If there was a fighter who looked much older than they actually are, it’s Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. “Minotauro” has been in some epic battles throughout his career and the punishment has looked to take its toll on him. The 38 year old Brazilian has dropped back to back fights. He was submitted by Fabricio Werdum … Read more
Nielsen Media Research shows UFC ON FUEL TV 10: NOGUEIRA VS. WERDUM, which aired on Saturday, June 8, was not only the highest-rated FUEL TV event to date, but also its most-watched prime time event ever. It was also the second most-watched live UFC fight in their history for both total viewers and in the key Men 18-49 demographic.
We’ve talked about the upcoming UFC events in May, but there’s another event that will be taking place in almost exactly month out from today on June 8 in Brazil. The UFC on FUEL TV 10 card is finalized with 12 fights, and will be headlined by the heavyweight bout between TUF 2 Brazil coaches Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. That fight will be a rematch from their PRIDE 2006 bout in which Nogueira won via unanimous decision.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AZsAiSxOec&eurl=http://mmamadness.com/insight/news/1661] Season 8 of the UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter will be starting in September. The participants on the coming season will feature lightweights and light-heavyweights and the coaches will be former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir and current interim Heavyweight Champion Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira.