Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira retires from fighting, picks up cushy UFC gig

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

Inaugural Pride FC heavyweight champion and former interim UFC heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira has announced his retirement and will now serve as UFC Brazil Athlete Relations Manager. The 39-year-old (yeah right) Brazilian hangs up his gloves after 46 professional fights over a 17-year span, ending with an impressive 34-10-1 (1 NC) record. As … Read more

Renan Barao returns to face Mitch Gagnon in UFC Sao Paulo co-main event

The UFC on FOX official Twitter account made the announcement tonight. Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will return to action to face Mitch Gagnon in the co-main event of the December 20 event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event will air on FOX Sports 1 and will be headlined by a middleweight contender bout between … Read more

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza vs. Constantinos Philippou set for UFC on FX 8

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According to multiple sources, former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will make his UFC debut against Constantinos Philippou at the UFC on FX 8 event in Brazil on May 8th. The event will take place at the Arena Jaraguá in Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Vitor Belfort to welcome Luke Rockhold to UFC in Brazil

It looks as though Vitor Belfort will be welcoming former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold to the UFC at an event that will take place in Brazil later this year. UFC officials made the announcement yesterday, and the event could take place in April or May.

Michael Bisping: Vitor Belfort is a ‘perfect warm up’ fight for Anderson Silva

UFC middleweight Michael Bisping isn’t one to hold his tongue, and spat some motivational words toward Vitor Belfort who he’ll be fighting in just a few short days at the UFC on FX 7 event in Brazil. Bisping spoke with ESPN UK regarding Belfort.