Legendary Fighter Antonio Nogueira Retires From The UFC
After UFC 190 a legend in the mixed martial arts world bid farewell to the octogan, and all we can say is thank you Big Nog. President of Kansas Regenerative Medicine Center Patrick Farely is a 20 year fan of mixed martial arts and a huge fan of legend and pioneer Antonio Minotauro Nogueira. “Thank you for the years It’s been a pleasure to watch you and treat you at our facility.”
Both Nogueira brothers successfully received stem cell treatment at Kansas Regenerative medical center. After being treated by KRMC Physicians for multiple joint pain issues, they were seen by Dr. Steve Peloquin, our Board Certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Specialist, so that he could deploy Stem Cells and Platelet Rich Plasma in many areas of the back, neck and epidural using sophisticated Fluoroscopy guided injections.
- Nogueira first Heavy weight Pride title win took place in Tokyo, Japan November 3, 2001 against Heath Herring, he won the fight via unanimous decision.
- UFC 102 took place in Portland, Oregon August 29th 2009. Nogueira defeated Randy Couture via unanimous decision. Nogueira showed much improved sharpness on his feet, and displayed his excellent chin by walking through many of Couture’s strikes while still throwing Although taken down twice, Nogueira swept from guard on both occasions (after some time on his back) to gain the full mount over Couture. Nogueira earned “fight of the night.” For this bout.
Nogueira’s Last Fight
UFC 190 took place August 1, 2015. Nogueira lost the fight by unanimous decision. After the fight, UFC president Dana White told Nogueira that he wouldn’t any longer offer him fights, forcing Nogueira to retire from the UFC. Big Nog ended his career with a record of 34-10-1.
Nogueira decided he won’t be leaving the sport. The UFC announced he will assume a role in its Brazil office as an athlete ambassador. Antonios new job description includes, the promotion of its athletes, sponsors, media and government agencies for the UFC.