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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

Mitrione calls Fox 'disgusting freak'

Matt Mitrione was suspended indefinitely by the UFC on Monday, hours after the heavyweight fighter and former NFL defensive lineman called transgender MMA competitor Fallon Fox "a lying, sick, sociopathic, disgusting freak" in an interview. "The UFC was appalled by the transphobic comments made by heavyweight Matt Mitrione today in an interview on the 'MMA Hour...
Via Fox Sports
April 08, 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

UFC on FUEL TV 9: Matt Mitrione KO’s Philip De Fries in 19 Seconds (Video)

Matt Mitrione (pictured) posted one of the fastest, and unusual, knockouts in Octagon history at UFC on FUEL TV 9. After stuffing Philip De Fries’ first takedown attempt, De Fries appeared to KO himself on Mitrione’s leg when he shot for his next try. Mitrione immediately pounced and dropped several elbows and punches to seal the deal. “Meathead” snapped his two-fight losing...
Via 5thRound.com
April 06, 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

Matt Mitrione vs. Rob Broughton set for UFC on FOX 4

UFC officials announced today that a heavyweight bout between Matt Mitrione and Rob Broughton has been signed for UFC on FOX 4. UFC on FOX 4 takes place August 4 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The main event for UFC on FOX 4 has yet to be announced. Mitrione is 5-1 in his professional mixed martial arts career. He is 4-1 in his past five bouts and is 5-1 in the...
Via BoneSnapper.com
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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