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Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, reportedly agree to coach ‘TUF: Brazil 2’

“TUF: Brazil” was the first-ever international edition of the long-running reality competition series. The show, which featured Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort, debuted in March and aired on Globo in Brazil (with solid ratings). UFC.com and FUEL TV carried it in the U.S. and are now ready for round two. Lyoto Machida and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua had campaigned for “TUF: Brazil 2” coaching slots, but it appears the UFC has

Junior Dos Santos and Cain Velasquez Top the Heavyweight Rankings

When I think of the pound-for-pound greatest fighter in the world, yes Anderson Silva comes to mind. Heavyweight fighters are more than just the biggest weight class; they are the pound for pound baddest dudes on the planet. There isn’t much of an argument needed to prove that. When Junior Dos Santos and Cain Velasquez step in to the Octagon at UFC 155, it’s important to realize, those are the

The Integrity of MMA is Being Compromised

August 7, 2010 will forever be known as the day the MMA community was “Almost” turned upside down for multiple reasons. On that night Chael Sonnen nearly pulled off a miraculous victory over the best fighter I have ever seen, Anderson “The Spider” Silva. But, this is not about what almost happened; it is about what did happen. Now, before you guys and gals start questioning me as to why

Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen Named TUF 17 Coaches. Sonnen vs Forrest Canceled

The biggest news heading into UFC 153 wasn’t the Silva/Bonnar fight, it was actually that Jon Jones had finally seemed to come around to the idea of fighting Chael Sonnen as he announced via twitter. “The more I realize how bad the fans want to see me fight Sonnen the more I am beginning to disregard whether he deserves it or not,” Jones recently tweeted. “A part of me wants

Tickets on Sale Next Week for TUF 16 Finale in Vegas

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale is officially set for The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The finale will feature the finals bout in the welterweight tournament currently running  this season on FX. A five-round headliner between head coaches Shane Carwin (4-2 UFC) and Roy Nelson (4-3 UFC), will headline the event. Carwin can’t wait to get his hands on Nelson according to Dana White.