Report: Ketlen Vieira vs. Marion Reneau Targeted for UFC 250 in Sao Paulo

A women’s bantamweight clash pitting Ketlen Vieira against Marion Reneau is in the works for UFC 250. View full post on Recent News on

ADCC Champion Rodolfo Vieira to Lock Horns with Saparbek Safarov at UFC 248

Decorated grappler Rodolfo Vieira will square off against Saparbek Safarov at UFC 248. View full post on Recent News on

Rodolfo Vieira meets Saparbek Safarov at UFC 248

BJJ icon Rodolfo Vieira is undefeated in six MMA bouts. | Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports Brazilian jiu-jitsu legend Rodolfo Vieira has a date and an opponent set for his next Octagon appearance. The UFC announced on Tuesday that the five-time BJJ world champion and ADCC gold medalist will take on Saparbek Safarov at UFC 248, […]

Video: Irene Aldana upsets Ketlen Vieira with brutal knockout at UFC 245

Bantamweight Ketlen Vieira expected to cement her case for a title shot, and the betting public favored her to do so opposite Irene Aldana at UFC 245. But Aldana had other ideas, and after taking Vieira’s best shots, she delivered a left hook that sent her opponent crashing to the canvas. Check out the finish […]

Ketlen Vieira open to fighting Amanda Nunes at bantamweight or featherweight after UFC 245

Undefeated bantamweight Ketlen Vieira faces Irene Aldana in her return to the Octagon at UFC 245. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting RIO DE JANEIRO — Ketlen Vieira returns from a long layoff to take on Irene Aldana in the preliminary portion of UFC 245 in Las Vegas, Nev., on Dec. 14, and expects to be […]

Jiu-jitsu legend Rodolfo Vieira learned valuable lessons in quick MMA road to UFC

Rodolfo Vieira is a five-time BJJ world champion and holds a 5-0 record in MMA. | Photo by ACB MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Rodolfo Vieira will become one of the greatest jiu-jitsu competitors to ever enter the Octagon when he faces middleweight Oskar Piechota at Saturday night’s UFC Uruguay. He has gone through a lot despite […]

Report: ADCC Champion Rodolfo Vieira Signs with UFC, Faces Oskar Piechota at UFC Uruguay

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has picked up a highly touted grappler, who will make his promotional debut at the UFC’s first trip to Uruguay. View full post on Recent News on

Jiu-jitsu ace Rodolfo Vieira to make UFC debut against Oskar Piechota in Uruguay

Multiple-time jiu-jitsu world champion and ADCC gold medalist Rodolfo Vieira is set to make his first walk to the Octagon. MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz confirmed with sources that Vieira (5-0) will make his UFC debut against Oskar Piechota (11-1-1) at the promotion’s upcoming visit to Montevideo, Uruguay, on Aug. 10. The matchup was first reported […]

Ketlen Vieira injured, UFC seeks replacement opponent for Tonya Evinger in Brazil

Undefeated women’s bantamweight contender Ketlen Vieira (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from a planned appearance at next month’s UFC Fight Night 137 event. The promotion is now seeking a replacement opponent for Tonya Evinger (19-6 MMA, 0-1 UFC), MMAjunkie today learned from a person with knowledge of the search who requested […]

Ketlen Vieira Withdraws from UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo Bout vs. Tonya Evinger

Ketlen Vieira has been forced to withdraw from a proposed bantamweight clash against Tonya Evinger at UFC Fight Night 137 in Sao Paulo on Sept. 22. View full post on Recent News on

Ketlen Vieira out of UFC Sao Paulo fight with Tonya Evinger, will require surgery

UFC Sao Paulo got a new main event. Now it’s going to need a new co-headliner. Ketlen Vieira is injured and out of her women’s bantamweight contender bout with Tonya Evinger, which was scheduled for Sept. 22 in Brazil, Vieira confirmed with MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz on Monday. Vieira said she has a knee injury […]

As fights get tougher, BJJ star Rodolfo Vieira seeks evolution before ACB return

Rodolfo Vieira improved to 4-0 as a mixed martial artist with another finish at ACB 88 in Brisbane, submitting Jacob Holyman-Tague in the opening round on June 16, but it didn’t go as smooth as his ACB debut. Competing in MMA for the first time outside of Brazil, the five-time jiu-jitsu world champion experienced new […]

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