The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Antonio Rogerio Nogueira entered this fight with a pro record of 23-8-0 (61% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira lost to Ryan Bader in 2016 (Ryan Bader vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 2) but then he beat Sam Alvey in 2018 (Sam Alvey vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira).
His opponent, Ryan Spann, has an official mma record of 15-5-0 (87% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.45 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Karl Roberson in 2017 but then he has won five bouts beating Luis Henrique Barbosa de Oliveira in his last one. Nogueira vs Spann is on the undercard of Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade – UFC 237. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade
Where: Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
Nogueira’s next fight: Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 3
Nogueira vs Spann Fight Video:
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Official video – spanish