Antonio Rogerio Nogueira plans to retire after trilogy bout with 'Shogun' Rua at UFC on ESPN 14

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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira believes Saturday will mark his final professional MMA fight. He said he’s happy to close it out against a familiar foe.

The Brazilian legend Nogueira (23-9 MMA, 6-6 UFC), who has been competing since his August 2001 debut, will have a trilogy fight with longtime rival Mauricio Rua (26-11-1 MMA, 10-9-1 UFC) in the UFC on ESPN 14 co-main event, which takes place at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Nothing is guaranteed, Nogueira said, but he said every feeling he has points to his being his retirement bout.

“My plan is to make a good fight, step-by-step,” Nogueira told reporters, including MMA Junkie, on Tuesday at UFC on ESPN 14 media day. “But I think it’s a good time to step now. I think it’s going to be the last one.”
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I'm over seeing these chinny legends get jabbed to sleep.. Shogun is over the hill but will kill Lil nog.
 

Jesus X

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I'm over seeing these chinny legends get jabbed to sleep.. Shogun is over the hill but will kill Lil nog.
shogun has zero knees left Dominick cruz or jorge gurgel are the only guys I can think of with knees that bad maybe cain Velasquez.shogun will win though
 

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How is it that Little Nog looks the same now as he did 20 years ago? The guy found the fountain of youth.
 

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HEATH VON DOOM

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Ur a lame heath

I'm just fucking with song and making jokes with him

I pay all my bets and if he wants to be paid he will be paid, he can take either fighter

You on the other hand still owe me two grand from the 3 piece on Caesar from this Fight...

You bet on Caesar LMAO
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You made the bet I followed all the rules. If someone else wants to take that bet they are free for another couple months I believe