594 Search Results for gegard mousasi

Nov 22, 2012 11:46 am

Mike Kyle vs. Gegard Mousasi targeted for January’s Strikeforce Event | MMA News

A light heavyweight bout between Mike Kyle (19-8-1 MMA, 2-3-1 SF) and former champion Gegard Mousasi (32-3-2 MMA, 3-1-1 SF) is being targeted for January’s “Strikeforce: Champions” event. The two fighters have been slated to do battle on three prior occasions, but none of those proposed fights came to fruition, as a result of injuries. Kyle fights for the first time...

Dec 28, 2011 1:25 pm

MMA NEWS – Gegard Mousasi Waiting for Title Shot, UFC Aspirations as Well?

Nearly two years since he lost the title, Gegard Mousasi is waiting in the wings for another light-heavyweight title shot from Strikeforce executives. It is rumored that Mousasi will face the victor of Muhammed Lawal vs. Lorenz Larkin, who are fighting for the vacant light-heavyweight title that was relinquished by Dan Henderson as he transitioned...

Sep 13, 2011 9:00 am

Gegard Mousasi Open To UFC Move

“If you’re the Strikeforce champion, then you have a lot more possibilities. I still have a contract with Strikeforce. It makes sense to be a champion there before something like fighting in the UFC can happen. But I don’t know. I’m just focusing on Strikeforce, and eventually it’s not my decision. I just need to...

Sep 5, 2011 3:13 pm

Gegard Mousasi Expected To Return For December Strikeforce Event

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi is staying busy both stateside and internationally, as he’s being targeted for a December return to the Strikeforce cage.  The news was confirmed by a source to MMAJunkie.com earlier today. Gegard Mousasi last competed for Strikeforce in April where he fought to a majority draw against UFC veteran...

Sep 27, 2015 7:53 am

Mousasi hacked? Gegard rips into fan for making fun of his loss

Gegard Mousasi’s path back toward the top of the middleweight division was brought to a screeching halt at “UFC Fight Night 75” when he stepped into the octagon with Uriah Hall. Mousasi seems to be struggling to capture the magic in UFC he once had in DREAM when he reigned supreme as the light heavyweight...

Feb 10, 2014 4:38 am

VIDEO | Pro’s Pick Machida vs. Mousasi, None Pick Gegard

Urijah Faber: Machida via unstoppable elusiveness Joseph Benavidez: Machida be way of new era Jake Ellenberger: Machida by technical knockout Beneil Dariush: Machida via anything he wants Rafael dos Anjos: Machida by way of victory Glover Teixeira: Machida because he’s on a mission

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 5, 2017 11:07 am

Stephen Thompson confident brother-in-law Chris Weidman will “do work” against Mousasi

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with UFC 210. In this anticipated card’s co-main event, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will take on dangerous Dutchman Gegard Mousasi. The bout will mark Weidman’s opportunity to bounce back from two straight losses: a TKO against Luke Rockhold, which marked the end...

Mar 26, 2017 12:03 pm

Chris Weidman is in incredible shape ahead of his UFC 210 bout with Mousasi

For a time, Chris Weidman looked like he was going to be come a truly dominant champion. First, he knocked out Anderson Silva to win the UFC middleweight title. Then, he defeated Silva again – albeit thanks to a freakish leg injury – erasing any doubt that he deserved his station atop the middleweight division....

Feb 8, 2017 7:53 am

EXCLUSIVE | Tim Boetsch makes his picks for Bisping vs. Romero, Weidman vs. Mousasi

This Saturday, on the main card of UFC 208, Tim Boetsch will take on the incredibly dangerous Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. If he’s able to spring the upset against this highly regarded foe, he will find himself in the top-end of the middleweight rankings, where fights with foes like Chris Weidman, Gegard Mousasi, Yoel Romero, and...

Oct 20, 2016 4:20 pm

Michael Bisping responds to Mousasi’s call out on Twitter

Gegard Mousasi has been making his case for a title shot at middleweight since dropping down to the 185 pound weight class back in 2014, but the longtime contender has really stepped it up performance-wise in his last two fights. Shortly after knocking out surging middleweight contender Thiago “Maretta” Santos at UFC 200, Mousasi notched...

Jun 19, 2016 10:54 am

Derek Brunson is out; Mousasi calls for Hall, Belfort or Bisping to step up

Former Strikeforce title holder Gegard Mousasi was expected to square off with rising contender Derek Brunson at July’s stacked UFC 200 event. Unfortunately for fight fans, Brunson has apparently suffered an injury that has forced him off the July 9 fight card: I have been informed that @DerekBrunson is out. I am waiting to find...

Feb 27, 2016 7:16 pm

Mousasi: “I want Bisping or Vitor Belfort next”

Former Strikeforce title holder Gegard Mousasi earned a unanimous decision victory over former UFC title challenger Thales Leites in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 84 in London. At the post fight press conference, Gegard was asked who he would like to fight next. Mousasi gave the following response calling out two of the...

Dec 27, 2015 10:41 pm

New opponent for Gerard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 83 announced

An opponent for Middleweight UFC veteran Gegard Mousasi has been named for UFC Fight Night 83 taking place in London. Mousasi posted on his Facebook page that he will be meeting Thales Leites in the Octagon on Feb. 27 but later deleted the post. Initially, Mousasi was set to face Michael Bisping at the London...

Dec 24, 2015 2:29 pm

Despite losing Bisping fight, Mousasi staying on London card

Earlier today it was announced that Michael Bisping would be fighting Anderson Silva in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ on February 27th. There was much speculation as to what would happen to Gegard Mousasi now that Michael Bisping has a new opponent. Mousasi released a statement on Twitter to reveal that he...

Nov 12, 2015 9:43 am

WATCH! Gerard Mousasi calls out Anderson Silva

While he is fresh off a brutal TKO loss to Uriah Hall earlier this fall, Gegard Mousasi is still setting his sights at the top of the UFC’s middleweight division. During a recent appearance on UFC Tonight, Gegard Mousasi called out former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva. Watch above!

Sep 30, 2015 12:06 am

Joe Rogan’s Live Reaction To Uriah Hall’s Finish Of Mousasi –– WATCH NOW!

UFC commentator Joe Rogan held one of his ‘Fight Companion’ podcast this past weekend during UFC Fight Night: Japan and boy was it a good one. The fights were all pretty exciting, although there seemed to be a shortage of finishes. One of the fights that didn’t make it all three rounds was the co-main...

Sep 27, 2015 6:39 am

UFC fighters react to Uriah Hall’s ridiculous KO over Mousasi

Uriah Hall put the entire middleweight division on notice at “UFC Fight Night 75” last night with his performance against top-tanked Gegard Mousasi. Mousasi put on an impressive opening round and Hall knew he had to turn things around quickly if he wanted to pick up the win in the Saitama Super Arena. Just twenty-five...

Sep 26, 2015 2:18 pm

Mousasi Accuses Machida Of Greasing: ‘He Was Oiled Up For Sure’

Back in February of 2014 UFC middleweights Gegard Mousasi and Lyoto Machida met in the octagon and battled it out for five full rounds. Machida ended up earning the unanimous decision, but now, ahead of his fight with Uriah Hall at UFC Fight Night: Japan Saturday night, Mousasi is accusing ‘The Dragon’ of greasing. Mousasi...

Jun 25, 2015 6:29 am

JUCAO RETURNS! Set To Fight Mousasi In Japan

It looks like Gegard Mousasi will get to fight in Japan like he wanted, only not against Vitor Belfort. Instead, the UFC have booked Mousasi vs. Roan ‘Jucao’ Carneiro for the Sept. 27 event, confirmed by MMAWeekly.  The fight will take place at Japan’s Saitama Super Arena and will be headlined by a heavyweight scrap...

Jun 5, 2015 12:37 am

Mousasi Calls Out ‘Old Lion’ Vitor Belfort, Again

Right after Vitor Belfort’s loss to champ Chris Weidman, fellow UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi took to Twitter to announce that he would love a chance to fight the Brazilian in Japan. Now, he has taken another jab at Belfort, asking if any one has seen the “Old Lion”. Does anyone know where the Old Lion...

May 21, 2015 9:48 am

PAYCUT! Mousasi Latest Fighter To Speak Out Against Reebok Deal

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and current UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi is the latest fighter to speak out against the UFC’s Reebok sponsorship deal. “The Dreamcatcher” recently sat down with BloodyElbow where he stated that he stands to make a lot less money due to the new arrangement, his words: “Well, I’m going to...