earned that moniker just yet, he does seem to …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on July 7, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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UFC's Braga Neto missed a flight — and ended up making $4,000 in a poker tournament

When life gives you lemons…
Antonio Braga Neto was planning a trip to Florianopolis, Brazil, to teach a few jiu-jitsu classes and make some money before his UFC Lincoln fight with …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on July 1, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Andre Pederneiras steps down as leader of Brazil’s renowned Nova Uniao team

Andre Pederneiras is no longer the leader of Brazil’s famed Nova Uniao team.
Pederneiras announced that he was stepping down as the teams leader on social media earlier today, this following …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Wanderlei Silva Considering a Run for Political Office in Brazil

Wanderlei Silva has a fourth fight with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson on the horizon, but may have something even bigger waiting in the wings after the fight. “The Axe Murder” is …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Andre Pederneiras steps down as Nova Uniao leader

After more than two decades as the leader and head coach of one of Brazil’s top MMA teams, Andre Pederneiras has officially stepped down from his role.
“Dede” coached former champions …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Cristiano Marcello returns from retirement, signs with Brave

CM System leader Cristiano Marcello is back from retirement.
A former UFC and PRIDE fighter, Marcello hung up his gloves in 2014 to focus on his gym in Curitiba, Brazil. Now, …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Mark Godbeer and Luis Henrique move down to light heavyweight, fight at UFC Sao Paulo

Two fighters will cut to light heavyweight and collide at the upcoming UFC Sao Paulo card on Sept. 22 as Mark Godbeer meets Luis Henrique in Brazil, MMA Fighting confirmed …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Claudia Gadelha laughs off Carla Esparza's 'excuses,' says any rematch would have to be in Brazil

Current UFC strawweight contenders Claudia Gadelha and Carla Esparza haven’t ever been exactly the best of friends. But after being accused of greasing by her foe, Gadelha is even more …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Wandy: I’m Fighting Rampage On Sept. 29 In California

Sorry, Brazil.
Like it or not, mixed martial arts (MMA) fans are getting a fourth fight between former UFC and PRIDE FC rivals Wanderlei Silva and Quinton Jackson, in what is …read more

Source:: MMAMania

David Branch willing to fight ‘Jacare’ Souza in Brazil: ‘I’d go to the friggin’ moon’

David Branch wants to fight Ronaldo Souza next and he’s willing to bend over backward to do it. Even if that means going down to Brazil, homeland of ‘Jacare,’ for …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Ketlen Vieira goes off on possibility of losing title shot to Holly Holm

In the UFC’s increasingly shallow women’s bantamweight division, there remains only one real clear contender at the moment and that’s Brazil’s, Ketlen Vieira.
Although it seems clear as day that a …read more

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David Branch Says ‘Jacare’ Souza Declined Bout at Upcoming UFC Event in Brazil

It appears that David Branch is still on the hunt for his next opponent in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Manager: ‘Jacare’ Souza not interested in David Branch fight

The UFC was planning on booking Ronaldo Souza vs. David Branch for the upcoming UFC Sao Paulo event in Brazil on Sept. 22, possibly as the main event, but the …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

David Branch Claims ‘Jacare’ Turned Down Fight Against Him in UFC’s Return to Brazil

David Branch is looking for a new opponent. The former two-division World Series of Fighting Champion had revealed just recently that he was offered a fight against Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on June 19, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Ketlen Vieira feeling ‘fooled’ by Amanda Nunes, confident she’s next in line for UFC belt

Ketlen Vieira is definitely next, and I will be ready.”
Amanda Nunes’ words, moments after defeating Raquel Pennington in the main event of UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Branch says Jacare is holding up potential fight in Brazil

David Branch is interested in fighting Jacare Souza, but the feeling might not be mutual. David Branch is doing what he can to get in the Octagon with another big …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Even at 36, Guida never lets foot off the gas pedal

Clay Guida and Charles Oliveira of Brazil face off during the UFC 225 Ultimate Media Day at the United Center on June 7, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Josh …read more

Source:: UFC

Rafael dos Anjos Calls #FakeNews on Rumored Conor McGregor Fight for UFC 224

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Rafeal dos Anjos says if he was supposed to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 224 in Brazil, no one actually bothered to tell him about it.
TRENDING …read more

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Posted on June 8, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor Claims he Was Set to Compete at UFC 224

Conor McGregor has claimed original plans called for him to compete at UFC 224. UFC 224 took place last month inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on June 6, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Dana White Confirms RDA vs. Covington Moved out of Brazil for Security

After the Rafael dos Anjos fight was moved from Brazil to Chicago, many believed that it was for security reasons, with Colby Covington being a marked man after his incendiary …read more

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Posted on June 5, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Colby Covington: ‘Filthy Animals’ In Brazil ‘Don’t Deserve to Have Me There’

Colby Covington and Brazil go together like oil and water but that wasn’t going to stop the welterweight contender from traveling there for a proposed fight at UFC 224. When …read more

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Posted on June 4, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Rafael dos Anjos: Covington Fight Moved from Brazil for Safety Concerns

Following his victory over Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 119 , Colby Covington gave the now infamous post-fight interview where Covington made a full heel turn in front of …read more

Source:: MMANews

RDA not fazed by Colby’s trash talk, but says fans want him dead

Rafael dos Anjos says Brazilian fans are rooting for him to ‘kill’ Colby Covington at UFC 225. Colby Covington might have called the entire country of Brazil a ‘dump’ and …read more

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Posted on June 4, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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Holm looking to right the ship at UFC 225

Holly Holm reacts after her knockout victory over Bethe Correia of Brazil in their women’s bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on June …read more

Source:: UFC

Morning Report: Colby Covington says he’s ‘got something to say’ to Joe Rogan at UFC 225

In recent months, Colby Covington has ratcheted up his trash talk game, feuding with a number of UFC welterweights, the entire country of Brazil, and even former UFC heavyweight champion …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

How strong is Jessica Andrade? 125-pound male fighter strong, says UFC 225's Claudia Gadelha

LAS VEGAS – Jessica Andrade has credited her strength to a childhood spent helping tend to her family’s small farm in Brazil.
Now, we’re not telling the rest of the UFC’s …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

VIDEO | Referee stops fight, fighters continue to slug it out anyway

what a mess at Immortal – DQ allJoao “Alicate” x Walter “Aires” pic.twitter.com/QLf6iRdk8M
— Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) June 3, 2018

Imortal FC 9, a fight card that went down in Maranhao, Brazil over …read more

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Video: Fighters brawl when ref turns back at Imortal FC 9

A flyweight cash between Joao Elias and Gabriel Wolff ended in bizarre fashion at Saturday night’s Imortal FC 9 in Maranhao, Brazil.
The referee halted the action and was on his …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on June 3, 2018, 1:46 pm By
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Video: ‘Zuluzinho’ loses in return to MMA at Imortal FC 9

PRIDE veteran Wagner “Zuluzinho” Martins’ return to mixed martial arts didn’t last long.
Headlining Imortal FC 9 in his hometown Maranhao, Brazil, on Saturday night, “Zuluzinho” took on short-notice replacement Edvaldo …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on June 3, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Johnny Eduardo recalls day he thought a young Takanori Gomi would be a walk in the park

Nathaniel Wood was only two years old when his UFC Utica opponent, Johnny Eduardo, made his MMA debut in Brazil. By the time Wood actually competed in a cage for …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

MMAjunkie's 'Fight of the Month' for May: Contenders battle in Brazil

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie looks at the best fights from May 2018. Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of …read more

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Posted on June 1, 2018, 3:46 am By
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‘Shogun’ Rua Plans to Spend Entirety of Training Camp for Volkan Oezdemir in Brazil

Currently on a three-bout winning streak, Mauricio Rua will return to the Octagon to face former light heavyweight title challenger Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Fight Night 134 in Hamburg, Germany, …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Till: Why I was sent to Brazil and how it changed me

Ahead of Darren Till’s fight against Stephen Thompson at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on May 27 he reflects on his life-changing experience in Brazil as a teenager. …read more

Source:: ESPN