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DONALD CERRONE RUMORS

John Makdessi Steps In To Fight Donald Cerrone At UFC 187

Donald Cerrone has a new opponent for UFC 187 after Khabib Nurmagomedov pulled out due to an injury yesterday. John Makdessi is the man who’ll now fight ‘Cowboy’, fresh off a first round TKO victory against Shane Campbell at UFC 186 last weekend in Montreal, Canada. Opting for Makdessi is something of a surprise as Cerrone’s original match-up was set to establish a new title...
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Cerrone Now Meets John Makdessi At UFC 187

Just five days removed from his TKO victory over Shane Campbell at UFC 186, John Makdessi has agreed to serve as a last-minute substitute to fight Donald Cerrone (pictured) at UFC 187. Cerrone was initially slated to face Khabib Nurmagomedov in the May 23 event, but the Russian was forced to withdraw Wednesday with an undisclosed injury. Cerrone is coming off January’s unanimous...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos talks McGregor, Nurmagomedov, and Cerrone

For all he accomplished in his shocking upset title win over Anthony Pettis last month, new UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has plenty of challenges ahead of him. For starters, he'll likely face the winner of UFC 187's contender's bout between Donald Cerrone and Khabib Nurmagomedov, next. More on that in a moment. During a recent interview with Submission Radio, dos Anjos...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Cerrone Earns Controversial Decision Win Over Ben Henderson At UFC Fight Night 59

Donald Cerrone finally got a win over Ben Henderson in their third encounter tonight at UFC Fight Night 59, though it came via a somewhat controversial judges decision. Round One: A few punches from both men miss to start this one. Henderson with another punch missed and eats a jab from Cerrone. Early exchanges of punches here as they feel their way into the fight. Nice right...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Donald Cerrone Walking The Walk, Willing To Fight Anyone, Anywhere

Donald Cerrone is determined to leave his mark on the sport of MMA as a fighter who was willing to fight anyone, anytime and anywhere. With “Cowboy” being one of the best lightweights in the world and competing at the highest level of the game, being willing to throw down at every turn is a tall task to live up to. As it turns out, Cerrone is absolutely...
Via NESN.com
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

King of Violence 2014: Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

  Donald Cerrone had another busy year in 2014. Just like the previous year, he appeared inside of the world-famous octagon four times. The only difference was that this time he had his hand raised in all four. His first three victories came via the finish over the following men: Adriano Martins (headkick KO), Edson Barboza (rear-naked choke), Jim Miller (head kick KO + punches...
Via Fight Booth
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Rankings: Donald Cerrone Moves Up One Spot After Win In Las Vegas

Donald Cerrone may not have liked the way he did it, but his dominant decision win over Myles Jury in the co-main event at UFC 182 impressed the rankings voting panel. Cerrone was voted up one spot to No. 3 at 155 pounds, passing former No. 1 contender Gilbert Melendez. “Cowboy” now sits just one spot behind No. 2 Khabib Nurmagomedov, who has been lobbying for a title shot for...
Via NESN.com
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Donald Cerrone Ready To Fight In Boston Just Days After UFC 182

Donald Cerrone’s signature tagline is “any time, any place” and if there was every any question to just how serious that claim is, those doubts have officially been erased. The most prolific fighter on the UFC roster provided further proof that he’s willing to throw down wherever and whenever the promotion will allow, as “Cowboy” has stepped up to face Benson Henderson...
Via NESN.com
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Donald Cerrone KO’s Jim Miller With A Head Kick UFC Fight Night 45

Donald Cerrone used kicks to put away Jim Miller tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 45, initially hurting him with body kicks, and then when his hands started dropping low to defend them he capitalized with a highlight-reel worthy head kick KO. Round One: The main event is underway and Cerrone throws straight punches to start. He throws a knee to the body too. Miller lands...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 45: ‘Cowboy vs. Miller’ main event preview and prediction

Whippany, New Jersey’s Jim Miller will be just two hours away from home when he takes center stage in Atlantic City on Wednesday night to engage in fisticuffs with Greg Jackson’s resident ‘Cowboy,’ Donald Cerrone, in main event that is scheduled for five rounds, and reeks of must see t.v. on paper. These have been two of the busiest guys on the roster since 2010. Cerrone...
Via Fight Booth
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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