Nogueira Bros., Machida Up For “Expendables”

Brazilian-born duo The Nogueira Brothers and Lyoto Machida, have been offered roles in Sylvester Stallone’s upcoming action team-up “The Expendables” reports Moviehole.

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (‘Minotauro’) and his twin brother Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (‘Mintoro’) are two of the biggest names in mixed martial arts. Rodrigo is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu master while Rogerio was the 2006 and 2007 Brazilian super heavyweight boxing champion.

Lyoto Carvalho Machida holds an undefeated mixed martial arts record having never lost a single round in the UFC.

The trio would join a cast that currently includes Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li, Jason Statham, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, Mickey Rourke, Charisma Carpenter, Eric Roberts and Terry Crews.