23 Search Results for Issei Tamura

Jan 22, 2013 9:57 am

Report: Mitch Gagnon vs. Issei Tamura Set For UFC 158 | UFC NEWS

Another Canadian fighter has reportedly been booked for the UFC’s return trip to Montreal. Canada’s Mitch Gagnon is now set to square off with Japan’s Issei Tamura in a bout that will likely be featured on the UFC 158 preliminary card. Top Canadian journalist, Joe Ferraro, also known as “Showdown Joe” broke the news via...

Feb 13, 2012 8:35 am

Issei Tamura Steps In Against Tiequan Zhang At UFC 144

On January 30th we heard news that Leonard Garcia was forced out of his scheduled UFC 144 bout with Tiequan Zhang due to injury. It took nearly two weeks, but the UFC has finally found a replacement and he comes in the form of Issei Tamura. Tamura is a fighter they are pulling from the...

Feb 19, 2013 10:53 am

Dillashaw Replaces Gagnon Faces Tamura at UFC 158 | UFC NEWS

T.J. Dillashaw stepped up to fight bantamweight Issei Tamura at UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz on March 16 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Dillashaw replaced Mitch Gagnon (9-2) for the event. An undisclosed injury forced Gagnon out of the fight against Tamura. Dillashaw (6-1), who is the runner-up for “The Ultimate Fighter...

May 24, 2014 11:00 am

UFC 173 “Barao Vs. Dillashaw” Ramblings

Who else is looking forward to Chris Weidman defending his UFC middleweight championship this weekend against Vitor Belfort? Wait, I mean Lyoto Machida? What? Weidman and Machida are no longer fighting at UFC 173 this Memorial Day weekend? Ok, how about seeing former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos against up-and-coming contender Stipe Miocic? That...

Feb 21, 2014 6:00 pm

Manager: Raphael Assuncao ‘will probably’ fight Barao next

  Unbeaten since dropping to 135 pounds, Raphael Assuncao faces Pedro Munhoz on Saturday night at UFC 170 in Las Vegas. A sixth straight win could land a title shot against bantamweight champ Renan Barao, if Barao’s manager has anything to say about it. “Raphael Assuncao will probably be the next challenger,” Barao’s manager Andre...

May 8, 2013 9:08 am

9 Fighters, Including Leonard Garcia, Removed From UFC Roster

When the UFC removes your profile from the online masterlist of fighters in its official website, it usually means you’re gone. Now that has happened to nine athletes earlier this week, as reported by Bloody Elbow, including fan favorite Leonard Garcia. The following is the list of fighters who are expected to be released in...

Mar 16, 2013 7:06 pm

UFC 158 Preliminary Card Results & Recap | UFC NEWS

  Later tonight fans will see the long awaited match-up between Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz for the welterweight strap, but before that fans tuned in to FX for five exciting fights. First fans saw a standup fight between two Taekwondo fighters Daron Cruickshank vs. John Makdessi. Daron Cruickshank is 3-0 in his last...

Mar 16, 2013 3:09 pm

UFC 158 Preliminary Card Live Play-By-Play & Results | UFC NEWS

The UFC returns to Montreal tonight for “UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz.” If you missed or can’t watch tonight’s free preliminary card event, have no fear, BJPENN.COM will break down the action as it unfolds right here in this thread! Tune in at 3:35 p.m. PT to catch all the action. REUBEN DURAN VS. GEORGE...

Mar 15, 2013 3:03 pm

UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz Weigh-in Results | UFC NEWS

The UFC 158 official weigh-ins ceremony took place today from Montreal’s Bell Centre. All fighters hit their contracted weight, including tomorrow night’s headliners GSP and Nick Diaz. The full UFC 158 weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Champ Georges St-Pierre (170) vs. Nick Diaz (169) – for welterweight title Carlos...

Mar 11, 2013 10:03 am

Countdown to UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz Premieres Tuesday on FUEL TV | UFC News

  The acclaimed Countdown show returns for UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz. The show will highlight the main event of this weekend’s event which is a highly anticipated title fight between longtime welterweight king Georges St-Pierre and polar opposite, Nick Diaz in a fight with plenty of organic hype behind it. St-Pierre will be enjoying...

Feb 8, 2013 9:50 am

UFC 158 Lineup Finalized With Five Fight Main Card | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have finalized the bout order for March’s UFC 158 event with a five-fight pay-per-view main card and a sever-fight prelim. UFC 158 takes place on March 16 from the Bell Centre in Montreal. In the main event Georges-St-Pierre will defend his title against longtime rival Nick Diaz. The 12-fight bout order is as...

Nov 8, 2012 9:46 am

Who’s on the Hot Seat: UFC on Fuel TV: Franklin vs. Le Edition

  The UFC will end its nearly one month sabbatical when they host an event in China for the first time this coming Saturday. UFC on Fuel TV: Franklin vs. Le will be held at CotaiArena in Macau, China, the televised portion will begin at 9am eastern time. The main event features former UFC Middleweight...

Sep 6, 2012 9:00 am

UFC on FUEL TV 6 official for November 10 in Macau | UFC News

by: Chris Taylor It was announced today that the UFC on FUEL TV 6 event will officially take place November 10 in Macau, China. The event takes place at the Venetian Macau Resort-Hotel, which is located in a special administrative region of China. The main event of the evening will feature former UFC middleweight champion Rich...

Jul 13, 2012 12:07 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Salary Report | UFC NEWS

UFC on Fuel 4 gave us a spectacular card with skillful finishes. In the main event, Chris Weidman proved that he is a threat at 185 by dominating Mark Munoz and finishing him in the second with a perfect elbow followed by brutal ground0-and-pound. Aaron Simpson and Chris Weidman topped out the list at $46,000...

Jun 19, 2012 12:36 pm

45 UFC Fights Cancelled Due To Injury In 2012 (So Far) | UFC NEWS

The UFC has been plagued with injuries this year. High-profile fight after high-profile fight has been cancelled and/or postponed due to injury on almost every single fight card this year. UFC president Dana White believes that fighters are training too hard in the gym and need to lighten up, while fighters and insiders blame the...

May 12, 2012 12:25 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 | The Lighter Weights Set to Deliver Late Fireworks | UFC NEWS

The lighter weights shine as three great match-ups have been added to the UFC on Fuel TV 4 card for July 11th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Look for three pivotal fights in the careers of 6 incredible athletes this summer. Three fantastic fights have been added to July’s UFC on FUEL...