Making Sense Of The Gegard Mousasi-Chris Weidman Debacle At UFC 210

UFC 210 has concluded but the dust surrounding the Gegard Mousasi and Chris Weidman middleweight fight still hasn’t settled. Referee Dan Miragliotta stopped the fight in the second round after Weidman took a knee to the head from Mousasi. After initially ruling it an illegal knee, Miragliotta changed the call to a legal one. Since Weidman was disoriented from the shot to the head...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 210 Preview: Cormier vs. Johnson II, Weidman faces Mousasi

UFC 210 takes place in Buffalo Saturday night with the UFC light heavyweight title on the line as champion Daniel Cormier takes on Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. This is the only time a wide-right kick will be acceptable to Buffalonians (RIM SHOT). I read they actually prefer to be called Buffaloites, but that’s not quite as fun as Buffalonians now, is it? Regardless of the proper...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gegard Mousasi Gets Revenge Vs. Uriah Hall At UFC Fight Night Belfast

Middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi killed two birds with one stone Saturday night, avenging a 2015 loss to Uriah Hall at The SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland, while using the first-round TKO victory to throw his name in the hat for a future shot at the 185-pound title. “Whoever has the belt, I’m coming,” Mousasi said. “I need an elimination fight or a title shot...
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Belfast: Gegard Mousasi Vs. Uriah Hall 2 Preview, Pick

Gegard Mousasi finally gets a shot at revenge against Uriah Hall. More than a year after getting knocked out by Hall in Japan, Mousasi will try to avenge the loss at UFC Fight Night Belfast on Saturday night. Since that night, Mousasi has been on a roll. He’s won three consecutive fights, including a bout against Vitor Belfort at UFC 204, and he has positioned himself for a shot...
November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Gegard Mousasi Blasts ‘Bum’ Conor McGregor Over Alleged Twitter Threat

Gegard Mousasi apparently struck a nerve with Conor McGregor, who in turn struck a nerve with him. The nerve-striking began when Mousasi, who defeated Vitor Belfort earlier this month at UFC 204, took a shot at McGregor in his post-fight press conference, questioning the way the Irishman and some other popular fighters hype themselves by trash-talking and showing off expensive items...
October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Gegard Mousasi hammers Costas Philippou on the ground for lopsided win

Gegard Mousasi found Costas Philippou's biggest weakness on the ground and exploited it for 15 straight minutes as he picked up a lopsided victory in the co-main event from the Philippines. While Mousasi comes from a similar striking background as Philippou, he knew his opponent had no answer for him on the mat and so he took the fight there repeatedly for three straight rounds....
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Gegard Mousasi Defeats Costas Philippou By Unanimous Decision At UFC Fight Night 66

It turned out to be a relatively easy night’s work for Gegard Mousasi in Manila at UFC Fight Night 66 as he dominated Costas Philippou with takedowns and superior grappling on the mat to claim a unanimous decision victory. Round One: Philippou with a punch and a kick to start. Mousasi with a leg kick of his own. Philippou lands a right hand. Another leg kick for Mousasi and...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Gegard Mousasi Vs Costas Philippou Goes Down At UFC Fight Night 66

A middleweight fight between Gegard Mousasi and Costas Philippou will serve as the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 66 in the Philippines on May 16th. The No.7 ranked Mousasi is coming off a 70 second TKO victory against Dan Henderson in Sweden earlier in the year. He’ll now be hoping that’s the start of a more consistent run of form in the UFC as the former Strikeforce light...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza Submits Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 50 (Video Highlights)

To the surprise of some, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (pictured) entered UFC Fight Night 50 as nearly a 3-1 odds-on favorite to beat Gegard Mousasi. The Brazilian showed everyone why the Gambling Gods thought he’d easily avenge his 2008 KO loss by submitting Mousasi in the third round of their scrap. Jacare winning wasn’t necessarily shocking, but the one-sided fashion in which...
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Jacare’ Souza Submits Gegard Mousasi By Guillotine At UFC Fight Night 50

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza impressed again tonight at UFC Fight Night 50 with a strong performance against Gegard Mousasi that was capped off by a third round guillotine choke finish. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. Mousasi snaps out the jab. Cagey start and 40 seconds in ‘Jacare’ ducks in on a takedown attempt that misses. They reset and Jacare presses...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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