Pat Cummins vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueria set for UFC Brazil
<p>Pat Cummins is expected to face Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at a UFC event in Brazil, <a href="http://www.mmafighting.com/2016/2/16/11023248/patrick-cummins-vs-minotouro-nogueira-added-to-ufc-event-in-brazil">as per MMAFighting.com.</a></p>
<p>Cummins (8-3) has fought three of his past four bouts in Brazil against Brazilians. In his first trip to Brazil under the UFC’s banner, Cummins defeated up-and-coming TUF prospect Antonio Carlos Junior via unanimous decision. Following a loss to Ovince St. Preux, Cummins went on to beat Rafael Calvacante via TKO. In his most recent fight, ‘Durkin’ lost to Glover Texeira at UFC Fight Night 77 via TKO.</p>
<p>Nogueira (21-7) is coming off of back-to-back losses to Anthony Johnson and ‘Shogun’ Rua. The 39-year old has fought less than one time per year on average in his past four bouts. His last win was in 2013 against Rashad Evans, who he beat via unanimous decision at UFC 153.</p>
<p>This UFC event will take place on May 14. No announcement has been made yet regarding it’s exact location.</p>
Jamal Khayat is a writer for RoughCopy MMA. He began his training in combat sports in 2009 and has competed as an amateur in both MMA and boxing. He is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Physics at the University of Central Florida.