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March 6th, 2017
Gabe Killian

Multiple sources have confirmed that Brazilian featherweight Godofredo Pepey (13-4) is out of this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 106 matchup against Kyle Bochniak (7-1) with a nose injury. It is uncertain whether Boston’s Bochniak will remain on the card in Fortaleza, Brazil. Pepey, a Fortaleza native, has won four of his past five fights, with the lone…

December 6th, 2015
Gabe Killian

SHOOTO BRAZIL 60 was live from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last night (December 5, 2015) with 10 scheduled bouts, producing a night of solid scraps. UFC middleweight and TUF 3 winner Michael Bisping provided color commentary for the broadcast, which was live on UFC Fight Pass. To kick off the fight night, Fernando Tourinho (2-0)…

June 27th, 2015
Gabe Killian

SHOOTO 55 was live from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this evening with a 14-fight card. Former UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz provided color commentary for the broadcast, which was live via UFC Fight Pass for the first time in promotional history. It is also worth noting that referee Eduardo Herdy officiated four of the bouts…

March 21st, 2015
Reed Kuhn

When the UFC returned to Brazil for Fight Night 61, it was the 19th card held there since the much celebrated “return” to Brazil in 2011. Early on, Brazilian fighters were on fire. In the first event, UFC 134, Brazilians facing foreign fighters went 7-1. In 2012 the UFC made three more trips to Brazil, with…

July 13th, 2014
Stevie J

Only two teams are left standing in the 2014 World Cup. Brazil had hoped to bounce back from a humiliating 7-1 defeat to Germany in the semi-finals, but there was no mercy in the third-place game as the Netherlands team blanked them 3-0. With that stinging defeat Brazil conceded 14 goals in World Cup play,…

July 8th, 2014
Stevie J

The 2014 World Cup continues! We’ve moved from the round of eight to the final four and only the cream of the crop are left standing. As we speak Germany is putting a hurting on their Brazilian competition – a massive 5-0 lead and we aren’t even halfway through the game. Some would call that…

July 4th, 2014
Stevie J

The United States was always a World Cup long shot, and their dream came crashing down around them on Tuesday afternoon. Despite a heroic performance from Tim Howard against Belgium, with a record-setting 16 saves on goal, the U.S. still fell to their European foe 2-1 in overtime and were eliminated from the Cup. The…

June 28th, 2014
Stevie J

The 2014 World Cup has generated more buzz in the United States than any other Cup in recent memory. The game of soccer (or internationally football) always takes the world stage, but the success of the United States team has given it a foothold (pardon the pun) in the hearts of Americans. Yanks have even…

November 13th, 2013
Miguel

The coaches for season three of the Ultimate Fighter Brazil reality series appear to be set, with Wanderlei Silva coaching opposite Chael Sonnen. This will give ample stage for the rivalry between the two to gel in front of a large audience, then the two can meet in a main event early next year. Now…

November 12th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 32 has concluded, leaving me wondering about what the future holds for some of the winners of the evening. Here are some fights I would like to see made by UFC matchmakers: Erick Silva failed the “Stun Gun” test, now I think we need to see if it’s a test Brandon Thatch…

November 11th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be live from Jaragua do Sul, Brazil on Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2014 with UFC Fight Night 35, and it will be headlined by a middleweight contest between the Brazilian Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida and the Armenian Gegard “The Dreamcatcher” Mousasi. The winner of the bout will be a likely number…

November 10th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 32 was live last night (November 9th, 2013) from the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil. As predicted, the card featured a number of Fight of the Night-caliber performances. “I expect a lot of first round finishes tonight,” I said on Twitter, before the fights got underway. I was right on the money,…

November 9th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 32 Date: November 9, 2013 Arena: Goiania Arena City: Goiania, Brazil The UFC Fight Night 32 main card will be live on FOX Sports 1 starting at 8 p.m. ET. You can bet on these and all fights at 5Dimes Sportsbooks. Here are my plays for some of the main card fights:…

November 9th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 32 ‘Fight of the Night’ Betting Props UFC Fight Night 32 is live from the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil with a card that will feature nine fights, followed by the co-main event, and then the main event of the evening. There is a great chance that many of the fights on…

November 7th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 32 light heavyweight Dan Henderson as he prepares for his headlining bout on Saturday night (Nov. 9, 2013) against Vitor Belfort at Goiânia Arena in Goiânia, Brazil. The former multi-division Pride champion and Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion is getting up there in years, but he still…

October 23rd, 2013
Miguel

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) revealed this weekend that Middleweight/Light Heavyweight contender and all-around big mouth Chael Sonnen is heading to Brazil to coach the third season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) Brazil reality series opposite rival Wanderlei Silva. The way the ‘TUF’ formula works, after filming and interacting together while coaching a team of fighters,…

October 10th, 2013
Miguel

Last night’s (Oct. 9, 2013) UFC Fight Night 29 event from Brazil featured a main event between two fighters looking to ascend in the welterweight division. In the headlining bout, Jake Shields was able to win a close split decision over hometown fighter Damian Maia, scoring a major significant win for a foreigner on Brazilian…

October 9th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 29 Date: October 9, 2013 Arena: Jose Correa Arena City: Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil Welterweight bout: Demian Maia (-270) vs Jake Shields (+235) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 29 will be a welterweight contest between two veterans of the sport that will likely determine the next contender for…

October 9th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 29 Date: October 9, 2013 Arena: Jose Correa Arena City: Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil Welterweight bout: Dong Hyun “Stun Gun” Kim (+225) vs Erick Silva (-245) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 29 co-main event is a welterweight match-up between veteran Dong Hyun “Stun Gun” Kim and rising prospect Erick Silva. Kim…

October 9th, 2013
Jason Nawara

The time: Wednesday night (Oct. 9, 2013) The place: Jose Correa Gymnasium in Bareuri, Brazil. The event: UFC Fight Night 29 Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads down south to Brazil once again to fill a card full of their Brazilian talent, and it’s actually a pretty great card. There’s no Facebook prelims this time out,…

October 9th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 29 Date: October 9, 2013 Arena: Jose Correa Arena City: Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil Bantamweight bout: Raphael Assuncao (+200) vs TJ Dillashaw (-240) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the UFC Fight Night 29 main card is a bantamweight scrap between two bright stars in the division as Brazilian veteran Raphael Assunacao…

October 9th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 29 Date: October 9, 2013 Arena: Jose Correa Arena City: Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil Welterweight bout: Igor Araujo (+275) vs Ildemar Alcantara (-335) Fight Breakdown: The preliminary card for UFC Fight Night 29 features a welterweight match-up between two Brazilians when Igor Araujo goes toe to toe against Ildemar Alcantara. Araujo is…

August 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 163 HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Saturday, August 3, 2013 UFC Featherweight Championship Bout: Jose Aldo (-750) vs. Chan Sung Jung (+600) Fight Breakdown: The main event of UFC 163 is a five-round bout for the UFC featherweight championship between reigning champ Jose Aldo and challenger “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung. Aldo is currently…

July 16th, 2013
Adam Martin.

A pivotal matchup in the UFC welterweight division will take place this fall in Brazil. Brazilian media outlet Globo today reported that Erick Silva will take on Dong Hyun Kim in a three-round welterweight match at an upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Brazil that is scheduled to take place Oct. 9 at a location…