20 Search Results for gono

Nov 5, 2014 3:42 pm

PHOTO | Akihiro Gono Defeats Cancer

Pride FC legend and MMA veteran Akihiro Gono earned the reputation as a fighter to be feared throughout his 20 year and counting MMA career. In the photo shown below from photographer Ryan Loco, Gono shows off a massive scar from the most important battle of his life, his battle with cancer, which Gono won....

Oct 25, 2017 9:03 am

Bethe Correia updates on accident and emergency surgery that thwarted Octagon return

Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia was planning on returning to action this January, when she expected to fight Mexico’s Irene Aldana. Regrettably, Correia has apparently gone through an accident, and has been sidelined due to an emergency surgery. The Brazilian fighter updated on this unfortunate turn of events in a Monday morning Instagram...

Oct 19, 2017 7:50 am

Vitor Belfort announces upcoming showdown with Uriah Hall

According to a Thursday-morning Instagram post, MMA legend Vitor Belfort’s next fight is booked. In his post, Belfort claims he will fight flashy striking specialist Uriah Hall at a UFC event on January 14th, the location of which has not yet been announced. See Belfort’s post below! Acabo de assinar o contrato para lutar no...

Oct 11, 2017 10:35 am

Invicta FC enters exciting partnership with Pancrase

Invicta Fighting Championship, an established North American MMA promotion that specializes exclusively in women’s MMA, has announced a new, exclusive talent-sharing partnership with long-standing Japanese promotion Pancrase. This means that, going forward, the two exciting organizations will swap fighters on a regular basis, affording the members of their rosters more opportunities to compete. “It’s an...

Oct 7, 2017 8:30 pm

UFC 216 Results: Fabricio Werdum submits Walt Harris (VIDEO)

A heavyweight scrap between Fabricio Werdum and Walt Harris took place during tonight’s UFC 216 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Werdum shoots in for a single leg and gets Harris down to the ground. Werdum immediately moves to full mount. Harris scrambles but gives up his back. Werdum transitions to an...

Sep 26, 2017 1:03 pm

VIDEO | Fighter attacked when referee fails to stop fight after putting opponent to sleep

CFC: Silmar Sombra vencia o Paturi por Finalização, quando o octógono foi invadido por um membro da equipe do Paturi e agrediu Sombra pic.twitter.com/QuZBvKOcJw — PANCADANTE (@pancadante) September 25, 2017 Referees have a tough job and they are heavily scrutinized if their judgment appears to be off. However, they are the only ones that are...

Jul 25, 2017 10:21 am

Claudia Gadelha challenges Jessica Andrade, Andrade responds

It has now been almost two months since top strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha’s last fight: a first-round submission of another top-ranked fighter in Karolina Kowalkiewicz back at UFC 212. Apparently, she’s getting eager to get back in there. On Monday, Gadelha took to Instagram to call out a fellow Brazilian contender in Jessica Andrade, who recently...

Jun 27, 2017 7:40 am

Family gives update on Matt Hughes’ condition after near-fatal train wreck

Earlier this month, UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was involved in a near-fatal accident, as his vehicle collided with a train near his hometown in Illinois. Initially, things looked quite bleak for the former champion. Apparently, however, he is slowly improving in hospital. This according to his family, who gave an update to MMAFighting.com....

May 18, 2017 7:38 am

VIDEO | UFC Gym President gets H-Bombed by Dan Henderson

While at the UFC Gym Huntington Beach grand opening, UFC Gym President Adam Sedlack went on camera to discuss the importance of staying active as you age. His only error was using former Pride champion and long-time UFC contender Dan Henderson as an example. Mid-way through his comments, Sedlack was interrupted by a jarring Henderson...

Feb 22, 2017 9:17 am

Jacare Souza goes OFF on ‘stupid’ Michael Bisping

By now, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is no stranger to being called out by his fellow middleweights. Since winning the title in June of 2016 by knocking out Luke Rockhold on just two weeks notice, the champ has repeatedly found himself called out by the middleweight division’s top contenders, including Yoel Romero, Jacare Souza,...

Oct 15, 2016 4:01 pm

Vitor Belfort: “I’m not retired. ‘The Phenom’ is back!”

Earlier this afternoon we reported that mixed martial arts legend Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort was hanging up his gloves and retiring from the fight game. Belfort had taken to Instagram and posted the following photo which included the statement “I decided that I will end this chapter of my life looking at the mirror and recognizing...

Oct 15, 2016 3:06 pm

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort officially retires following UFC 204

Former light heavyweight champion and MMA pioneer Vitor Belfort has officially retired from mixed martial arts. Following his co-main event fight with Gegard Mousasi, which he lost via TKO, former UFC champion Vitor Belfort announced his retirement from MMA. Quem não conhecesse os seus erros não é digno de liderar a si mesmo, quanto mais...

Jul 9, 2016 9:21 am

Claudia Gadelha’s message to fans following loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Friday evening in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated grudge match for the women’s strawweight title. Gadelha came out of the gate strong, putting the pressure on the champ through the first two rounds. Ultimately however, Jedrzejczyk’s cardio and striking throughout the second half...

Oct 25, 2015 2:27 pm

Fedor Emelianenko dodges 2.5 million dollar question

Fedor Emelianenko shocked the mixed martial arts world when he announced his return to the sport earlier this year. The possibility of diehard fans finally getting the chance to see “The Last Emperor” in the world-famous octagon was exciting, but their hopes were crushed when he announced his signing with a new Japanese based promotion,...

Jun 9, 2015 10:17 am

HISTORIC BRUTALITY! Not One, TWO NASTY CUTS Tattoo Thiago Tavares’ Face

If this happened in Hawaii, we would be congratulating Thiago on his new Hawaiian Tattoos instead of posting up this story about one of the nastiest facial injuries in UFC history. Last Saturday, in a Fight of the Night garnering effort, ATT’s Thiago Tavares fell short in his fight against Brian Ortgea, and the reminders...

Jun 8, 2015 11:02 am

Bellator’s Chandler Believes He’s Still One of the Best in the World

Michael Chandler was one the top fighter of Bellator and was the name you heard when fans talked about the face of a promotion. He defeated the likes of Eddie Alvarez, Patricky Freire and Akihiro Gono in spectacular fashion. Now, Chandler is simply struggling to pick up a win. The former Bellator Lightweight Champion hasn’t...

May 24, 2015 3:54 pm

Pat Cummins vs. Rafael Cavalcante Added to UFC 190

UFC 190 just added a big light heavyweight bout between two fighters looking to make their way into the top ten. Patrick Cummins will meet Rafael Cavalcante in the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 1st. The bout was confirmed by Globo. Cummins is coming off a disappointing loss at the hands...

Jun 7, 2013 9:09 am

UFC President Dana White responds to ‘delusional’ Jon Fitch & Rampage Jackson

You knew it was only a matter of time before Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White responded to anti-UFC comments made by former UFC fighters Jon Fitch and Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson. During the World Series of Fighting: “Fitch vs. Burkman” media call on Thursday, Fitch made it clear that there were more hard feelings between...