Shane Carwin News

Dec 7, 2016 5:54 am

Dominick Cruz: Cody Garbrandt is like Shane Carwin, and we all saw what happened to him

On December 30, in the co-main event of UFC 207, bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will attempt to defend his title against the young Cody Garbrandt. In advance of this bantamweight title showdown, both fighters have pretty clear paths to victory. If Cruz wants to win, he’ll need to avoid Garbrandt’s fight-altering punching power and drag him...

Nov 9, 2016 7:01 am

Brackets Set for Final Rounds of Rizin’s Openweight Grand Prix

Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation will close out 2016 in the biggest way possible, with the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals of their hyped Openweight Grand Prix. The tournament quarterfinals will occur on December 29, while the semifinals and finals will occur two nights later on the 31. Late on Tuesday night, the Japanese organization revealed the...

Oct 27, 2016 1:10 am

Shane Carwin comes out of retirement and signs with RIZIN Fighting Federation

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin is set to fight once again. The knockout specialist last fought over five years ago in the Octagon in a losing effort against Junior dos Santos at UFC 131. Carwin announced his retirement from mixed martial arts shortly after his loss to dos Santos with injuries hindering him...

Oct 23, 2016 6:04 pm

Shane Carwin says he has accepted a fight with Fedor Emelianenko

Earlier today former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin (12-2 MMA) took to Twitter where he hinted that he was making the move to fight for RIZIN Fighting Federation by posting the following. Hey @rizin_PR you are going to need bigger gloves, these do not fit, not even close! #MMA pic.twitter.com/Yk3gp2ataz — Shane Carwin (@ShaneCarwin)...

Oct 23, 2016 6:24 am

Shane Carwin Hints at Move to Japan’s Rizin FF

Earlier this year, former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin announced that, after a long hiatus from MMA, he was ready to return to the cage. Shortly thereafter, the big man announced that, despite his status as a former top-5 heavyweight, this return would not occur in the UFC. If Carwin’s return wasn’t going to...

Oct 16, 2016 8:46 am

VIDEO | Watch Radio Host Jason Ellis Get Knocked Out by a One-Armed Shane Carwin

Video of Shane Carwin KOing Jason Ellis tonight: https://t.co/sOTi9ipBff — Fury's Fight Picks (@FurysFightPicks) October 16, 2016 Last Saturday, professional skateboarder turned radio host turned fighter Jason Ellis hosted his annual Ellismania show, which is dubbed “the wildest night in combat sports.” This year, the Ellismania card included all the madness we’ve come to expect from...

Oct 11, 2016 12:09 pm

This Weekend, Shane Carwin will Fight Pro Skater Jason Ellis with One Arm Tied Behind His Back

Yes, you read this article’s headline correctly. This Saturday, inside Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Casino, former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin will partake in a boxing match with pro skater turned radio host turned fighter, Jason Ellis. He’ll do so with one arm tied behind his back. This bizarre, but undeniably intriguing showdown will...

Sep 19, 2016 1:54 pm

King Mo Lawal wants to welcome Shane Carwin to Bellator

King Mo Lawal has been a ‘moneyweight’ fighter ever since his humble beginnings back in Strikeforce. The brash light heavyweight has competed several times at heavyweight throughout his career, and appears to be interested in yet another with recently unretired Shane Carwin. King Mo spoke about a potential match-up with the heavy handed former UFC...

Sep 7, 2016 10:11 pm

Shane Carwin officially comes out of retirement

Former UFC heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has been teasing a return to MMA for quite some time now. Numerous Tweets from Carwin had the MMA community playing matchmaker as they began putting together potential fights for the former heavyweight champ. Fans even went as far as to call for a rematch with former UFC heavyweight...

Jul 27, 2016 9:53 am

Shane Carwin contacts UFC matchmaker about UFC return

Former UFC heavyweight champion Shane Carwin hasn’t fought in 5 years. Prior to his retirement, Carwin was on a 2-fight losing streak that saw him lose to Brock Lesnar and Junior dos Santos. On the heels of Brock Lesnar’s return at UFC 200, Carwin has taken another step forward with his UFC return, contacting matchmaker...

Jun 15, 2016 12:33 pm

Shane Carwin wants back in the UFC to ‘knock some people the F$*& OUT!’

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin is looking to get back into the Octagon and establish himself as one of the more memorable fighters in UFC history. Following news of Brock Lesnar’s return to the Octagon for a single fight at UFC 200, Carwin reflected on where he currently stands amongst the UFC’s greatest....

Jun 5, 2016 9:38 am

Shane Carwin would love to knockout Brock Lesnar at UFC 200

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin (12-2 MMA) says he would be willing to end his retirement to have a rematch with Brock Lesnar at UFC 200 this July in Las Vegas. Here is what the 41-year-old veteran posted to Twitter: For everyone blowing up my phone, yes I would take this fight @UFC...

May 24, 2016 1:43 am

Shane Carwin: ‘I’d like to get the belt . . . or just beat up Brock Lesnar again’

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has been busy with his newly established fighter management company. However, after suffering from repeated injuries and retiring, his competitive nature is still burning inside. “[I struggled with retirement] every day,” Carwin said in an interview with getmoresports.com. “I did not do everything I wanted. I think about...