TUF: Brazil 2 Coaching Staffs Selected By Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Fabricio Werdum

UFC heavyweight contenders Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum have decided upon coaching staffs for their upcoming Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2 experience.

According to the Brazilian news source, Globo, Nogueira will bring in his twin brother, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Everaldo Penco, Eric Albarracin, Sheymon Moraes and Vitor Miranda.

Werdum, meanwhile, will incorporate Wanderlei Silva, Rafael Cordeiro, Rubens Cobrinha, Kenny Johnson and Felipe Werdum. Silva was the head coach – opposite Vitor Belfort – on the first TUF: Brazil season.

Filming is expected to begin early in 2013, with the two set to square off in the summer.

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