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Mark Munoz confident he'll have size and strength advantage at UFC 184

Opportunities to fight in the UFC are more valuable than gold to most mixed martial arts fighters, and so are usually snatched up in haste, regardless of the notice, weight class or opponent. Roan Carneiro jumped at the chance to return to the UFC this year, after six years away from the top promotion. The opportunity came with a catch, however, as the Brazilian was matched up against...
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Mark Munoz: 'I want to prove to myself I can reach the top'

After his loss to Chris Weidman in 2012, UFC middleweight contender Mark Munoz fell into a deep depression. He had good reason to be upset. He went into the bout on a four-fight win streak and hoped to earn a title shot with the win. Instead, Weidman stopped him, earned a title shot for himself, and his now the division's king. The clean-living fighter isn't one to partake in drugs...
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UFC Event Heading To The Philippines On May 16th

The UFC have announced that they’ll be hosting their first ever event in the Philippines on May 16th. The ‘UFC Fight Night’ show will take place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manilla and air live on the UFC Fight Pass service. “We are thrilled to be kicking off our Asia event calendar in Manila this year,” said UFC Asia exec Ken Berger. “The UFC has a loyal and passionate...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Munoz Vs Roan Carneiro Set For UFC 184

Mark Munoz is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 184 in Los Angeles in February against Roan Carneiro. Munoz has had a tough time in the Octagon lately, having lost three of his last four fights, including two by knockout against Lyoto Machida and Chris Weidman. Once considered one of the divisions top contenders, Munoz’s slump in form has left him barely holding onto a place...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Munoz to face Roan 'Jucao' Carneiro at UFC 184

It has been over six years since middleweight Roan Carneiro has fought in the UFC, but on Feb. 28 he will make his return to the Octagon, against Mark Munoz. UFC Tonight reported and the UFC confirmed that the 36 year-old Brazilian will take on Munoz at UFC 184 in Los Angeles. Carneiro has won his last five fights, while Munoz has dropped three out of his last four fights, to Gegard...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Munoz Meets Caio Magalhaes at UFC 184

A middleweight matchup between Mark Munoz (pictured) and Caio Magalhaes has been added to UFC 184. UFC officials confirmed the scrap Thursday. This could very well be a do-or-die fight for Munoz, who has lost three of his last four, including two straight. Prior to his current skid, “The Filipino Wrecking Machine” had won four consecutive bouts. Magalhaes, meanwhile, is perfect...
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite Current Skid, UFC Signs Mark Munoz to Four-Fight Extension

Who says nice guys finish last? Despite losing three of his past four scraps, including two straight first round finishes, the UFC has inked middleweight Mark Munoz (pictured) to a four-fight contract extension. Munoz announced his signing Thursday via Twitter. Some thought the 36-year-old’s future with the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion was in jeopardy after he...
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Gegard Mousasi Taps Out Mark Munoz In First Round At UFC Fight Night 41

Gegard Mousasi looked in excellent form tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 41 against Mark Munoz as he dominated the proceedings and finished with a first round rear-naked choke submission. Round One: They start off the main event with a tap of the goves. Munoz immediately reaching for a takedown attempt, but can’t get in on his opponent’s legs. Again Munoz tries...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Training day: UFC Fight Night Berlin – Munoz vs. Mousasi

It snuck up on us, this Munoz vs. Mousasi fight, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t carry any weight. A win here for Mark Munoz, and he’s right back in the mix. If Mousasi wins over an always-capable Munoz, he’s in line and about one more win away from a middleweight title shot. With this much on the line, you know Munoz is in SoCal, busting his ass in the gym like only he...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Munoz feels Mousasi hasn’t evolved his wrestling game; Donkey Kong punches will fly at UFC Fight Night Berlin

Mark Munoz and Gegard Mousasi are set to do battle this Saturday in Berlin at UFC Fight Night. If you were to take a look at this bout on paper, you could say this is a classic striker vs. wrestler match-up. We all know both guys pedigrees in their respective fields though Mark Munoz wants to show that he can bang with the best of them. In speaking with me at his Reign Training Center...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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