Archive: Soa Palelei

Nov 7, 2014 7:34 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Palelei dominates Harris on the ground, earns TKO victory.

A heavyweight tilt opened tonight’s UFC Fight Night 55 main card in Sydney, as Soa Palelei (22-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) defeated Walt Harris (7-4 MMA, 0-3 UFC) via second-round TKO. The match started slowly, as both heavyweight fighters were tentative in the early going. Palelei attempted a takedown early but it was stuffed by Harris who...

Oct 20, 2014 5:02 am

Soa Palelei Set To Fight Walt Harris At Fight Night 55

Soa ‘The Hulk’ Palelei is set to step into the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 55 on November 8th which takes place Sydney Australia to face Walt Harris, who will be making his return to the promotion. Walt Harris is a replacement for Daniel Omielanczuk, who was forced off the card. Harris will be making...

Jun 30, 2014 1:24 pm

UFC Fight Night 43 medical suspensions

Earlier today, the UFC released the suspension information to mixedmartialarts.com for last weekend’s “UFC Fight Night 43” event in Auckland, New Zealand. As there is no sanctioning organization in New Zealand for mixed martial arts, the UFC acts as it’s own governing body and provides the suspensions to MMA LLC, which acts as the record and...


Jun 25, 2014 5:57 am

Jared Rosholt On Former Opponent Walt Harris: ‘I felt bad for him’

  UFC heavyweight Jared Rosholt, who is currently 2-0 in the UFC, will fight Soa Palelei this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 43 in Auckland, New Zealand. The card will be featured on UFC Fight Pass and Rosholt vs. Palelei are the co-main event. Rosholt recently spoke with MMAJunkie Radio. During the conversation, Rosholt expressed...

May 19, 2014 6:33 am

BJPENN.COM Official Rankings Update

By Evan Stoumbelis Last weekend fight fans saw just why Matt Brown’s nickname is Immortal. The Ohio native stepped into the cage in the main event of UFC Fight Night 40 opposite Erick Silva. After a kick to the body dropped Brown in the first, he fought his way back to secure a third round...

May 14, 2014 2:23 pm

Soa Palelei vs. Jared Rosholt set for UFC Fight Night 43 in New Zealand

UFC officials announced today that a heavyweight clash between Soa Palelei (21-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Jared Rosholt (10-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is the latest addition to June’s “UFC Fight Night 43” event in New Zealand. The announcement comes just days after Soa Palelei scored a first-round knockout against Ruan Potts at last Saturday’s “UFC...

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...