UFC Hall of Famer Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Carries Olympic Torch in Rio Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has long been considered one of the most respected fighters not only in the UFC, but in all of mixed martial arts. He has been a champion under both the Pride FC and UFC banners. Aside from his skills in the cage, Nogueira has also shown tremendous heart outside of it. He and his brother, Rogerio, created the “Nogueira Brothers Institute” in 2008 and has six operating centers that train underprivileged children in Brazil, using MMA as a social inclusion tool. TRENDING > Cris Cyborg Reportedly to Headline UFC Fight Night 95 in Brazil Nogueira last fought, losing to Stefan Struve, at UFC 190 in August of last year.
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