Archive: Jorge Masvidal

Apr 1, 2014 11:27 am

EXCLUSIVE | Pat Healy: ‘ I want to erase last year from everyone’s mind’

Pat Healy has 49 pro MMA fights under his belt. In those 49 fights, Healy has earned 23 victories by either knockout or submission. So, when Healy hears fans call out fighters – including himself – for not finishing bouts, he gets a little upset. “It bothers me a little bit when I hear that,”...

Feb 5, 2014 7:07 am

Healy-Masvidal, Romero-Tavares slated for UFC on FOX 11

UFC on Fox 11 is starting to take shape with the announcement of two more fights for the April card Pat Healy (31-17) and Jorge Masvidal (25-8 ) will meet in a lightweight contest, while Yoel Romero (7-1 ) is scheduled to tak on Brad Tavares (12-1 ) at middleweight. UFC officials announced the new...

Jan 10, 2014 9:00 am

Michael Chiesa Injures Shoulder, Out For Six Weeks

The Ultimate Fighter Season 15 winner Michael Chiesa will have to wait a while to fight again, as he has sustained a shoulder injury in training, as reported to MMAFIGHTING.COM. The injury will put him out of commission for about six weeks, and he plans on using the layoff to travel from his Washington home...

Dec 4, 2013 4:57 pm

UFC Signs Three New Fighters To Its Roster

The UFC is continuing its march towards global domination, as three new prospects have been signed to the roster. Now, I’ll be first to admit that whenever we have a list of newly signed UFC fighters, it can sometimes read more like a “who’s that” list, rather than a “who’s who” list. But this time...


Nov 6, 2013 8:05 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 31′ Bonus Winners: Khabilov/Masvidal, Kennedy and Chiesa

Knockout of the Night: Tim Kennedy Tim Kennedy made the troops in attendance proud tonight with his knockout victory over Rafael Natal. Having served for his country like those in attendance, Kennedy knew that he needed to provide the crowd with something they would remember for years to come. What better way to send the...

Nov 6, 2013 5:09 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 31’ Results: Khabilov Defeats Masvidal By Way Of Decision

Khabilov opened up the first round with a thunderous overhand right that let Masvidal know he was not to be underestimated. Jorge Masvidal let it be known that although he got cracked with a decent shot, it did not phase him and he continued to press forward. The two exchanged some decent shots throughout the...

Sep 26, 2013 5:21 pm

UFC Fight Night 31 Lineup is Set With 13 Bouts

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s next “Fight for the Troops” card is set for November 6, and the lineup of 13 fights has been officially set for their broadcast on FOX Sports 1 and live stream on Facebook. Headlining the night of fights will be a middleweight showdown between Lyoto Machida (pictured) and Tim Kennedy.  ...

Jul 31, 2013 11:20 am

Jorge Masvidal Targeted To Face Rustam Khabilov At UFC Fight Night in November

  Following his recent 2-round domination of TUF:15 winner, Michale Chiesa, Jorge Masvidal has reportedly found his next opponent in hard-hitting Rustam Khabilov at a UFC Fight Night event in November.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   A lightweight match between Jorge Masvidal and Rustam Khabilov is in the works for a UFC Fight Night...

Jul 29, 2013 11:33 am

EDITORIAL | The Monday Morning Aftermath, UFC on FOX 8 Edition

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This is the first installment of BJPenn.com’s Monday Morning Aftermath column, which will consist of breaking down the previous weekend’s top news and touching on what fans can expect to look for the following week as aftermath from that action. This column will also give the fans a head’s up on anything MMA...

Jul 25, 2013 11:25 am

Masvidal Wants To Show Fake Fighters, Myspace & Facebook Fighters What’s Up

“I want to show these make-believe fighters, these Myspace fighters, these Facebook fighters that there are some real fighters out here. There are some fighters who are scared about getting punched in the face. I’m not scared of getting punched in the face or getting tired in a fight. I like fighting. I’m not saying...

Jul 22, 2013 11:55 am

Jorge Masvidal Ecstatic With UFC Fight Schedule

“When my manager called and said that I was getting [Michael] Chiesa, I felt like a kid again. I was like, ‘Man, I’m getting so many fights. This is awesome!’ I haven’t had that back-to-back, staying busy in a while and I was just ecstatic. I want to thank God and [UFC matchmaker] Joe Silva...

May 7, 2013 2:58 pm

Gilbert Melendez Wants Fastest Path Back To Title Fight

Following the controversial loss to UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson, Gilbert Melendez is eager to get back in the cage and mix it up with the best. ‘El’ Nino’ was featured on MMAWeekly’s Knockout Radio where the Cesar Gracie Jujitsu fighter made it clear he wants top contenders on the lightweight ladder. Melendez said, “There’s a lot of...

Feb 7, 2013 10:53 am

Four Bouts Added To UFC On FOX 7 | UFC NEWS

Four additions have been added to April’s UFC on FOX 7 event and they are all lightweight bouts. Myles Jury will face Ramsey Nijem, Norman Parke is set to battle with Jon Tuck, Jorge Masvidal is booked against Time Means and Roger Bowling will square off with Anthony Njokuani. UFC officials announced the bookings late...

Jan 2, 2013 4:52 pm

Pat Healy Gets New Opponent for Final Strikeforce Card | MMA News

  Strikeforce has had its share of obstacles in 2012 as it was forced to cancel several events due to injury. For its final show, Strikeforce has put together a stacked card to finish off what was the UFC’s main ‘competition’ among the world of MMA promoting. One of the fights rounding out the preliminary...

Dec 20, 2012 12:03 pm

Report: Jorge Masvidal Injured, Bout With Healy In Jeopardy | UFC NEWS

Poor Pat Healy just can’t catch a break. After having his title shot pulled from him twice against Gilbert Melendez, the top lightweight fighter was put into a scheduled bout against former title challenger Jorge Masvidal. Now, in a report from MMAMania.com it appears as if Masvidal too may be forced to withdrawal from the...

Nov 27, 2012 9:49 am

With Melendez out, Masvidal vs Healy now targeted for “Strikeforce: Champions” event | MMA News

With Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez out with an injury, #1 contender Pat Healy (28-16 MMA, 6-1 SF) will now face Jorge Masvidal (23-7 MMA, 5-1 SF) at the “Strikeforce: Champions” event set for January 12, 2013.  Healy, who earned his title shot with a unanimous-decision win over Mizuto Hirota at July’s “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy” event,...

Sep 17, 2012 8:01 am

Jorge Masvidal "Will Fight For Food" I MMA News

  Fight pay has long been scrutinized by fans and fighters alike. Many fans believe that since these fighters are professional athletes, that they are taken care of and live lavish lives, never concerning themselves with the expenses of life. The reality however is a harsh contrast to the conventional thought. More often than not...