Before current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones took the 205-pound division by storm, Mauricio Rua was dominating the weight class in Japan competing for the now defunct PRIDE FC mixed martial...Show More Summary
Former PRIDE and Strikeforce contender Fabricio Werdum wants his shot at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title, and he doesn't care who he has to get through to get it. The first step on his path to the gold is to...Show More Summary
Event: UFC on FUEL TV 10: "Nogueira vs. Werdum 2" Date: Sat., June 8, 2013, at 9 p.m. ET on FUEL TV Location: Ginasio Paulo Sarasate in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil Main Event: 265 lbs.: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Fabricio Werdum Other scheduled fights: 170 lbs.: TUF Finalist #1 vs. Show More Summary
"Minotauro" was run over by a truck as a kid, powerbombed by Bob Sapp in Japan and had his arm snapped by Frank Mir -- yet still came back to win against Dave Herman last year in Brazil. Yeah, it's hard to count "Big Nog" out. But will he finally be put away for good by his former PRIDE rival this June?
Chael Sonnen has made his name in the mixed martial arts industry with his mouth. Whether he was running down icons like Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira or demanding Anderson Silva's wife cook him a steak, his verbal hijinks have made the journeyman wrestler must-see TV. Show More Summary
Junior Dos Santos and Cain Velasquez had a showdown for the ages at UFC 155. The bout was reminiscent of Fedor Emelianenko vs. Mirko "Cro Cop" or Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Luckily, the rematch didn't end in another 64-second knockout. Show More Summary
By the time the night is out tomorrow evening (Sat., Dec. 29, 2012) at UFC 155 in Las Vegas, Nevada, we'll know whether Junior dos Santos kept his heavyweight championship or whether Cain Velasquez pried it from his big Brazilian hands. Because it's never too early to look ahead, we're wondering who the winner has to look forward to. Show More Summary
Not only can "Big Nog" fight, he can dance, too. Check out the mixed martial arts (MMA) legend as he struts his stuff for Honda.
(Props to FightersOnly for the find.) In the filmmaking/advertising business, the most common phrase you will hear is "Hey kid, if you want to make it anywhere you WILL get in this van." But the second most common thing you will hear is to "show, not tell" -- which oddly enough, normally precedes the first saying. Show More Summary
Former PRIDE FC and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (the only man to hold the distinction) got back on the winning track this past October as he defeated Dave Herman in the second round...Show More Summary
A longstanding relationship with UFC heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos makes Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira uncomfortable with a title shot. Nogueira, who will coach "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2" opposite Fabricio Werdum, said there's...Show More Summary
The second season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil will see a pair of elite heavyweights take to the coaching positions. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum will coach their respective teams and meet inside the Octagon at season's end. Show More Summary
The UFC continues its growth overseas as The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil is set to return for a second season, led by heavyweight coaches Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabrico Werdum. Recently, the two coaches revealed who will be assisting them on the international edition of the long-running reality show. Show More Summary
The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) franchise is heading back to Brazil for another round of mixed martial arts (MMA) reality show television, under the tutelage of longtime veterans Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum, who begin filming...Show More Summary
Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira have named their coaching staffs for "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2." The veteran UFC heavyweights recently were named head coaches for the upcoming reality show, which begins filming early next year for an expected March debut. Some notable names are part of the coaching squads.
For a non-UFC week, the past seven days have provided plenty of news. RFA and World Series of Fighting made their TV debuts, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum were named "TUF: Brazil 2" coaches, and Chael Sonnen named DanShow More Summary
The return of "The Ultimate Fighter" to Brazil officially has its coaches set. As previously reported, Brazilian veterans Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum will serve as coaches on the second season of "The Ultimate Fighter:...Show More Summary
Exciting news coming out of the UFC on Tuesday, as the next coaches of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil were announced. The two men are legendary heavyweights and toward the top of the division currently: Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Show More Summary
(Photo via MMAWeekly) The UFC hasn't yet made an official announcement, but several outlets are reporting that former Pride and UFC heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira and contender Fabricio Werdum are set to coach against one another on the next edition of TUF Brazil and then fight one another. Show More Summary
The next season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil" apparently has its coaches: Former PRIDE heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and jiu-jitsu ace Fabricio Werdum. Verbal agreements are reportedly in place between the two...Show More Summary