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Apr 9, 2014 9:47 am

Akira Corrasani: ‘Call To Fight Poirier Like A Present’

“It was like your friend calling you and saying, ‘hey, I got this free cruise.’ It was like a present. To be somebody, you got to beat somebody. Those other fights were kind of just another fight. When there’s an element of danger, when there’s more at stake, I perform better. I thrive under those...

Dec 3, 2013 7:13 am

Medical Suspensions Report: Akira Tops List Of 8 Fighter Suspensions

Akira Corassani, who won via disqualification due to an illegal knee against Maximo Blanco at The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 Finale has now been sidelined for up to six months. Corassani had his nose broken in five places due to the knee, and the Nevada State Athletic Commission has decided to medically suspend the The...

Dec 2, 2013 10:29 am

.gif | Maximo Blanco’s Illegal Knee That Broke Akira’s Nose In Five Places

During last weekend’s TUF 18 Finale event Maximo Blanco was disqualified for landing a fight ending illegal knee that put his opponent, Akira Corassani, in the hospital with a concussion and a broken nose. If you missed the fight, which aired on Fox Sports 1, you can catch the infraction in the animated .gif’s below....

Mar 3, 2015 10:48 am

Eight Fighters Released By The UFC

Eight UFC fighters have been released from their contracts. Brian Bowles, Akira Corassani, Stanislav Nedkov, Andy Ogle, Humberto Brown, Rodolfo Rubio, Juan Puig and Tim Gorman, have all been let go. Former WEC Champion Brian Bowles was recently arrested on drug charges, and that came while serving a suspension for PEDs. He went 2-2 during...

Feb 15, 2015 7:29 am

Pros React To Henderson’s Win Over Thatch

Last night in the main event of Broomfield Colorado, Benson Henderson successfully moved up to welterweight and defeated Brandon Thatch via 4th round submission. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters watching the event. Henderson walks out and said "let's find out", well let's find out ! #UFCBroomfield — Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) February 15,...

Feb 14, 2015 9:52 pm

Max Holloway vs. Cub Swanson Takes Place in April

After picking up a unanimous decision victory over Cole Miller, Max Holloway was informed he has a spot on the “UFC on FOX 15” card against Cub Swanson in April! “UFC on FOX: Rockhold vs. Machida” will take place on April 18, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. Max Holloway is currently riding a five fight...

Jan 26, 2015 9:11 pm

Chiesa: “I Don’t Trust The Judges At All”

Michael Chiesa is currently gearing up for his next fight, which will go down at UFC Fight Night 63 in Virginia against Mitch Clarke. Ahead of the bout however, Chiesa cornered his teammate Sam Sicilia against Akira Corassani in Stockholm this past weekend, and spoke to media members about his lack of faith in the...

Jan 24, 2015 11:09 am

“UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson” Official Results

‘UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson’ goes down tonight from the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm. In tonight’s main event Alexander Gustaffson takes on Anthony Johnson in a title eliminator bout. Fight fans, who cannot make tonight’s event, are invited back here to follow along with the action. UFC on FOX 14 Results: MAIN CARD:...

Jan 23, 2015 9:59 am

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC on FOX 14’ Edition

Earlier today from Stockholm, Sweden, the UFC on FOX 14 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. UFC on FOX 14 goes down from the Hovet Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The free televised fight card airs on FOX. Here’s the main card staredowns from today’s event. Akira Corassani v. Sam Sicilia: Phil Davis...

Jan 23, 2015 9:42 am

‘UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson’ Weigh-In Results

Today from Sweden, the UFC on FOX 14 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts for tomorrow night official. All but one made weight. UFC on FOX 14 goes down from the Hovet Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The free televised fight card airs on FOX. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD:...

Dec 28, 2014 4:17 pm

Bec Rawlings Calls Out ‘Sqor’ For Failure To Pay

Popular TUF 20 contestant Bec Rawlings has publicly called out Sqor for apparently failing to pay her, something that is generally looked at as very serious among the MMA community. This comes several weeks after Gegard Mousasi, Rick Story, and Akira Corassani called out another company for failing to pay sponsorship money as well. In...

Dec 18, 2014 10:36 am

Finalized! UFC on FOX 14 lineup set

The lineup for next month’s UFC on FOX 14 event in Sweden is set and includes a four fight main card which will air on FOX. The event, which takes place January 24 live from the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, is headlined by a light heavyweight title eliminator bout featuring hometown hero Alexander Gustafsson taking on surging contender...

Oct 12, 2014 3:28 pm

Max Holloway Wants 5th Fight In 2014

Max Holloway has already become the youngest fighter in UFC history to reach 10 bouts with the promotion, but he isn’t content sitting out for much longer. At just 22-years old, Holloway has compiled a 7-3 UFC record, that has only seen him drop defeats to #5 ranked Conor McGregor, #7 ranked Dustin Poirier, and...

Oct 6, 2014 3:36 pm

Will Conor McGregor Win A Title?

Conor McGregor is a very polarizing figure in the UFC. Either you like him or you don’t. One thing that can’t be debated however, is McGregor’s dominance in the UFC. His recent win over Dustin Poirier extended his undefeated UFC streak to 4, and his win streak to 11. Leading up to UFC Fight Night...