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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is not back to full health yet.
Nogueira has been far from injury-free over the past couple of years, as the UFC has been forced to cancel four of his match-ups since 2011. He has had scheduled bouts against Alexander Gustafsson (twice), Rich Franklin and Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua.
While ‘Lil Nog' admits that he is not yet back to perfect health, he expects to be ready in time for his UFC on FOX 12 encounter with Anthony Johnson.
"I'm not 100 percent physically yet, but I'm getting there," Nogueira told MMAFighting.com. "I had two injuries. I had to undergo a knee surgery and had another back injury that forced me out of training for more than a year. But I will be at my best in two and a half months."
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