Archive: daron cruickshank

Dec 12, 2014 9:46 pm

Dana White on Eye Pokers: ‘Maybe They Should Lose the Round’

Daron Cruickshank suffered two eye pokes, the latter of which lead to the fight being ruled a no contest. As expected, the topic was brought up during the “TUF 20 Finale” post fight press conference and Dana White was quick to explain that he has no idea what to do about the issue. “I don’t...

Dec 12, 2014 7:35 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Noons and Cruickshank Fight to No Contest

This potential fight of the night candidate was ended early when Cruicshank suffered two eye pokes. The result was a no contest. After the first eye poke, Big John saw it and called a pause in the action to let Cruicshank recover. Cruicshank did not take the full five minutes and was able to fight...

Oct 10, 2014 9:23 am

Daron Cruickshank vs. K.J. Noons set for TUF 20 Finale in Las Vegas

A lightweight bout between Daron Cruickshank and K.J. Noons is the latest addition to December’s TUF 20 Finale event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the bout earlier today. Daron Cruickshank (16-5 MMA, 6-3 UFC) got back in to the win column this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax, where he scored...

May 22, 2014 11:16 am

Daron Cruickshank vs. Jorge Masvidal set for UFC on FOX 12

UFC officials announced today that a lightweight bout between Daron Cruickshank and Jorge Masvidal is the latest addition to July’s UFC on FOX 12 card in San Jose. Daron Cruickshank (15-4 MMA, 5-2 UFC) was most recently seen in action at this month’s UFC Fight Night 40 event in Cincinnati, where he scored an impressive...


May 10, 2014 9:55 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Brown Finishes Silva in Round 3 of FOTY Candidate

‘Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva’ was one of the most exciting bouts in a long time and the UFC should consider themselves lucky it aired for free on television. Hometown boy Matt Brown was looking to impress those in attendance, along with Dana White, by headhunting from the opening minute of the first round. He...

May 10, 2014 8:46 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Cruickshank Rocks and Finishes Koch in Round 1

Daron Cruickshank brought the crowd to life with another first round stoppage tonight. Daron Cruickshank landed a left high kick and Erik Koch fell face first to the canvas. It seemed as if he was out cold, but he came to and started defending the barrage of strikes Cruickshank was throwing. Cruickshank’s shots were landing...

May 10, 2014 8:32 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Magny Picks Up Lackluster Win Over Means

After a rather lackluster fight between Neil Magny and Tim Means that went the distance, Army National Guard Sergeant Neil Magny prevailed and was given the unanimous decision victory. Magny rocked Means multiple times throughout the fight and used his superior clinch work to take Means down several times as well. This makes it two...

May 10, 2014 5:23 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Eduardo Upsets Wineland, Gets 1st Round KO Win

Eddie Wineland was ranked fourth walking into the octagon, but who knows how far he will fall after losing to unranked Johnny Eduardo. The first round was close but it was clear Eduardo was getting the best of his opponent. Wineland and Eduardo landed the same amount of punches (12), however Wineland threw 42 more!...

May 10, 2014 4:54 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Lentz Picks Up Unanimous Decision Win Over Gamburyan

UFC Fight Pass Exclusive Preliminary main-event featured Manny Gamburyan and Nick Lentz in a three round bout that went the full fifteen minutes. Manny Gamburyan struggled to get any offensive momentum going his way in the first round as Nick Lentz was looking to close the distance and grapple. The majority of the first round...

May 10, 2014 4:12 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Salas Gets 1st Round Win over Wall

Justin Salas tried to set up takedowns with jabs, but his attempts were transparent and Ben Wall easily defended them. With Salas looking for takedown attempts so often, Wall was unable to attempt anything offensive so it took a while for someone to gain momentum in the first. Justin Salas gained momentum in the middle...

May 10, 2014 2:30 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva’ Main Card Results

Today’s ‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Main Card kicks off starting at 7:00 p.m. PT/10:00 p.m. ET. If you’re not in Ohio today with tickets in-hand or can’t catch the televised card, follow along with us here as we break down every blow, every submission, and ever strike, in real-time, right here in this very thread....

Feb 27, 2014 10:39 am

Erik Koch vs. Daron Cruickshank set for UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati

UFC officials announced today that a lightweight bout between Erik Koch and Daron Cruickshank is the latest addition to the ‘UFC Fight Night 40’ event in Cincinnati, Ohio. After suffering back-to-back losses in the UFC’s featherweight division, Erik Koch (14-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) decided to make the move up to lightweight. The Duke Roufus product found success...

Jan 10, 2014 9:52 am

Cruickshank vs. Rio bumped to UFC on Fox 10 televised card

  With an injury comes air time for Daron Cruickshank and Mike Rio. UFC officials announced that Oleksiy Oliynyk (2-0) has suffered an injury and is forced out of his heavyweight bout with Jared Rosholt (9-1). So now lightweights Cruickshank (13-4) and Rio (9-3) have been promoted from the UFC Fight Pass online preliminary card...

Dec 9, 2013 8:19 am

UFC on Fox 10 adds Cruickshank vs. Rio

The UFC on Fox 10 card added its 11th fight to the docket. Lightweights Daron Cruickshank (13-4, *pictured) and Mike Rio (9-3) will meet in Chicago, the promotion announced on Sunday. UFC on FOX 10 takes place on Jan. 25 at the United Center in Chicago. The main event will pit two lightweight contenders in...

Nov 23, 2013 12:40 pm

Donald Cerrone vs. Adriano Martins set for UFC on FOX 10 in Chicago

Prior to his UFC 167 bout with Evan Dunham, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone had stated that his intention was to move down a weight class (to the UFC’s featherweight division,) following the contest. However, that apparently will not be the case. As it was announced today that Donald Cerrone (21-6 MMA, 8-3 UFC) will meet Adriano...

Jul 29, 2013 11:33 am

EDITORIAL | The Monday Morning Aftermath, UFC on FOX 8 Edition

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This is the first installment of BJPenn.com’s Monday Morning Aftermath column, which will consist of breaking down the previous weekend’s top news and touching on what fans can expect to look for the following week as aftermath from that action. This column will also give the fans a head’s up on anything MMA...

Jan 22, 2013 5:41 pm

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Mike Ricci vs. Colin Fletcher at UFC 158

  BJPenn.Com has learned that the UFC has added an exciting lightweight bout to their already stacked UFC 158 card that will take place on March 16 at The Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Two recent Ultimate Fighter finalists will meet as Montreal native Mike Ricci will take on Colin Fletcher. Ricci competed as...

Dec 10, 2012 1:45 pm

My UFC on Fox 5 M.V.P.

  UFC on Fox 5 was met with great anticipation and for the most part the card delivered a lot of great action and exceptional performances. Many of the fighters made huge statements on Saturday night so it wasn’t easy to determine who my MVP was going to be. The undercard began with what was...