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Jul 21, 2016 11:21 am

Evangelista Santos to use gofundme donations to give back to his Brazilian community

When an x-ray revealed that Michael Page fractured Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos’ skull with a vicious flying knee at Bellator 158 over the weekend, the news spread fast. Santos’ ex-wife, Cris “Cyborg” Justino immediately set up a gofundme fundraiser to help with medical bills needed for the insane injury suffered in the MMA fight. However, Bellator...

Jun 1, 2016 9:39 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos wins first pro fight out of Brazil 8 years ago today

Jun1.2008 In what was his 1st fight outside of Brazilian soil,@RdosAnjosMMA submits Takaichi Hirayama via armbar pic.twitter.com/Uz2Kc7hEE7 — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) June 1, 2016 On this day eight years ago, Rafael dos Anjos competed in his first professional MMA fight that was outside of Brazil at Pancrase 5. RDA went into the bout with...

May 25, 2016 11:28 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ visits cancer patients and donates blood in Curitiba, Brazil

Invicta featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ made sure to give back to her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil following her successful UFC debut at UFC 198. ‘Cyborg,’ who picked up a first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith at UFC 198 visited the Hospital Nossa Senhora Das Gracas in Curitiba while she was back in her hometown. Cyborg...


May 18, 2016 9:43 am

Matt Brown explains altercation with former coach in streets of Brazil

At UFC 198 this past weekend, top ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown found himself being smacked in the head by enraged Brazilian fans during his walkout to fight Demian Maia on the Pay-Per View portion of the card. Brown was then reportedly attacked in his hotel room following the bout, at which point it was...

May 16, 2016 1:31 pm

Matt Brown releases statement following rough time in Brazil

Matt Brown had a rough time, to say the least, while in Brazil for UFC 198. Brown battled with the fans at the UFC 198 weigh-ins and during his walk out to the Octagon. Then, Demian Maia showed his world-class ground skills by submitting Brown in their bout setting “The Immortal” back in his goal...

May 14, 2016 10:36 pm

VIDEO | Matt Brown nearly brawls with Brazilian fan who pulls him by his hood

At the UFC 198 weigh-ins on Friday, top ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown caused quite the ruckus as he flipped off the Brazilian MMA fans. When Brown made his walk to the Octagon on Saturday night to fight Demian Maia on the main card of UFC 198, several fans hit Brown. One fan however went...

May 9, 2016 2:35 pm

Tim Kennedy blasts the UFC 198 Brazil card

UFC 198 takes place this coming weekend as the stacked card features some of Brazil’s greatest fighters showcasing their skills in Curitiba, Brazil. While many fans are excited about the fights on the card, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is upset with some of the fighters that are being featured on the main card. Kennedy tweeted,...

Apr 6, 2016 11:20 am

VIDEO | Battle of martial arts styles: Brazilian jiu-jitsu girl vs. large sumo wrestler

You have seen time and time again that styles make fights. In this classic video, US Sumo Champion Kelly Gneiting took on an opponent that he dwarfed, 100-lb female jiu-jitsu blue belt Debbie Micev in a fun exhibition match. According to the video description, this was a part of LivingSocial’s butt-kicking Sumo + Sushi Tour...

Mar 29, 2016 2:44 am

The UFC 198 card in Curitiba, Brazil is absolutely stacked

A heavyweight championship title fight featuring Fabricio Werdum looking to defend his title against top contender Stipe Miocic will anchor as the main event for UFC 198 that takes place in Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. A UFC heavyweight title fight is already an exciting fight to hold down a UFC event. However, do these...

Mar 28, 2016 10:38 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino will make UFC debut at UFC 198 in Brazil

The highly anticipated UFC debut of Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has finally been announced. The UFC released the news on Monday that “Cyborg” will face Leslie Smith in a catchweight bout at 140 pounds on the UFC 198 card on May 14. Justino who usually fights at the featherweight limit of 145...

Mar 17, 2016 10:08 pm

UFC exploring possibility of Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino fighting at UFC 198 in Brazil

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino recently put on a campaign to fight at UFC 198, which takes place in Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. “I would love for the UFC to bring in my division,” said “Cyborg” recently. “If you look at the top 12 girls ranked at bantamweight (in the UFC), seven...

Feb 29, 2016 9:53 am

Anderson Silva’s Manager To Michael Bisping- Let’s Do It Again In Brazil

Sounds only fair since Anderson Silva went to London to fight Michael Bisping. Silva’s team would love the rematch to be in Brazil, Silva’s home turf. It was a unanimous decision loss for Silva at the O2 Arena in London. That is Silva’s first decision loss since 2000. In his post fight interview Silva called...

Feb 12, 2016 8:56 am

Anderson Silva calls out Conor McGregor for comments about Brazil

Conor McGregor is currently gearing up for his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos on March 5th. Leading up to the fight, McGregor has been his typical self during media appearances, talking trash towards his opponent and questioning his allegiance to his home country of Brazil. That caught the attention...

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! ☀️🔥☀️ #SnapChat #SnapSave...

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...