UFC Veteran Antonio Silva Returns to Face LFA Heavyweight Champ Brett Martin on Oct. 30

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva is expected to make his return after a three-year absence against Brett Martin at Taura MMA 11 on Oct. 30. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva returns to fight LFA champion after three-year absence from MMA competition

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva has signed a deal with Brazil-based promotion Taura MMA According to a press release Monday, Silva (19-12-1 MMA) will make his promotional debut at Taura MMA 11 on Oct. 30 in Kissimmee, Fla. against current LFA heavyweight champion Brett Martin. News of the fight was first reported by […]

Triple Take: What’s Antonio Rogerio Nogueira’s legacy as he heads for retirement?

Brazilian legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira retired from MMA competition following his trilogy-fight loss to Mauricio Rua at UFC on ESPN 14, marking the end of a career that dates back to his August 2001 debut and saw him fight for UFC, PRIDE and more. Although Nogueira doesn’t have the major accomplishments such as a title […]

Farewell To A King: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

‘Little Nog’ Set To Call It A Career Following Fight Island Co-Main Trilogy With Shogun Rua Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

UFC on ESPN 14 video: Relive Antonio Rogerio Nogueira’s best career finishes

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira may not have held a major title in MMA, but he has certainly produced plenty of memorable moments throughout his career. Most of Nogueira’s early career finishes came courtesy of his third-degree black belt in jiu-jitsu. But upon entering the UFC in 2009, “Minotauro” was able to show off his striking skills, […]

Video: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira UFC on ESPN 14 media day scrum

YAS ISLAND, Abu Dhabi — At UFC on ESPN 14 media day, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira talks about his upcoming light heavyweight trilogy fight with Mauricio Rua, saying this will be the final fight of his career, how he sees the fight playing out on Saturday, being surprised the UFC was able to host events during […]

San Antonio shooting suspect arrested – not a UFC fighter

San Antonio police department U.S. Marshals have arrested the suspect in a San Antonio shooting that wounded eight people over the weekend who claimed to be a UFC fighter. According to a release from the San Antonio Police Department on Facebook, Jenelius Crew, 37, was taken into custody Thursday morning at a hotel in Miami, […]

It turns out the alleged gunman in a San Antonio shooting is not a UFC fighter

The alleged gunman who claimed to be a UFC fighter before opening fire outside a Texas bar thankfully is not a UFC fighter. On Thursday, U.S. Marshals arrested 37-year-old Jenelius Crew in Miami and charged him with eight counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, police said in a statement. The charges stem from […]

Dana White on San Antonio shooter’s UFC fighter claim: ‘I hope it’s not true’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Police are still searching for a shooter who identified himself as a UFC fighter before opening fire outside a bar in San Antonio after he was denied entry on Friday night. According to San Antonio Police Chief William McManus, the shooter was turned away because he was too inebriated, and that’s […]

Dana White hopes San Antonio shooter isn’t UFC fighter, as claimed

A man who was turned away from a bar in San Antonio shot and wounded at least eight people in the parking lot late Friday, police said. The alleged gunman claimed to be a UFC fighter prior to the shooting, something UFC president Dana White hopes isn’t true. As of early Sunday morning, police still […]

Alberto ‘El Patron’ Charged with Sexual Assault in San Antonio

Recent Combate Americas competitor Alberto Rodriguez has been arrested and charged with sexual assault in San Antonio, according to NBC News 4 San Antonio. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

PRIDE free fight video: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 3

UFC, YouTube Watch the full Fedor Emelianenko vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira fight video to see the third and final confrontation between the heavyweight legends, which took place at Pride Shockwave 2004 on Dec. 31, 2004 in Saitama, Japan. After Emelianenko and Nogueira’s second meeting ending in a no-contest due to an accidental headbutt, they got […]

After knee surgery, Antonio Carlos Junior hopes Brad Tavares fight gets rebooked by end of year

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak isn’t affecting Antonio Carlos Junior as many other fighters, the Brazilian said. That’s because Carlos Junior is currently recovering from a knee surgery that forced him out of a scheduled UFC on ESPN+ 28 fight vs. Makhmud Muradov in Brasilia. “It actually doesn’t change much for me,” Carlos Junior told MMA […]

Marvin Vettori vows to stay ready through pandemic, welcomes Antonio Carlos Junior rematch

Marvin Vettori can hardly hide his frustration when he thinks about the events that led to the cancellation of UFC on ESPN+ 29. “The Italian Dream” was itching to step into the cage and was absolutely devastated when that opportunity was taken away from him. “I was like, ‘Fly me out, fly me out, whatever,’” […]

Combate Americas Returns to San Antonio with Interim Bantamweight Title Bout on March 27

An interim bantamweight title clash between Andre Morera and Victor Hugo Madrigal will serve as as the main event when Combate Americas returns to San Antonio, Texas, on March 27. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Third ‘Shogun’ Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Matchup Set for UFC 250 in May

A rare trilogy bout between two legends in the sport has been scheduled for the Ultimate Fighting Championship‘s event in Brazil this May. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Antonio Carlos Jr. vs. Makhmud Muradov Removed from UFC Brasilia Card

A proposed middleweight clash between Antonio Carlos Jr. and Makhmud Muradov slated for UFC Brasilia has been canceled. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Antonio Carlos Junior injured, Makhmud Muradov fight scratched from UFC on ESPN+ 28

A middleweight fight between Antonio Carlos Junior and Makhmud Muradov won’t go down at UFC on ESPN+ 28 after all. An unspecified injury to Carlos Junior (10-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) has taken the fight off the March card. Muradov (24-6 MMA, 2-0 UFC) was originally tabbed as a replacement opponent, but now the matchup has […]

Makhmud Muradov Steps in Against Antonio Carlos Jr. at UFC Brasilia

Antonio Carlos Jr. already has a new opponent in his middleweight contest at the Ultimate Fighting Championship‘s return to Brasilia, Brazil. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Makhmud Muradov steps in to fight Antonio Carlos Junior at UFC Brasilia

Makhmud Muradov (pictured) will fight Antonio Carlos Junior in a middleweight bout at UFC Brasilia on March 14. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Antonio Carlos Junior is getting his chance to fight in his native Brazil thanks to Makhmud Muradov stepping in for an injured Brad Tavares. Officials announced that Carlos Junior (10-4, 1 NC) […]

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