161 Search Results for takeya mizugaki

Sep 26, 2015 8:29 pm

UFN 75 Results: Takeya Mizugaki Does Enough To Earn The UD Over George Roop

Takeya Mizugaki and George Roop met in the octagon at UFC Fight Night: Japan. They both came out and were’t afraid to exchange. After throwing some big shots Mizugaki clinched Roop on the cage, then they broke away moments later. They were both swinging big punches. Roop came in, looked to put Mizugaki on the...

Dec 10, 2014 8:40 am

Brad Pickett returns to bantamweight, wants Takeya Mizugaki

Following a 1-2 run inside the UFC’s flyweight division, Brad Pickett (24-10 MMA, 4-5 UFC) has decided to return to the bantamweight ranks. Pickett suffered a split-decision loss to Chico Camus at last month’s UFC Fight Night 57 event, which marked the Englishman’s second loss in a row at 125-pounds. Pickett recently spoke with Telegraph...

Feb 26, 2014 6:52 pm

T.J. Dillashaw And Takeya Mizugaki Set To Square Off At UFC 173

UFC’s Memorial Day show has had another match-up added to it’s lineup. Bantamweights T.J. Dillashaw and Takeya Mizugaki will meet inside of the Octagon this May at the aforementioned UFC 173, which will be headlined by Vitor Belfort taking on Chris Weidman for his middleweight championship. The bout was announced this afternoon. Dillashaw last saw...


Dec 7, 2013 9:50 am

.gif | Replay: Nam Phan vs Takeya Mizugaki Highlights

Last night in Australia a bantamweight bout between Nam Phan and Takeya Mizugaki almost stole the show. Had it not been for Hunt vs. Bigfoot, this fight would have easily garnered ‘Fight of the Night’ honors. Check out some of the action below: (.gif cred goes to @ZProphet_MMA)

Sep 27, 2013 3:12 pm

Nam Phan vs. Takeya Mizugaki Booked for UFC Fight Night 33

A bantamweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return trip to Australia in the form of Nam Phan vs. Takeya Mizugaki. UFC officials announced the bout this afternoon. UFC Fight Night 33 is set to go down from the Queensland capital at Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Dec. 7. In the main event heavyweights Mark hunt and...

Jun 12, 2013 2:35 pm

Erik Perez Faces Off With Takeya Mizugaki Ready to Scrap at UFC on FS1: 2 in Indy

By JAKE CHASTAIN | UFC officials have announced that bantamweights Erik Perez (13-4 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Takeya Mizugaki (17-7 MMA, 4-2 UFC) are set to square off at UFC on FOX  Sports1: 2 on August 28th at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Both men are high contenders and will likely be vying for top...

Nov 21, 2011 3:39 pm

UFC NEWS – Takeya Mizugaki vs. Chris Cariaso In The Works For UFC 144

Another Japanese fighter will get the chance to compete on his home soil when Takeya Mizugaki steps inside the cage with Chris Cariaso on the stacked with Japanese talent card that will be UFC 144. “UFC 144: Japan”, while not yet made official by the promotion, is expected to go down on February 26 live...

Jan 1, 2016 6:20 am

Full Fight: Cruz destroys Mizugaki in Octagon return

Ahead of Dominick Cruz’s highly anticipated showdown against TJ Dillashaw for the UFC bantamweight championship on January 17th, take a look back at his impressive win over Takeya Mizugaki from last year. The win was the first for Cruz in 3 years after spending much time on the sidelines due to injury. Due to the...

Apr 18, 2015 3:25 pm

UFC on FOX 15 Results: Sterling Forces Mizugaki to Tap in Round 3

The first round was lackluster to say the least. Much like how fighters have striking feeling out processes, Sterling was feeling out Mizugaki’s wrestling skills. Sterling stalled against the fence in the clinch in between takedown attempts and time expired with him controlling most of the round. Sterling upped the tempo in the second round...

Sep 27, 2014 6:46 pm

UFC 178 Results: Cruz Makes Successful Return, TKOs Mizugaki in 1 Minute

It has been 1,092 days since Dominick Cruz last fought in the octagon. He needed no more than than sixty-one seconds to finish Takeya Mizugaki. After an authoritative takedown, Mizugaki tried to utilize the cage to wall-walk back to his feet. Cruz was aware of this and caught him with a brutal right hand that...

Sep 27, 2014 9:55 am

Coach: Mizugaki Is Fighting A Madman

Dominick Cruz is set to return to the UFC tonight after nearly a three year long absence. Cruz, on a quest to reclaim his bantamweight title, has to get through Takeya Mizugaki in the main event of the preliminary card of UFC 178 tonight. His grappling coach, Neil Melanson spoke to MMAMania about Cruz’s evolution...

Jun 25, 2014 6:47 pm

Cruz Ready, Wants Mizugaki Fight In UFC Return

The injury prone, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (pictured right) is ready to return to action. After two-years of inactivity. ‘UFC Tonight’ on FOX Sports 1 broke the news, stating that Cruz’s camp wants a fight against Takeya Mizugaki, and believe that a win over the top 10 fighter will put Dominick right back...

May 24, 2014 7:55 pm

UFC 173 Results: Mizugaki Extends Win Streak to 5 with Decision Win Over Rivera

Takeya Mizugaki and Francisco Rivera set the pace for an exciting fight after a scrappy first round. Mizugaki dropped Rivera with a huge shot in the middle of the first round but did not go in for the kill. This allowed Rivera to recover and gain some momentum of his own by landing some takedowns...

Jun 17, 2012 1:53 pm

UFC 151: Mizugaki vs. Houghland Booked | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have put together an intriguing bantamweight bout between Takeya Mizugaki and Jeff Hougland. The two stand outs will square off in September at UFC 151. UFC 151 is expected to go down on September 1 from the Mandalay Events Center in Las Vegas Nevada. Mizugaki boasts a modest 2-2 record inside the UFC’s...

Jun 22, 2016 10:13 am

Details on Cody Garbrandt’s next potential fight revealed

After knocking out Thomas Almeida earlier this month, many wondered what would be next for the undefeated bantamweight prospect, and Team Alpha Male prodigy, Cody Garbrandt. While Garbrandt has done his best to bait UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz into a fight, it appears that the UFC has other plans. According to ADCombat.com, the UFC...

Feb 10, 2016 7:44 am

CUT LIST! UFC Releases 3 veteran fighters

The UFC had gone quite a few weeks without releasing any more fighters, however that changed this morning. Fan favorite fighter Scott Jorgensen, MMA veteran George Roop, and former Road FC lightweight champion Yui Chul Nam all found themselves cut from the UFC according to UFCFightersiNFO on Twitter. The account is a very reputable one...

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother! pic.twitter.com/iL9EXxmNFX...

Jan 18, 2016 11:41 am

Jon Jones using words from Dominick Cruz as an inspiration for his comeback

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was closely watching the UFC Fight Night 81 event on Sunday night. Jones who has been out of competition after being suspended and stripped of his title for legal troubles back in 2015 is looking at the new bantamweight champion for inspiration in his own return to the...