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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

Matt Mitrione Apologizes For Comments Made About Fallon Fox

Matt Mitrione has come out and apologized for his comments made at transgender fighter Fallon Fox.  This is what Mitrione had to say to MMA Junkie. “I want to apologize for my hurtful comments about Fallon Fox and a group within our society which, in truth, I know nothing about,” Mitrione told MMAjunkie.com. “I know now there’s an important line between expressing an opinion...
Via Tito Couture
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

News: UFC Releases Code of Conduct for Fighters

With the recent fiasco UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione brought upon the UFC with his transphobic comments, the organization has decided to release a new ‘fighter conduct policy’ in hopes that these situations will no longer occur in the future. The code of conduct is expected to educate fighters to adhere to the standards set by the organization.  The Code of Conduct is available...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Fallon Fox Responds to Matt Mitrione’s Remarks

UFC president Dana White was less than thrilled with the comments Matt Mitrione made Monday on “The MMA Hour” regarding Fallon Fox (pictured). The controversial transgender fighter has finally responded to the UFC heavyweight, and to the surprise of nobody, the male-turned-female scrapper didn’t appreciate Mitrione’s insensitive insults, either.  “Matt Mitrione went well...
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April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Transgender Fighter Fallon Fox Respondes To Matt Mitrione

On Monday Matt Mitrione went on the popular podcast The MMA Hour and blasted transgender fight Fallon Fox.  To check out that story click here.  Fox responded to Meathead’s comments and here is what she had to say. “Matt Mitrione went well beyond disagreeing with the medical experts who say I should be able to compete as a woman, and personally attacked me as a fighter, as...
Via Tito Couture
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

News: ZUFFA Releases Statement on Matt Mitrione Suspension

News broke out Monday evening that UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione has had his contract suspended pending investigation due to his hateful comments on transgender fighter Fallon Fox. Mitrione appeared on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour and began a rampant verbal assault on the fighter that was appalling enough to warrant his immediate suspension from the organization. The UFC has released...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Suspends Matt Mitrione’s Contract After Controversial Comments on Transgender Fighter

Just two days after seemingly getting his career back on the right track, the UFC has suspended the contract of Matt Mitrione (pictured) following controversial comments the heavyweight made regarding Fallon Fox, a transgender mixed martial arts athlete. Among many of the non-politically correct remarks Mitrione made about the male-turned-female fighter on Monday’s edition of...
Via 5thRound.com
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Mitrione says he’ll fight anyone the UFC puts in front of him, we think these matches make sense.

Love him or hate him, Matt Mitrione hits damn hard. This, I think we can all agree on. Coming off two losses back to back with a long layoff in-between didn’t help his status in the public eye though, and many were saying that if he lost to Phil De Fries in Sweden at UFC on Fuel TV 9 that he’d lose his job. And what would a 34-year-old Mitrione do then? Would he even keep fighting...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Mitrione Admits He’s Not Ready for Daniel Cormier

For the first time in the history of ever, a fighter has admitted to declining a bout not because of the suddenly popular “short notice” excuse, but because the other opponent is simply better. UFC president Dana White torched Matt Mitrione (Pictured) over the weekend for turning down a tango with Daniel Cormier in Strikeforce’s final heavyweight contest. However, White...
Via 5thRound.com
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Heavyweights Thompson vs. De Fries, Broughton vs. Mitrione join UFC on FOX 4

A pair of heavyweight match-ups have been added to the UFC on FOX 4 card in August. UFC officials announced that verbal agreements are in place for Oli Thompson to meet Phil De Fries and Rob Broughton to face Matt Mitrione. Thompson (9-3) and De Fries (8-1, 1NC) will look to get back on the winning track after suffering losses in their most recent bouts. Thompson saw his five fight...
Via MMA Interplay
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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