Matt Brown News

Aug 16, 2017 6:59 pm

Diego Sanchez returns to welterweight on November 11 against “The Immortal”

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez will return to welterweight on November 11 when he meets “The Immortal” Matt Brown at UFC Fight Night 120 in Norfolk, Virginia. UFC officials just announced the scrap. Matt Brown (@IamTheImmortal) vs. @DiegoSanchezUFC added to #UFCNorfolk (November 11th) #UFC #MMA pic.twitter.com/MnKnwQDDQm — Farah Hannoun (@Farah_Hannoun) August 17, 2017...

May 16, 2017 2:08 pm

Mike Perry puts numerous UFC welterweights on blast, calls out Matt Brown

Coming off a devastating KO over Jake Ellenberger at UFC Night Night 108 in April, it looks like Mike Perry is itching to get back to competition. With his next fight, “Platinum” is looking to knock off one of the names in the UFC’s top 15 welterweight rankings. On Tuesday, Perry sent a series of...

Mar 17, 2017 4:37 pm

2 American Animals Episode 34 – Matt “The Immortal” Brown Joins the Show!

On this episode of American Animals, the Animals are here and ready to discuss the biggest news in MMA. First, we get a review of UFC Fortaleza and Kevin Gastelum’s TKO defeat of Vitor Belfort. Then, Ian and Erik are joined by Matt “The Immortal” Brown who is here to update us on what’s going...

Dec 7, 2016 9:13 pm

Matt Brown rips “bully” Donald Cerrone ahead of UFC 206

This Saturday, #5 ranked welterweight Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, and #14 ranked Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown will step into the Octagon in a highly anticipated showdown between two of the toughest fighters in the UFC. For Cerrone, the fight will give him the opportunity to extend his undefeated welterweight streak to 4-0, as he looks to...

Dec 7, 2016 10:04 am

Matt Brown explains impact of training under Duane Ludwig

UFC welterweight Matt Brown is gearing up for what could very well be the biggest fight of his MMA career this Saturday at UFC 206. Brown, who is currently ranked at #14 on the UFC’s official welterweight rankings, will be stepping into the Octagon to fight former lightweight title challenger, #5 ranked welterweight Donald Cerrone....

Dec 4, 2016 12:13 pm

VIDEO | UFC 206 Free Fight: Matt Brown vs Erick Silva

UFC welterweight standout Matt “The Immortal” Brown will square off with surging division contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone on the main card of UFC 206 this Saturday night in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Prior to his highly anticipated bout with Cerrone, we take look back to Brown’s UFC Fight Night 40 war with Erick Silva from May...

Nov 16, 2016 7:50 am

VIDEO | Matt Brown Joins Youtube Star for Funny “Fight Me” Prank

With 12 knockout wins and 6 submission victories to his name, UFC welterweight Matt Brown is a scary, scary dude. The thought of having to partake in a street fight with the brick-fisted MMA star is absolutely terrifying. A street fight with Brown is precisely what people think they’re in for in the newest prank video from YouTube...

Nov 11, 2016 10:28 am

Report: Cowboy Rebooked for Scrap with Matt Brown at UFC 206

As unfortunate as they are, UFC 205‘s last-minute losses are UFC 206’s gain. First the Toronto card received a Tim Kennedy vs. Rashad Evans bout that was originally scheduled for UFC 205’s undercard. Now, it looks as though the Toronto card will grow by one epic welterweight scrap as Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is rumored to...

Oct 26, 2016 10:52 am

Matt Brown does not respect ‘quitter’ Ronda Rousey

Matt “The Immortal” Brown has had the bitter taste of defeat before but has always bounced back from adversity. Coming off a devastating loss to Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201 in July, Brown has taken some time off to recover and ensure that he minimizes any risks of brain injury but will be back in...

Oct 18, 2016 11:23 am

Matt “The Immortal” Brown To Take on “The Sponge” At UFC 207

UFC 207, which is scheduled for December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada, is starting to take shape. Just days removed from the announcement that Ronda Rousey will be returning to action against bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes in the main event, the card has grown with the addition of an awesome, welterweight showdown. That showdown will...

Sep 14, 2016 9:27 am

Matt Brown Hopes He Can “Speak in Near-Full Sentences” When Fighting Career is Done

Earlier this summer, on the main card of UFC 201, gritty welterweight Matt Brown was flattened by the brick-fisted Jake Ellenberger. It was the first knockout loss on Brown’s long record. On the heels of this loss, Brown made an appearance on MMA Junkie Radio to discuss his concerns about sustaining long-term brain damage. On...

May 28, 2016 7:11 am

Matt Brown reacts to fighting Jake Ellenberger

Following his recent defeat at the hands of Demian Maia earlier this month at UFC 198 in Brazil, fan favorite welterweight Matt Brown signed an 8 fight deal with the UFC. Shortly after his new contract was finalized, Brown signed to fight Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201. The fight is a crucial one for both...

May 26, 2016 12:48 pm

Matt Brown vs. Jake Ellenberger set for UFC 201

With a newly signed 8-fight UFC contract, Matt Brown will be returning to the Octagon sooner rather than later following his UFC 198 loss to Demian Maia earlier this month. He will be facing Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201 on July 30th in Atlanta Georgia in a pivotal welterweight showdown according to Brett Okamoto. Brown’s...

May 26, 2016 11:08 am

Matt Brown signs new UFC contract

Top ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown is coming off a 3rd round submission loss to Demian Maia earlier this month at UFC 198, but will likely be looking to return to the Octagon sooner rather than later with his newly signed contract. The contract is for 8 fights, and according to a recent social media...

May 21, 2016 11:35 am

Matt Brown on Tyron Woodley: ‘I’d fight him in the f***ing street for free’

Matt Brown is not happy that Tyron Woodley is getting a title shot against Robbie Lawler at UFC 201. The UFC veteran spoke with MMA Underground on his displeasure for the UFC’s decision to give Woodley a shot at UFC gold. “[Tyron] Woodley, he’s a bitch. I just don’t like him anyway,” said Brown (transcribed...

May 19, 2016 3:52 pm

Matt Brown sounds off on Tyron Woodley’s title shot against Robbie Lawler at UFC 201

Despite facing defeat over the weekend at UFC 198, Matt Brown doesn’t agree with the UFC’s decision to have Tyron Woodley fighting for the welterweight title against Robbie Lawler in the main event at UFC 201. “He didn’t beat nobody,” Brown said to MMAjunkie. “Gastelum is nobody that you beat to get a title fight....

May 19, 2016 9:17 am

Rodrigo Botti tells his side of incident with Matt Brown

At UFC 198, fights didn’t just take place inside the cage. Top ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown was hit in the head multiple times on his walkout to the Octagon. In addition, Brown was then hit in the back of the head in the hotel lobby the next morning. The man, who was revealed to...

May 18, 2016 9:43 am

Matt Brown explains altercation with former coach in streets of Brazil

At UFC 198 this past weekend, top ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown found himself being smacked in the head by enraged Brazilian fans during his walkout to fight Demian Maia on the Pay-Per View portion of the card. Brown was then reportedly attacked in his hotel room following the bout, at which point it was...

May 16, 2016 1:31 pm

Matt Brown releases statement following rough time in Brazil

Matt Brown had a rough time, to say the least, while in Brazil for UFC 198. Brown battled with the fans at the UFC 198 weigh-ins and during his walk out to the Octagon. Then, Demian Maia showed his world-class ground skills by submitting Brown in their bout setting “The Immortal” back in his goal...

May 16, 2016 10:56 am

Matt Brown’s attacker is pressing charges?

Rodrigo Botti, a former trainer of UFC welterweight Matt Brown allegedly attacked Brown at his hotel in Brazil on Sunday after his UFC 198 fight with Demian Maia. Video was released of the incident following Botti’s alleged attack on Brown. The video shows a man who has been identified as Vinicius “Pequeno” Lemos punishing Botti...

May 16, 2016 10:26 am

UFC releases statement regarding Rodrigo Botti’s alleged attack on Matt Brown

On Sunday, a video was released from the aftermath of the alleged attack on UFC welterweight Matt Brown after his UFC 198 fight in Brazil. Brown’s former trainer, Rodrigo Botti allegedly attacked Brown at his hotel in Brazil and tried to run away. Video shows Brown’s friend catch Botti in the streets and punish him...

May 15, 2016 3:22 pm

Video | Matt Brown’s attacker gets caught and beat down

Matt Brown was slapped and grabbed by fans during his walkout to the octagon at last night’s UFC 198 event in Curitiba, Brazil. After being submitted by Demian Maia in the third-round of their prelim-headlining fight, Brown returned to his hotel where he was assaulted by a man who ran in and sucker punched him....