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UFC on ESPN 14 Highlights: Mauricio Rua Edges Out Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in Trilogy

Mauricio Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira brought the fight in the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 14. This was their third fight against each other as the former UFC light heavyweight champion had won the previous two bouts.  The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout on Saturday...

‘Shogun’ Rua Aims For KO Win Over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira At UFC on ESPN 14

Mauricio "Shogun" Rua hopes to get the knockout victory over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in their third encounter. In the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 14, Rua and Nogueira will collide one more time. "Shogun" is 2-0 against "Lil' Nog." Nogueira has said this will be the final bout of...

Shogun Rua Believes He Only Has A Couple Of Fights Left In His Career

Shogun Rua knows his time as a professional MMA fighter is winding down. On Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC Fight Island 3, Rua is having his trilogy bout with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Lil Nog has already said he will be retiring after the fight. But, the former...

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Retiring After Shogun Rua Trilogy Bout

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira says he will hang up his gloves after his third bout with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. Nogueira and Rua are set to collide once more on July 25. The light heavyweight clash will be a part of a UFC Fight Night card on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi....

Frank Mir Admits He Was ‘Disturbed’ After Snapping Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s Arm

Frank Mir was elated to defeat Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira a second time but he wasn't joyous over his opponent's arm break. Back in Dec. 2011, Mir took on Nogueira in a rematch. Mir had already scored a TKO finish over "Big Nog" back in Dec. 2008. The rematch served as...

Shogun Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 3 Set For July 25

Shogun Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will have their trilogy fight on July 25. Rua and Nogueira were set to fight on UFC 250 when the card was on May 9 in Brazil. Yet, the fight, along with the card was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But, the promotion...

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Set For UFC 237 Return

Mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira's return is set. "Minotouro" will face Ryan "Superman" Spann at UFC 237, per MMA Junkie. The pay-per-view (PPV) goes down from the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil. Nogueira has lost three of his last five fights inside the cage. In...

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: ‘I Have to Think About my Retirement’

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira knows that he's close to the end of his professional mixed martial arts career. Last night (Sept. 22), Nogueira took on Sam Alvey on the main card of UFC Sao Paulo. Nogueira was an underdog going into the fight, but he earned a second-round TKO victory. The...

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Won’t Commit to Retirement Date

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira won't decide on a retirement date just yet. Nogueira last competed back in Nov. 2016. He was stopped by Ryan Bader via TKO in the third round. He's gone 1-3 in his last four outings. The 42-year-old had been out of action with a neck injury, but...

Report: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Sam Alvey Set For UFC Sao Paulo

It looks like Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Sam Alvey will share the Octagon on the first day of fall. Combate reports that Nogueira and Alvey will do battle inside the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sept. 22 for UFC Sao Paulo. Nogueira hasn't been in action since his Nov....

Junior Dos Santos, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Cleared to Return Following USADA Investigation

Junior dos Santos, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Marcos Rogerio de Lima have been embroiled in a months long investigation by USADA as the anti-doping agency was looking into contaminated supplements coming out of Brazil. In 2017, Dos Santos, Nogueira and de Lima all returned positive drug tests that pulled them...

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira May Take Legal Action Following Failed Drug Test

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira maintains his innocence following a recent failed drug test and could take legal action to prove it. Late last week, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) notified them of Nogueira's positive test for diuretics. Nogeuira was scheduled to take on Jared...

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Flagged by USADA, UFC on FOX 26 Bout Off

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is the latest Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter to get flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Nogueira was set to take on Jared Cannonier inside the Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The bout was to be featured on the UFC on FOX 26 card on...

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Jared Cannonier Booked For UFC Fight Night Winnipeg

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Jared Cannonier will clash at the end of 2017. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced that the light heavyweights are set to do battle at a UFC Fight Night event in Winnipeg. The event will take place on Dec. 16. In the official announcement, the UFC...

UFC Oklahoma City: Ilir Latifi vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Booked

A light heavyweight showdown between the legendary Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Sweden's Ilir Latifi has been booked for UFC Fight Night 112 in June. The event will take place in Oklahoma City, OK June 25, 2017 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The UFC announced the bout today, a day...