Archive: Gleison Tibau

Jul 29, 2014 3:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 51 Picks Up Hallmann vs. Tibau, Pepey vs. Johnson

UFC Fight Night 51, which will serve as the UFC’s return to Brazil has just picked up two more bouts. Brazil’s own Gleison Tibau will square off with Piotr Hallmann. And Godofredo Pepey will square off with Dashon Johnson. Tibau is coming off a unanimous decision win over Pat Healy at UFC Fight Night Cerrone...

Jul 16, 2014 7:07 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Lineker TKOs Ozkilic with 9 Seconds Remaining

Flyweights John Lineker and Alptekin Ozkilic put on a hard-hitting display in their fight tonight on Fox Sports 1. Lineker proved to the world tonight that he has the heaviest hands in the flyweight division. This may have confused some viewers, though, as Ozkilic took a lot of punishment before he was finally knocked out....

Jul 16, 2014 6:31 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Martins Drops White, Picks Up KO Win in Round 3

The issue with White’s offense in the first was that he leaned forward with every lunging shot he tried to land. This created an issue because whenever Martins would fire off with a counter hook, White would not only have to step backwards, but he also had to posture up first. This allowed Martins to...


Jul 16, 2014 5:52 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Tibau Beats Healy by way of Unanimous Decision

Last time Pat Healy fought in New Jersey (UFC 165) he lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov by way of unanimous decision. Tonight’s result was no different, and he has yet to pick up a win since January 2013 in Strikeforce. Gleison Tibau looked to be in another league at the start of the bout. Healy’s reach...

Jul 16, 2014 5:13 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Smith Crumbles Duke, Gets 1st Round TKO Win

Leslie Smith is a killer. Jessamyn Duke may have an impressive physique, but if you cannot keep your opponent a safe distance away then the reach is pointless. Smith did a great job at closing the distance and for every shot she took, she countered with two of her own. Smith eventually backed Duke up...

Jul 16, 2014 4:49 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Sterling Outclasses Viana, Earns TKO Win in Round 3

Aljamain Sterling completely outclassed Hugo Viana tonight in their bout at “UFC Fight Night 45”. Sterling showed rays of brilliance in his standup and grappling on the path to his TKO victory. Sterling not only put on a great display of offense, but he did a fantastic job at neutralizing any form of offense Viana...

Jul 16, 2014 4:05 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Gadelha Dominates Lahdemaki, Gets Decision Win

The Ultimate Fighting Championship welcomed the straweight division with a fight between Claudia Gadelha and Tina Lahdemaki. The bout aired on UFC Fight Pass and Gadelha would claim the glory when it was all over. It was no surprise when the bookies revealed their odds for the event that Gadelha was the most favored fighter....

Jul 15, 2014 8:28 am

Gleison Tibau Eyes A Future In Baking

UFC welterweight Gleison Tibau said despite being a professional fighter since the young age of 15, he sees a future in the baking industry like his father. He spoke to MMAJunkie about it. “I’ve been a professional fighter since age 15. I currently devote my sweat and blood to my career. But there’s only so...

May 6, 2014 11:08 am

Healy vs. Tibau Booked For UFC Fight Night 45

An exciting lightweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return trip to Jersey in the form of Pat Healy vs. Gleison Tibau. UFC officials confirmed the matchup this morning. UFC Fight Night 45 goes down on July 16 from the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The card will feature a main event between...

Feb 4, 2014 12:36 pm

UFC Fight Night 38: Nine Fights Confirmed

Nine fights have been confirmed for UFC Fight Night 38.  The March 23 card will headline the rematch between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Dan Henderson.     By Christopher Murphy | Twitter UFC officials Monday confirmed nine bouts for the UFC Fight Night 38 card, which will take place on March 23 at the Ginasio...

Jan 30, 2014 2:00 pm

Evan Dunham vs. Mark Bocek added to “TUF Nations: Finale” in Quebec City

A lightweight bout between Evan Dunham (14-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) and Mark Bocek (11-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) is the latest addition to the “TUF Nations: Finale” event set for April 16 in Quebec City, Canada. UFC officials confirmed the booking today, but did not say where on the fight card the bout would fall. Evan...

Jan 2, 2014 8:47 am

Blackzilian Michael Johnson Wants The UFC Lightweight Belt

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight and Blackzilian team member Michael Johnson has high aspirations. Even though he is a part of arguably one of the toughest divisions in the sport, he still aims for the number one spot. After a decision victory over Joe Lauzon (MMA 23-9, UFC 10-6) and a knockout victory over Gleison Tibau (MMA...

Oct 6, 2013 5:49 pm

Pat Healy vs. Jamie Varner set for UFC on FOX 9 in Sacramento

Today, UFC officials announced that a lightweight bout between Pat Healy (31-16 MMA, 0-2 UFC) and Jamie Varner (21-8-1 MMA, 3-3 UFC) is the latest addition to December’s already stacked ‘UFC on FOX 9’ card. Pat “Bam Bam” Healy was most recently seen in action at last month’s UFC 165 event, where he suffered a...

Sep 25, 2013 2:12 pm

Dana White Calls UFC 168 ‘The Biggest Fight We’ve Ever Done’

‘I think it’s going to be the biggest fight we’ve ever done,’ UFC President Dana White said about UFC 168, the last card of 2013.  Though the fight is months away, and the organization has yet to commence its marketing for the fight, White can’t help but be excited.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA The...

Sep 19, 2013 12:02 pm

Michael Johnson vs. Gleison Tibau Added to UFC 168

Michael Johnson (pictured) and Gleison Tibau are set to face off in a lightweight bout at UFC 168, officials announced Wednesday night.  The card will take place December 28 in Las Vegas.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC officials announced Wednesday night that lightweight fighters, Michael Johnson and Gleison Tibau, are se to fight at...

Sep 16, 2013 11:41 am

Tibau Coach Reveals Secrets Behind Biggest Weight Cut in MMA

UFC 155 pound fighter, Gleison Tibau continually goes through one of the biggest weight cuts in the sport today. According to reports, the lightweight fighter walks around at 190 pounds and usually re-gains around 30 pounds after his weigh-ins so he walks into the cage around 185 pounds. That’s a big lightweight. His coach, the...

Sep 6, 2013 12:02 pm

Donald Cerrone vs. Evan Dunham added to UFC 167 in Las Vegas

UFC officials announced today that a lightweight bout between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (20-6 MMA, 7-3 UFC) and Evan Dunham (14-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) has been added to November’s UFC 167 event in Las Vegas. Cerrone is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Rafael dos Anjos at last month’s UFC Fight Night 27 event in Indianapolis. Prior...

Jun 19, 2013 4:04 pm

Jamie Varner vs. Gleison Tibau set for UFC 164 in Milwaukee

This afternoon, UFC officials announced that a lightweight bout between Jamie Varner (21-7-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Gleison Tibau (27-9 MMA, 11-7 UFC) has been added to the already stacked UFC 164 card. The former WEC lightweight champion, Varner, most recently saw action at UFC 155 in December, where he scored a split-decision victory over Melvin...

Jan 19, 2013 2:19 pm

UFC on FX 7: Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort Main Card Predictions

  The UFC is back in Brazil tonight with an 11 card event featuring a middleweight match-up of Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort as the main event. One fight will stream live on Facebook, Fuel TV will broadcast six preliminary bouts and FX will host the main portion of the card. To be honest while...

Aug 21, 2012 9:40 am

Mark Bocek vs. Rafael dos Anjos set for UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor A lightweight matchup between Mark Bocek (11-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) and Rafael dos Anjos (17-6 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has been booked for UFC 154 in Montreal. The Canadian submission specialist, Bocek, is currently riding a two fight win streak that includes decision victories over John Alessio and Nik Lentz. Mark has won...