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Matt Mitrione Disposes of Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night 50 (Video Highlights)

Matt Mitrione (pictured) promised he’d make Derrick Lewis pay for calling him out, and Mitrione didn’t take long to keep his word. Mitrione quickly disposed of Lewis on Friday night with a right hook and a barrage of punches on the canvas. The official stoppage of the knockout came at 41 seconds in the opening round. Mitrione said at the post-fight press conference that he...
Via 5thRound.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 50 Results: “Jacare” Souza Taps Out Gegard Mousasi To Highlight Action Packed Main Card

There was a lot of anticipation heading into Friday night’s UFC Fight Night 50 as the main card was expected to feature fireworks. That is exactly what we got. In the middleweight main event in where the winner could get the next shot at the UFC middleweight championship, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza defeated Gegard Mousasi by third submission via guillotine choke. Souza put on...
Via Between The Ropes
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Mitrione KO’s Derrick Lewis In 41 Seconds At UFC Fight Night 50

Derrick Lewis came into his bout at UFC Fight Night 50 with a reputation as a heavy hitter, but it was Matt Mitrione who proved to be the more dangerous man on the night, taking under a minute to knock him out. Round One: Mitrione light on his feet to start this one. He steps in with a couple of punches down the pipe, but Lewis ducks out of the way. The two men collide and Mitrione...
Via Fight Of The Night
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Matt Mitrione

  Matt Mitrione Vitals 6’3″ 254 lbs (Heavyweight) 82″ reach, Southpaw July 15, 1978 Record 6-3 (UFC: 6-3) Current Streak 1 straight loss Training None Championships Held None Strengths - huge reach (equivalent to a 6’10″ fighter) - great athlete – former NFL player - heavy hands - very quick - good footwork - physically […]
Via MMA Manifesto
15 days ago  |  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...
Via 5thRound.com
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 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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