‘Big Nog’ out, Shawn Jordan in against Cheick Kongo at UFC 149

With lingering effects from nearly having his arm ripped off at UFC 140 by Frank Mir, and a subsequent shoulder surgery, Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira has had to pull out of his July 21st scheduled bout with Cheick Kongo at UFC 149.

UFC 140 LIVE results and play-by-play

UFC 140 takes place this evening at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada. Fighting in the main event, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title against Lyoto Machida.

ProMMAnow.com UFC 140 staff picks

staff picks

The ProMMAnow.com staff comes together to give their thoughts and predictions on each of the UFC 140 main card bouts including the main event title fight between Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida.

Watch Friday’s UFC 140 weigh-ins LIVE on ProMMAnow.com at 4 p.m. ET

The UFC 140 fighter weigh-ins will stream LIVE from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada, on ProMMAnow.com on Friday, Dec. 9, at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT).

UFC 134 LIVE results and play-by-play

“UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami” takes place this evening at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and features UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami in the main event.

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira talks about a potential match-up between Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre

“Big Nog” talks about Anderson Silva’s knockout win over Vitor Belfort, a potential fight between “The Spider” and Georges St-Pierre and much more.

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira out until at least spring 2011

The man originally intended to tangle with Frank Mir at UFC 119, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, could only sit and watch last Saturday. He had to pull out of the main event with a pair of injuries. The former Pride FC and UFC champion now hopes to return to action next summer.

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