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Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Report: “Minotauro” Nogueira Planning to Retire by The End of 2015

"Minotauro" Nogueira (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

Despite having lost three of his last four fights, and incurring multiple injuries during that stint, the legendary Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira intends to complete his current UFC contract.

The decorated heavyweight recently spoke with the Brazilian outlet AG Fight, and relayed his intention to fight two more times and retire by the end of 2015. “Minotauro” cited his growing network of gyms and the damage his body has taken over the years as factors behind his decision.

The 38 year-old fighter hasn’t fought since he was knocked out by Roy Nelson in April, which followed Nogueira’s submission loss to Fabricio Werdum last June.

Nogueira’s (34-9-1) last win took place in October, 2012, when he tapped out Dave Herman.

posted by FCF Staff @ 12:43 pm
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