Archive: matt mitrione

Apr 26, 2013 10:50 am

Dana White Explains Mitrione’s Short Lived Suspension

  The news broke Thursday that Matt Mitrione will be fighting Brendan Schaub at UFC on FOX 8.  Less than three weeks ago, the UFC suspended Mitrione’s contract after the fighter degraded Fallon Fox, a transgender fighter who had been making headlines recently, on a talk show interview.   In the media scrum leading up...

Apr 26, 2013 9:56 am

Mitrione Earns Scumbag Monicker in Eyes of Champ Jon Jones

A midst all the preparation of Jon Jones title defense opposite Chael Sonnen Saturday night. Jones voiced his opinion on Matt Mitrione’s statement about transgender fighter Fallon Fox. Mitrione landed a suspension for calling Fallon Fox “sick” and a “disgusting freak”. The suspension seems to to have already been lifted as Mitrione has been booked...

Apr 24, 2013 10:07 pm

Matt Mitrione Suspension Lifted, Will Meet Brendan Schaub At UFC On Fox 8

Yet another fight was announced Wednesday evening for July’s UFC on Fox 8 card: A Heavyweight showdown between former professional football players Brendan Schaub and Matt Mitrione. A.J. Perez from Foxsports.com confirmed the bout on Twitter. BREAKING: Matt Mitrione’s suspension lifted, will fight fellow TUF 10 competitor @brendanschaub at @ufconfox 8. Story to follow. —...

Apr 18, 2013 5:49 pm

Dana White talks Mitrione and Fallon Fox at Pre-UFC on FOX media session!

When the UFC President talked to the media today at the pre-UFC on FOX media session he updated everyone on the Matt Mitrione and Fallon Fox issue. He said he has talked to Mitrione and assured everyone he is not upset with him any longer. That’s great news for Mitrione’s future in the UFC, but...

Apr 10, 2013 11:18 am

Fallon Fox Fires Back At Matt Mitrione

“Matt Mitrione went well beyond disagreeing with the medical experts who say I should be able to compete as a woman, and personally attacked me as a fighter, as a woman, and as a human being. “His comments do not reflect the spirit of our sport, where most competitors uphold values like respect and dignity.”...

Apr 5, 2013 11:01 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | UFC on FUEL TV 9’s Phil De Fries On Fighting Matt Mitrione

UfC Heavyweight fighter, Phil de Fries, is set to fight Matt Mitrione tomorrow night on FUEL TV. The good guys at BJPENN.COM’s Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio caught up with the gargantuan heavyweight to talk about the match up and see how his training camp has gone. You can tune in and watch BJPENN.COM’s Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio every Sunday...

Jan 30, 2013 10:09 am

Cheick Kongo vs. Roy Nelson added to UFC 159 | UFC News

UFC officials recently announced that a heavyweight bout between Cheick Kongo (18-7-2 MMA, 11-5-1 UFC) and Roy Nelson (18-7 MMA, 5-3 UFC) has been added to the UFC 159 event scheduled for April 27. Kongo last saw action in July of 2012, where he scored a win over Shawn Jordan at UFC 149 in Calgary. With the win,...

Dec 15, 2012 8:56 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Results: Nelson First To Stop Mitrione, Barry & Poirier Victorious

The Ultimate Fighter franchise has a new champion. Team Nelson’s Colton Smith decisively took out Canada’s top prospect Mike Ricci with a grueling three-round decision victory that displayed the Army Combative specialists superior grappling skill. Top featherweight fighter Dustin Poirier returned to the cage and the win column tonight in an impressive first round stoppage...

Dec 15, 2012 5:49 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Live Play by Play

Sean McClure is providing play by play for tonight’s Ultimate Fighter 16 finale. The main event features Roy Nelson versus Matt Mitrione. *** 9:52 PM Renato Laranja just called me and informed me that he has declared Roy Nelson the winner of the main event. -Roy Nelson (17-7; #10 Heavyweight) vs. Matt Mitrione (5-1) Round...

Dec 15, 2012 12:20 pm

Pre-Fight Interview: Matt Mitrione Discusses What It’s Like To Be A Blackzilian

Facing off against Roy Nelson is not an easy task for any man. Just ask UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos. But for Matt Mitrione, he is relishing the opportunity. Fresh off a new training camp with South Florida’s “Blackzilians” Mitrione discusses tonight’s main event fight in the video featured here.

Dec 11, 2012 11:26 am

Mitrione Denied VADA Testing Only Due To Inconvenience | UFC NEWS

“Roy asked me, I don’t remember what day it was, whatever day it was, it was probably a week and a half something like that ago,” Mitrione said. “I just never, I had a bunch of other things going on. It felt like a little bit of a distraction, I just wasn’t able to. I...

Nov 16, 2012 8:20 am

Matt Mitrione Steps In For The Injured Shane Carwin at TUF: 16 Finale | UFC NEWS

When Shane Carwin announced he was injured and could not compete in the TUF: 16 main event against Roy Nelson the UFC president thought, “Not again.” Well it didn’t take long to find a replacement, less than 24 hours later Matt Mitrione agreed to step in and take the toughest fight of his career against...

Sep 6, 2012 6:50 pm

Mitrione Calls Jon Jones 'Douchey' I MMA News

  In Yesterday’s MMA Hour, Matt Mitrione added himself to a long list of critics for UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones as the UFC heavyweight stated that Jones shows a lot of “douchey” qualities in his life outside of the Octagon with his recent refusal to fight Chael Sonnen at UFC 151. “What larger effect...

Jul 24, 2012 12:19 pm

Broughton vs Mitrione Off UFC On Fox 4 Card | UFC NEWS

A UFC heavyweight matchup between “The Ultimate Fighter 10” standout Matt Mitrione (5-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) and Rob Broughton (15-7-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has been taken off the Aug. 4, UFC on Fox 4 Card. Broughton was removed from the bout due to personal matters. It is currently unknown if the UFC will be able...