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Vinny Magalhaes Re-signs with the UFC

Alumni of TUF season 8 and disgruntled former M-1 champion Vinny Magalhaes has re-signed with the world’s largest MMA organization for a multi-fight deal. In a story first broken last night by MMA Fighting, it was confirmed that Magalhaes has returned to the UFC stable. After being cut from the UFC, Magalhaes went to overseas […]


Vinny Magalhaes selling M-1 championship belt on eBay

Hey MMA memorabilia fans! Want to buy some actual fight-worn gear? Why not up the ante and buy an actual used championship belt? I will stray from chronicling the entire feud between M-1 light heavyweight champion Vinny Magalhaes and M-1 Global, but it seems that Vinny is now auctioning off his championship belt to the […]


“M-1 Challenge 27: Garner VS Grishin” Quick Results

Video of Vinny Magalhaes vs Mikhail Zayats M-1 Challenge 27 From the Grand Canyon University Arena, in Phoenix, Arizona, United States – October 14, 2011 1. Ryan Crouch defeated Frederick Lumpkin by TKO (Punches) at 2:26 in the second round 2. Michael Chavez beat Joe Martinez by Split Decision after three rounds 3. Daniel Madrid […]


Vinny Magalhaes: “I don’t really know who Mikhail Zayats is… I had to Google him just to find out.”

Decorated Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner, Vinny ‘Pezao’ Magalhaes (8-5) has been a tear as of late; not only has he culminated his sensational submission career with the recent gold medal at the ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships, he’s also won four MMA fights in a row and has had his arm raised in six out […]


M-1 Global officially announces return in October on Showtime

M-1 Global announced today an upcoming MMA event (which we actually broke the news of first a few weeks ago) titled M-1 Challenge: Guram vs. Garner II featuring the rematch between current M-1 Global Heavyweight (265 Lbs.) Champion Guram Gugenishvili (11-0) and 2010 M-1 Selection Americas Tournament heavyweight winner Kenny ‘Deuce’ Garner (7-3). The bouts […]


Andre Galvao defeats Rustam Chsiey at “Ultimate Absolute” 2011 finals – VIDEO

Finally, the last video from “The Ultimate Absolute” in New York City on July 30. Yes, it took me two weeks to get all the vids up, but they’re big files since these matches are all pretty long, and this one is no exception. Out of 16 grapplers that started, only two made it to […]


Vinny Magalhaes VS Andre Galvao – “Ultimate Absolute” 2011 VIDEO

As we wind down with our grappling matches from the inaugural “Ultimate Absolute” no-gi grappling tournament, here is a match from the semi-finals between Vinny Magalhaes and Andre Galvao. Previously, Andre Galvao defeated Antonio Neto to advance forward, while on the other side Rustam Chsiey fought David Ramos to a decision, then Chsiey went the […]


Vinny Magalhaes submits Daniel Gracie with banana split – VIDEO

This past weekend here in NYC, the inaugural 16-man “Ultimate Absolute” no-gi grappling tournament went down and Team Fight Nerd was there to get the results. Through this week, and probably into the weekend, we will be posting full-videos of most of the event. I say most since we had camera issues during the first […]


Vinny Magalhaes on grappling & M-1 Global

Fight Nerd correspondant Syl Peterkin spoke with the M-1 Global Light-Heavyweight champion, Vinny Magalhaes this weekend at the “Ultimate Absolute” no-gi grappling tournament. Vinny beat Marcos “Buchecha” Almeida by toehold in the first round, then Daniel Gracie in the second round with a banana split, but was defeated by the grand champion Andre Galvao in […]


“Ultimate Absolute” no-gi grappling tournament quick results

Over at the Hotel Pennsylvania in Midtown Manhattan, Rob Constance in conjunction with the Renzo Gracie Academie’s in the tri-state area are holding their innaugral “Ultimate Absolute NYC” no-gi grappling challenge. The event is a one-night tournament with 16 of the top grapplers, including Daniel Gracie, Andre Galvao, M-1 Global light-heavyweight champion Vinny Magalhaes, Plinio […]