Mark Munoz says goodbye to MMA (video)

Tonight marked the first time that the octagon touched down in the Philippines. It also marked the last time that the man they will forever call ‘The Filipino Wrecking Machine’ stepped foot inside of it to do work. Ask anyone who has followed the sport of mixed martial arts about who the true “good guys” of the sport are. The first name you’re likely to hear come out of...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Munoz's heart warming farewell gives occasion to remember his terrifying legacy

Mark Munoz bounded out to the UFC Octagon for the final time Saturday with a smile on his face and his eyes misted over. Such a demeanor was in sharp contrast with the forceful and bludgeoning performance that Munoz would go on to give in Manila against Luke Barnatt over the next fifteen minutes. After three exciting rounds, Munoz had earned a resounding victory over an opponent...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mark Munoz Wins Final UFC Fight Against Luke Barnatt in Front of Home Town Crowd

Mark Munoz only has 19 fights under his belt, but the Filipino fighter decided to call it a career anyway. Could he have fought more? Yes. Would it be worth the long term health risk? Only he can answer that and since he has decided to retire the answer would probably be no. He was given a rare chance to go out in front of a home town crowd as part of the main card of UFC Fight Night...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Munoz gets a storybook ending with dominant win over Luke Barnatt

Mark Munoz got a storybook ending to his mixed martial arts career with a victory over Luke Barnatt in his native Philippines in his final fight inside the UFC Octagon. Munoz already decided that his fight against Barnatt would be the last of his career, but a Hollywood writer couldn't script a better finish to his retirement than what happened in his final trip to the cage. As soon...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Munoz Beats Luke Barnatt To End Career On A High In Manila

Mark Munoz went back to his wrestling roots in Manila today to earn a unanimous decision victory over Luke Barnatt and end his career on a high note. Round One: Barnatt pumping out the jab here as he tries to establish his range. Munoz swing hard in return. Barnatt targets the body with a knee. Jab for Barnatt and a punch in return from Munoz just wings past his opponents head...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Munoz To Retire After Manila Fight With Luke Barnatt

Mark Munoz is getting ready to retire from mixed martial arts competition, but not before he takes on one last fight against Luke Barnatt at UFC Fight Night 66 on May 16th in the Philippines. Destination wise Manila couldn’t be a more perfect location for the man known as ‘The Filipino Wrecking Machine’ to hang up his gloves and he’s guaranteed to get a hero’s reception...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 184 ‘Rousey vs. Zingano’ weigh-in results and replay

It’s official. UFC 184 PPV main eventer’s Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano both did what they had to do to give us what is easily the biggest UFC women’s bantamweight title fight to date. Both of the undefeated competitors have made weight which means the most coveted strap in the world of women’s mixed martial arts will be on the line tomorrow night inside of the world-famous...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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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February 19, 2015  |  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

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