Next wave of Brazilian talent delivered

Originally Published: January 16, 2012
By Josh Gross | ESPN.com

Perhaps it didn't match August's blockbuster UFC in Brazil, with its ruckus and reverberation around a nation of pent-up fans eager to celebrate the return of mixed martial arts' leading promotion to their shores for the first time in 13 years, yet a mere six months later Zuffa offered, at a minimum, a reminder that the potential for MMA in the modern birthplace of the sport is vast.

While summer's UFC 134 featured luminaries like Anderson Silva, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Mauricio ...

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