Archive: Jay Hieron

Mar 7, 2014 9:25 pm

Jay Hieron Announces Retirement From MMA

Jay Hieron, a veteran of 30 Pro MMA bouts, announced his retirement from fighting. He made the announcement on Twitter, saying “Just wanna say Thank you to my family,friends, & fans. I’m Officially Retiring from Professional Fighting today!” Hieron (23-7) has fought in a number of notable promotions, including the UFC, Bellator, Strikeforce, Affliction, Ring...

Jun 3, 2013 6:54 am

John Alessio: Nobody left at Xtreme Couture

BloodyElbow’s Steph Daniels recently did a wide-ranging interview with John Alessio, which included the topic of the decline of Xtreme Couture. When asked “Are you doing anything special to beef up your wrestling? Have you made any camp changes or brought in specific people to help you out?” John Alessio responded with the following: I’ve...

Jan 3, 2013 9:35 am

Tyron Woodley replaces Erick Silva, meets Jay Hieron at UFC 156 | UFC News

UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce welterweight title contender Tyron Woodley (10-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his octagon debut at UFC 156, when he faces Jay Hieron (23-6 MMA, 0-3 UFC). Woodley got the call and agreed to step in to replace an injured Erick Silva (14-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) on the Febraury card. A timetable for Silva’s...

Nov 27, 2012 9:45 am

Erick Silva Focused On Weighty Issues Following Fitch Defeat | UFC NEWS

“I won’t permit it to happen again. I will be attentive to the weight, I will work it well. I won’t have much on me by the end of the year. In the last fight, I thought that it would be better to get heavier in the final stages of training but afterwards I realized...

Nov 21, 2012 2:59 pm

Silva vs. Hieron Set For UFC 156 | MMA News

  An intriguing match-up between two welterweight strikers has been added to the UFC 156 card. UFC Veteran and recent re-signee, Jay Hieron will face young, rising prospect, Erick Silva. UFC 156 will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event of that card will be featherweight champion,...

Oct 5, 2012 1:13 pm

“UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot” Main Card Predictions | UFC NEWS

  Tomorrow night the UFC will put on their third event in three weeks as they present UFC on FX 5: Silva vs. Browne from the Target Center in Minneapolis, MN. The four bout main card will be headlined by a heavyweight match-up pitting Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva vs. Travis “Hapa” Browne. In the co-main event...

Aug 23, 2012 6:11 pm

Ellenberger vs. Hieron moved to UFC on FX 5 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Due to the cancellation of UFC 151, Jake Ellenberger (27-6 MMA, 6-2 UFC) vs. Jay Hieron (23-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC) now will take place in October at UFC on FX 5. UFC 151 was cancelled today, when light heavyweight title challenger Dan Henderson was forced out of the main event with an...

Aug 16, 2012 10:30 am

Report: UFC 150 draws 190,000 PPV buys | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor This past weekends UFC 150 card proved that having a title fight as the main event for a pay-per-view card no longer guarantees a million dollar-plus gate. Infact, the gate for UFC 150 was the worst for a PPV event since 2007 and it would appear that the pay-per-view buys for the Edgar vs Henderson...