61 Search Results for tyrone spong

Sep 5, 2016 5:44 pm

Tyrone Spong face-plants boxing opponent with massive right hand

With a career spanning three combat sports and over 80 victories, Tyrone Spong is expanding his presence into the boxing world, and made that presence felt with a blistering one-punch knockout over a regional journeyman on Sunday night. Spong made his name as a world-class kickboxer before making his foray into mixed martial arts back in 2012. Now...

Oct 14, 2015 12:45 pm

Matt Mitrione, Tyrone Spong And Others Ask For Rothwell Fight But Get Denied

We now know that UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell has been officially pulled from UFC Fight Night Dublin. On Tuesday it was announced that his opponent Stipe Miocic had to pull out because of injury and that the UFC would be looking for a late replacement to take on Rothwell. Unfortunately the UFC were unable to...

Jul 8, 2015 2:55 pm

Tyrone Spong Is Out, Thiago Silva Is In Vs. Mike Kyle At WSOF 22

Unfortunately the World Series Of Fighting was hit with the injury bug and now has to make a change to their WSOF 22 event on Aug. 1. Blackzilian Tyrone Spong has to pull out of his scheduled fight with Mike Kyle due to an injury to his MCL. Now, former UFC light-heavyweight Thiago Silva will...

May 13, 2015 12:12 pm

Tyrone Spong Set to Make Return at WSOF 22

Tyrone Spong will be making his World Series of Fighting return on August 1st! While “The King of the Ring’s” opponent has yet to be named, officials confirmed with MMAFighting that he will be fighting at WSOF 22. Spong has been seen weekly on “The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians”, helping his fellow...

May 12, 2015 1:03 pm

Could Tyrone Spong Be Making His Way to the UFC?

Tyrone Spong has been making appearances on UFC programming throughout “The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians”. However, his trainer Henri Hooft shared a picture of Spong and mentioned that he is “coming soon” and hastagged “UFC” afterwards. Simple left hook…simple for @tyrone_spong coming soon #ufc #Hkickboxing #dontmesswithsucces A photo posted by Henri Hooft...

May 7, 2015 2:05 am

Tyrone Spong and TUF Fighter Almost Came to Blows During Filiming

Steve Carl has one hour to cut weight but the Blackzilians don’t want him using their sauna to do it. American Top Team captain Nathan Coy has no problem standing up to the guys from the Blackzilians even if the guy they send in is a heavyweight kickboxing champion. ROCKHOLD! ‘The Dragon Has Been Slayed,...

Jul 23, 2014 5:00 am

Tyrone Spong- Why the UFC Should Sign Me

Combat Sports Icon and Blackzilian fighter, Tyron Spong was on hand in Ireland last weekend and made several rumblings with his ambition to fight in the UFC. This video is just more of that. Enjoy!

Jul 22, 2014 4:09 pm

Tyrone Spong Gunning For UFC Gold

Dana White told media members after UFC Dublin that Tyrone Spong had asked for one UFC fight, but just one. Now Spong seems to have changed his mind in this video with The UnderGround’s Jonathan Shrager.

Jul 19, 2014 3:27 pm

Dana White: Tyrone Spong Wants to Fight in Ireland for the UFC

“UFC Fight Night: Dublin” took place today in Ireland and it was one of the most electric events in the history of the sport. The fights were exciting and the crowd was blowing the roof on the arena with chants and cheers all night long. GLORY kickboxing champion Tyrone Spong was at cage-side for the...

Jul 16, 2014 5:04 am

Tyrone Spong’s Heartfelt Message About The Conflict In Palestine

Glory kickboxer Tyrone Spong posted the following picture on Instagram with a heartfelt message about the Israel-Palestine conflict currently taking place overseas. “People need to be made uncomfortable in order to make change. This is a serious case of ethnic cleansing and has been going on for years and years. Only now the world is...

Apr 13, 2014 11:41 am

WSOF and GLORY Fighter Tyrone Spong Suffers Broken Leg at ‘GLORY 15: Istanbul’

One of combat sport’s most gifted athletes suffered a major setback on Saturday night. World Series of Fighting and GLORY fighter Tyrone Spong was set to face Gokhan Saki in the finals of the light heavyweight tournament on Saturday night. Just over a minute and a half into the first round, Spong threw a leg...

Aug 12, 2013 2:21 pm

WSOF 4 Payouts: Headliner Tyrone Spong Tops Salaries With $31K

This past Saturday, World Series of Fighting put on their fourth event in Ontario, California at the Citizens Business Bank Arena. The payouts and salaries have just been made public today by the California State Athletic Commission and, as expected, Tyrone Spong is the top earner at $31,000. Gerald Harris and Ray Sefo weren’t far...

Aug 12, 2013 10:42 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | WSOF 4: Tyrone Spong vs. Angel DeAnda

In last weekends WSOF main event Tyrone Spong and Angel DeAnda engaged in a 15-minute standup battle that entertained the packed out Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. If you missed the fight, hit play above and enjoy!

Mar 25, 2013 9:27 am

Free Fight Video | Watch Tyrone Spong KO Remy Bonjasky

Tyrone Spong vs Remy Bonjasky Video of the Fight from Fightmag.net on Vimeo. Last Weekend Glory 5 went down in London, England. In the main event Tyrone Spong was able to knockout Remy Bonjasky in the second round. If you missed the fight, use the player above to access it in its entirety!

Nov 24, 2012 9:09 am

Kickboxing Beat | Remy Bonjasky vs. Tyrone Spong Shifted To March

The highly-anticipated showdown between Remy Bonjasky (76-14, 40 KO’s) and Tyrone Spong (68-6-1 42 KO’s) will take place on Saturday, March 23 at the Excel Arena in London, England, it was announced today by Glory Sports International (GSI), parent company of the Glory World Series. The bout had previously been set for February 16 but...

Apr 17, 2014 9:22 am

Spong Injury Update: Tyrone Walking One Day After Leg Surgery (Video)

Multi-sport combat fighter, Tyrone Spong was on the wrong end of a checked kick last weekend while fighting for Glory. In what was eerily similar to an Anderson Silva leg break, Spong was rushed back to the states to undergo emergency surgery. It was a success and as seen in the video, he’s already moving...

May 5, 2014 10:31 am

VIDEO | Spong Already Back Training

18 days after tragically snapping his leg in half, top kickboxing star and Blackzilian, Tyrone Spong is back in the gym. Miracle?

Apr 14, 2014 8:30 am

.gif | Tyron Spong’s Brutal Leg Break

Last weekend, while fighting for Glory, combat sports superstar Tyron Spong, took a page out of Anderson Silva’s book with a low kick that resulted in a nasty leg snapping injury. The horrific event, will put the WSOF MMA fighter on the sidelines for the foreseeable future. Here’s a replay: (Video can be found HERE)

Apr 12, 2014 1:15 pm

Tyron Spong: ‘If I commit to MMA I want to be in the UFC’

“If eventually I fully commit to only MMA, of course I want to be in the UFC because that’s the highest league out there. But for now WSOF is treating me very well… [WSOF is] putting on great shows, great fight cards, they’re doing good numbers now. They’re getting bigger and better every show so...

Aug 10, 2013 10:06 pm

‘World Series Of Fighting 4: Spong vs. DeAnda’ Results

‘World Series Of Fighting 4: Spong vs. DeAnda’ took place tonight from the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. In the main event the two fighters battled back and forth but it was the striking experience of Spong that prevailed in the end. Full Results: Main Card: Tyrone Spong def. Angel DeAnda via unanimous...

Jun 30, 2012 6:27 pm

It's Showtime: Aerts vs. Spong Results: Spong Finishes Aerts In Third Round | MMA NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The fighters of the “It’s Showtime” kickboxing promotion put on an amazing display of action earlier today from Brussels, Belgium. A two part event took place which will be labeled as two different shows (It’s Showtime 57 and It’s Showtime 58) and the cards were stacked from top to bottom, including an...

Sep 26, 2017 6:55 am

Gokhan Saki explains cardio issues in UFC debut

Last weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Japan, kickboxing legend Gokhan Saki made his anticipated UFC debut. His opponent was Brazilian light heavyweight Henrique da Silva. Though Saki ultimately managed to put da Silva down with a crashing left hook in the first round, his win was not without flaws....

Mar 22, 2017 11:25 am

Confirmed! Former champ Robbie Lawler has found a new home

Earlier this year, we learned that former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler had left his long-time home of American Top Team. When this new surfaced, there was immediate speculation as to where the former champ would relocate. We now have our answer. Lawler is now training out of Combat Club in Lantana, Florida. This move was...

Mar 22, 2017 7:25 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler spars at new gym in Florida

https://www.instagram.com/p/BR6K8snhzsr/ Last July, Robbie Lawler was punched out in the first-round of a fight with Tyron Woodley. This loss marked the end of his short but violent reign as UFC welterweight champion, and though he was briefly scheduled for a UFC 205 scrap with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, he has not been seen in the Octagon...

Sep 28, 2016 11:45 am

VIDEO | Newly released Anthony Johnson sparring footage

It’s no secret that Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is one of the hardest hitters in MMA. The top-ranked light heavyweight has showcased his incredible power time and time again, scoring blistering knockout wins over game competition in Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Alexander Gustafsson and most recently, Jimi Manuwa, Ryan Bader, and Glover Teixeira. With such incredible power packed...