Gegard Mousasi News

Oct 20, 2017 8:57 pm

Rory MacDonald was not happy with the decision of tonight’s Bellator 185 main event

Gegard Mousasi made his Bellator MMA debut this evening fighting veteran Alexander Shlemenko in the main event of Bellator 185. The top ranked middleweight, Mousasi, had a very solid opening round but was rocked by one overhand left from Alexander which resulted in his right eye swelling closed. The big overhand left from @StormShlemenko that...

Oct 20, 2017 8:34 pm

Bellator 185 Results: Gegard Mousasi defeats Alexander Shlemenko

A key middleweight scrap between mixed martial arts veterans Gegard Mousasi (42-6-2 MMA) and Alexander Shlemenko (56-9 MMA) served as the headliner of tonight’s Bellator 185 event. Despite handily winning the fights opening round after landing a barrage of punches, Gegard Mousasi walked back to his corner with a closed right eye. Alexander Shlemenko was...

Aug 31, 2017 4:43 pm

Rory MacDonald Wants to Fight Gegard Mousasi in Bellator

When Rory MacDonald walked down the Bellator ramp like Scott Hall showing up at a WCW Nitro broadcast, it sent some pretty big shockwaves through the internet. His debut for the organization wasn’t any less exciting, he submitted Paul Daley in less than two minutes. MacDonald is confident his performance is going to result in...

Jul 14, 2017 7:29 pm

Bellator announces two key fights including the debut of Gegard Mousasi

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and perennial middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi will make his Bellator MMA debut this October. Bellator officials broke the news during tonight’s broadcast on Spike TV stating that Gegard Mousasi (42-6-2 MMA) will make is promotional debut against former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko (56-9 MMA) on October 20 live from...

Jul 12, 2017 11:21 am

Gegard Mousasi will not be getting the next Bellator middleweight title shot

Earlier this week, we learned that former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ and long-time UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi had failed to agree on the terms of a new UFC contract, and that he would be moving to the world’s second biggest MMA promotion, Bellator MMA. Given Mousasi’s stature as one of the finest middleweights on...

Jul 11, 2017 12:17 pm

Yoel Romero shares friendly exchange with new Bellator fighter Gegard Mousasi

Earlier this week, we learned that former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ and long-time UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi had signed with Bellator MMA, this after failing to agree to the terms of a new UFC deal. Since the announcement of his move to Bellator, Mousasi has been welcomed to the fold by a number of...

Jul 11, 2017 8:33 am

MMA community reacts to Gegard Mousasi signing with Bellator

Monday afternoon, the MMA community was shocked to learn that top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi had signed with Bellator MMA after being unable to reach a deal with the UFC. Mousasi broke the news, which immediately hit social media, setting off a chain of reactions from members in the MMA community. Mousasi was of...

Jul 10, 2017 10:43 am

BREAKING| Gegard Mousasi confirms he’s signed with Bellator, shares details of deal

Earlier this morning, reports began to swirl that former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and long-time UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi had abandoned the UFC ship and signed with Bellator MMA. I’m hearing from a reliable source that Gegard Mousasi has signed with Bellator MMA. It’s one source but I’m trying to get confirmation now. —...

Jul 10, 2017 7:29 am

Report | Gegard Mousasi has found a new home

Gegard Mousasi’s impressive – if controversial – UFC 210 TKO defeat of former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman marked the final obligation on his UFC contract. With his contract completed, Mousasi then entered a renegotiation period with the UFC. Despite the fact that Mousasi holds the number-four spot in the UFC middleweight rankings, the promotion...

May 27, 2017 1:53 pm

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi once again gets the Thug Life treatment

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi once again gets the Thug Life treatment Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi is currently the most coveted free agent fighter in all of mixed martial arts. Mousasi is riding a very impressive five-fight win streak which includes two stoppage wins over former UFC champions. Gegard’s most recent win came...

May 25, 2017 8:36 am

Gegard Mousasi says contract negotiations with the UFC are “not good”

When Gegard Mousasi defeated Chris Weidman at UFC 210, it marked the final obligation of his current UFC contract. With this milestone, he and the UFC began negotiating the terms of a new contract. Apparently, however, those negotiations have not been fruitful. Mousasi updated on the situation on the latest episode of UFC Tonight. “It’s...

May 6, 2017 9:41 pm

Gegard Mousasi: “I won’t miss fighting if I retire”

Gegard Mousasi: “I won’t miss fighting if I retire” Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi is currently a free agent. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight title holder, Mousasi, is riding a very impressive five-fight win streak which includes two stoppage wins over former UFC champions. Gegard’s most recent win came at last month’s UFC 210...

Apr 27, 2017 10:32 pm

‘Big’ John McCarthy breaks down Chris Weidman – Gegard Mousasi controversy

Recently, at UFC 210, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman stepped into the Octagon with Gegard Mousasi in hopes of snapping a 2-fight skid and returning to the win column. After going undefeated throughout his professional career, which included winning the UFC middleweight title, Weidman dropped back to back losses to Luke Rockhold and Yoel...

Apr 25, 2017 6:53 am

Chris Weidman felt he was dominating Mousasi at UFC 210, targets rematch

It’s now been several weeks since Chris Weidman’s controversial TKO loss to Gegard Mousasi, which marked his third-straight strike-induced loss in a row.  The controversy of this loss surrounded a strange choice by the referee, who first paused the action on the assumption that Mousasi landed an illegal knee, then called the fight when he...

Apr 13, 2017 8:47 am

Joe Rogan weighs in on Mousasi-Weidman controversy

This past weekend at UFC 210, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman stepped into the Octagon with Gegard Mousasi in hopes of snapping a 2-fight skid that had seen him lose the UFC middleweight title to Luke Rockhold in 2015 before then being viciously knocked out by Yoel Romero in November. In the fight with...

Apr 12, 2017 1:07 pm

Hard to deny Gegard Mousasi’s value to the UFC with his compelling UFC event stats

Gegard Mousasi has picked up multiple championship titles throughout his mixed martial arts career, including a light heavyweight Strikeforce strap and two division titles in DREAM. There is no denying the UFC middleweight contender’s status as one of the elite fighters in mixed martial arts. However, Mousasi in now at the crossroads on his MMA...

Apr 12, 2017 7:49 am

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi gets thug life treatment following UFC 210 win

@mousasi_mma pic.twitter.com/4kSUSQRYEP — Fury's Fight Picks (@FurysFightPicks) April 12, 2017 Last weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 210, streaking middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi scored an extremely valuable win over former middleweight champion Chris Weidman. Unfortunately, this win was not without controversy… The controversy began in the second round, when Mousasi seemed to be stealing...

Apr 11, 2017 6:47 am

Report: Bellator MMA has its sights set on two more UFC stars

When streaking middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi stepped into the Octagon with Chris Weidman at last Saturday’s UFC 210, it marked the final obligation on his current UFC contract. Though it was not without controversy, he was able to win this final contracted fight, and will now be able to test free agency as one of...

Apr 10, 2017 8:07 pm

Dana White fires back at Gegard Mousasi for pay complaints

Dana White fires back at Gegard Mousasi for pay complaints Former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi extended his current win streak to five in a row by earning a second-round TKO victory over former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at this past weekend’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo New York. Gegard, who is now a free...

Apr 10, 2017 6:25 pm

Two of the UFC’s biggest middleweight stars set to test free agency

Two of the UFC’s biggest middleweight stars set to test free agency Two of the best middleweight fighters in the world are about to hit the free agent marked. Following his second-round TKO victory over former division title holder Chris Weidman this past weekend at UFC 210, surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi became a...

Apr 10, 2017 5:44 pm

Herb Dean gives his expert opinion on the Gegard Mousasi vs. Chris Weidman stoppage

Herb Dean gives his expert opinion on the Gegard Mousasi vs. Chris Weidman stoppage Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi scored a controversial second-round TKO victory over former division champion Chris Weidman at this past weekend’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, New York. Mousasi caught Weidman with a pair of knees following the midway point...

Apr 9, 2017 2:23 pm

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi rips the UFC and Chris Weidman following UFC 210 win

Gegard Mousasi rips the UFC and Chris Weidman following UFC 210 win Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi picked up his fifth win in a row at last night’s UFC 210 pay-per-view event in Buffalo, New York by earning a second-round TKO victory over former division champion Chris Weidman. Unfortunately for Mousasi, his victory over...

Apr 8, 2017 10:32 pm

Pros react to Gegard Mousasi’s controversial win over Chris Weidman

Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi scored a controversial second-round TKO victory over former division champion Chris Weidman at last night’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, New York. Mousasi caught Weidman with a pair of knees during the midway point of the second round that had the former champion in a world of hurt. The...

Apr 8, 2017 9:00 pm

UFC 210 Results: Gegard Mousasi TKO’s Chris Weidman (Highlights)

UFC 210 Results: Chris Weidman vs. Gegard Mousasi A key middleweight scrap between former division champion Chris Weidman and surging contender Gegard Mousasi served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 210 fight card in Buffalo, New York. Round one begins and both men miss with jabs early. Mousasi lands an early right hand. He...

Apr 7, 2017 1:10 pm

Gegard Mousasi rips potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight

While the combat sports community is anxiously awaiting any updates regarding the status of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight, others, such as UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi think the fight has no business even being discussed. Mousasi, who is currently in the final hours of his preparation for his UFC 210 co-main event...