Ray Borg vs. Rogerio Bontorin on tap for UFC event in Rio Rancho

A flyweight fight between former title contender Ray Borg and Rogerio Bontorin is on tap for the upcoming UFC Fight Night event in Rio Rancho, N.M. on Feb. 15. Multiple sources confirmed the fight to MMA Fighting on Tuesday following an initial report from Jorge Hernandez on Twitter. The fight will serve as a homecoming […]

Former Flyweight Title Challenger Ray Borg to Face Rogerio Bontorin at UFC Rio Rancho

Ray Borg will make his return to the flyweight division when he faces Rogerio Bontorin at UFC Fight Night in Rio Rancho, N.M. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ray Borg vs. Rogerio Bontorin set for UFC Rio Rancho in February

A flyweight bout is the latest edition to the UFC’s February return to New Mexico. Former flyweight title challenger Ray Borg (12-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) is set to take on Rogerio Bontorin (16-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) when the UFC sets up shop in Rio Rancho, N.M., a person with knowledge of the booking told MMA […]

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, […]

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

Get to know UFC on ESPN+ 14 flyweight Rogerio Bontorin ahead of his bout against Raulian Paiva

Saturday night, the UFC will head to Uruguay for the first time in the promotion’s history. UFC on ESPN+ 14 is headlined by flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko (17-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC), as she puts her title on the line against Liz Carmouche (13-6 MMA, 5-4 UFC). Before Shevchenko and Carmouche square off, Brazilian flyweight Rogerio […]

Brazilian flyweights Rogerio Bontorin, Raulian Paiva set to meet at UFC Uruguay

A flyweight contest between Rogério Bontorin and Raulian Paiva is the first addition to UFC’s debut card in Montevideo, Uruguay, on Aug. 10, sources told MMA Fighting following a report by Combate. Bontorin (15-1, 1 no-contest) made the most of his UFC debut in February, defeating Magomed Bibulatov via split decision. The Brazilian talent, who […]

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

Marcos Rogerio de Lima issues warning to Stefan Struve: ‘I’m going there to brawl’

Marcos Rogerio de Lima scored a decision win over Adam Wieczorek in his return to heavyweight division at UFC 230, and that was enough to earn him a fight with a ranked opponent. “Pezao” will enter the Octagon Saturday in Prague, Czech Republic, for a co-main event clash with No. 15 ranked Stefan Struve, and […]

Marcos Rogerio de Lima looking for increased fight frequency after UFC Prague

PRAGUE – Marcos Rogerio de Lima hasn’t been thrilled with how often he’s been able to fight in the UFC, but hopes that gets corrected in short order. De Lima (16-5-1 MMA, 5-3 UFC) on Saturday has arguably his biggest test yet when he takes on Stefan Struve (28-11 MMA, 12-9 UFC) in a heavyweight […]

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

Heavyweights Stefan Struve, Marcos Rogerio de Lima to Clash at UFC Prague

A heavyweight duel pitting Stefan Struve against Marcos Rogerio de Lima has been booked for UFC on ESPN+ 3 in Prague, Czech Republic. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Stefan Struve vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima set for UFC Prague 

Towering heavyweight Stefan Struve will look to put an end to a three-fight skid when he meets Marcos Rogerio de Lima at UFC Prague on Feb. 23. UFC announced the fight via press release Friday evening. Struve (28-11-0) is currently on the worst losing streak of his entire UFC tenure, which dates back to his […]

Adam Wieczorek Replaces Ruslan Magomedov, Meets Marcos Rogerio de Lima at UFC 230

Adam Wieczorek will replace Ruslan Magomedov and face Marcos Rogerio de Lima in a heavyweight bout at UFC 230. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Adam Wieczorek replaces Ruslan Magomedov, faces Marcos Rogerio de Lima at UFC 230

The UFC 230 lineup continues to shuffle, and the latest change takes place in the heavyweight division. UFC officials today announced that Poland’s Adam Wieczorek (10-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has stepped in on short notice to replace Russia’s Ruslan Magomedov and will now face Brazil’s Marcos Rogerio de Lima (15-5-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC) on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rogerio Nogueira vs. Sam Alvey booked for UFC Sao Paulo in September

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has a date set for his return to the Octagon. “Minotouro”, 42, is slated to meet Sam Alvey in the upcoming Fight Night event at the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Sept 22. MMA Fighting confirmed the news following a report by Combate. Nogueira (22-8) hasn’t fought since Nov. 2016, […]

Mauricio Rua def. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC 190: Best photos

Check out these photos highlighting Mauricio Rua’s unanimous decision victory over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro. (Photos by Jason Silva, USA TODAY Sports) View full post on MMAjunkie

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