66 Search Results for mitch gagnon

Dec 21, 2014 9:47 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Renan Barao’s Win Over Mitch Gagnon

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, Renan Barao returned to action for the first time since losing his bantamweight strap to TJ Dillashaw. After being off to a slow start, Barao found his rhythm and eventually submitted Gagnon in the third round (See that HERE). Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the...

Nov 2, 2014 10:36 am

Mitch Gagnon Plans On Submitting Renan Barao At UFC Fight Night 58

Mitch Gagnon is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 58 co-main event bout against former champion Renan Barao. The bout is the biggest of Gagnon’s career, and he certainly plans on taking advantage of the situation. He spoke to MMAFighting about his desire to submit Renan Barao, an elite level JiuJitsu black belt, as...

Oct 16, 2014 12:58 pm

Renan Barao returns against Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58

Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao (32-2 MMA, 7-1 UFC) will return to the octagon this December when he meets Mitch Gagnon (12-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at “UFC Fight Night 58” in Brazil. Renan Barao will return to the octagon for the first time since losing his strap to T.J. Dillashaw at May’s UFC 173...

Jan 8, 2014 5:30 pm

Mitch Gagnon vs. Tim Gorman Targeted for TUF Nations Finale in April

‘The Ultimate Fighter Nations,’ which begins airing next week, will feature two teams of UFC hopefuls from Canada and Australia.  The finale has been set for April, and the event’s first bout has been targeted for bantamweight fighters Mitch Gagnon (above) and Tim Gorman.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA With the next ‘Ultimate Fighter’ venture...


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...

Mar 26, 2012 2:45 pm

Bryan Caraway Meets Mitch Gagnon At UFC 149 In Calgary

The first official booking for the UFC’s first ever trip to Calgary, Alberta, Canada has been made in the form of a bantamweight bout between Bryan Caraway and Mitch Gagnon. UFC 149 is set to take place from Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome on July 21. In the main event featherweight champion Jose Aldo is expected to...

Dec 22, 2014 5:01 am

Barao On Gagnon Fight: “I Don’t Think The Fight Was That Hard”

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao returned to the Octagon in dominant fashion as he stopped a very game Mitch Gagnon in the 3rd round with an arm triangle. Barao spoke at the post-fight press conference through a translator to discuss the bout, and how he thought it...

Dec 20, 2014 9:42 pm

UFC FN 58 Results: Barao Submits Gagnon in 3rd Round, Wants Title Shot

Number fourteen ranked Mitch Gagnon was no match for former champion Renan Barao tonight in the co main event of “UFC Fight Night 58”. There were a couple moments in the first two rounds where Barao looked like he was in trouble, but he escaped adversity quickly and found a way to finish the fight...

Dec 15, 2014 3:22 pm

Gagnon ‘Can’t wait’ for Brazilian fan’s chants

As Mitch Gagnon gears up for his UFC Fight Night Brazil bout against Renan Barao this weekend, one thing is certain, the Canadian will likely by on the wrong end of some pretty harsh chants, much like Conor McGregor was recently when a hostile Brazilian crowd chanted ‘You’re going to die’ at the Irish superstar....

Oct 4, 2014 7:33 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Results: Gagnon submits Salazar in opening round

Canadian bantamweight standout Mitch Gagnon (12-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) needed just over two minutes to put away opponent Roman Salazar. The opening 90 seconds of the fight saw both fighters exchanging punches, until Gagnon was able to land a takedown on Salazar. Gagnon used a quick transition to take Salazar’s back and promptly snuck in the...

Apr 16, 2014 12:43 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Results: Gagnon Picks Up Decision Win Against Gorman

Tim Gorman made his octagon debut today and his test was a veteran in Mitch Gagnon. The fight was the first of the day and it aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Gagnon did a fantastic job at implementing his game and shutting down whatever offense Gorman was trying to get off. Gorman could not...

Dec 3, 2013 7:28 am

Kedzie Vs. Correia Replaces Caceras Vs. Gagnon on UFC Fight Night 33 Main Card

Since the Alex Caceras vs Mitch Gagnon fight was scrapped due to Gagnon’s visa issues, A women’s fight between UFC newcomer Bethe Correia and WMMA veteran Julie Kedzie has been bumped up to a main card slot. Julie Kedzie has been a staple of women’s MMA, a veteran who started her career in 2004. Kedzie...

Dec 2, 2013 8:41 am

Caceres vs. Gagnon scratched from UFC Fight Night 33 main card

Visa issues have apparently thrown a wrench into Friday’s UFC Fight Night 33 event Down Under. The main event bout between bantamweight’s Mitch Gagnon (10-2) and Alex Caceres (9-5) has been scratched from the card. As reported on MMAjunkie, Gagnon is unable to enter the country due to visa issues. The fight was going to...

Oct 9, 2013 11:15 am

Caceres vs. Gagnon Added To UFC Fight Night 33

UFC officials have booked an exciting bantamweight bout in the form of Alex Caceres vs. Mitch Gagnon. The two will face off in December during the UFC’s return trip to Australia. UFC officials announced the bout this morning. UFC Fight Night 33 is set to go down on Dec. 7 from the Brisbane Entertainment Centre,...

Sep 21, 2013 11:13 pm

UFC 165 Bonus Winners: Jones/Gustafsson, Barao and Gagnon

Nobody was surprised to hear that Jones and Gustafsson’s instant classic was awarded fight of the night. Both men left it all in the octagon after twenty-five minutes of back and forth action. Jones won a unanimous decision, with two judges scoring the fight 48-47, and one scoring it an odd 49-46. Both fighters took...

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...

Dec 28, 2011 12:35 pm

UFC NEWS – Bedford Now Faces Gagnon At UFC on FOX 2

Earlier this week we reported here at BJPENN.COM that the UFC on FOX 2 bout between Eddie Wineland and Johnny Bedford had been scratched due to a Wineland injury that has left him unable to compete. The UFC matchmaking department went to work and found a suitable replacement in the form of UFC newcomer Mitch...

Sep 24, 2016 1:42 pm

Renan Barao settling in at 145 pounds, isn’t scared of bigger opponents

Earlier this year, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao made his highly anticipated featherweight debut in the UFC as he squared off against Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens. Barao was going up in weight with the intentions of getting a fresh start after suffering two defeats at the hands of UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Unfortunately...

Mar 17, 2016 11:07 am

Report: Renan Barao will make his featherweight debut on May 29th

According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Combate, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao (33-3 MMA) will return to the octagon on May 29 to make his featherweight debut against Jeremy Stephens (24-12 MMA). After putting together an amazing win streak that stretched from 2005-2014, Renan Barao has gone just 1-2 in his past...

May 29, 2015 5:38 am

Roman Salazar vs. Marlon Vera set for UFC Fight Night 74

A bantamweight bout featuring Roman Salazar (9-3 MMA) taking on Marlon Vera (6-2-1 MMA) is the latest addition to August’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Nashville. UFC officials announced the bout earlier today. Roman “El Gallito” Salazar was most recently see in action at February’s UFC 184 event opposite Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto. After a...

Apr 21, 2015 4:43 pm

VanZant, Rockhold and Holloway Make Big Jumps in New UFC Rankings

The Official UFC Fighter Rankings have been released and there were some BIG changes after ‘UFC on FOX 15’. Paige VanZant, Max Holloway and Luke Rockhold all made jumps. Flyweight: Jussier Formica jumps up a spot to #4, now tied with John Moraga. Previously ranked 8th, Kyoji Horiguchi jumps above Zach Makovsky this week. Now...

Feb 10, 2015 11:04 am

Johnson vs. Horiguchi, Not MacDonald vs. Lombard Set For UFC 186

  The UFC announced an updated fight card and released ticket prices for UFC 186: DILLASHAW vs. BARAO II at the Bell Centre on Saturday, April 25. The organization will be returning to Montreal with two championship title fights including the highly anticipated re-match between the world’s No.9-ranked pound-for-pound mixed martial artist, UFC bantamweight champion...

Dec 21, 2014 5:23 pm

REPLAY! Renan Barao Post-Fight Octagon Speech

Following his impressive win over Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58 in front of his native Brazilian crowd, Renan Barao spoke to Jon Anik in the Octagon to discuss the win. Check it out:

Dec 21, 2014 8:18 am

Barao: “I’m going to bring this belt back to Brazil”

Last night, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao returned to the Octagon, stopping Mitch Gagnon in the third round with an impressive, and slick arm triangle (See that HERE). Following the bout, Barao spoke through a translator at the post-fight press conference, saying: “I’m focused on my goals, and I’m going to bring this belt...

Dec 20, 2014 10:45 pm

UFC FN 58 Bonus Report: Machida, Barao, Silva and Miranda Earn Extra $50K

Performance of the Night: Lyoto Machida “The Dragon” is back! He was only in the octagon for a minute and two seconds, but he was able to put on one of the most dominant performances of his career. CB Dollaway wanted to smother Lyoto Machida, but he had no time to do that as he...