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MATT MITRIONE RUMORS

Matt Mitrione: 'I don't like Alistair Overeem as a human being'

During an interview on the most recent The Fighter and the Kid podcast, UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione sounded off on a host of topics including his next opponent (Ben Rothwell), the Reebok deal, his animosity towards Alistair Overeem, what he feels is the most corrupt organization on earth (the NCAA), as well as his favorite fighter of all time (Fedor Emelianenko). The former football...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator MMA books Kimbo Slice versus Ken Shamrock for June 20th in St. Louis

Now, at a combined age of 92, with one of the men carrying a record of 2-7 over the past decade – it’s still going to happen almost 7-years after they were originally scheduled to meet. Some are asking why…why now? Why bother? Ask yourself that again when the ratings come down. Two of the biggest draws in MMA history, Kimbo Slice and UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock, will lock...
Via Fight Booth
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos, Stipe Miocic, Matt Mitrione and Ian Entwistle Win Bonuses at UFC on FOX 13

Following UFC on FOX 13, UFC president Dana White awarded Matt Mitrione (pictured), Junior dos Santos, Stipe Miocic and Ian Entwistle each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night. UFC on FOX 13 took place inside US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Fight of the Night: Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic($50,000/each) Performances of the Night: Matt...
Via 5thRound.com
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matt Mitrione Earns TKO in First Round After Pounding Gabriel Gonzaga

Matt Mitrione has not had  fight go past the first round since he lost to Roy Nelson back in December 2012. Since than he has scored three knockouts via punches in four fights. So heading in to Saturday's fight against Gabriel Gonzaga many wondered if this would be another first round knock out or if this time there would be a second round.After being on the receiving end of this...
Via FatManWriting
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Mitrione makes short work of Gabriel Gonzaga in the first round

Matt Mitrione picked up the biggest win of his 12 fight career on Saturday night as he knocked out former UFC title contender Gabriel Gonzaga with a sledgehammer right hand in the first round. Mitrione entered the fight following two consecutive first round knockouts and now he just got his third in a row with the victory over Gonzaga. From the moment the fight started, Mitrione...
Via Fox Sports
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Mitrione TKO’s Gabe Gonzaga At UFC On FOX 13

Matt Mitrione made short work of Gabe Gonzaga tonight at UFC On FOX 13, dropping him with a left hook counter in the first round of their main card opener. Round One: No touch of the gloves from Mitrione to start. Mitrione now moving around Gonzaga and lands a big punch as his opponent presses forward looking to land strikes of his own. Gonzaga with a shot flurry. A punch lands...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Stefan Stuve: Blackout Unrelated to Heart Condition

For the first time since pulling out of Saturday’s UFC 175 scrap against Matt Mitrione at the last minute, literally, Stefan Stuve (pictured) has addressed his backstage blackout. Struve was returning from a 14-month hiatus after undergoing surgery to correct a leaking aortic value and an enlarged heart. According to “Skyscraper,” what occurred in the locker room just minutes...
Via 5thRound.com
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve faints in locker room and has fight called off

Stefan Struve’s (pictured) 14-month hiatus from fighting will have to wait for another day, possibly, forever. Just minutes before the heavyweight was to fight Matt Mitrione at UFC 175, Struve fainted backstage and the bout has been canceled. “He was hyperventilating. They think it was a panic attack,” UFC president Dana White told media members sitting in press row. It was...
Via 5thRound.com
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Mitrione, Dong Hyun Kim, Yui Chul Nam and Kazuki Tokudome Bonuses at TUF China Finale

After a surprisingly exciting night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Matt Mitrione (pictured), Dong Hyun Kim, Yui Chul Nam and Kazuki Tokudome each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday at “The Ultimate Fighter: China Finale.” Today’s card is exactly why the UFC restructured their Fight Night bonus system. Mitrione and Kim both posted...
Via 5thRound.com
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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