Alex Oliveira submits KJ Noons with first round choke

Alex Oliveira was rocked early by a big punch from the former professional boxer KJ Noons in their welterweight clash, Saturday, at UFC Fight Night, but finished the fight himself once it hit the ground. The short notice replacement had a hard time getting and keeping Noons down, but once he did, the Brazilian made it count, scoring a rear naked choke submission at 2:51 of the first...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Oliveira Submits KJ Noons In First Round At UFC Fight Night 67

Alex Oliveira made short work of KJ Noons tonight at UFC Fight Night 67, working a number of takedowns before sinking in the rear-naked choke finish. Round One: Noons out quickly and takes the center of the cage. Oliveira cuffs his head with a punch though. Noons with a right hand. Leg kick for Oliveira. Noons with a hook and Oliveira stumbles to the mat for a moment, perhaps...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cruickshank vs. Noons ends in no contest after accidental eye poke

What had potential to be a bonus worthy fight instead ended in disappointment after an accidental eye poke in the second round forced referee John McCarthy to call a stop to the fight between Daron Cruickshank and KJ Noons. The two lightweights were definitely ready to scrap as Cruickshank and Noons started exchanging big shots early and didn't slow down until the fight was stopped...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Daron Cruickshank Vs KJ Noons Declared No-Contest Due To Eye Poke Injury

Unfortunately what was turning out to be an interesting stand-up battle between Daron Cruickshank and KJ Noons ended prematurely early in the second round due to an eyepoke to ‘The Detroit Superstar’ that left him unable to continue, resulting in a ‘no contest’ ruling. Round One: Noons trying to take the center of the cage to start and throws a kick to the leg. Cruickshank...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF 20 Finale ‘Esparza vs. Namajunas’ weigh-in results and video replay

Main Card (FS1) • Women’s Strawweight Title Bout: Carla Esparza (115) vs. Rose Namajunas (115) • Featherweight Bout: Jeremy Stephens (146) vs. Charles Oliveira (147**) • Lightweight Bout: Daron Cruickshank (156) vs. K.J. Noons (156) • Lightweight Bout: Joe Proctor (156) vs. Yancy Mederios (155.5) • Women’s Strawweight Bout: Jessica Penne (115.5) vs. Randa Markos (116...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Daron Cruickshank Vs KJ Noons Set For TUF 20 Finale

A fight between lightweight strikers Daron Cruickshank and KJ Noons has been announced for the TUF 20 Finale event in Las Vegas on December 12th. Cruickshank fought this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 54 in Canada, notching up a unanimous decision victory over Anthony Njokuani. That made up for a loss on points to Jorge Masvidal just a few months earlier and leaves ‘The Detroit...
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October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

K.J. Noons Fights Daron Cruickshank at TUF 20 Finale

An intriguing lightweight shootout between K.J. Noons (pictured) and Daron Cruickshank has been added to “The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale” lineup. UFC officials confirmed the tango late Thursday night. Noons will be riding a two-fight winning streak into the bout. The former boxer took a decision over George Sotiropoulos at UFC 166 before posting April’s 30-second knockout...
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Stout was so disoriented after knockout loss he tried choking the referee (GIF)

Sam Stout was so disoriented after his first-round knockout loss to KJ Noons at “The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale” in Quebec City Wednesday that he actually went to choke out the referee after getting up from the punch. Noons won 30 seconds into the fight after connecting on a massive punch to the chin. Stout […]
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

‘The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale’ Fight Bonuses

After a night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Dustin Poirier (pictured), Akira Corrasani, K.J. Noons and Ryan Jimmo each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Wednesday night at “The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale.” Poirier and Corrasani were only in the cage together for five minutes and 42 seconds, but their shootout was good enough to score...
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Stout-K.J. Noons TUF: Nations matchup switched to welterweight

A day before the TUF: Nations Finale weigh-ins, Sam Stout and K.J. Noons have decided to make life a little easier on themselves by agreeing not to drop an extra 15 pounds.
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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