Archive: Cyrille Diabate

Jul 29, 2014 4:11 pm

Daniel Cormier Plans To Train With Anderson Silva And Lyoto Machida For Jones

UFC light heavyweight title challenger Daniel Cormier will face the toughest challenge of his career when he faces Jon Jones at UFC 178 for the light heavyweight strap. To prepare for the bout, Cormier is looking to bring in some elite level fighters to help him train, including Phil Davis, Cyrille Diabate, Anderson Silva, and...

Mar 7, 2014 8:26 am

UFC Fight Night London: Win Or Lose Cyrille Diabate Retiring Tomorrow Night

After a very long career as a top-level mixed martial artist Cyrille Diabate has made the decision, at age 40, to call an end to his career. The French native Diabate (19-9-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC) is set to make his final appearance, win or lose, against Ilir Latifi (7-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) during the preliminary...

Jan 24, 2014 6:13 am

Ross Pearson Out; Michael Johnson In Vs. Melvin Guillard At UFN 37

Unfortunately for the London fans who will be attending UFC Fight Night 37 on March 8, one hometown hero will have to pull out of his fight. Ross Pearson most recently fought Melvin Guillard, in what was a fantastic battle up until the unfortunate illegal knee which caused the fight ending cut on Pearson’s forehead....

Jan 13, 2014 4:59 pm

Roland Delorme And Davey Grant To Square Off At UFC Fight Night 37 In London

The UFC announced a new matchup for an upcoming card today, as bantamweights Roland Delorme and TUF 18 finalist Davey Grant will be facing off at the UFC Fight Night 37 show, which will be taking place in March. A light heavyweight scrap between recent title contender Alexander Gustafsson and Jimi Manuwa headlines the card, which will...

Nov 30, 2013 8:19 am

Diabate vs. Latifi Added To UFC Fight Night 37

The UFC will make its return to London on March 8 with the Fight Night 37 fight card, headlined by Alexander Gustafsson and Jimi Manuwa. Recently added to the card was a light heavyweight showdown between UFC and Pride veteran Cyrille “The Snake” Diabate and Ilir “The Sledgehammer” Latifi, training partner of Alexander Gustafsson. Sporting a...

Nov 5, 2013 1:36 pm

Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa set for March 8 headliner in London

According to ‘The Telegraph,’ UFC light heavyweight contender, Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson (15-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC), will still headline the UFC’s return to London this March, now opposite undefeated slugger Jimi Manuwa (14-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC). Gustafsson was originally slated to face Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the evenings main event, but “Lil Nog” was forced...

Nov 20, 2012 10:17 am

UFC 154 Medical Suspensions | MMA News

  UFC 154 marked the return of the greatest welterweight champion of all time, Georges St-Pierre, who headlined a card that didn’t disappoint. The card was full of memorable fights that included a first round knockout of Martin Kampmann by new number one contender, Johny Hendricks, and a classic 5-round war between St-Pierre and Carlos...

Sep 19, 2012 6:30 am

Chad Griggs vs. Cyrille Diabate added to UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor A light-heavyweight match-up between Chad Griggs (11-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Cyrille Diabate (18-8-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has been added to the UFC 154 fight card. Diabate was initially slated to face off against Fabio Maldonado in a UFC on FUEL TV 5 bout. However, Maldonado was pulled from the card in order...