UFC on ESPN 14 results: Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua closes trilogy with split decision win over Rogerio Nogueira

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images 15 years after their first meeting, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua capped off his trilogy against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira with a split decision win. Much like their first two fights, Rua and Nogueira brought the best out of each other but ultimately it was “Shogun” who did just enough […]

Farewell To A King: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

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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 […]

Rogerio Nogueira to end 19-year MMA career with Shogun Rua trilogy on ‘Fight Island’

Rogerio Nogueira believes he should have won both fights against ‘Shogun’ Rua | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Antonio Rogerio Nogueira’s MMA career will come to an end on July 25, just a month away from the 19th anniversary of his in-ring debut. “Minotouro” confirmed to MMA Fighting that the trilogy bout with Mauricio Rua, scheduled […]

Mauricio Rua-Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Trilogy Bout Slated for ‘Fight Island’ on July 25

The third meeting between Mauricio Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has been verbally agreed to for a UFC Fight Night event on July 25. 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 […]

‘Minotouro’ Nogueira to ‘probably’ retire after trilogy bout with ‘Shogun’ Rua at UFC 250

A trilogy bout between Brazilian veterans Mauricio Rua, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is set for UFC 250. | Alexandre Loureiro, Inovafoto When Antonio Rogerio Nogueira withdrew from a fight with Trevor Smith with a back injury, his twin brother and UFC executive Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira expected “Minotouro” to hang up his gloves the next time he […]

‘Minotouro’ Nogueira Expects Trilogy with ‘Shogun’ Rua at UFC 250 to Be Farewell Bout

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira plans on calling it a career following his trilogy bout against Mauricio Rua at UFC 250. 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

Rich Franklin says not getting to fight Michael Bisping, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira two of his biggest MMA regrets

UFC Hall of Famer and former middleweight champion Rich Franklin has fought a who’s-who in MMA. But despite being satisfied with his star-studded resume, Franklin (29-7 MMA, 13-7 UFC) said if there were two fighters he could have competed against, it would be fellow former UFC 185-pound champ Michael Bisping and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Franklin, […]

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 Conceicao are under investigation after being accused of rape in separate incidents while working for MMA gym Team Nogueira in Rio de Janeiro, MMAFighting has confirmed. […]

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira to fight Trevor Smith at UFC Sao Paulo

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (pictured) fights Trevor Smith in a light heavyweight bout at UFC Sao Paulo on Nov. 16 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Brazilian legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has booked himself another home date. Competing in his native Brazil for a sixth straight time, “Minotouro” will fight Trevor Smith in a light heavyweight bout […]

Report: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira to Face Trevor Smith at UFC Sao Paulo

Ultimate Fighting Championship and Pride Fighting Championships mainstay Antonio Rogerio Nogueira isn’t quite ready to hang up the gloves yet. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ryan Spann Lights Up Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in Featured UFC 237 Preliminary Tilt

Light heavyweight contender Ryan Spann wanted to make a statement on Saturday in the featured UFC 237 preliminary bout on ESPN and he did, scoring the biggest win of his career in sensational fashion. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Nogueira Hopeful To Make Another Statement

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UFC 237 Update: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira to Face Ryan Spann in Brazil on May 11

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will square off against Ryan Spann in a light heavyweight tilt at UFC 237. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Sao Paulo results: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira picks up first win since 2016, knocking out Sam Alvey

At 42, and with just one win in five years, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (23-8 MMA, 6-5 UFC) seemed a long shot but stunned Sam Alvey (33-11 MMA, 10-6 UFC) to turn back the clock for at least one night. The light heavyweight bout took place on the FS1-broadcast main card of tonight’s UFC Fight Night […]

Nogueira Focused On His UFC Return, Not His Age

There is only one figure in mixed martial arts who remains undefeated and that is Father Time. Try as they might, no fighter is able to escape his clutches and fend off his attacks, and while he catches up to everyone at different points, he eventually catches up with everyone.Antonio Rogerio Nogueira can see the […]

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira talks USADA, retirement, importance of UFC Sao Paulo fight

RIO DE JANEIRO – Antonio Rogerio Nogueira went through a “hard time” in the costly, months-long process to prove that a failed doping test had been caused by a tainted supplement. With his six-month suspension complete, though, and a new fight on the horizon, Nogueira doesn’t want to dwell on that too much. “I’m just […]

UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo Update: ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira, Sam Alvey to Clash on Sept. 22

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will return to the Octagon for the first time in nearly two years when he locks horns with Sam Alvey at UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo on Sept. 22. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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