This fighter is currently serving a suspension by an ABC-recognized athletic commission (MMA, Massachusetts)
Pro Record: 34-9-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: Black House
Age: 37
Sex: Male
Height: 6 Feet. 3 Inch(es).
Weight: 246 lbs.
Out of: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
Born: Vitoria da Conquista, Bahia
Antonio "Minotauro" Nogueira is a Brazilian mixed martial artist known for his technical mastery of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He has a black belt in both Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo. Nogueira competes in the heavyweight division of the UFC, where he is a former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion. Nogueira rose to prominence in the PRIDE Fighting Championship promotion, where he was the PRIDE Heavyweight Champion from November 2001 to March 2003, as well as a PRIDE FC Heavyweight Grand Prix finalist. He is the first and only fighter to have held championship titles in both PRIDE and the UFC. Nogueira appeared as a coach on the SpikeTV reality series, The Ultimate Fighter 8.

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Antonio Nogueira's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
04/11/2014 Loss Roy Nelson UFC Fight Night:Nelson vs. Nogueira KO Strike 1 3:37
06/08/2013 Loss Fabricio Werdum Fuel TV 10: Werdum vs. Nogueira Submission Arm Bar 2 2:41
10/13/2012 Win Dave Herman UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar Submission Arm Bar 2 4:31
12/10/2011 Loss Frank Mir UFC 140: Machida vs. Jones TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage 1 3:38
08/27/2011 Win Brendan Schaub UFC 134 Silva vs. Okami KO 1 3:09
02/20/2010 Loss Cain Velasquez UFC 110: Nogueira vs. Velasquez KO Strike 1 2:20
08/29/2009 Win Randy Couture UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueira Decision Unanimous Decision 3
12/27/2008 Loss Frank Mir UFC 92: The Ultimate 2008 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 1:54 Title Fight
02/02/2008 Win Tim Sylvia UFC 81: Breaking Point Submission Guillotine Choke 3 1:28 Title Fight
NSF 07/07/2007 Win Heath Herring UFC 73 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 12/31/2006 Win Josh Barnett Pride: Shock Wave 2006 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 09/10/2006 Loss Josh Barnett Pride: Final Conflict Absolute 2006 Decision Split Decision 2
NSF 07/01/2006 Win Fabricio Werdum Pride: Critical Countdown Absolute 2006 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 05/05/2006 Win Wagner da Conceicao Martins Pride: Total Elimination Absolute 2006 Submission Arm Bar 1 2:17
NSF 02/26/2006 Win Kiyoshi Tamura Pride 31: Unbreakable Submission Arm Bar 1 2:24
NSF 06/26/2005 Win Pawel Nastula Pride: Critical Countdown 2005 TKO/RSC Strikes 1 8:38
NSF 12/31/2004 Loss Fedor Emelianenko Pride: Shock Wave 2004 Decision Unanimous Decision 3 Title Fight
NSF 08/15/2004 Win Sergei Kharitonov Pride: Final Conflict 2004 Decision Unanimous Decision 2
NSF 08/15/2004 NC Fedor Emelianenko Pride: Final Conflict 2004 1 10:00
NSF 06/20/2004 Win Heath Herring Pride: Critical Countdown 2004 Submission Twisting Choke 2
NSF 04/25/2004 Win Hirotaka Yokoi Pride: Total Elimination 2004 Submission Front Choke 2 1:25
NSF 11/09/2003 Win Mirko Cro Cop Pride: Final Conflict 2003 Submission Arm Bar 2 1:45
NSF 08/10/2003 Win Ricco Rodriguez Pride: Total Elimination 2003 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 03/16/2003 Loss Fedor Emelianenko Pride 25: Body Blow Decision Unanimous Decision 3 Title Fight
NSF 12/23/2002 Win Dan Henderson Pride 24: Cold Fury 3 Submission Arm Lock 3 1:49
NSF 11/24/2002 Win Semmy Schilt Pride 23: Championship Chaos 2 Submission Triangle Choke 1 6:36
NSF 08/28/2002 Win Bob Sapp Pride: Shock Wave Submission Arm Bar 2 0:00
NSF 08/08/2002 Win Sanae Kikuta Universal Fighting-Arts Organization: Legend KO Punch 2 0:29
NSF 02/24/2002 Win Enson Inoue Pride 19: Bad Blood KO Triangle Choke 1 6:17
NSF 11/03/2001 Win Heath Herring Pride 17: Championship Chaos Decision Unanimous Decision 3 Title Fight
NSF 09/24/2001 Win Mark Coleman Pride 16: Beasts From The East Submission Arm Bar 1 6:10
NSF 07/29/2001 Win Gary Goodridge Pride 15: Raging Rumble Submission Triangle Choke 1 2:37
NSF 02/24/2001 Win Volk Han Rings: King of Kings 2000 Final Decision Unanimous Decision 2
NSF 02/24/2001 Win Hiromitsu Kanehara Rings: King of Kings 2000 Final Submission Rear Naked Choke 2
NSF 02/24/2001 Win Valentijn Overeem Rings: King of Kings 2000 Final Submission Arm Triangle Choke 1 1:20
NSF 10/09/2000 Win Achmed Labasanov Rings: King of Kings 2000 Block A Submission Arm Bar 1 1:38
NSF 10/09/2000 Win Kiyoshi Tamura Rings: King of Kings 2000 Block A Submission Arm Bar 2 2:29
NSF 08/23/2000 Draw Tsuyoshi Kosaka Rings: Millennium Combine 3 2
NSF 02/26/2000 Win Andrei Kopylov Rings: King of Kings 1999 Final Decision Majority Decision 5
NSF 02/26/2000 Loss Dan Henderson Rings: King of Kings 1999 Final Decision Split Decision 3
NSF 01/15/2000 Win Jeremy Horn World Extreme Fighting 8: Goin' Platinum Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 10/28/1999 Win Valentijn Overeem Rings: King of Kings 1999 Block A TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from a Keylock 1 1:51
NSF 10/28/1999 Win Iouri Kotchkine Rings: King of Kings 1999 Block A TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from an Arm Bar 1 0:40
NSF 10/09/1999 Win Nate Schroeder World Extreme Fighting 7: Stomp in the Swamp Submission Arm Bar 1 1:52
NSF 06/12/1999 Win David Dodd World Extreme Fighting 5 Submission Crucifix
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest


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