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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira has always been at home in the Octagon. As he walked away in retirement on Tuesday, “Big Nog” contemplated if he is really prepared to hang up his gloves.“We are never prepared. A fighter is born with the will to fight. It’s more than an instinct,” he said. At age 39, the former Pride and UFC heavyweight champion leaves the Octagon aside, and will begin a new career as the Athlete Relations Ambassador for UFC Brazil.‘Big Nog’ says goodbye to the Octagon: A look back at his greatest … Read the Full Article Here

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Thursday’s UFC 191 media conference call had a very “Old School vs. New School” feel to it, as the four competitors that make up next weekend’s main and co-main event fights pressed pause on their final preparations to discuss their upcoming bouts.Representing the “Old School” were co-main event participants Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir – two former champions that have turned back the hands of time to return to title contention in 2015. First expected to face each other nearly a decade ago, the veteran heavyweights are in the midst of equally unexpect … Read the Full Article Here

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An old wrestling coach of Corey Anderson’s had a hard and fast rule about getting upset over losses. Anderson and his teammates were allowed to be sad when they lost — just not for very long, before getting back to work.”It’s that wrestling mentality,” the UFC light heavyweight said.”You wrestled every weekend, so very few go undefeated. That coach always told us that we had five minutes to sulk over a loss, and that was it. For five minutes, we could cry, cuss, whatever we needed to. But, he told us that he didn’t want to hear anything else about the loss once we came back.”Anderson had to … Read the Full Article Here

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UFC 190 winners Antonio Silva and Stefan Struve interested in future matchup
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“Skyscraper” revealed after UFC 190 that he must deal with some lingering injuries, so Silva proposed fight date of Sept. 26 at UFC Fight Night 75 in Japan is unlikely. However, Struve is quick to remind fans he's the youngest ranked fighter in the
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Banned fighters Silva, Sonnen could set up rematch next yearToronto Sun
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