After a year and a half layoff, Big Nog makes his return to the Octagon for his fighting debut in Brazil. How crazy is that? Nog’s remaining fightless in his home country for all these years seemed so impossible to me that I just assumed he’s fought there. But no, tomorrow is his debut and he is going up against the young buck Brendan Schaub who will be looking to knock his block in all sorts of ways.
In this interview with Ariel Helwani, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira breaks down just about everything UFC 134, including the potential of Chael Sonnen getting whacked. It’s a good one.