376 Search Results for gegard mousasi

Aug 9, 2012 7:27 am

Exclusive: Ovince St. Preux Ready to Rebound From Loss to Mousasi

Strikeforce light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux has spent the last eight months preparing for August 18th. The last time fans saw him inside the cage he was losing via decision to Gegard Mousasi at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal. The defeat snapped an eight fight winning streak for the Knoxville, Tennessee resident who was well on...

Feb 13, 2012 12:10 pm

Mike Kyle Forced Out Of Mousasi Fight With Injury

A light-heavyweight bout between Mike Kyle and Gegard Mousasi has reportedly been scratched from the Strikeforce show in March. Reasoning for the removal is an undisclosed injury Kyle received presumably while training for the bout. Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey takes place Saturday, March 3rd from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Along with the main card...

Jan 23, 2012 1:57 pm

MMA NEWS – Strikeforce Adds Mousasi vs. Kyle To Columbus Show In March

A light-heavyweight bout has been added to the “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” event in the form of Gegard Mousasi vs. Mike Kyle. Kyle broke the news via his personal twitter and BJPENN.COM later confirmed it with officials. The March 3rd event is set to go down from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus Ohio and with...

Dec 21, 2011 4:00 am

MMA NEWS- "Strikeforce Melendez vs. Masvidal" Salary Report: Mousasi & Melendez Top Earners

Last weekend’s Strikeforce event played host to nine professional Mixed Martial Arts fights. The total disclosed payroll released by the California State Athletic Commission came in at $580,000 for all 18 competitors on the night. Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez and former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, topped the evening’s payroll with $150,000 each. The...


Sep 26, 2011 4:18 pm

Mousasi Gives American Trained Fighters Huge Advantage In Preparation

“As far as technology and how they do it, like weight cutting and stuff like that, I’m way behind them because I don’t have those contacts. I don’t have those people around me that can help me with those things. … In the U.S., it’s a lot more professional what the athletes do there. The...

Sep 21, 2011 6:00 am

Mousasi Set To Return Against OSP In December

That’s right; Strikeforce has apparently adopted the “Ask and you shall receive” matchmaking policies often seen in the UFC. Strikeforce officials announced yesterday that they have booked former light-heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi to face Ovince St. Preux on their yet to be made official December 17 event set to air on Showtime. A headliner and...

Jul 28, 2016 2:32 am

Luke Rockhold looking for a fight with Anderson Silva

Right now, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is undergoing treatment for an injured knee. Once fully healed up and healthy enough to get back in the gym, Rockhold says that there is one particular fight that he is looking to get with Michael Bisping already booked and set to defend his title against Dan...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 12, 2016 10:43 am

UFC 200 salary report: Brock Lesnar sets new record for highest disclosed payout

UFC 200 saw an absolutely stacked event card from beginning to end and the monumental pay-per-view event is likely the biggest payout in UFC history because of that. Brock Lesnar took home the biggest check with his disclosed payout of $2.5 million, setting a new record for the highest disclosed payout in UFC history. Prior...

Jul 12, 2016 10:14 am

UFC 200 rankings update

This past weekend, the UFC held its 200th Pay-Per View event. The historic UFC 200 event went down at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and played host to a number of incredible bouts. Understandably so, the fights shook up the UFC’s official rankings. In addition, Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 for his...

Jul 9, 2016 11:23 pm

UFC 200 Bonus Report

UFC 200 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 200 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 200’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Amanda Nunes for her...

Jul 9, 2016 1:32 pm

UFC 200 live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s historic UFC 200 card? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live result updates as they happen, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for recaps of every fight. Main Card (Pay-Per View) (c) Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes – Nunes submits Tate at 3:16 of round one Brock Lesnar...

Jul 7, 2016 11:26 am

Dana White: Daniel Cormier will fight at UFC 200

With just two days to go until UFC 200, many were wondering if the UFC would be able to find UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier a replacement opponent on such short notice. While Gegard Mousasi and Michael Bisping both were quick to offer to step in and fight the light heavyweight champ, there had...

Jul 7, 2016 8:41 am

Fighters begin campaigning to fight Daniel Cormier

With just two days to go until the biggest event in the history of the UFC, one would think that the UFC would have a difficult time finding someone to fight on such short notice. That proved to not be the case however when several fighters took to Twitter to campaign to fill the hole...

Jul 7, 2016 2:09 am

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ potential USADA violation

Late Wednesday, the UFC announced that UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 main event fight against champion Daniel Cormier for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” With the UFC light heavyweight title fight just days away, everyone in the MMA community was shocked at the news. Here is how...

Jun 28, 2016 9:38 am

PHOTO | Striking statistics for UFC 200 fighters

In less than two weeks, the UFC will hold its historic UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The event will play host to numerous high-profile fights including the Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier rematch, the return of Brock Lesnar, and many others. Ahead of the fight, take a look at the striking statistics from the...

Jun 25, 2016 5:28 pm

UFC announces official UFC 200 fight card lineup

We are just two weeks away from this summer’s blockbuster UFC 200 fight card which takes place July 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The stacked fight card features three title fights and includes the return of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. The UFC had already announced the twelve bouts which would be taking place...

Jun 15, 2016 11:20 pm

Update on Anderson Silva fighting at UFC 200

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva was supposed to fight Uriah Hall at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil last month, however ‘The Spider’ was forced to undergo surgery to remove his gallbladder the week of the fight. Silva set his sights on a return to the Octagon at UFC 200, hoping to avenge his loss...

Jun 12, 2016 7:55 am

Chael Sonnen: “Uriah Hall is going to fight Anderson Silva at UFC 200”

According to former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen, a highly anticipated middleweight fight between Uriah Hall (12-6 MMA) and Anderson Silva (33-7 MMA) will take place at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. No official announcement has been made by the UFC, but this is what Sonnen had to say during his “You’re...

Jun 11, 2016 11:16 am

Latest UFC 200 odds one month out from fight night

In just under one month, fight fans will witness a historic night of action in Las Vegas at UFC 200. The event, which features two title fights, an interim title fight, and the return of Brock Lesnar, will go down on July 9th, and leave fight fans in awe. With just under one month to...

May 17, 2016 6:04 pm

Derek Brunson blasts fellow middleweights, calls for title fight with Rockhold

Derek Brunson (15-3 MMA) is the latest middleweight to offer his services for the vacant UFC 199 slot opposite current UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. The rising 185-pound contender is currently riding a four-fight win streak, which includes first-round knockout victories over Ed Herman, Sam Alvey and most recently Roan Carneiro. Brunson took to Twitter...

Apr 1, 2016 12:08 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Flying/Spinning Back Kick Drills

Spinning techniques are some of the most risky techniques in MMA. When they land they are often brutal, as we saw in Uriah Hall vs. Gegard Mousasi and Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim to name a few. Recently, at the JacksonWink MMA Academy, some of the fighters decided to work on not only spinning techniques,...

Mar 31, 2016 10:38 am

PHOTO | UFC hinting at Georges St Pierre’s return at UFC 200?

“When this card is finished being announced … minds will be blown,” said UFC President Dana White via text message to Postmedia. While the news of the first official bouts for UFC 200 broke yesterday, the rest of the exciting card remains a mystery. Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are set to rematch in a...

Mar 16, 2016 10:14 pm

Report: Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall targeted for UFC 198

While it was previously reported that Anderson Silva would be unable to fight in his hometown of Curitiba Brazil at UFC 198 due to a lack of opponents, a recent report indicates that may no longer be the case. A report has surfaced from Sherdog which revealed that the UFC is reportedly looking to book...

Mar 5, 2016 9:16 am

Anderson Silva won’t fight in hometown at UFC 198

While many expected Anderson Silva to fight at UFC 198 on May 14th in his hometown of Curitiba Brazil, it appears that ‘The Spider’ won’t. UFC Brazil GM Giovanni Decker explained that there the lack of opponents for Silva on the card, which has resulted in him declining to fight according to Combate. After his...

Feb 27, 2016 9:03 am

UFC Fight Night 84 Live Results Stream

Unable to catch today’s UFC Fight Night 84 event in London? BJPENN.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results and stay tuned to BJPENN.com for fight recaps as they happen. Main Card (UFC Fight Pass, 4 p.m ET) Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva – Bisping defeats Silva...

Feb 26, 2016 9:21 pm

VIDEO | UFC London ‘Before The Bell’ with Frank Trigg

Ahead of Saturday’s action on UFC Fight Pass in London, where Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will square off in the main event, UFC Hall of Famer Frank Trigg spoke with Nick Kalikas to break down the event. In addition to Silva vs. Bisping, Gegard Mousasi and Thales Leites will square off in the co-main...

Feb 26, 2016 7:20 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night: London weigh-in LIVE at 8am PT

Tomorrow night in London Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will square off in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’. The bout is sure to deliver fireworks given the growing tension between the two fighters over the course of the last few weeks. Things reached an all-time high at the UFC London early open...