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Matt Brown is not impressed by Tarec Saffiedine's performance

All signs are pointing towards a welterweight showdown in January between No. 5 ranked fighter Matt Brown and former Strikeforce champion Tarec Saffiedine. An initial report about the potential fight was released this week by and now it seems even more like after Brown was asked about the bout on Thursday during a Q&A session in Australia. While the Ohio native didn...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Questions Matt Brown’s Seven-Fight Win Streak

While most of the MMA world is busy chugging Matt Brown’s Kool-Aid like it’s the best thing in the history of ever, fellow UFC welterweight Hector Lombard (pictured) doesn’t understand what all the hoopla is about. “The Immortal’s” fans will claim Lombard is drinking a heavy dose of Haterade, but that hasn’t stopped the former Bellator champion from questioning Brown’s...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown, The Comeback Kid

Matt Brown has finished 6 of last 7 opponents in spectacular fashion. (Image courtesy of Matt Brown is the name on everyone’s tongue for the past few weeks and rightly so. Brown`s career is possibly the greatest comeback story in MMA today. Before, he was flirting with obscurity, now he`s headlining cards and is possibly 1 fight away from the title. The story of...
Via The Sports Journal
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown Calls Out Nick Diaz, Gets Response from Nate

    Nick Diaz Matt Brown is on a seven fight win streak, yet he continues to have difficulty landing a title fight. Historically speaking, securing a match for the belt in any division of the UFC is difficult. Johny Hendricks had six consecutive victories, three of which were former number ones, and Jake Shields was unbeaten for six years before getting the nod. While Brown’s...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 40 ‘Brown vs. Silva’ Event Review

The U.S. Bank Arena in Cleveland, Ohio was Saturday night’s host for the fortieth fight night event in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Although there were no big names on show, the card was full of even match-ups and quality finishes. The main event of the evening saw the streaking Matt Brown take on the streaky Erick Silva in the welterweight division. As expected...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva’ Complete Betting Odds

Fight day, gambling day .. for some. Erick Silva (pictured) meets Matt Brown in tonight’s main event. Silva is more than a 2-1 odds-on favorite to post his second straight win since August 2011. Brown is pegged as nearly a 2-1 underdog against the Brazilian. Sure, Brown is coming off two herniated discs in his lower back, but that line still seems a little strange. Upset city...
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Erick Silva, it`s showtime!

Silva will look to improve on his 16-4 record this coming Saturday against Matt Brown in Cincinnati. (Image courtesy of Time running out for Erick Silva At the ripe age of 29, the time is perfect for Erick Silva to finally make that step to the big time.  “Indio” has shown promise and a skill-set that could trouble any fighter at 170 but has yet to add a marquee...
Via The Sports Journal
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs Silva Preview and Predictions

Saturday May 10, 2014 we are in for one of the most underrated and overlooked cards of the year. Live from the U.S Bank Arena, in Cincinnati, Ohio is UFC Fight Night 40. From top to bottom this looks like a stellar card, with names such as Eddie Wineland, Erik Koch, and Matt Brown, we’re in for an exciting night! Chris Cariaso vs Louis Smolka A longtime Zuffa employee, with an...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Matt Brown

(Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports) Matt Brown Vitals 6’0″ 170 lb (Welterweight) 76″ reach, Orthodox January 10, 1981 Record 18-11 (UFC: 11-5) Current Streak 6 straight wins Training Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held ISCF East Coast Welterweight Champion: 2007 (no title defenses)   Strengths - as tough & scrappy as they come - great […]
Via MMA Manifesto
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown versus Erick Silva preview and prediction

The main event next Saturday night for UFC Fight Night 40 between Matt Brown and Erick Silva is scheduled for five rounds. Most of them are going to be unnecessary. This is going to be a fun violent and quick fight that will probably not make it past the second round. Both of these fighters are finishers. They can stop a fight on their feet with their striking or the ground with...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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