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Antonio 'Minotoro' Nogueira wins Brazil debut

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, the twin brother of former UFC interim heavyweight champ Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, was victorious Saturday at Jungle Fight in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil.

Interestingly, it was Nogueira's first fight in Brazil. Nogueira has fought in Japan, Canada and the US but had previously never competed in his home country.

Nogueira took on 30-year-old striker Dion Staring in the main event and submitted the Golden Glory fighter with a triangle choke in the third round.

Nogueira improved to 17-3, while Staring fell to 15-6.

Nogueira was coming off a knockout win over Vladimir Matyushenko in January at Affliction "Day of Reckoning" and the win over Staring extended his win streak to five.