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Luan Lacerda to Make Octagon Debut vs. Cody Stamann at UFC 283

At the age of 29, bantamweight Luan Lacerda is the newest representative of Brazil in the UFC. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Jorge Masvidal to Gilbert Burns: ‘Go fight in Brazil, just keep my name out of your mouth’

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Jorge Masvidal has given his side to the discussions regarding a potential fight with Gilbert Burns.
Burns took to social media …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Alex Pereira accuses Khamzat Chimaev of turning down fight, Chimaev responds

Newly crowned middleweight champion Alex Pereira says that Khamzat Chimaev turned down a fight with him for UFC 283 in Brazil.

After Pereira defeated Israel Adesanya at UFC 281 to capture …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Alex Pereira claims he asked to fight Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 283 in Brazil but the Swede turned him down

Alex Pereira wanted to fight Khamzat Chimaev in Brazil at UFC 283. After Pereira became the UFC’s new middleweight champion, Khamzat Chimaev called him out. The Swede was confident he …read more

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Paulo Costa Shares Head-Turning Prediction For Brazil’s 2022 FIFA World Cup Chances

It appears that Paulo Costa doesn’t like the chances for his native Brazil to win this year’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The South American country is well known in …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on November 25, 2022, 5:16 pm By
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Brazil’s first UFC champion Murilo Bustamante breaks down path for greatness for Alex Pereira

Murilo Bustamante won the UFC middleweight title in 2002. | Photo by Susumu Nagao/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Can Alex Pereira kick off a dominant …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Gilbert Burns to face Neil Magny at UFC 283 in Brazil after Jorge Masvidal allegedly turned him down

Gilbert Burns will be getting the chance to fight in Brazil. When the UFC announced they would be returning to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Burns immediately called to be on …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Gilbert Burns vs. Neil Magny targeted for UFC 283 in Rio de Janeiro

A key UFC top 15 welterweight matchup is heading to Brazil.
Gilbert Burns will get his wish of fighting in Rio de Janeiro at UFC 283 on Jan. 21, as a …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Gilbert Burns Vs. Neil Magny Announced For UFC 283, Twitter Reacts

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Gilbert Burns will get his wish of competing in the upcoming Brazil pay-per-view at UFC 283. Burns and veteran Neil Magny are close to agreeing …read more

Source:: MMANews

Khamzat agrees to rematch Burns in Brazil — this time at middleweight

Khamzat Chimaev prepares to take on Gilbert Burns at UFC 273. | Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images

Khamzat Chimaev wants to run it back with …read more

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Posted on November 20, 2022, 9:46 pm By
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Khamzat Chimaev targets Alex Pereira title fight in Brazil, then Colby Covington

Khamzat Chimaev | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Khamzat Chimaev has his sights set on the new UFC middleweight champion.
In an interview with ESPN, the …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Gilbert Burns Names Who He Expects To Face At UFC 283

UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns has provided two realistic options for a likely fight at UFC 283 in Brazil next January. When Burns, a one-time title challenger on MMA’s biggest stage, …read more

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Posted on November 16, 2022, 4:16 pm By
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Former MMA Fighter Confesses To Murdering Wife In Brazil

After initially trying to cover up the crime, a former MMA fighter in Brazil has confessed to murdering his wife and throwing her body into a stream. According to The …read more

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Posted on November 14, 2022, 8:16 pm By
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Khamzat Chimaev wants Alex Pereira at UFC 283 in Brazil, calls new champ 'easy money'

Khamzat Chimaev thinks he’d have an easy time with newly crowned middleweight champion Alex Pereira.
Pereira (7-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) rallied to knock out Israel Adesanya in Round 5 this past Saturday …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Jiri Prochazka reveals he declined having Glover Teixeira rematch in Brazil

Jiri Prochazka reveals the UFC wanted his and Glover Teixeira’s rematch to take place in Brazil. Teixeira hails from Brazil and the promotion was returning to the country for the …read more

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Tamires Vidal discusses lengthy walkout for UFC debut, troubles leaving Brazil

LAS VEGAS – Tamires Vidal made quite an impression in her UFC debut.
The Brazilian bantamweight stopped Ramona Pascual (6-5 MMA, 0-3 UFC) with a flying knee to the body to …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Terrance McKinney books next fight against Ismael Bonfim at UFC 283 in Brazil

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A lightweight matchup pitting Terrance McKinney against Ismael Bonfim has been booked as part of the UFC 283 card in …read more

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Posted on October 31, 2022, 4:46 pm By
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Charles Oliveira Sends Message To Brazilian Fans Following UFC 280 Loss

Charles Oliveira has a message for all of his fans back home in Brazil. UFC 280 did not go the way that former lightweight champion Charles Oliveira had hoped. He …read more

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Posted on October 24, 2022, 8:16 pm By
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One Championship Signs Deal With Combate to Air Events in Brazil

One Championship is expanding its South American presence in a big way. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on October 21, 2022, 10:16 pm By
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Gilbert Burns reveals plans to return at UFC 283 in Brazil, hopefully against Jorge Masvidal: “Everything is pointing in that direction”

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns still has his sights set on Jorge Masvidal. ‘Durinho’ has been out of action since his showdown with Khamzat Chimaev in April. On that outing, …read more

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Jose Aldo details how he believes Charles Oliveira beats Islam Makhachev; picks next Brazilian stars in UFC

Jose Aldo | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jose Aldo carried the UFC on his shoulders in Brazil for nearly a decade as one of the …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa booked for UFC 284 in Australia

Robert Whittaker’s next fight will take place on home soil.
The former UFC middleweight champion returns to the cage against Brazil’s Paulo Costa at UFC 284, which is set to go …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Eric Albarracin Gives Thoughts on UFC 280 Headliner, Cejudo’s Return, Nickal’s Potential

Eric Albarracin, the wrestling coach of Patricio Freire and Patricky Freire, will spend about half of 2022 in Natal, Brazil. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Eric Albarracin Shares Thoughts on UFC 280 Headliner, Cejudo’s Comeback, Nickal’s Potential

Eric Albarracin, the wrestling coach of Patricio Freire and Patricky Freire, will spend about half of 2022 in Natal, Brazil. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

UFC Lightweight Division ‘Belongs To Dagestan’

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Episode 2 of UFC 280 “Embedded” features a confident take from Team Makhachev. Brazil is out, Dagestan is in.
That’s assuming …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2022, 8:46 pm By
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Procházka Explains Why He Rejected Title Defense In Brazil

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jiří Procházka has explained why he rejected an offer to defend his title against Glover Teixeira in Brazil. Closing out 2022 at the promotion’s final pay-per-view, …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2022, 5:16 pm By
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Jiu-Jitsu Champion Shot Dead Outside Of Restaurant In Brazil

A recent shooting at a restaurant in Brazil left a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion and one other person dead. 25-year-old Thaynã Higor was standing outside of a restaurant in Praia Grande …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2022, 6:17 pm By
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Watch: MMA Fighter Collapses Opponent With Pinpoint Headkick

MMA fighter Francisco Araujo’s headkick on Thales Morais couldn’t have landed any sweeter. Araujo and Morais met in the main event of Mr. Cage 45 on Thursday in Manaus, Brazil. …read more

Source:: MMANews

Pay-per-view numbers revealed for Cris Cyborg’s boxing debut

Cris Cyborg made her long-awaited boxing debut on September 25th against national boxing champion Simone Silva in her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil. Cyborg would end up winning the fight via …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com