Gleison Tibau managed to outpoint Norman Parke by split decision tonight at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston.
Parke with a body kick to start that’s blocked. He tries a couple of spinning kicks that Tibau moves away from.
Parke into the clinch briefly, but Tibau breaks away. Tibau lands a left hand after a Parke kick. Parke targeting the body with a punch.
What a magical night it’s shaping up to be for Boston. After Tom Brady and Bill Belichick attempt to secure their 6th Super Bowl appearance since Brady took over for Drew Bledsoe in 2001, just about 30 minutes away from Foxborough, Conor McGregor will look to earn himself a title shot with a win over Dennis Siver.
Below, we’ll give you our picks for the main card, the prelim...
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However, that $50,000 bonus has now been rescinded...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...
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...