Archive: rafael natal

Oct 2, 2014 7:08 am

Chris Camozzi released by UFC

Middleweight fighter Chris Camozzi (19-9 MMA, 6-6 UFC) has been released by the UFC. The former TUF 11 competitor had suffered 4-straight octagon defeats, his latest being a split-decision loss to Rafael Natal at last month’s UFC Fight Night 50 event in Connecticut. Camozzi announced his release from the UFC on his blog yesterday: Cuts...

May 10, 2014 9:55 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Brown Finishes Silva in Round 3 of FOTY Candidate

‘Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva’ was one of the most exciting bouts in a long time and the UFC should consider themselves lucky it aired for free on television. Hometown boy Matt Brown was looking to impress those in attendance, along with Dana White, by headhunting from the opening minute of the first round. He...

May 10, 2014 8:46 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Cruickshank Rocks and Finishes Koch in Round 1

Daron Cruickshank brought the crowd to life with another first round stoppage tonight. Daron Cruickshank landed a left high kick and Erik Koch fell face first to the canvas. It seemed as if he was out cold, but he came to and started defending the barrage of strikes Cruickshank was throwing. Cruickshank’s shots were landing...


May 10, 2014 8:32 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Magny Picks Up Lackluster Win Over Means

After a rather lackluster fight between Neil Magny and Tim Means that went the distance, Army National Guard Sergeant Neil Magny prevailed and was given the unanimous decision victory. Magny rocked Means multiple times throughout the fight and used his superior clinch work to take Means down several times as well. This makes it two...

May 10, 2014 5:23 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Eduardo Upsets Wineland, Gets 1st Round KO Win

Eddie Wineland was ranked fourth walking into the octagon, but who knows how far he will fall after losing to unranked Johnny Eduardo. The first round was close but it was clear Eduardo was getting the best of his opponent. Wineland and Eduardo landed the same amount of punches (12), however Wineland threw 42 more!...

May 10, 2014 4:54 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Lentz Picks Up Unanimous Decision Win Over Gamburyan

UFC Fight Pass Exclusive Preliminary main-event featured Manny Gamburyan and Nick Lentz in a three round bout that went the full fifteen minutes. Manny Gamburyan struggled to get any offensive momentum going his way in the first round as Nick Lentz was looking to close the distance and grapple. The majority of the first round...

May 10, 2014 4:12 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Salas Gets 1st Round Win over Wall

Justin Salas tried to set up takedowns with jabs, but his attempts were transparent and Ben Wall easily defended them. With Salas looking for takedown attempts so often, Wall was unable to attempt anything offensive so it took a while for someone to gain momentum in the first. Justin Salas gained momentum in the middle...

May 10, 2014 2:17 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva’ Preliminary Card Results

Today’s ‘UFC Fight Night 40′ event kicks off on UFC Fight Pass starting at 3:30 PM PT/6:30 PM ET with the ‘Fight Pass Prelims’. If you can’t make the preliminary card broadcasts or just missed a few bouts, follow along with us here as we break down every blow, every submission, and ever strike, in...

Feb 21, 2014 9:35 am

Nik Lentz vs. Manny Gamburyan announced for UFC Fight Night 40

On Thursday night, a new bout was added was added to the ever growing UFC Fight Night 40 card. Lightweights Nik Lentz and Manny Gamburyan are set to face off at the event slated for May 10th in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lentz just fought his last battle on December 14th against Chad Mendez, coming out on...

Feb 20, 2014 10:46 am

Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal Bout Added To Cincinnati’s May 10th UFC Event

Another fight has been added to the UFC’s Cincinnati card. Middleweights Ed Herman and Rafael Natal will square off during the UFC’s return to Cincinnati on Fox Sports 1, which will take place May 10th and emanate from the U.S. Bank Arena. UFC officials announced the addition to the card on Wednesday. Ed Herman will be looking to bounce...

Jan 30, 2014 12:33 pm

Michael Bisping vs. Tim Kennedy set to headline the ‘TUF Nations: Finale’ in Quebec City

Michael “The Count” Bisping has received the thumbs-up from doctors and will now headline the “TUF Nations: Finale” opposite fellow middleweight Tim Kennedy (17-4 MMA, 2-0 UFC). UFC President Dana White made both announcements today. Bisping has not been seen inside the octagon since an April 2013 victory over Alan Belcher, due to a  detached...

Nov 7, 2013 8:44 am

Dana White Says Tim Kennedy Will ‘Fight a Big Name Next’

“Tonight was a big win,” UFC President Dana White said of Tim Kennedy’s (pictured) KO victory over Rafael Natal Wednesday night at the third UFC Fight for the Troops.  “So, yeah, his next fight will be a very important fight.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC middleweight fighter Tim Kennedy has earned himself a fight...

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 7:08 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 31’ Results: Kennedy Rocks Natal In The First, Wins By TKO

Tim Kennedy walked into the octagon with the support of the troops and was fired up before the bell even started. Though he was so excited for the fight to start, his striking was very cautious and it hindered him early on. It took everyone by surprise that Rafael Natal was getting the upperhand by...

Oct 3, 2013 6:04 am

Thales Leites replaces Rafael Natal, meets Ed Herman at UFC 167

Ed Herman did not have to wait long to learn the name of his new UFC 167 opponent, as the promotion recently announced that former title challenger Thales Leites would be replacing Rafael Natal against “Short Fuse.” Natal was promoted from his schedueld UFC 167 bout, to the headliner of “UFC Fight For The Troops 3”...

Oct 2, 2013 6:54 am

Rafael Natal replaces Machida, faces Tim Kennedy at UFC’s ‘Fight for the Troops 3’

When Michael Bisping injured his eye, former UFC light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, was pulled from his scheduled bout with Tim Kennedy at ‘UFC Fight for the troops 3’ to replace “The Count” in the headliner of “UFC Fight Night 30” opposite Mark Munoz. The shuffling of opponents had left Tim Kennedy without a fight, so, he began...

May 3, 2013 9:12 am

Philippou out of UFC on FX 8 fight due to injury; Souza now faces Camozzi

With two weeks left to go, the co-main event of UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold has shifted. Middleweight Constantinos “Costa” Philippou (12-2-1) has a suffered a cut above his eye and was forced out of his bout against Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (17-3-1). Souza will now make his UFC debut against Chris Camozzi (19-5)....

Nov 28, 2012 10:28 am

Magnus Cedenblad vs Rafael Natal added to UFC on FOX 6 in Chicago | UFC News

A middleweight match-up between Magnus Cedenblad (10-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Rafael Natal (14-4-1 MMA, 2-2-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FOX 6 card set for January 26th in Chicago, Illinois. Cedenblad was riding a seven-fight win streak when he made his UFC debut this past April at UFC on FUEL TV 2’s event in his...