Jorge Masvidal has been forced out of his fight with Norman Parke at UFC Fight Night 58 in Boston on January 16th after picking up an injury.
Masvidal has been on a three-fight winning streak this year which had left him placed at No.13 on the lightweight rankings. While the UFC haven’t been able to replace him with somebody else currently residing in the top 15 they have brought...
An undisclosed injury has forced Jorege Masvidal out of his January 18 scrap against Norman Parke. On Thursday, the UFC confirmed veteran Gleison Tibau (pictured) has agreed to step in and battle Parke at UFC Fight Night 59.
Tibau has won four of his last five fights, including two straight. The Brazilian most recently took a split decision over Piotr Hallmann in September.
The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission have announced that UFC lightweight fighter Piotr Hallmann tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone after his bout at UFC Fight night 51 last month.
Hallmann lost his fight with Gleison Tibau by split decision on the night, but had earned a ‘Fight Of The Night’ bonus along the way.
However, that $50,000 bonus has now been rescinded...
Another week, another positive drug test.
Piotr Hallmann, who co-headlined UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski last month in Brazil, was popped by the Brazilian MMA athletic commission for drostanolone after his bout with Gleison Tibau, according to MMAjunkie.com's Steven Marrocco.
Hallmann, who lost the fight by split decision, will be suspended for nine months by the CABMMA...
On Monday, the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced Piotr Hallmann (pictured) tested positive for the steroid drostanolone following last month’s split decision defeat to Gleison Tibau at UFC Fight Night 51.
The lightweight has been suspended nine months, retroactive to his September 13 fight date, for his flunked drug test.
“The athlete Piotr tested positive...
Gleison Tibau recorded his 15th (!!) win inside the Octagon last night in Brasilia, Brazil at UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs Arlovski, and in the process walked away the event’s top earner. Before we go any further, we should note that most international events don’t release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data […]
Following last night’s UFC Fight Night 51 event in Brazil the recipients of the evening’s $50,000 bonus awards were announced.
‘Fight Of The Night’ honors on this occasion were handed out to Gleison Tibau and Piotr Hallmann for their closely fought co-main event which lasted the full three rounds with Tibau emerging as the winner by split decision.
Main event underdog Andrei...
UFC president Dana White awarded Andrei Arlovski (pictured), Godofredo Pepey, Gleison Tibau and Piotr Hallmann each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski II.”
UFC Fight Night 51 took place inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil.
Fight of the Night:
Gleison Tibau vs. Piotr Hallmann ($50,000/each...
Despite beginning to fade in the third round, Gleison Tibau just did enough in the first two rounds of his fight with Piotr Hallmann at UFC Fight Night 51 this evening in Brazil to help secure a split decision victory.
Hallmann with a leg ick to start. Powerful body kick from Tibau that knocks his opponent off-balance. Tibau immediately unleashes with some hard strikes...
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A lightweight affair between Gleison Tibau (pictured) and Pat Healy has been added to UFC Fight Night Atlantic City.
UFC officials confirmed the tango Tuesday.
Both athletes are looking to bounce back from disappointing performances. Tibau had his two-fight winning streak abruptly snapped when he was knocked out by Michael Johnson in December.
Surprisingly, Healy finds himself in...