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MATT MITRIONE RUMORS

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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve, Matt Mitrione And Dana White React To Fight Cancellation

Last night’s UFC 175 main card heavyweight fight between Stefan Struve and Matt Mitrione was cancelled while the show was already underway after the ‘Skyscraper’ passed out backstage. For any fighter that would be a cause for concern, but it was moreso in Struve’s case since he was returning to the Octagon for the first time since being diagnosed with a heart condition last...
Via Fight Of The Night
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Weidman vs. Machida is ‘super-fight’ fans have been waiting for

During his seven-plus years with the promotion, few have been able to solve the enigma that is Lyoto Machida. And while the Brazilian may no longer be the octagon assassin that he once was, Saturday night’s bout at UFC 175 against middleweight champ Chris Weidman has the potential to become the ”superfight” that MMA fanatics have been waiting for. No need to wait for Anthony...
Via Sports-Glory
17 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

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

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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