Pitbull KO’s Thompson, Fedor’s absence felt at Bellator 172

Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire knocked out Josh Thompson at the 40-second mark of the second round in the graduated main event of last night’s Bellator 172. After a first round that saw Thompson mostly switching stances and attacking predominantly with inside and outside leg kicks, one overhand right that landed from Freire was enough to drop Thompson and potentially give Freire...
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1 day ago

Breaking: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione Cancelled At Bellator 172

If you needed a reason to watch NBA All-Star Saturday instead of Bellator 172, you just got one. Saturday’s main event between heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione has been cancelled just hours before showtime. According to, Mitrione was pulled from the scrap after becoming ill. At the time of publication, Bellator had yet to officially announce...
2 days ago

‘Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione’ Live Video And Results

“Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione” goes down Saturday night inside SAP Center in San Jose, California. Stream the preliminary bouts live right here on starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT. Spike TV airs the main card beginning at 9PM ET/PT. Heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko makes his Bellator debut against former UFC star Matt Mitrione in tonight’s featured attraction...
2 days ago

‘Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione’ Weigh-In Results

The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione” took place Friday at Dolce Hayes Mansion in San Jose, California. As customary with most Bellator events, a couple of fighters had some issues on the scale. However, only preliminary bouts were affected. Thankfully, the showdown between legend Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione will go on as scheduled after each...
3 days ago

Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione

Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione When: February 18th, 2017 Where: SAP Center in San Jose, California How: Spike TV Who: Preliminary Card: ( 7PM ET/4PM PT) Gaston Bolanos vs. Abner Perez Roque Reyes vs. Justin Tenedora J.J. Okanovich vs. Paradise Vaovasa Matthew Ramirez vs. Jeremy Murphy Bobby Escalante vs. Anthony Do Carlos Eduardo Rocha vs. Danasabe Mohammed Juan Cardenas...
7 days ago

Matt Mitrione signs with Bellator

The MMA scene is constantly evolving. The UFC’s Reebok sponsorship deal has been a game changer for many fighters, who now make exponentially less money from sponsors. Most notably, we saw free agent Benson Henderson make the move from the UFC to Bellator, and as predicted, it is starting a ripple effect. Matt Mitrione, a UFC veteran, announced on Monday, March 14th that he would...
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Mitrione eye injury is broken orbital floor

We have seen some nasty battle wounds suffered by those involved in combat sports, but the eye injury suffered by Matt Mitrione may be the worst ever. Mitrione was poked in the eye twice during his fight against Travis Browne for the UFC Fight Night card. Browne said the eye pokes were inadvertent, but they did a lot of damage and made it extremely difficult for Mitrione to compete...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC fighter Matt Mitrione’s eye does not look okay

UFC Fight Night 81 took place on Sunday in Boston, and the fact Matt Mitrione suffered a TKO loss to Travis Browne was far secondary to what his right eye looked like after the fight. This is swelling from hell. It’s not suitable for life. Hide your children. You’ve been warned.
Via The Comeback
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Ben Rothwell Submits Matt Mitrione In Opening Round At UFC Fight Night 68

Ben Rothwell continued the UFC Fight Night 68 main card theme of swift finishes with a first round submission stoppage against Matt Mitrione in the co-main event. Round One: No touch of the gloves from Mitrione as they start. Mitrione throws a left hand but misses. Rothwell lands a leg kick. Mitrione light on his feet and lands a punch. Left and a right from Mitrione. Rothwell...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 07, 2015  |  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

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