Archive: UFC on FUEL TV 9

Jul 26, 2013 9:58 am

UFC lightweight Reza Madadi Facing Potential 6 Years In Prison

One of Sweden’s most popular fighters, Reza Madadi (13-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC), was placed under arrest on Friday, suspected of grand theft by Swedish authorities following the burglary of a high-end store in Stockholm. Details from the original article from Expressen have been translated by a Bloody Elbow community member. Translators note: As this is...

May 27, 2013 1:18 pm

UFC lightweight Reza Madadi arrested in Sweden

Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight Reza Madadi was arrested last Friday (May 24, 2013) in Sweden, for allegedly doing a “smash and grab” at a handbag boutique in Botega Veneta. Madadi’s attorney tells (via MMA Weekly) that his client denies the charges against him. Madadi is coming off a submission win over Michael Johnson at...

May 13, 2013 10:47 am

Gegard Mousasi Has Second ACL Surgery

During an interview with, Gegard Mousasi (34-3-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) acknowledged that he recently had surgery to repair a torn ACL. Even worse, he confirmed that he tore the same ACL that was previously repaired in March of 2012. The former Strikforce and Dream champion, Mousasi, made his UFC debut at UFC on Fuel TV...

May 6, 2013 8:51 am

Robbie Reralta Makes Statement on Failed Drug Test

  In a statement given to, UFC featherweight, Robbie Peralta apologized for his recent failed drug test after a post-fight screening came back positive for marijuana metabolites. Peralta most recently fought Akira Corassani at UFC on FUEL TV 9: Mousasi vs. Latifi. Peralta dropped a unanimous decision to Corassani, his first loss in four...

May 1, 2013 9:24 am

Robbie Peralta Suspended for Marijuana Following UFC on Fuel TV 9

The UFC confirmed Tuesday night that featherweight fighter Robbie Peralta tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his performance on UFC on Fuel TV 9 back in April.   Peralta (16-4) will be suspended 6 months retroactive to April 6, the date of the infraction, and required to pass drug rehabilitation classes and a drug test...

Apr 8, 2013 11:34 am

Gegard Mousasi Fought on a Knee that will Require Surgery | UFC NEWS

  An injury almost cancelled the main event of the UFC on Fuel TV 9 card this past Saturday.  Only, it wasn’t the injury that we all read about in the cut over Alexander Gustafsson’s eye.  Instead, the injury was that of Gegard Mousasi, who despite his opponent pulling out of the fight a mere...

Apr 8, 2013 11:08 am

VIDEO | Dana White UFC on FUEL TV 9 Post-Fight Interview

UFC President Dana White talked with FUEL TV correspondent Gareth Davies after an incredible day of fights at UFC On FUEL TV 9. White talks Gustafsson’s injury, McGregor’s unreal debut and the Mousasi’s big win over Latifi. “There’s no doubt about it, the commission here did a horrible job with this fight.” “I don’t want...

Apr 8, 2013 10:45 am

VIDEO | UFC on FUEL TV 9: Mousasi vs. Latifi Fight Highlight

Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, made his UFC debut last weekend in Sweden against last-minute replacement, Ilir Latifi. The Strikeforce veteran used a precise striking onslaught to easily walk away the victor.

Apr 6, 2013 3:46 pm

UFC Hands Out $60k Bonuses To Picket-Easton, McGregor & Madadi

This afternoon the UFC hit Fuel TV with UFC on Fuel TV 9 live from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The event delivered a steady mix of fight results ranging from submission, KO, TKO and decision. However, four fighters stood out from the rest and earned themselves a nice $60,000 bonus for their...

Apr 6, 2013 2:17 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 9 Full Results

In rare fashion the UFC’s Saturday event is over right smack in the middle of the day. UFC on FUEL TV 9 took place from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden and featured a main event between two UFC newcomers in Gegard Mousasi and Ilir Latifi. In the end the superb striking prowess of...

Apr 6, 2013 2:07 pm


In the first round of our main event fight Gegard Mousasi stalked Ilir Latifi landing jabs and leg kicks and throwing a lot of faints to make Latifi wing shots that landed very far from target. Not many significant strikes met their mark. However in the second  Latifi landed a few hard strikes, but only...

Apr 6, 2013 1:38 pm


The first round saw Ryan Couture establishing control of Ross Pearson against the fence, much like many of his father’s bouts. Couture went on in the second looking to repeat what he accomplished in the first by using his footwork and eventually work the clinch. Pearson however was the one landing the harder strikes, and...

Apr 6, 2013 12:31 pm


  Brad Pickett and Mike Easton took part in an exciting back and forth display of mixed martial arts. Both showcasing their fantastic stand up abilities as well as their wresting and ability to work off the fence. The two were very even after the first two rounds, scoring strong punches and kicks, and both...

Apr 6, 2013 11:41 am


Akira Corassani and Robbie Peralta came out to stand and bang. Corassani was landing huge right hands, while Peralta landed strong punches of his own almost stopping Corassani in the second round. After two great rounds of very even stand up exchanges the fight was anyone’s to take. Corassani, knowing the fight to close to...

Apr 6, 2013 5:00 am


UFC on FUEL TV 9 is going down today from the Ericsson Global Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The Preliminary card starts early today at 7:50AM PT and the seven-fight preliminary event streams live on If you didn’t rise early enough this morning, or missed the event entirely we will be posting the results from...

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...

Apr 5, 2013 10:07 am

VIDEO | UFC on FUEL TV 9 Weigh-Ins Replay

If you missed this morning’s UFC on FUEL TV 9 event as many others did you can still check out the full replay in full using the player below. UFC on FUEL TV 9 kicks off tomorrow from Stockholm, Sweden.

Apr 5, 2013 7:57 am

UFC on FUEL TV 9 Weigh-In Results

Fighters competing in tomorrow’s UFC on FUEL TV 9 event tipped the scales early this morning to make their bouts official. 26-fighters weighed in and all made their contracted weight limit. UFC on FUEL TV 9 goes down tomorrow night from Stockholm, Sweden. MAIN CARD: (FUEL TV, 2 p.m. ET) Ilir Latifi (206) vs. Gegard...

Apr 3, 2013 10:34 am

VIDEO | Ilir Latifi Pre-Fight Interview for UFC On FUEL TV 9

Ilir Latifi has been thrust into the spotlight, headlining a UFC event in his hometown against Gegard Mousasi in his promotional debut. This is the first released pre-fight interview of the man tasked to fill the void left by the injured Alexander Gustafsson.

Apr 3, 2013 9:54 am

PHOTO: Gustafsson Releases Image of Damaged Eye

Alexander Gustafsson has released images of his damaged eye that will prevent him from competing in this weekend’s main event against Gegard Mousasi at UFC on FUEL TV 9. The cut reportedly required three-stitches.

Apr 3, 2013 9:44 am

Gustafsson: I slipped and hit my head on corner post on Thursday | UFC News

Alexander Gustafsson (15-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) was scheduled to face Gegard Mousasi (33-3-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) in the main event of UFC on FUEL TV 9, which takes place in Gustafsson’s home nation of Sweden this Saturday. However, in one of his final practices, a freak accident caused a cut over his left eye. Gustafsson...