149 Search Results for diego brandao

Jun 17, 2015 7:50 am

Diego Brandao’s Promise? Finish All His Fights In The First

“Sean Shelby told me I will fight soon. He told me to keep my weight down because I will fight soon. I haven’t stopped training since my fight with Jimy Hettes. I want to enter the top 10 of the division. That’s my first goal now.” “I almost fought in Manila, at the Edgar vs....

Jul 18, 2014 5:40 am

Diego Brandao: ‘It’s not about Conor, he’s just hype’

“It’s not about Conor. I think Conor, this guy is more hype. Poirier is top five, and Swanson is top five. Who is Conor? I think this is the way we need to look at it. I think the type of guy that I am, and the explosive way I fight, that’s the reason why...

Jul 17, 2014 5:00 am

STAREDOWN! Conor McGregor & Diego Brandao Square Off In Dublin

UFC Fight Night Dublin Open Workout Staredowns: http://t.co/mhio2rhZaf (via @allelbows) #UFCDublin pic.twitter.com/p57L1VU0eW — UFC Ireland (@UFC_Ireland) July 16, 2014 Yesterday in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday’s main event fighters stood toe-to-toe for camera’s.

Jun 16, 2014 10:20 am

Diego Brandao Leaves Jackson-Winkeljohn Ahead Of McGregor Bout

Former TUF winner Diego Brandao has left his longtime camp at Jackson-Winkeljohn in Albuquerque for an unnamed team in San Antonio ahead of his UFC FN 46 bout with Conor McGregor in Dublin, Ireland. Diego joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the move in camps: “Greg Jackson always leaves the door open...

Jun 10, 2014 6:33 am

Diego Brandao On Fighting Conor McGregor: “This fight is about me”

  When Cole Miller withdrew from his fight against Conor McGregor due to injury, the UFC turned to Diego Brandao to fill his spot. Brandao accepted the opportunity and will now face off with McGregor in Ireland on July 19. at UFC Fight Night 46. A fight that will be featured as the main event....

Jun 3, 2014 6:52 pm

Cole Miller forced off UFC Fight Night 46, Conor McGregor now faces Diego Brandao

Cole Miller (21-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC) was expected to face off with Conor McGregor this July in the headlining bout of “UFC Fight Night 46.” Unfortunately for fans of “Magrinho,” Cole has been forced off the card, this after suffering torn ligaments in his hand. Stepping in for Miller against McGregor will be “Ultimate Fighter...

May 20, 2014 8:39 am

Diego Brandao Injured, Out Of TUF Brazil 3 Bout

The TUF Brazil 3 Finale event has already seen its fair share of changes, and it just got one more. Unfortunately for fight fans, TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao has been forced out of his scheduled bout against Brian Ortega. The injury itself remains undisclosed. Brandao last saw action in a losing effort to Dustin...

Sep 19, 2013 12:30 pm

Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Brandao Added To UFC 168 In Vegas

A featherweight fight has been added to the UFC’s year-end show in the form of Dustin Poirier versus Diego Brandao. UFC officials recently confirmed the booking. UFC 168 takes place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on December 28th. In the pay-per-view main event Chris Weidman will look to cement his...

Jun 6, 2013 6:01 am

Diego Brandao vs. Daniel Pineda set for UFC on FOX Sports 1 1

UFC’s debut on FOX Sports 1 continues to take shape as it was announced that a featherweight bout between Diego Brandao (17-8 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Daniel Pineda (18-9 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has been added to the August event. The winner of Season 14 of “The Ultimate Fighter”, Diego Brandao, is currently riding back-to-back wins,...

Jul 30, 2012 9:24 am

Diego Brandao vs Joey Gambino set for UFC 153 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Diego Brandao (14-8 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is set to face Joey Gambino (9-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) in his home country of Brazil at UFC 153. Brandao will be looking to bounce back after suffering a loss to Darren Elkins at UFC 146 in his last bout. The Ultimate Fighter 14 winner broke...

May 23, 2012 3:34 pm

Diego Brandao | "I’m cracking skulls, I don’t know about him.”

By Jamie McAllister Diego Brandao in an interview with TATAME. Brandao comments on his plans for his next fight against Darren Elkins. “My game plan is the same as Mike Tyson’s get the knockout. Trading punches for 15 minutes is dangerous” “When the cage is closed, we’ll strike. I’m cracking skulls, I don’t know about...

Apr 18, 2015 2:20 pm

UFC on FOX 15 Results: Brandao Busts Open Hettes’ Ear, Dr. Stops Fight After 1 Round

What was looking to be an amazing preliminary featherweight bout was cut short due to a nasty gash opening up on Jimy Hettes’ cauliflower ear. Despite having the striking advantage, Brandao was looking for the takedown early and often. Surprisingly, Brandao was able to overpower Hettes and drag him to the ground. Hettes found himself...

Apr 16, 2015 2:01 am

Brandao Wants McGregor Redemption!

“The best path against Hettes is to pressure him and that’s what I’m gonna do. I’m trained and I’ll be a different Diego. I’ll prove it by fighting. I’m focused, I know what I want to do with my life, I want to fight for the UFC. I didn’t know what I wanted, but I...

Feb 1, 2015 10:49 am

Dana White Explains Why Brandao vs. Hettes Was Cancelled Last Minute

Last night, Diego Brandao vs. Jimy Hettes was scrapped from the UFC Fight Pass preliminary card of UFC 183 last minute. The UFC released a statement which explained that Jimy Hettes passed out backstage, and was taken to a local hospital, according to MMAJunkie. UFC President Dana White explained after the event, that the doctor...

Jan 31, 2015 3:56 pm

UFC 183 Results: Hettes Ruled out of Bout with Brandao

Jimy Hettes has been ruled out in his bout against Diego Brandao. The bout was supposed to kick off UFC 183 on the Fight Pass portion of the preliminaries, but medical issues forced Hettes out of the bout. Nothing has been confirmed, but sources told MMAJunkie that Hettes passed out backstage. We will have more...

Jul 22, 2014 8:49 am

Disgusted Cole Miller Rips McGregor’s Win Over Brandao

Cole Miller was originally supposed to face Conor McGregor at UFC Dublin this past Saturday, however a broken hand forced Miller off the card. As a result, Diego Brandao stepped in semi-last minute to face Notorious. Miller spoke with Sherdog Radio Network to talk about McGregor’s win. “It’s pretty easy to look good when everything’s...

Jul 20, 2014 4:34 pm

Norman Parke Wants Headliner In Belfast, Diego Sanchez Bout

“We just asked Dana that at the end of the bout. He said, ‘Yeah, there’s a possibility.’ He said they’re looking at their options. That would be a great opportunity for me to headline or co-main event. The last time they were there was 2007, so that’s a long time ago. That would be great...

Jul 19, 2014 2:09 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: McGregor TKOs Brandao in Round 1, Wants Title Shot

Conor McGregor said he would finish Diego Brandao in the first round and he lived up to his word in tonight’s main-event. The fight kicked off with both fighters oozing confidence. McGregor threw a few spinning back heel kicks while Brandao stood close to McGregor, willing to bang it out. When the fight went to...

Jul 19, 2014 9:27 am

‘UFC Fight Night Dublin: McGregor vs. Brandao’ Quick Results Thread

Today from Dublin, Ireland the UFC’s latest ‘UFC Fight Pass’ event goes live with a Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao headliner. If you can’t make the event, and/or don’t subscribe to UFC Fight Pass, use this thread to follow along with today’s fight results. Enjoy!   MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 12 p.m. PT) Conor McGregor...

Jun 4, 2014 12:29 pm

Brandao on McGregor: ‘Calling himself The Best Is Bull$h*t’

“Saying that he’s the best in the world is bullshit. Obviously, he’s not. He knows that he’s not, and he has a lot to prove to be a top 10 in the UFC. Talking trash only makes me more motivated to train for the fight. While he’s talking, I’m training.” “I don’t feel any pressure...

Feb 5, 2014 6:23 pm

Brandao vs. Chope at UFC Fight Night 38

Two featherweights were added to an upcoming UFC Fight Night card on Wednesday. Diege Brandao will face Will Chope at UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 fight card in Natal, Brazil on March 23. Brandao (18-9) had won three straight before getting finished but Dustin Poirier in December. The Ultimate Fighter 14 winner...