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Daron Cruickshank TKO’s Erik Koch via head kick and punches at UFC Fight Night

Both Daron “The Detroit Superstar” Cruickshank and Erik “New Breed” Koch came into this fight looking for their second win in a row. Koch had impressively stopped Rafello Oliveira in the first round at UFC 170. While Cruickshank had finished Mike Rio at UFC on FOX 10. He was able to start a two fight win streak with stoppage of Koch in the first round. This was the best...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Daron Cruickshank Stops Erik Koch In The First Round At UFC Fight Night 40

Daron Cruickshank produced an impressive first round TKO stoppage over Erik Koch tonight at UFC Fight Night 40, first flooring him with a head kick series before finishing things up with ground and pound. Round One: They’re underway and Koch immediately takes the center of the cage. He looks to trade, but Cruickshank counters with a right hand. Kick lands for Koch, but from an...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: highlights of Erik Koch

Erik Koch is one of the more entertaining fighters in UFC and will be part of tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night card when he takes on Daron Cruickshank. A veteran of Mainstream MMA, WEC and UFC, Koch has compiled a career record of 14-3 while fighting at lightweight, then featherweight and back to lightweight earlier this year. Koch earned Knockout of the Night for his last WEC...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Koch moves to lightweight, faces Rafaello Oliveira at UFC 170

Erik Koch will officially move to lightweight at UFC 170 on Feb 22 when he returns to action to face Rafaello 'Tractor' Oliveira in an undercard bout on the card. UFC officials announced the new bout on Saturday. It was teased after a recent loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 164 that Koch (13-3) may make a move to 155 pounds after spending his entire career inside the Octagon...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

News: Erik Koch Tweets Out Picture Of Injured Eye

One of the biggest upsets on the UFC on FOX 6 card came in the opening fight on the main card as Ricardo Lamas cut Erik Koch open in the second round and secured a TKO moments later. The win was Lamas’s fourth straight at featherweight and will likely put him in contention for a title shot against the winner between Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo.  Koch sent out a tweet of his injured...
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January 27, 2013  |  1 Comment

UFC Fighter Ricardo Lamas Turns Erik Koch Into Bloody Mess

MMA Junkie / David Banks-USA TODAY Sports Erik Koch took on Ricardo Llamas in a Featherweight bout on the undercard of UFC on Fox 6 at the United Center in Chicago on Saturday night. After a fairly quiet first round, Lamas registered a takedown on Koch in the second. Once Lamas got on top of Koch and started hammering away with elbows, he turned Koch’s face into ground chuck, scoring...
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January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Erik Koch vs. Ricardo Lamas set for UFC 155

UFC officials have announced that a featherweight bout between Erik Koch and Ricardo Lamas has been signed for UFC 155. UFC 155 takes place December 29 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight title bout between current UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos and former UFC heavyweight
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

‘UFC 149: Aldo vs. Koch’ OFFICIALLY a Smashing Success

There are still 10 weeks remaining until the curtain is drawn on the Octagon’s debut in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, but “UFC 149: Aldo vs. Koch” can already go down in the record books as a smashing success. Although the fight card hasn’t been completed, it didn’t stop them Canadians from snagging every available seat inside Scotiabank Saddledome. On Saturday, UFC brass...
May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Erik Koch Looking to Cash In UFC Golden Ticket

Do you remember how happy Charlie was when he cracked open that Wonka Bar and discovered he had won the last Golden Ticket? And of course, who could forget about his classic celebration with Grandpa Joe? Well, that’s pretty much how featherweight Erik Koch (Pictured) reacted when he hung up the phone after UFC brass notified him that he’d challenge champ Jose Aldo for the title...
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirer Meets Erik Koch at UFC 143

No rest for the weary. Just three days after beating Pablo Garza at “UFC on FOX,” featherweight Dustin Poirer (Pictured) was assigned to meet Erik Koch at UFC 143 on Super Bowls weekend. Not only do the featherweights look very similar to each other, but their records are nearly identical. Koch holds a 13-1 mark and is perfect a 2-0 inside the Octagon, while Poirer is 11-1 and...
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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