Rumor: Machida and Shogun to coach TUF Brazil 2

Friday, June 08, 2012

For what it is worth, an anonymous member of Orkut, Brazil’s version of Facebook, has posted that Lyoto Machida and Mauricio Rua are going to be the coaches for The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 2.

I received information – unconfirmed, so I still consider them rumors – that everything is already set for the second season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazilian which will be broadcast live.

Coaches will be Shogun and Lyoto Machida, with both being scheduled fight.

The two weight division for the next season are already decided – Lightweight (155lbs/70kg) and Light Heavyweight (205lbs/93kg)

Prospective participants already know everything, including the date of the tryouts, starting next month.

List of candidates includes:
Marco “The Dragon” Rolim – 23 – Rio Grande – light heavyweight.
Anderson “The Tiger” Lopes – 22 – Rio Grande – middleweight champion, will move up light heavyweight.
Fernando “Chapolin” Ribeiro – 23 – Pelotas – lightweights.
Caio “Mayhem” Andrade – 25 – Santa Maria – lightweight.
Marcio “Typhoon” Verton – 28 – Caxias do Sul – lightweight.
Carlos “Madruga” Salles – 21 – Porto Alegre – light heavyweight.
Bruno Di Matteo – 24 – Porto Alegre – lightweight.
Daniel “Joker” Smith – 22 – Porto Alegre – lightweight.
Peter “Rizzo” Rossales – Porto Alegre – light heavyweight.
Brock “Emelianenko” Nogueira – Sant’Angelo – light heavyweight.
Antonio “King Kong” Colvara – Porto Alegre – light heavyweight.
Juan Ceglinks – Porto Alegre – lightweight.

Read entire article… (original Portuguese)