Archive: Francis Carmont

Sep 17, 2014 10:37 am

UFC Releases Francis Carmont

Former top 10 UFC middleweight Francis Carmont has announced that he has been cut from the UFC after losing to Thales Leites. Carmont made the announcement to his fans via Facebook: Post by Francis Carmont. By Evan Stoumbelis

Sep 5, 2014 11:54 am

Salary Report: Rafael dos Anjos Out-Earns Benson Henderson For 1st Round K.O.

Last week’s UFC Fight Night 49 event saw former UFC lightweight champ, Benson Henderson fall to the vicious onslaught of Rafael dos Anjos. The event took place from Oklahoma’s BOK Center. The full disclosed fighter pay-outs, as confirmed by the Oklahoma Athletic Commission are as follows: Main Card (FOX Sports 1) Rafael dos Anjos ($38,000...

Jul 2, 2014 9:14 am

Maia vs. Pyle, Leites vs. Carmont Added To FN 49

UFC Fight Night 49 takes place August 23rd from Tulsa Oklahoma, and the card picked up two fights today. Demian Maia vs. Mike Pyle and Thales Leites vs. Francis Carmont have been added two the card. Demian Maia is coming off a win over Alexander Yakovlev back in May which snapped his two fight losing...

Jun 18, 2014 6:01 am

Gegard Mousasi vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza set for UFC 176 co-main event

A key middleweight bout has been added to August’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles, as UFC officials announced today that Gegard Mousasi will meet Ronaldo Souza in the evenings co-main event. Gegard Mousasi (35-4-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) was last seen in action in the main event of “UFC Fight Night 41” in Berlin, where...


May 31, 2014 1:28 pm

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Dollaway Wrestles His Way to Victory against Carmont

C.B. Dollaway and Francis Carmont were featured in the co main-event where the pace of the fight slowed down as it went on. The first round was exciting from start to finish as they exchanged shots and taunts without caution. Dollaway started to tally up leg kicks that were going unchecked and followed one up...

May 31, 2014 12:27 pm

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Backstrom Forces Niinimaki to Tap in Round 1

Tom Niinimaki and Niklas Backstrom kicked off the main card portion of ‘UFC Berlin’ today which aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Backstrom made a successful debut tonight and finished the fight in exciting fashion with an unorthodox spin on a classic submission. After he cracked his knee into the face of Tom Niinimaki, Backstrom...

May 31, 2014 11:54 am

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Hein Makes Successful Debut Against a Bloodied Dober

Lightweight Nick Hein put on a great showcase of his skills in his octagon debut today. He is a decorated judoka and his transition into mixed martial arts has been successful. Joe Silva invited him to the UFC hoping his success would continue and Hein did not disappoint him with his performance against Drew Dober...

May 31, 2014 11:30 am

Cedenblad Forces Jotko to Submit with only 1 Second Left in Round 2

The majority of the bout was a back-and-forth grappling contest that saw both Jotko and Cedenblad get advantageous positioning. Jotko was a more aggressive with his striking, but his punches were so wild that he found little success with them. Toward the end of the second round, Cedenblad was postured over Jotko who was trying...

May 31, 2014 11:09 am

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Alcantara TKOs Lee in 25 Seconds of Round 1

Iuri Alcantara only needed twenty-five seconds to finish Vaughan Lee today. The technical knockout was the first of the day and it brought the crowd to life after three consecutive decisions. Lee wanted to kickstart the action early on so he lunged forward with a teep-kick to the body of Alcantara and tried to follow...

May 31, 2014 10:57 am

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Sobotta Hands Pawlak His First Career Loss

Peter Sobotta put on a dominating performance in front of his home-country crowd in Germany. His last UFC outing was nowhere near as impressive as his fight was tonight. Sobotta was cut from the promotion in 2010 after losing three straight fights. He utilized his time in smaller promotions intelligently; He submitted five opponents in...

May 31, 2014 10:32 am

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Blanco Defeats Ogle by way of Unanimous Decision

Maximo Blanco may fight with an orthodox stance, but his approach on fighting is rather unorthodox itself. As they met in the middle of the octagon in the first round to touch gloves, Blanco ignored Ogle’s attempt of high-fiving and executed a jumping front kick. The live-crowd saw this and voiced their disapproval of what...

May 31, 2014 9:32 am

‘UFC Berlin: Munoz vs. Mousasi’ Results Thread

It is a stacked Saturday for fans of the Ultimate Fighting Championship! Did you miss the first batch of today’s fights? Check out the results below and come back for tonight’s UFC card in Brazil! Make BJPENN.COM your home for up to the minute updates and results. Main Card (3:00 PM ET on UFC Fight...

May 29, 2014 6:03 am

St. Pierre: ‘I wasn’t motivated for Hendricks Fight’

Reporters caught up with former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre in Berlin yesterday as he supported his teammate Francis Carmont for his bout on Saturday. While St. Pierre usually gives small teasers and hints about a possible return, this round with the press alluded to very little, and only emphasized his own uncertainty about...

Mar 2, 2014 5:36 pm

Lorenz Larkin vs. Constantinos Philippou set for ‘UFC Fight Night 40’ in Cincinnati

UFC officials announced today that a middleweight bout between Lorenz Larkin (14-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) and Constantinos Philippou (12-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC) will take place at May’s ‘UFC Fight Night 40’ event in Cincinnati. After reeling off 5 consecutive victories to put himself in UFC middleweight title contention, Constantinos Philippou has since suffered back-to-back losses inside of...

Feb 14, 2014 9:36 am

‘Jacare’ Believes Strikeforce Fighters Are Headed Towards UFC Gold

Jacare Souza is on a four first round finish win streak. Most recently the complete destruction of Yushin Okami by knockout and Chris Camozzi via arm- triangle. His victories prior too happening under the Strikeforce banner. He hopes to keep the momentum going as he comes into the new year and faces off against Francis...

Feb 12, 2014 6:38 pm

Jacare vs. Carmont winner could get a title shot

Who will get the next crack at the UFC middleweight strap? Champion Chris Weidman will defend his belt later this year against Vitor Belfort. Just who will face the winner of that bout will likely be determined this weekend. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza fights Francis Carmont in the co-main event at Ultimate Fight Night 36, live...

Feb 11, 2014 9:48 am

UFC Fight Night 36: Francis Carmont Enjoys Underdog Role against Jacare Souza

  Francis Carmont (above, right) doesn’t mind assuming the underdog role in his upcoming bout with Jacare Souza at this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil. By Christopher Murphy | Twitter Francis Carmont (22-7) is riding a streak of 11 wins into the Octagon this Saturday when he faces Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza at the...

Jan 8, 2014 6:31 am

Constantinos Philippou Looking For Fight Of The Night At UFC Fight Night 35

Because Constantinos Philippou recently lost a lackluster split decision to Francis Carmont, he is eager to make this next fight against former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold at UFC Fight Night 35 on Jan. 15 a good one. “I want excitement. I’m going for [the] ‘Fight of the Fight’ [bonus] . No matter what the...

Dec 12, 2013 7:56 am

Jacare Souza: I Have The Style To Beat Chris Weidman

UFC Fight Night 36 is a big night for the UFC middleweight division. It is a tournament of sorts, where Gegard Mousasi faces Lyoto Machida, and Jacare Souza will look to defeat rising contender Francis Carmont. “Lyoto was the light heavyweight champion and is coming off a big win, Mousasi was the DREAM champion, and...

Dec 10, 2013 7:21 am

Ivan Jorge vs. Rodrigo Damm Added To UFC Fight Night 36

A lightweight matchup between two talented grapplers has been added to UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil. Ivan Jorge looks to put his seven fight win streak on the line when he faces Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion and Ultimate Fighter: Brazil alum Rodrigo Damm (pictured). Jorge will be making his second appearance inside the UFC...

Nov 28, 2013 7:25 am

Andy Ogle vs Charles Oliveira Matchup Set For UFC Fight Night 36 In Brazil

Andy “The Little Axe” Ogle (pictured), who competed on the TUF Live Season, has compiled a UFC record of 1-2, but his two losses were by competitive decisions. Ogle will now get a chance to compete against Charles “do Bronx” Oliveira, who holds a 4-4-1 record in the UFC at UFC Fight Night 36. Ogle...

Nov 26, 2013 8:34 am

Cristiano Marcello vs. Joe Proctor Announced for UFC Fight Night 36 | UFC NEWS

Cristiano Marcello (13-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC, *pictured) vs. Joe Proctor (8-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has been announced for UFC Fight Night 36. UFC Fight Night 36, takes place on Feb. 15 at the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. UFC officials announced the lightweight fight today. It is currently only the third...

Nov 20, 2013 7:32 am

‘Jacare’ Souza’s Next Opponent Announced – Bout With Francis Carmont To Co-Main Event UFC Fight Night 36

A newly announced middleweight matchup has clear title implications, and it’s heading to UFC Fight Night 36. Former Strikeforce champ and all-around scary dude, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will collide with Francis Carmont in the co-headliner of the event, which will take place February 15th, out of Jaragua do Sul, Brazil. Promotion officials announced the bout today. The card will...

Oct 18, 2013 11:25 am

QUICK TWITT | Rockhold And Carmont Interested In Fighting

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion, Luke Rockhold is on a mission to return to action. The AKA trained fighter entered the UFC with high expectations, but got floored in his debut by Vitor Belfort. Nearly recovered from injury, Rockhold is now campaigning for a fight: Rockhold is hoping to be cleared for MMA training in 2...

Jul 30, 2013 1:49 pm

Francis Carmont Slated to Face Constantinos Philippou at UFC 165

By JAKE CHASTAIN | The UFC has announced that two middleweight contenders will place their reputations and winning-streaks on the line in September as Francis Carmont will meet Constatinos Philippou at UFC 165 in Toronto. The news was confirmed by UFC officials today (July 30th). Carmont (21-7, 5-0 UFC) will be placing his 10 fight winning...