431 Search Results for gegard mousasi

Jul 1, 2013 10:25 am

Vitor: Mousasi Hasn’t Earned The Right To Fight Me

“If you want to fight Vitor Belfort, you have to earn it. It’s just like if you want to play someone in the quarter or semi finals – you cannot just because you won something a long time ago. No, you have to earn your spot. “I don’t like it how people are using Twitter...

Apr 8, 2013 10:45 am

VIDEO | UFC on FUEL TV 9: Mousasi vs. Latifi Fight Highlight

Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, made his UFC debut last weekend in Sweden against last-minute replacement, Ilir Latifi. The Strikeforce veteran used a precise striking onslaught to easily walk away the victor.

Apr 2, 2013 4:56 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 9: Latifi tabbed as opponent for Mousasi in main event

After days of speculation – and possibly the cruelest April Fool’s Day Joke in MMA history – Gregard Mousasi finally has an opponent. Sweden’s Ilir ‘The Sledgehammer’ Latifi got the nod to replace an injured Alexander Gustafsson and will face Mousasi in the main event of Saturday’s UFC on Fuel 9 in Sweden. UFC president...

Apr 2, 2013 10:42 am

Silva says UFC is asking him to step in against Mousasi

While the rumors continue to swirl around the severity of Alexander Gustafsson’s injury and if he will be medically cleared to fight Gegard Mousasi at UFC on Fuel 9 in Sweden, none other than Wanderlei Silva has chimed in saying he has been asked to step in. According to a recent Tweet by Silva, the...

Apr 1, 2013 11:18 am

Dana White: Gustafsson vs Mousasi Still On For UFC On Fuel TV 9 | UFC NEWS

After sustaining a cut above his eye while training, Alexander Gustafsson’s status for his upcoming fight against Gegard Mousasi this Saturday has been a big question mark. It appears the suspense surrounding the situation can now be put to rest, at least for the time being. MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani  recently posted on Twitter that UFC...

Mar 13, 2013 9:13 am

PHOTO | UFC on FUEL TV 9: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi Poster | UFC NEWS

Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, has graced his first official UFC poster for ‘UFC on FUEL TV 9: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi’. The two light-heavyweights will go toe-to-toe on April 6 in what UFC President Dana White has declared a number-one contender match up.

Jan 21, 2013 11:14 am

Gustafsson Promises Finish Of Mousasi This April | UFC NEWS

“Gegard is by far the most dangerous opponent so far. He’s young, he’s hungry and has a lot of fight experience. It’s gonna be interesting. I’ll win the fight, no doubt. It’s not going to be a decision that’s for sure because two decisions in a row now, it’s too much. I’m going to go...

Jan 19, 2013 9:15 am

Gustafsson vs. Mousasi Bout Official | UFC News

  Top Light-heavyweight contender Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson has signed up to fight a new addition from the Strikeforce roster in long-time top 205-pounder, Gegard Mousasi. The fight will take place in Gustafsson’s home country of Sweden on April 6th, at the Ericsson Globe Arena. For Gustafsson, he comes off of a great 2012 that...

Jan 10, 2013 11:25 am

Mousasi: I think people underestimate me | MMA NEWS

“I see a lot of fighters getting knocked out, but they still, they praise them a lot more than me. I haven’t been beaten badly in any fight. I just lost one fight in, I don’t know how many fights. I think people underestimate me. And I feel like now, with the good training I...

Dec 20, 2012 10:30 am

Exclusive: Mike Kyle “I can’t believe I’m the Underdog against Mousasi”

  Often in combat sports the media and fans tend to hype one individual fighter up enormously to the point where the opponent is almost completely overlooked. In a sport as unpredictable as MMA where any competitor can stop another on any given night, it’s puzzling how so many people can have such a one-sided approach when...

Dec 12, 2012 11:07 am

Mousasi: I don’t believe I ever trained for a fight | MMA NEWS

“I was overstrained, not motivated, not training well. I think that had something to do with it. This year-layoff got me hungry again and I’m training really good now. I think, it was good (the layoff), I’m making it a positive thing. I was just fighting. I won the belt in DREAM, I won the...

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...

Oct 26, 2016 9:00 am

UFC Fight Night 99 Loses Its Co-Main Event

On November 19, the UFC will return to Belfast, Northern Island with UFC Fight Night 99. Initially, the card looked like it was going to be a great one. Unfortunately, the injury bug has been chowing down on its lineup over the last few days. First, it was announced that the evening’s planned main event,...

Oct 25, 2016 10:27 am

Gunnar Nelson Details Injury that Forced Him Out of UFC Belfast’s Main Event

Last week, the UFC’s highly anticipated November 19 return to Belfast, Northern Ireland was dealt a fairly severe blow. Just weeks out from fight night, it lost its main event, as Iceland’s honorary Irishman Gunnar Nelson was forced out of his headlining welterweight bout with South Korea’s Dong Hyun Kim. Luckily for the fans in Belfast, the...

Oct 20, 2016 2:31 pm

Report | Michael Bisping being targeted to return at UFC 206 in Toronto

It sounds like UFC middleweight champion Michael “The Count” Bisping may be getting back into the Octagon for another fight very soon. Bisping just defended his title for the first time against Dan Henderson earlier this month at UFC 204 and apparently has been called by the UFC to get prepared for another big fight....

Oct 16, 2016 1:16 pm

Bisping says Conor McGregor sent him a nasty text following his prediction of Alvarez winning their UFC 205 main event

Conor McGregor is not someone you want to cross. Following reports of ‘Mystic Mac’ sending a threatening Facebook message to middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi, another fighter has come forward and revealed that the featherweight champion has sent him a nasty message. UFC middleweight champion and part-time FOX Sports commentator Michael Bisping says McGregor sent him one...

Oct 15, 2016 4:01 pm

Vitor Belfort: “I’m not retired. ‘The Phenom’ is back!”

Earlier this afternoon we reported that mixed martial arts legend Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort was hanging up his gloves and retiring from the fight game. Belfort had taken to Instagram and posted the following photo which included the statement “I decided that I will end this chapter of my life looking at the mirror and recognizing...