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Napoli in bid for Brazilian goalkeeper Rafael
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Napoli in bid for Brazilian goalkeeper Rafael

Jun 19 2013, 4:22am CDT | by

Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Napoli are preparing a move to sign Brazilian goalkeeper Rafael during the European summer transfer window.

Rio de Janeiro, June 19 — Napoli are preparing a move to sign Brazilian goalkeeper Rafael during the European summer transfer window. But the club faces stiff competition from Italian Serie A rivals...

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Napoli in bid for Brazilian goalkeeper Rafael

Jun 19 2013, 4:22am CDT | by

Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Napoli are preparing a move to sign Brazilian goalkeeper Rafael during the European summer transfer window.

Rio de Janeiro, June 19 — Napoli are preparing a move to sign Brazilian goalkeeper Rafael during the European summer transfer window.

But the club faces stiff competition from Italian Serie A rivals Inter Milan and Roma, reports Xinhua.

Brazilian side Santos is said to have placed a five million euro price tag on the 23-year-old, who has been in impressive form this season after an injury-hit 2012.

Rafael has won three international caps for Brazil and was a member of Mano Menezes' Olympic team that won the silver medal at London last year.

Napoli currently have three goalkeepers in their squad: Morgan de Sanctis, Antonio Rosati and Roberto Colombo.


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Video: Conor McGregor has unsavory plan for Chad Mendes' forehead

Oct 22 2014 7:30am CDT | Source: MMAjunkie

Filed under: News, UFC, Videos As Chad Mendes attempted to explain how Conor McGregor has talked – and not necessarily fought – his way into title contention, the Irishman quickly retorted, doing little to disprove Mendes’ point. During a recent “Beyond the Octagon” interview on BT Sport, Mendes (16-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) conducted a Skype interview to promote his UFC 179 pay-per-view headliner with UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (24-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) on Saturday in Rio de Janeiro. However, McG ...
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'UFC 179 Embedded,' episode No. 1: The war of words ramps up

Oct 22 2014 6:30am CDT | Source: MMAjunkie

Filed under: News, UFC, Videos It’s a new fight week and the debut episode of “UFC 179 Embedded,” which previews Saturday’s UFC 179 pay-per-view event in Brazil. The online series previews the card at Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro. In this episode, we hear some harsh words from featherweight champion Jose Aldo toward challenger Chad Mendes as he prepares to defend his title in his home country. He also throws some barbs the way of the outspoken Conor McGregor. And watch ...
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UFC Fight Updates

Oct 21 2014 3:19pm CDT | Source: fight news

It’s UFC 179 fight week, but before the action kicks off in Rio de Janeiro this Saturday, two new fights were verbally agreed to Monday, and one bout in Sydney got an injury-induced switch . . . Click here for more … C ...
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Ben Fowlkes: How Mendes is brilliantly forcing Aldo into a grudge match

Oct 21 2014 2:15pm CDT | Source: MMAjunkie

brightcove.createExperiences();Filed under: Featured Videos, UFC, Videos What do you do when your opponent doesn’t seem all that interested in promoting your fight? As MMAjunkie’s Ben Fowlkes explains, you can take the Chad Mendes route. In other words, you force your opponent into a grudge match. Ahead of Saturday’s UFC 179 event, Mendes (16-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) has complained that UFC featherweight champion Jose Ald ...
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Aldo’s Great Eight: Joe Rogan ranks Aldo’s eight best performances

Oct 21 2014 12:56pm CDT | Source: middle easy

If Jose Aldo were a heavyweight, he might be the most popular human being in the world of professional sports.  He’s lost one of his twenty-five professional fights, is on a seventeen-fight win streak, and he has successfully defended his championship belt in all six of his UFC fights.  Outside of Jon Jones, that makes him the most legitimate thing the sport of Mixed Martial Arts has going right now. When you win that often over the cour ...
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Oscar Pistorius sentence brings quick reaction from sports officials

Oct 21 2014 11:12am CDT | Source: Los Angeles Times Sports

No matter how Oscar Pistorius ends up serving his five-year sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp, Paralympic officials say he will remain ineligible to compete for the duration, which rules him out of the 2016 P ...
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UFC 179 Fight Card: Aldo vs. Mendes 2

Oct 20 2014 9:00pm CDT | Source: MMA Fighting

MMA Fighting has the UFC 179 fight card for the Aldo vs. Mendes 2 event at the Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.In the main event, Jose Aldo will defend his UFC featherweight title against Chad Mendes. Glover Teixeira squares off against Phil Davis in a light heavyweight match in the co-main event.Check out the UFc 179 results below.Main card (PPV at 10 p.m. ET)Jose Aldo vs. Chad MendesGlover Teixeira vs. Phil DavisFabio Maldonado vs. ...
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UFC 179: Jose Aldo sees no evolution in Chad Mendes: 'He's the same person with the same game'

Oct 20 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: Bloody Elbow

The UFC Featherweight champion thinks that his challenger wasn't tested against good strikers. Jose Aldo isn't impressed by Chad Mendes recent performances. Interviewed by Combate.com, the UFC Featherweight champion feels that the challenger has the 'same game' that was showed in their first fight on January of 2012. In the main event of UFC 142, Aldo was able to keep the fight standing ...
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Aldo vs. Mendes II: Complete Guide to UFC 179

Oct 20 2014 8:12am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The UFC is back! After a plethora of fight cards throughout 2014 the UFC gave everyone a few weeks break from action. Now an 11-fight slate brings back MMA action. UFC 179 takes place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The main event is a rematch between Chad "Money" Mendes and Jose Aldo. The two originally battled in Brazil at UFC 142 in 2012. More than two years later Mendes has earned another crack a ...
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Anderson Silva Says Chris Weidman Shouldn’t Underestimate Vitor Belfort

Oct 20 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Pulse Wrestling

Anderson Silva has warned UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, not to take his next challenger lightly. Weidman, who beat Silva twice last year, is expected to defend the middleweight belt in February against former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort, and Silva sees “The Phenom” as a viable threat to become the new champion. “In my opinion, Vitor is the most complete fighter at 185 pounds,” Silva told the Brazilian medi ...
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