69 Search Results for akira corassani

Jan 26, 2015 5:14 pm

Akira Corassani Retires From MMA

This past Saturday after Akira Corassani was KO’d by Sam Sicilia, it was revealed that he was contemplating retirement from the sport of MMA. Corassani is currently on a 3 fight skid that has seen him KO’d in all 3 losses. He announced his retirement via Facebook Post by Akira Corassani. (Can’t see this post?...

Jan 25, 2015 6:42 am

Akira Corassani Debating Retirement Following 3rd Straight KO Loss

Last night to kick off the main card of “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, Akira Corassani squared off with Sam Sicilia. Corassani was KO’d in the 1st round, marking the 3rd straight loss for the Swede, with all 3 losses coming via KO/TKO. His last win came in November of 2013 over Maximo Blanco, however that...

Aug 9, 2014 7:44 am

The Korean Zombie Returns, Faces Akira Corassani In UFC Co-Headliner

A featherweight bout between Chang Sung Jung and Akira Corassani has been added to the UFC’s upcoming UFC Fight Night 53 card. The two will be placed in the evening’s co-main event alongside Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. UFC Fight Night 53 is set to go down from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden on...

Dec 2, 2013 10:30 am

Maximo Blanco Ashamed Of Illegal Knee To Akira Corassani

“I don’t understand English, so I didn’t really quite understand what referee told me at the neutral corner. I am not making any excuse here, but when adrenaline is pumping its hard to understand the language I am not familiar with. So when he waved off the fight, I actually thought I won by a...

Dec 1, 2013 10:49 am

Akira Corassani’s Nose Broken In Five Places Due to Illegal Knee

Akira Corassani and Maximo Blanco wrapped up last night’s preliminary bouts in controversial fashion. We saw action from the get-go as Blanco quickly took to the middle of the octagon and backed his opponent up against the fence. Blanco took Corassani down and started unloading heavy blows, trying to end the fight quick. Corassani was...

Nov 8, 2013 8:24 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO REPLAY | Cat Zingano, King Mo, Manny Gamburyan And Akira Corassani

If you missed tonight’s live broadcast of BJPENN.COM Radio or just want to give it a second listen, we have you covered. On tonight’s episode, female fighting wrecking machine, Cat Zingano, not only broke down the Alexis Davis vs. Liz Carmouche fight for us, but she also gave us some killer insight on her recovery from...

May 6, 2013 9:31 am

VIDEO | Akira Corassani Calls Out Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor entered the UFC and has been talked about and hyped up ever since. If you missed his debut performance, it was an impressive first round TKO over Marcus Brimage just last month in Sweden. Pegged as the next big thing, he now has his first official call-out and it comes from Akira Corassani.

Apr 6, 2013 11:41 am

UFC ON FUEL TV 9 RESULTS: AKIRA CORASSANI DEF. ROBERT PERALTA VIA UNANIMOUS DECISION

Akira Corassani and Robbie Peralta came out to stand and bang. Corassani was landing huge right hands, while Peralta landed strong punches of his own almost stopping Corassani in the second round. After two great rounds of very even stand up exchanges the fight was anyone’s to take. Corassani, knowing the fight to close to...

Jan 22, 2013 10:13 am

Akira Corassani vs. Robbie Peralta set for UFC on FUEL TV 9 | UFC News

A previously reported featherweight bout between Akira Corassani (10-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Robbie Peralta (16-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has now been mafe official for the UFC on FUEL TV 9 event in Stockholm, Sweeden. Corassani, who was a semifinalist on Season 14 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” made his official UFC debut this past September against Andy Ogle at UFC...

Jan 24, 2015 5:26 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Sicilia Brutally KOs Corassani in Round 1

Sam Sicilia kept his composure through the opening minutes of the fight and weathered some dangerous shots from Akira Corassani to score a brutal knockout win in the first round. Sicilia feigned a left hook which made Corassani duck down. Sicilia saw this and blasted him with an uppercut. Corassani backed up and got caught...

Nov 1, 2014 2:33 pm

Corassani Says ‘Fear The Fighter’ Apparel Not Paying What’s Owed

Ultimate Fighter Veteran, Akira Corassani has been supporting his sponsor, “Fear The Fighter”, for two-fights, and not been paid. Now he’s had it, and is making this news public, in hopes of getting what’s owed. Check it: @Fearthefighter You have 48 hours to pay me my money for my last two fights or I'm going...

Oct 5, 2014 3:56 pm

Holloway Admits He Was “Feeling Bad” For Pummeling Corassani

Max Holloway finished Akira Corassani in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Stockholm yesterday in pretty brutal fashion. The finish was considered by many to be a late stoppage on the referee’s part, something Holloway agreed with. He spoke to media members following the win at the post-fight press conference saying: “I was like,...

Apr 9, 2014 9:47 am

Akira Corrasani: ‘Call To Fight Poirier Like A Present’

“It was like your friend calling you and saying, ‘hey, I got this free cruise.’ It was like a present. To be somebody, you got to beat somebody. Those other fights were kind of just another fight. When there’s an element of danger, when there’s more at stake, I perform better. I thrive under those...

Dec 2, 2013 10:29 am

.gif | Maximo Blanco’s Illegal Knee That Broke Akira’s Nose In Five Places

During last weekend’s TUF 18 Finale event Maximo Blanco was disqualified for landing a fight ending illegal knee that put his opponent, Akira Corassani, in the hospital with a concussion and a broken nose. If you missed the fight, which aired on Fox Sports 1, you can catch the infraction in the animated .gif’s below....

Oct 4, 2017 6:54 am

Frankie Edgar reacts to Max Holloway booking

Last night, a UFC 218 featherweight title fight between champ Max Holloway and challenger Frankie Edgar was made official, confirming earlier reports from BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor. Shortly after this fight was made official, the challenger Frankie Edgar took to Instagram with a quick reaction to the big news. In his post, Edgar chose to quote...

Oct 3, 2017 6:56 pm

Breaking! Frankie Edgar vs. Max Holloway set for UFC 218 in Detroit

The first title defense of new UFC featherweight king Max Holloway will go down at UFC 218, this December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. The bout was first reported to be in the works by our own Chris Taylor, a title fight pitting Holloway against former UFC lightweight champ and two-time featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar...

Sep 6, 2017 6:35 am

Report: Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar title fight in the works for UFC 218

The first title defense of new UFC featherweight king Max Holloway could go down at UFC 218, this December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. According to our own Chris Taylor, a title fight pitting Holloway against former UFC lightweight champ and two-time featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar is in the works for the anticipated December card....

Jun 2, 2017 8:31 am

Jose Aldo explains how Brazilian crowd will impact Max Holloway

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is currently gearing up for what he hopes will be his first successful title defense as the reigning featherweight champion. In the process of defending his belt for the first time, Aldo is hoping to unify the featherweight and interim featherweight titles. Ahead of the fight, Aldo’s opponent, UFC interim...

May 8, 2017 7:32 am

PHOTO | UFC 212 gets interesting, upside-down official poster

On June 3, the UFC will return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with an interesting looking night of fights in UFC 212. The card will be headlined by a featherweight title unification bout. In one corner, we’ll have Jose Aldo, who was crowned undisputed champ when Conor McGregor was stripped of the title in late...

Oct 31, 2016 5:53 am

VIDEO | Watch a Young Conor McGregor Dazzle at Lightweight

On November 12, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title. If the Irish superstar is successful in this attempt, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles in two weight classes simultaneously. Yet while a title-winning defeat Alvarez...

Sep 26, 2016 4:57 pm

Cris Cyborg walked into Octagon against Lina Lansberg weighing 170 pounds?

Cris Cyborg’s journey on her dreadful weight cut to make the agreed catchweight of 140 pounds may have gotten more attention that her actual fight against Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night 95 over the weekend. With less than a week out from their fight, Cyborg stated on The MMA Hour that she was weighing...