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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira wants long-awaited fight with Forrest Griffin at UFC 155
October 19, 2012 (16:45) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Out of action for coming up on a year, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira says he's healthy and wants a fight.
And the Brazilian apparently knows who he wants it to be against. "Little Nog" took to Twitter to ask UFC President Dana White to book him for a fight against Forrest Griffin on the UFC's year-end card in Las Vegas.
Griffin currently is without an opponent for UFC 155, which takes place Dec. 29 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena with a main card on pay-per-view.
Emotional Anderson Silva breaks down in UFC 153 locker room after Nogueira win
October 16, 2012 (04:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Saturday's UFC 153 was yet another historic event in Brazil for the UFC.
All 12 fights on the card featured Brazilians, and Brazilians won nine of the 12 fights at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
But the pay-per-view seemed to save the best for last, of course, with national heroes Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Anderson Silva fight in the co-main and main events, respectively.
Nogueira still trucking, has no intention of retiring after UFC 153 win over Herman
October 15, 2012 (23:00) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira said after UFC 153 that he works with a physical therapist 90 minutes a day to keep himself in fighting shape.
Following a submission win over Dave Herman at this past Saturday's pay-per-view event, Nogueira said he has no intention of hanging up his gloves, and UFC President Dana White is far from asking him to.
"I want to be back and fighting in Brazil next year, or anywhere [Dana] puts me," Nogueira told MMAjunkie.com.
UFC 153 bonuses: Nogueira, Jason, Fitch, Erick Silva get $70,000 awards
October 14, 2012 (07:45) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
RIO DE JANEIRO - Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Rony Jason, Jon Fitch and Erick Silva each earned $70,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's "UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar" event.
Nogueira won the "Submission of the Night" bonus, Jason earned the "Knockout of the Night" award, and Fitch and Erick picked up "Fight of the Night" honors.
UFC President Dana White announced the winners and bonus amounts following the event, which took place at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
UFC 153 results: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira teaches Dave Herman a jiu-jitsu lesson
October 14, 2012 (06:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
RIO DE JANEIRO - Dave Herman wanted to prove jiu-jitsu didn't work on him. But he found out the hard way he was wrong, and he found out from a master.
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, fighting in front of his home crowd just a mile from his gym, submitted Herman with an armbar in the second round to the delight of his home fans.
The heavyweight bout served as the co-main event of Saturday's UFC 153 event at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
At UFC 153, Team Nogueira namesake 'Minotauro' says all 74 team members ready to go
October 11, 2012 (20:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
RIO DE JANEIRO - There's something special about sharing a fight card - in your home country - with so many teammates.
Just ask Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who fights at Saturday's UFC 153 event with Team Nogueira teammates Anderson Silva, Wagner Prado and others.
"We are a big team," Nogueira told MMAjunkie.com on Wednesday. "We have 74 professional fighters, and if you asked them, 74 fighters today would be ready to fight."
Chance to fight in Brazil cinched Dave Herman's decision to face Nogueira at UFC 153
October 11, 2012 (14:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
RIO DE JANEIRO -It was a three-step process for Dave Herman to wind up in a high-profile slot at UFC 153.
The turnaround time was less than ideal. The opponent, though, was pretty good. And then there was the location. That sealed the deal.
So on Saturday, Herman takes on Brazilian legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in "Big Nog's" home country of Brazil at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro.
Following disappointing Bellator loss, Luis Nogueira turns attention to ailing father
September 02, 2012 (15:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
One week after a disappointing loss to Marcos Galvao, Luis Nogueira wants to make it perfectly clear he's not making any excuses
for his performance.
But as you hear the Renovacao Fight Team product's plans for his show money, it's kind of hard not to make an excuse for him.
"My father needs a biopsy," Nogueira recently told MMAjunkie.com. "The doctor already said
he has a tumor. We need to find out if it's benign or malignant. We have
to wait two months for the biopsy and if it's malignant, then my father
has no hope."
Bellator 73 weigh-in results: Wiuff-Vegh, Galvao-Nogueira official for Friday's card
August 24, 2012 (03:45) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
All fighters competing at Friday's Bellator 73 event today successfully made weight.
The official fighter weigh-ins took place at Harrah's Tunica Hotel and Casino in Mississippi, the same venue that hosts Friday's event, which has a main card airing on MTV2 and prelims streaming on Spike.com.
Bellator 73 features the Season 6 bantamweight tournament final between Marcos Galvao (136) and Luis Nogueira (136). And in the "Summer Series" light heavyweight tournament final, Travis Wiuff (206) and Attila Vegh (204.4) meet.
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