Archive: John Howard

Apr 2, 2015 8:36 am

UFC 189 adds Brandon Thatch vs. John Howard

A welterweight bout between Brandon Thatch (11-2 MMA) and John Howard (22-11 MMA) is the latest addition to July’s UFC 189 card in Las Vegas. Brandon Thatch was last seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night event in Colorado, where he suffered a fourth-round submission loss to former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. The...

Nov 3, 2014 12:08 pm

Lorenz Larkin vs. John Howard added to UFC Fight Night 59

A welterweight scrap between Lorenz Larkin and John Howard is the latest addition to January’s UFC Fight Night 59 event in Boston. UFC officials announced the bout on Monday morning. John Howard (22-10 MMA, 6-5 UFC) will be looking to rebound from a 2-fight losing skid when he battles Larkin this January in his hometown...

Sep 27, 2014 5:35 pm

UFC 178 Results: Ebersole Picks Up Split Decision Win Over Howard

John “Doomsday” Howard and Brian Ebersole kicked off the Fox Sports 1 preliminary portion of “UFC 178” with a methodical bout. This was a closely contested fight that saw both men waiting for the other to make a move. Doomsday created the illusion of being in control of the fight by taking the center of...

Apr 30, 2014 4:21 pm

Gunnar Nelson vs. Ryan LaFlare set for UFC Fight Night in Dublin‏

Two undefeated welterweights will collide at July’s ‘UFC Fight Night’ event in Dublin, as UFC officials recently announced that Gunnar Nelson (12-0-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will meet Ryan LaFlare (11-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) in a key 170-pound contest. Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson improved his record to a perfect 12-0 by submitting Omari Akhmedov with a first-round...

Apr 11, 2014 2:28 pm

.gif | UFC Fight Night 39: Ouch! LeFlare Lands Brutal Knee to the Groin of Howard

It has been a long time since we saw a nut-shot cause a fight to end early, but we almost saw it tonight when Ryan LaFlare blasted John Howard downstairs. LaFlare had Howard pinned against the fence and while working the clinch, he threw a knee that accidentally landed below the belt. John Howard screamed...

Feb 26, 2014 8:12 am

UFC Announces Multiple Fights for UFC FN 39

While initially fairly quiet on the company’s return to Abu Dhabi, with only a few fights rumored, the UFC today announced a plethora of fights. As previously reported, the card is headlined by Antonio Nogueira vs Roy Nelson, with a co-main event of Clay Guida vs Tatsuya Kawajiri. The full card, according to the press...

Dec 27, 2013 9:42 am

Dana White on Uriah Hall, ‘I was purposely sticking it to him, no doubt about it’

Uriah Hall sent shockwaves around the MMA universe while serving as a contestant on season 17 of “The Ultimate Fighter.” Hall landed a brutal spinning wheel-kick on opponent Adam Cella that left the TV audiendce, as well as his fellow contestants, in absolute shock. Uriah followed that highlight reel knockout up with 2 more viscous...

Oct 7, 2013 6:09 am

Siyar Bahadurzada vs. John Howard set for December’s UFC 168 event

A welterweight slug-fest has been added to December’s UFC 168 event in Las Vegas, as UFC officials announced that Siyar Bahadurzada (21-5-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will meet John Howard (21-8 MMA, 5-3 UFC) at the promotions year-end show. John Howard made his octagon return at the “UFC Fight Night 26” event in Boston, where he...

Jul 18, 2013 9:16 am

Uriah Hall will now face John Howard at UFC Fight Night 26

Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran John Howard is making his return to the UFC. He will go up against middleweight Uriah Hall (7-3) at UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen at Boston’s TD Garden. The Boston Herald first reported the new match up and UFC officials confirmed the change. Howard (20-8) replaced Josh Samman who...

Jun 12, 2013 2:49 pm

Former UFC Welterweight John Howard On Training With Boston Marathon Bomber

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Former UFC middleweight fighter, John Howard, recently spoke to Sherdog Radio Network’s “Beatdown,” where he talked about his relationship with deceased Boston marathon bomber, Tamerlan Tsarnaev.   Tsarnaev is the older of two brothers suspected of planting and detonating several explosives near the finish line of this year’s Boston...

Oct 8, 2012 9:18 am

CES MMA: Real Pain- John Howard vs. Brett Chism

John “Doomsday” Howard vs. Brett Chism- Middleweights: Round one saw some heavy bombs being thrown by both men with Howard opening a cut on the forehead of Chism. Each fighter was able to land a successful takedown without inflicting any damage in their opponents guard. Round to Howard. Round two saw some exchanges with Howard...

Oct 6, 2012 8:00 pm

CES Real Pain Undercard Results:

BJPenn. Com is live at The Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, RI for CES MMA: Real Pain. The feature bout will see the MMA debut of former WWE superstar Dave Bautista as he takes on Vince Lucero. John Howard, David Loiseau and WEC veteran Mike Campbell are also on the card. The event is available...

Oct 2, 2012 11:20 am

Dave Bautista Will Face Vince Lucero at CES MMA: Bring the Pain This Saturday

Dave Bautista will be making his mixed martial arts debut this Saturday night at The Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, but he will not be facing the man he was originally scheduled to fight. Rashid Evans was arrested on a parole violation forcing the last minute change in opponent for the former six time WWE...

Sep 12, 2012 11:40 am

CES MMA Presents: Real Pain Featuring Former WWE Superstar Dave "The Animal" Bautista

  CES MMA is looking to make a big splash when they invade the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, RI on Saturday, October 6th. Leading the charge will be former WWE superstar Dave “The Animal” Bautista as he makes his mixed martial arts debut against New York native Rashid “Smash” Evans. Bautista has been talking...