Archive: TUF China

Mar 12, 2014 8:21 pm

TUF China Finale Drug Tests Come Back Clean

It was pretty humdrum as far as drug tests go. The  results are in for this month’s TUF China in Macau and a UFC official told MMAjunkie all fighters were tested, and all tested negative for performance-enhancing drugs and drugs of abuse. Also worthy of note, no therapeutic-use exemptions for testosterone-replacement therapy were granted for the...

Mar 2, 2014 8:43 pm

Dong Hyun Kim Wants Title Shot Following Saturday’s KO Over Hathaway

“I’ve continued to stack up the wins, but I wasn’t given the title shot. In order to get the title shot, I knew I would have to change the way that I fight. I got much more aggressive, and hopefully I’ll get noticed and will get a shot at the title.” “It doesn’t matter who...

Mar 1, 2014 9:21 am

.gif | Kim’s Spinning Elbow K.O. Over Hathaway (Replay)

If you missed this morning’s UFC Fight Night card in China, than you missed this fantastic finish in the main event. Dong Hyun Kim took out John Hathaway with a beautifully timed spinning elbow in the third-round of their fight. Here it is:

Mar 1, 2014 9:12 am

UFC Officials Announce Return Trip To China And September Card in Japan

Following this morning’s UFC Fight Night in Macau, China, UFC Executive Mark Fischer announced the promotions plans to return to the region. According to Fischer the UFC will return to The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena on August 23 for another ‘Fight Night’ card and they head to Japan’s Saitama Arena on September 20. Broadcast details...

Mar 1, 2014 8:52 am

Kim, Mitrione Among Four ‘Performance of the Night’ Bonus Winners

This morning’s TUF China Finale card delivered non-stop action from the start to finish and in typical UFC fashion, four-men got handily rewarded for their efforts. Dong Hyun Kim and Matt Mitrione both received ‘Performance of the Night’ honors for their knockout victories and Nam and Tokudome walked away with the ‘Fight of the Night’...

Mar 1, 2014 5:57 am

TUF China Finale Results: Mitrione Drops Jordan, Picks up KO Win in Round 1

Matt Mitrione and Shawn Jordan may collectively possess the most relaxing walk out music in the world. Once the fight started, though, these guys were anything but relaxed. Their offense was intelligent, but it was more of an organized chaos as they were looking for heavy shots to land from the get-go. Shawn Jordan attempted...

Mar 1, 2014 5:37 am

TUF China Finale Results: Hioki Outlasts Menjivar and Earns Decision Win

Hatsu Hioki and Ivan Menjivar had the honors of kicking off today’s UFC Fight Pass event’s main card with an exciting bout that went to decision. Ivan Menjivar did a good job at finding a comfortable striking distance early on in the second round, but Hatsu Hioki’s grappling skills overpowered any offense Menjivar was building...

Mar 1, 2014 5:12 am

‘TUF China Finale’ Main Card Play-By-Play & Results

‘The Ultimate Fighter China: Kim vs. Hathaway’ event went underway this fine morning in Macao, China. In the main event, Dong hyun Kim fought John Hathaway in a welterweight contest. Today’s event took place exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. If you’re an early riser like us, or just need to catch up on today’s card,...

Mar 1, 2014 5:01 am

‘TUF China Finale’ Preliminary Card ‘Quick Results’

‘The Ultimate Fighter China: Kim vs. Hathaway’ event is underway this fine morning in Macao, China. In the main event, Dong hyun Kim will face of with John Hathaway in a welterweight contest. Today’s event takes place exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. If you missed the preliminary portion of the card, here are the results...

Feb 28, 2014 6:00 am

‘TUF China Finale: Kim vs. Hathaway’ Weigh-In Results

If you weren’t up at 2 a.m. streaming on-line content, you likely missed today’s TUF China Finale weigh-in event. Here are the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 5 a.m. PT) John Hathaway (171) vs. Dong Hyun Kim (171) Zhang Lipeng (170) vs. Wang Sai (170) – “TUF: China” welterweight tourney final Shawn Jordan (261)...

Feb 17, 2014 3:29 pm

PHOTO | TUF China Finale: Kim vs. Hathaway Poster

UFC officials have released the official Fight Night poster for the upcoming ‘Kim vs. Hathaway’ card. The ‘TUF China Finale’ event is set to go down on March 1 from the Venetian’s Cotai Arena in Macao, China. Here’s the full poster: You like?

Feb 7, 2014 6:23 pm

TUF China Finale complete with 10 bouts

The ‘TUF China Finale’ is now complete with 10 exciting bouts rounding up the card. The event, which will crown China’s first-ever Ultimate Fighter winners, is set to go down March 1 live from The Venetian Macao’s CotaiArena. UFC officials announced three bouts today, which completed the 10-bout fight card: Undefeated Alberto Mina (10-0 MMA)...

Jan 7, 2014 5:41 am

Cung Le Discusses Inexperienced Yoga Instructor Competing on TUF China

“I’m not sure how many of you have seen the show, but some yoga instructor got through,” UFC light heavyweight fighter Cung Le (above) said in a recent Q&A session prior to UFC Fight Night 34.  “That was not the UFC’s doing.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA On the one hand, “The Ultimate Fighter: China”...

Jan 6, 2014 9:19 am

Healthy John Hathaway Ready For Breakout 2014

Having skipped out on the entire 2013 season of fights, John Hathaway is now booked in a main event opposite Dong Hyun Kim on the TUF China Finale event. The British prospect has strung together an impressive 7-1 UFC record with his sole defeat coming way of Mike Pyle at UFC 120 back in 2010....

Jan 4, 2014 10:18 am

Mitrione vs. Jordan Added To TUF China Finale Card

UFC officials have announced the addition of a heavyweight bout to the upcoming TUF China Finale event. UFC Asia Managing Director Mark Fischer confirmed the additional of several bouts to the card recently, including a heavyweight clash between Matt Mitrione and Shawn Jordan. The UFC’s TUF China Finale event goes down on March 1 at...

Jan 3, 2014 10:06 pm

Live On BJPENN.COM: UFC Special Press Conference Today 4:00 AM ET

The UFC announced that they will be holding a special press conference prior to UFC Fight Night 34: Singapore on Saturday, January 4 at 4:00AM/7:00pm ET/PT. It is rumored that the press conference is being held to announce that tickets for the TUF China Finale will be going on sale. The event is set to...

Jan 3, 2014 6:26 am

Dong Hyun Kim vs. John Hathaway to headline ‘TUF: China’ finale in Macau

This morning in Singapore, UFC officials annoucned that a key welterweight match-up featuring Dong Hyun Kim (18-2-1 MMA, 9-2 UFC) and John Hathaway (17-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) will headline the “TUF: China” finale set for March 1st in Macau, China. The 26 year-old Englishman, John Hathaway, burst on to the UFC scene scoring 4-straight victories...

Jul 11, 2013 11:48 am

‘The Ultimate Fighter: China’ Set to Debut in November

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA The UFC will debut the Chinese version of its hit, reality television show, “The Ultimate Fighter” this November.  TUF: China is the first step in a new broadcast deal that promises UFC events to air regularly in Asia. UFC Executive Vice President and Managing Director of UFC Asia, Mark Fischer,...

Jul 5, 2013 10:11 am

TUF Tryouts Coming to China, Australia, and Canada

The Ultimate Fighter series continues it’s global expansion through China, Australia, and Canada, and they are in need of some talented fighters. There have been three international versions of the hit show to date; two in Brazil, and a U.K vs Australia season names “TUF Smashes”. The 18th season of TUF is currently filming, featuring...