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‘Big Nog’ Set to Make a Comeback via UFC 153

Written on September 13, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Antônio Rodrigo ‘Big Nog’ Nogueira broke his arm and lost to Frank Mir, last year at UFC 140.

Former UFC heavyweight champion Antônio Rodrigo ‘Big Nog’ Nogueira is set to make an awaited octagon return via the upcoming UFC 153 event. Nogueira has been recovering from an arm injury that he sustained after losing to Frank Mir at last year’s UFC 140.

The ‘Big Nog’ is said to be fighting Dave ‘Pee Wee’ Herman in his impending bout. Herman announced this news in a recent interview with website, Tatame.com.br:

“I’m excited to retire the Minotaur. I’ll make a point to be his last fight”

“After my last I had surgery, but now I’m good to fight. He does not want to be retired in Brazil, especially against me … That will not be good for him.“

UFC 153 is set to take place at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 13, 2012. The bout will be headlined by a match between Anderson Silva and veteran light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar.

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Big Nog Withdraws From UFC 141, Shawn Jordan Replaces Him

Written on June 17, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Antônio Rodrigo ‘Big Nog’ Nogueira has not fully healed from his arm surgery

Former UFC heavyweight champ Antônio Rodrigo ‘Big Nog’ Nogueira’s injury has not healed fast enough for him to enter another bout. He underwent a surgery to repair his broken arm, after losing to Frank Mir at UFC 141.

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‘Big Nog’ To Return To The Octagon This July

Written on April 26, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Former UFC heavyweight champ Antônio Rodrigo ‘Big Nog’ Nogueira is set to make a comeback on UFC 149, this July.

Former UFC heavyweight champ Antônio Rodrigo ‘Big Nog’ Nogueira is set to make a comeback on the octagon this July 21. The ‘Big Nog’ suffered a painful defeat during the last UFC 140 event, where he got his arm twisted by his opponent, Frank Mir and lost through a technical submission.

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