Archive: Gegard Mousasi

Apr 3, 2014 11:25 am

PHOTO | Munoz, Mousasi Staredown In Berlin

Ahead of their ‘UFC Fight Night Berlin’ main event, Mark Munoz and Gegard Mousasi, hit up Germany to promote their bout. During promotion, they snapped this pre-fight staredown pic. Who ya got?

Apr 3, 2014 10:22 am

Mark Munoz Excited To Show Off His Evolution In The Striking Realm

“Mousasi, his stand-up is amazing.He is planted, and always ready to fire. He’s got power shots from both hands. His kicks are unbelievable. For an MMA guy, he has amazing striking and on the ground he’s amazing too. That’s everything he has, and at the same time, he goes forward and doesn’t stop coming forward....

Mar 27, 2014 7:14 pm

Mark Munoz On Gegard Mousasi: ‘I’m going to light him up’

On May 31, Mark Munoz headlines UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin, opposite, Gegard Mousasi. Both men are top middleweight contenders, and both are coming off losses to Lyoto Machida. The winner moves forward and etches himself one-step closer to a title shot, and Munoz told ‘UFC Tonight’, that it is he, who will be...

Mar 27, 2014 9:52 am

PHOTO | ‘UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi’ Poster

UFC officials have released the official ‘UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi’ poster for their upcoming May event going down in Germany. ‘UFC Fight Night 41’ goes down on May 31, from Berlin’s O2 World Arena. As part of a UFC double-header, the Sonnen vs. Wanderlei fight card goes down on the same day...

Mar 24, 2014 5:10 pm

Pawlak vs. Sobotta Booked For UFC Fight Night 41 In Berlin

A welterweight bout has been added to the upcoming UFC event set for May in Germany. Pawel Pawlak vs. Peter Sobotta is the latest addition to the card. ‘UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi’ is set to go down on May 31 from the O2 World Berlin in Germany. In the main event Mark...

Mar 20, 2014 11:47 am

Munoz vs. Mousasi Set For Headliner In Berlin

The UFC’s return trip to Germany just got its headliner. A middleweight bout between Mark Munoz (pictured) and Gegard Mousasi. UFC officials announced the bout this morning. ‘UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi’ is set to go down on May 31st from the O2 World Berlin in Germany. The event marks the UFC’s third...

Feb 25, 2014 6:13 am

All Fighters Return Clean Drug Tests For UFC Fight Night 36

The Brazilian Athletic Commission (Comissao Athletica Brasileira) announced on Monday that all UFC Fight Night 36 combatants were tested for performance-enhancing drugs, and that all 24 came back clean. UFC Fight Night 36 took place on February 15th, and emanated out of the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, in (obviously) Brazil. Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi headlined the card, which saw Lyoto pick up a decision win over...

Feb 18, 2014 12:57 pm

Machida Tops UFC Fight Night 36 Medical Suspensions

Last weekend’s decision right, UFC Fight Night 36 event went off without a hitch. The card, which featured a main event between Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi was supposed to crown the next middleweight title challenger, although now, with his nasty foot injury, things may be put off for a bit. The Brazilian Athletic Commission...

Feb 18, 2014 12:40 pm

PHOTO | Machida’s Injured, But Not Broken, Foot

According to Machida, in the third round of his UFC Fight Night 36 bout against Gegard Mousasi, he injured his foot pretty bad. According to the docs it isn’t broken, but it’s hard to imagine it being an worse. Geeze! Here’s the tweet that got us the pic: Machida's foot not looking good … no...

Feb 18, 2014 6:35 am

Machida Down For Jacare Or Bisping Scraps While Waiting For Title Shot

“Everybody keeps talking about the title. Of course, I want to fight for the title and I did my best on Saturday night (to earn a shot), but it’s up to the UFC now to decide if I deserve it or not. I’ll be ready for anything. If they want me to fight once more...

Feb 17, 2014 10:09 am

Stats Show Mousasi Significantly Ahead In Strikes Against Machida

Numbers don’t lie, but in this case, they also don’t matter. According to the folks over at FightMetric, Gegard Mousasi, did pretty good in the striking battle against Lyoto Machida last weekend in the UFC Fight Night 36 main event. Here’s their report:   Machida successfully out-pointed Gegard for five-straight rounds to earn a unanimous...

Feb 17, 2014 10:08 am

Erick Silva First In UFC To Have 3 Opponents Never Hit Him

They call several fighters in the UFC ‘elusive’. A fighter’s ability to hit and not get hit, especially in the UFC, is a measure of success and sign of greatness. Last weekend at UFC Fight Night 36, top Brazilian prospect Erick Silva, etched his way into the record books in his fight against Takenori Sato....

Feb 17, 2014 9:58 am

.gif | Machida Snags Hat From Fight Night 36 Thief

Lyoto Machida won two battles last Saturday night on FOX Sports 1. Not only did the former UFC light-heavyweight champion take on and defeat one of his toughest opponents to date in Gegard Mousasi, he also successfully regained his hat during his Fight Night 36 walk-out. This rarely happens. Check it: (Footage comes via Saturday’s...

Feb 17, 2014 9:57 am

What Grease? – Andy Ogle Fires Back At Oliveira’s Slick Allegations

Opening last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 36 main card action was a featherweight bout between Andy Ogle and Charles Oliveira. Though the Brazilian won via submission in round 3, he still accused his British opponent of greasing in their bout. Ogle took to his Facebook page to refute those allegations: “So charles says he thought...

Feb 17, 2014 9:32 am

Lyoto Machida: ‘I deserve the title shot’

“I don’t know what happened. I did some kicking and he defended with his knee. I don’t know if I broke my foot. I didn’t think about my foot during the fight, I just tried to keep my focus on the fight. He’s a tough opponent. But he kept his hand down. I saw I...

Feb 17, 2014 9:12 am

Mousasi: ‘Machida Was Always One Step Ahead’

Rhythm always helps, but I felt good in the fight. I don’t think [ring rust played a factor]. He was always a step ahead. I just couldn’t get started. I don’t know about the scoring. Maybe I had one round, maybe two…” Following his unanimous decision loss to Lyoto Machida last weekend, Gegard Mousasi told...