Archive: Mark Bocek

Aug 13, 2014 5:00 am

Bocek Not Into WMMA, But ‘Cool Bikini Shots’ Help

Mark Bocek thinks girls who posts bikini shot selfies have a better chance of making it to the big stage. Check it: (Via mmafighting.com) “The direction of MMA is they’re pushing the female-MMA – Ronda (Rousey) technically the pound-for-pound best fighter. We’ll put experienced, accomplished male MMA fighters on undercards but we’ll put females who...

Aug 11, 2014 8:29 am

Bocek: ‘You Deserve To Lose If You’re Not On PEDs’

Recently retired Mark Bocek is taking quite the opposite stance on PEDs from most of his peers. While Bocek retired because he didn’t want to do PEDs, he says that without them, one deserves to lose. His words: “I’m a realistic person, and I look at it like I could do all the PEDs on...

Aug 7, 2014 6:36 am

Mark Bocek Credits MMA’s PED Problem For Retirement

After a record-breaking year of failed drug tests in the UFC, the recently retired UFC veteran Mark Bocek released a statement through UFC Tonight explaining his retirement. Check it: “I’ve gone through a lot of injuries. The sport is highly evolved and I’m not interested in competing against fighters on PED’s any longer,” Mark retired...


Aug 6, 2014 10:23 am

UFC Lightweight Mark Bocek Retires From MMA

Canadian UFC lightweight, Mark Bocek has decided to hang-em-up following an impressive career in Mixed Martial Arts. The 13-fight UFC veteran leaves the sport with a 12-5 record overall. Mark himself took to twitter with the announcement: I'm retiring from pro mma.I would like to thank everyone who has helped me and supported me throughout...

Jul 17, 2014 2:44 pm

Mark Bocek Thinks Training With Girls Is Like Training With Little Boys

UFC lightweight grappling ace, Mark Bocek isn’t a fan of cross-training with female fighters. In fact, the top ranked lightweight fighter hates it, and in a recent post on The Underground, he explained. “What a waste of time for Gegard, must be a nice guy… Maybe you guys are not getting this, let me explain....

Jul 15, 2014 5:10 pm

Mark Bocek Slams WMMA Fighters, Compares Them To 12-Year Olds

After a UnderGround member posted a video of Ronda Rousey wrestling with Gegard Mousasi when Ronda first started her MMA career, UFC lightweight Mark Bocek decided it was time he speak up. In the video it was somewhat obvious that Mousasi was taking Rousey down with ease and going easy on her given that she...

Feb 5, 2014 8:27 am

Khabilov vs. dos Anjos fight scrapped; dos Anjos now meets Nurmagomedov at UFC on FOX 11

A previously announced lightweight bout between Rustam Khabilov and Rafael dos Anjos has been removed from UFC 170 and scrapped entirely. UFC President Dana White tweeted the news yesterday evening, stating that Khabilov would be unable to compete against dos Anjos at the UFC 170 event later this month. Rafael dos Anjos (20-6 MMA, 9-4...

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...

Aug 22, 2013 1:58 pm

Mark Bocek out, Jesse Ronson in against Michel Prazeres at UFC 165

Mark Bocek (11-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) has been forced out of his scheduled UFC 165 fight with Michel Prazeres (16-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) due to an injury. Replacing Bocek will be fellow Canadian and promotional newcomer Jesse “The Body Snatcher” Ronson (13-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC). The London Free Press was first to report the news,...

Aug 8, 2013 3:40 pm

Nik Lentz used $65,000 ‘FOTN’ bonus for father’s life-saving operation

Kevin Iole has for years chronicled MMA with great depth for Yahoo Sports. In this must-read piece for any true fan of the sport, he details how UFC featherweight Nik Lentz (24-5-2 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) came to spend his $65,000 ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus vs. Evan Dunham at UFC on Fox 2 on January...

Nov 20, 2012 10:17 am

UFC 154 Medical Suspensions | MMA News

  UFC 154 marked the return of the greatest welterweight champion of all time, Georges St-Pierre, who headlined a card that didn’t disappoint. The card was full of memorable fights that included a first round knockout of Martin Kampmann by new number one contender, Johny Hendricks, and a classic 5-round war between St-Pierre and Carlos...

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...