92 Search Results for akira corassani

Oct 31, 2016 5:53 am

VIDEO | Watch a Young Conor McGregor Dazzle at Lightweight

On November 12, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title. If the Irish superstar is successful in this attempt, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles in two weight classes simultaneously. Yet while a title-winning defeat Alvarez...

Sep 26, 2016 4:57 pm

Cris Cyborg walked into Octagon against Lina Lansberg weighing 170 pounds?

Cris Cyborg’s journey on her dreadful weight cut to make the agreed catchweight of 140 pounds may have gotten more attention that her actual fight against Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night 95 over the weekend. With less than a week out from their fight, Cyborg stated on The MMA Hour that she was weighing...

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...

Oct 4, 2014 6:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 53 Bonus Report

UFC Fight Night 53 produced $50,000 bonuses for four fighters, as Charles Rosa, Dennis Siver, Max Holloway and Mike Wilkinson all picked an added check for their respective performances today in Sweden. Max Holloway received a “performance bonus” for his first-round knockout victory over fellow featherweight Akira Corassani in the evenings co-main event. Meanwhile, Mike...

Oct 4, 2014 9:04 am

“UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs. Story” Official Results

UFC kicks off the first event of their double header today with a card headlined by Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story! The event will air live on UFC Fight Pass from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Join us here at BJPENN.COM for up to the minute live results and updates! Main card (On...

Oct 3, 2014 10:47 am

REPLAY! UFC Fight Night Stockholm Weigh-Ins

In case you missed the UFC Fight Night Stockholm weigh ins earlier today you can re-watch the event below. UFC Fight Night Stockholm will be streamed exclusively on UFC Fight Pass, and will feature a headline bout between Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. The co-main event will be between Akira Corassani vs. Max Holloway.

Oct 3, 2014 10:14 am

PHOTOS | UFC Fight Night 53 Staredowns

UFC Fight Night 53 takes place tomorrow night from Stockholm Sweden, and will be headlined by Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. In case you missed the weigh ins for the event, you can see the staredown photos here. Main event: Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick Story Co-main event: Akira Corassani vs. Max Holloway

Oct 3, 2014 8:05 am

UFC Fight Night 53 weigh-in results: All 20 fighters on weight

The UFC Fight Night 53 weigh-ins took place earlier today in Stockholm, and all 20 competitors were successful in making their respective weight cuts. The weigh-ins took place at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, which is the same venue that will host this Saturday’s UFC Fight Pass-streamed event. UFC Fight Night 53 is headlined by a...

Oct 2, 2014 9:36 am

Inside The Octagon: UFC Fight Night 53 Main Card Preview

UFC Fight Night 53 takes place this Saturday in Stockholm, and to get fans ready, Dan Hardy and John Gooden preview the main card in the following video: The full fight card is as follows: Main Card (UFC Fight Pass) Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick Story Akira Corassani vs. Max Holloway Ilir Latifi vs. Jan Błachowicz...

Sep 17, 2014 10:24 am

UFC Seeking Replacement For Robert Whiteford Against Dennis Siver

The UFC is currently shopping for a replacement for Robert Whiteford at UFC Fight Night 53 to step in against Dennis Siver. MMAJunkie confirmed Whiteford’s withdrawal with a source close to Whiteford, however no reason for the withdrawal was given. The fight will serve as Dennis Siver’s first bout back to the Octagon after serving...

Aug 26, 2014 7:12 am

Breaking: Korean Zombie injured, forced out of UFC Fight Night 53

“The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung (13-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has been forced out of his scheduled “UFC Fight Night 53” co-main event bout with Akira Corassani (12-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC), this according to his agent Brian Rhee. Rhee told BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor that “shoulder issues” were to blame for KZ’s decision to withdraw from the...

Aug 14, 2014 9:15 am

UFC Fight Night 53 lineup finalized with 11 bouts

The world famous octagon will return to Sweden for “UFC Fight Night 53,” an 11 bout fight card that takes place October 4 live from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The event is headlined by a welterweight clash between Rick Story (17-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC)and Gunnar Nelson (13-0-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC). Gunnar Nelson is coming...

Jul 11, 2014 9:48 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Latest High-Profile PED Failure

Last month’s UFC 174 headliner, Ali Baugatinov failed his out-of-competition drug test from June and it doesn’t look good. The former flyweight title challenger was popped, for EPO. A very dangerous substance that gives you better cardio while merely sitting on the couch. He’s been suspended for a year. One-day removed from this discovery and...

Jun 23, 2014 9:27 am

MMA World Reacts To USA’s 2-2 Draw In FIFA World Cup

UFC stars react to the USA vs. Portugal World Cup game yesterday, which saw the US team forced out of the next round after a 2-2 draw against Portugal. The US dropped an early lead, but then scored two goals to give them the lead with 9 minutes left, however a late game goal assisted...

Jun 15, 2014 8:47 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighter’s React To Rory MacDonald’s Win Over Woodley

In Saturday’s UFC 174 co-main event, Rory MacDonald earned a decisive decision victory over Tyron Woodley. Following the bout, many pro’s and insiders took to twitter with their thoughts. Check it: Rory totally nullifies Tyron Woodley and will take this fight 30-27. The Vancouver crowd approves #ufc174 — Sarah Kaufman (@mmasarah) June 15, 2014 Rory...

May 27, 2014 5:00 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Dillashaw’s Upset Of Barao

The world was shocked last Saturday when TJ Dillashaw finished Brazil’s Renan Barao. It was the former champ’s first loss in in 35 straight fights. Here’s how the MMA world reacted: Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh killllllemmmmmmm that right hand ! #UFC173 great fight Dillashaw looking loose — Sergio Pettis (@sergiopettis) May 25, 2014 Wow! @TJDillashaw @ufc #UFC173 —...

Apr 28, 2014 11:17 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Jones’ Win Over Glover Teixeira

Last Saturday in the UFC 172 main event, Jon Jones proved why he is one of the most feared men in Mixed Martial Arts. With his dominant win, UFC President Dana White is calling him the new pound-for-pound king and his fighting peers, aren’t arguing. Here’s the post-fight reactions: Haha never in my life would...