2846 Search Results for Brazil

Jan 25, 2016 1:07 pm

Matt Brown and Demian Maia set to fight at UFC Fight Night in Brazil

UFC senior vice president Giovani Decker released news of an exciting welterweight match between two of the division’s top competitors. Matt Brown and Demian Maia are set to fight in Brazil at the UFC Fight Night event on May 14. Also scheduled on the Fight Night event in Brazil is a bout between two of...

Jan 19, 2016 3:08 pm

Jacare vs. Belfort to headline May card in Brazil

The UFC announced Tuesday afternoon that Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort would headline a May 14th card in Brazil. The bout is a pivotal one for both fighters. Jacare is coming off a split decision loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 194 that saw Romero become the #1 contender at middleweight, however due to a...

Jan 10, 2016 5:31 pm

Video: Jose Aldo Playing Brazilian Beach Soccer Volleyball

What’s the best thing you can do when your Jose Aldo?   Take some time off, keep in shape and have a little competitive fun in the sun. Aldo has stayed out of the public eye for the most part and will need to start looking for options being that Conor McGregor is ‘moving on...

Dec 26, 2015 7:56 am

Chuck Liddell reminisces on no-rules fight in Brazil

As if going into your opponents home country for a professional MMA fight isn’t intimidating enough, try having his manager double as the referee for the bout. That’s exactly what happened to Chuck Liddell back in 1998 when he traveled to Brazil for his 2nd professional MMA fight against MMA legend Jose Landi-Jons. Liddell recounted...

Dec 19, 2015 8:27 pm

WATCH! Dos Anjos slams Brazilian fans bashing Aldo

After Conor McGregor KO’d Jose Aldo in the main event of UFC 194, many fans turned on the former champ, criticizing him while praising Conor McGregor. The way UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos sees it, he doesn’t want those same fans cheering for him.

Dec 17, 2015 8:44 am

WATCH! Jose Aldo fans welcome him home to Brazil

Still the people's champion …. That wasn't a defeat… @danawhiteufc rematch right away @josealdojunioroficial @thenotoriousmma … Manifestação de carinho do #Brasil #novauniao na chegada do campeão do povo @josealdojunioroficial … Isso não foi uma derrota… @danawhiteufc revanche já!!! @canalcombateoficial @ufc_brasil @ufc @sportv @claudiagadelhaufc @renanbaraoufc @gsmnu @marlon_gladiator @andremarolanovauniao @teamalphamalemma @kimuranu @rafael.carino @renanbaraoufc @jairlourencoknu @anahissa @gloverteixeira @junior_cigano...

Nov 12, 2015 10:43 am

Sonnen’s Brazilian source unsure Jose Aldo will fight at UFC 194

UFC 194 is arguably one of the biggest cards in UFC history. With a headlining fight between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor and a co-main event fight between Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold, the UFC 194 card is loaded with star power. However, according to Chael Sonnen’s Brazilian sources, Jose Aldo may not end up...

Nov 10, 2015 11:52 am

Ronaldo and his Brazilian agency part ways with UFC over ‘unfair’ treatment of fighters

Soccer icon Ronaldo Nazario de Lima and his 9ine Sports & Entertainment company have announced that they will no longer be working with the UFC due to “arbitrarily” changing its sponsorship funding rules and fighter remuneration. The marketing company that the retired soccer star is President of, spent the last few years building up stars...

Nov 9, 2015 9:24 am

UFC exec: Anderson Silva wants to fight in Brazil in comeback fight

Although nothing is set for the return of Anderson “The Spider” Silva yet, Giovani Decker, general manager of the UFC’s Brazil office says that a fight in Silva’s homeland is likely on his wish list. “I think it’s another wish of Anderson’s to fight in Brazil; I think every fighter has that wish,” Decker said...

Nov 4, 2015 1:23 pm

#WCW Brazilian UFC Octagon girl Jhenny Andrade

Your Woman Crush Wednesday for this week hails from Brazil. Get to know UFC’s Octagon girl Jhenny Andrade a little better with this #WCW. With UFC Fight Night taking place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, we are likely to see this Brazilian babe take to the ring in between rounds. No complaints here! Hoje é sexta-feiraaaaa!...

Nov 2, 2015 9:39 am

PHOTO | Dan Henderson on his way to Brazil for ‘UFC FN: Sao Paulo’

Dan Henderson is gearing up to fight Vitor Belfort for the 3rd time this Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’. Henderson posted a photo to Twitter showing himself on a plane, en route to Sao Paulo for a fight that has all the makings to be another classic! Hendo is coming off a TKO...

Oct 20, 2015 10:02 pm

Werdum and Silva pressuring UFC to fight in Brazil

It’s no secret that the UFC frequently travels to Brazil to host events given the Brazilian crowd’s passion for the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. According to UFC Brazilian Office GM Giovanni Decker, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva and UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum are both pressuring the UFC to make their next fights...

Oct 13, 2015 11:12 am

Capoeira! Aldo Partakes in Brazil’s Other Martial Art

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will take on Conor McGregor at UFC 194, on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas. Before that, check out some of his impressive capoeira skills at a recent visit to his social project in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Are you excited for UFC 194?

Oct 11, 2015 12:25 pm

Vinny Magalhaes details how a Brazilian doctor gave him a bacterial infection

Vinny Magalhaes’ recent stint with the Ultimate Fighting Championship may not have went how he intended, but at least he got a decent story from his time there! Magalhaes’ last outing in the octagon lasted all of fourteen seconds. The light heavyweight walked into UFC 163 prepared to eliminate Anthony Perosh, but fight weekend took...

Oct 10, 2015 8:23 am

Two ‘Shooto Brazil 56’ Fighters Fail Drug Tests, Get Suspended Two Years

Two of the fighters who competed at ‘Shooto Brazil 56’ have failed their drug tests and have now been suspend for two years. Amilcar Alves, who’s the promotions new light heavyweight champion will be stripped of his title along with the suspension. According to the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA), Alves tested positive for 19-Norandrosterone,...

Oct 10, 2015 8:21 am

Pay The Man! Brazilian Soccer Team Owes Anderson Silva $30K

One of the biggest soccer teams in Brazil owe former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva a big fat check for $30,000. The Corinthians, a soccer team in Brazil, owe “9ine”, which is the company that owns Anderson Silva’s image rights, money that they have just decided not to pay them, according to Combate. Here’s the...

Oct 9, 2015 6:18 am

WOW! Women In Brazil Are Executing The Slam KO!

Whenever I think of a slam KO a few images come to mind. You have Rampage’s powerbomb slam KO in PRIDE, then you have Matt Hughes’ slam of Carlos Newton. So, the one above isn’t quite as glorious as those two, but it’s technically still a slam KO, according to the referee who stopped the...

Oct 2, 2015 3:26 pm

Cain Velasquez On Werdum Rematch: ‘We’re Hearing March, In Brazil’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez took part in a fan Q&A prior to today’s UFC 192 weigh-ins in Houston, where he revealed that his rematch with Fabricio Werdum is being targeted for a March event in Brazil. “Now we’re hearing March in Brazil, so I’m happy about that,” Velasquez told MMAjunkie. “I’m looking to...

Oct 1, 2015 11:53 am

Werdum Says Velasquez Rematch ‘Will Happen in Brazilian Soccer Stadium’

From the sound of things, it looks like the rematch between UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and former champ Cain Velasquez will likely take place in Brazil, at a soccer stadium. That’s according to the champ himself, who told MMAFighting that it’s not official yet, but the fight will take place in March and will...