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Fighters of the Week

  Luke Irwin: 1. Mark Hunt: If Roy was content to just throw, which he stupidly was, then Hunt was going to make him pay. He did. 2. Myles Jury: Is now 6-0 in the UFC after handing hometown guy Takanori Gomi his first-ever knockout loss. 3. Melvin Manhoef: Hit the off switch on Doug Marshall, and in the process, earns himself a Bellator middleweight title shot. 4. Thabiso Mchunu...
Via Undercard Superstar
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning Matchmaker: Should Mark Hunt get a title shot next?

Mark Hunt laid out Roy Nelson with a one-punch knockout. Is he ready for a UFC heavyweight title shot? Myles Jury became the first man to knock out Takanori Gomi. How far does that move him up the lightweight contender list? Yoshihiro Akiyama returned after more than two years to dominate Amir Sadollah. Where does he go from here? We'll try to answer all those questions and more...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson Results

Main Card (UFC Fight Pass) Weight class Method Round Time Notes Heavyweight Mark Hunt def. Roy Nelson KO (punch) 2 3:00 Lightweight Myles Jury def. Takanori Gomi TKO (punches) 1 1:32 Welterweight Yoshihiro Akiyama def. Amir Sadollah Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Women’s Bantamweight Miesha Tate def. Rin Nakai Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, […]
Via MMA PRIME
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Myles Jury scorches Takanori Gomi with first round TKO

It took Myles Jury less than two minutes to put away Takanori Gomi with a blistering first round knockout in the co-main event from the UFC Fight Night card in Japan. While he's moved all the way to No. 9 in the lightweight rankings, Jury remains one of the most underrated fighters at 155-pounds despite the fact that he's undefeated and has looked better than ever since his...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Myles Jury TKO’s Takanori Gomi In 92 Seconds At UFC Fight Night 52

Myles Jury earned another big win in the UFC’s lightweight division at UFC Fight Night 52 today, stopping Takanori Gomi early in the first round by TKO after dropping him with a right hand. Round One: Jury with a leg kick to start. He lands a high kick to the upper body. A front kick flicks out now as he looks to settle into the fight. Gomi wings a punch that misses. Jury using...
Via Fight Of The Night
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com for all the results live as they happen from UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan. (Press F5 as required to refresh the page for the latest results) — Main Card: Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson Myles Jury vs. Takanori Gomi Amir Sadollah vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama Miesha Tate vs. Rin Nakai Kiichi Kunimoto vs. Dave Walsh Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Jon Dolos Reyes Prelims Katsunori...
Via Fight Of The Night
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 weigh-in replay

Main Card (UFC Fight Pass – 3 a.m. ET) • Roy Nelson (264) vs. Mark Hunt (260) • Myles Jury (156) vs. Takanori Gomi (155) • Yoshihiro Akiyama (170) vs. Amir Sadollah (170) • Miesha Tate (135) vs. Rin Nakai (135) • Kiichi Kunimoto (171) vs. Richard Walsh (171) • Kyoji Horiguchi (125) vs. Jon Delos Reyes (125) Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass – 12:30 a.m. ET) • Alex...
Via Fight Booth
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 weigh-ins: All fighters make weight

The UFC is in Japan for an enthralling Fight Night card stacked with talent that is sure to produce exciting fights and finishes. UFC Fight Night 52 is headlined by a sensational heavyweight bout pitting two of the heaviest handed strikers in the division against one another as Roy Nelson takes on Mark Hunt. In the co-main event, former PRIDE champion Takanori Gomi returns to the...
Via Fight Hub TV
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 Weigh-In Results & Video

The weigh-ins have now taken place ahead of tomorrow’s UFC Fight Night 52 event in Japan and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Mark Hunt (264) vs. Roy Nelson (260) Myles Jury (156) vs. Takanori Gomi (155) Yoshihiro Akiyama (170) vs. Amir Sadollah (170) Miesha Tate (135) vs. Rin Nakai (135) Kiichi Kunimoto (171) vs. Richard Walsh (171)...
Via Fight Of The Night
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 Trailer / Media Day Highlights

UFC Fight Night 52 takes place this coming Saturday morning live from Japan on the UFC Fight Pass service and you can check out a new trailer for the event below, plus highlights from the media day featuring the thoughts of Mark Hunt, Roy Nelson, Takanori Gomi and Myles Jury. —
Via Fight Of The Night
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Myles Jury prefers patience over pouting, deeds over words

In a perfect world, Myles Jury would be fighting Nate Diaz this weekend with a chance to vault into the conversation for a title shot in 2015. But instead he's facing Takanori Gomi in Japan with little chance to move forward in the lightweight divisional rankings. Jury was offered a fight with Diaz a few months back, but the wayward Ultimate Fighter winner turned down the bout...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Great MMA Debate: What is the greatest PRIDE fight of all time?

During the early 2000's while the UFC was still trying to gain a foothold on the MMA market in America, PRIDE Fighting Championships was thriving in Japan with a constant flow of some of the most stacked cards in history. Famous names like Fedor Emelianenko, Mirko Cro Cop, Wanderlei Silva, Takanori Gomi, and Kazushi Sakuraba all flourished under the PRIDE Fighting banner and...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 Fight Card

Japan is the destination for UFC Fight Night 52 this coming Saturday night and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. Headlining the show is former PRIDE star Mark Hunt who’ll take on Roy Nelson in a hard hitting heavyweight clash featuring two of the best chins in the sport. In the co-main event Myles Jury will look to continue his ascent up the official lightweight top...
Via Fight Of The Night
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Myles Jury and Team Fury partners with The GM’s Perspective

It gives me great please to announce the recent partnership between Myles “The Fury” Jury and The GM’s Perspective. Jury is ranked #9 in the most recent UFC Lightweight rankings and is only weeks away from one of the biggest fights of his young career. On Saturday September 20, Jury pits his undefeated record against “The Fireball Kid” Takanori Gomi, live on UFC Fight...
Via The GM's Perspective
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Takanori Gomi Vs Myles Jury Now Set For UFC Fight Night 52 In Japan

Takanori Gomi was recently confirmed to be competing on the UFC’s latest visit to Japan at UFC Fight Night 52 on September 20th, and now he has an opponent in the shape of Myles Jury. Gomi’s had mixed results over the course of his four year stint in the UFC so far, but he’s currently enjoying his best spell with three wins in his last four fights, including a unanimous decision...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Lining Up Trio Of Japanese Stars For September Tokyo Event

Three of Japan’s best known MMA stars will feature on the UFC Fight Night 52 event in the Saitama Super Arena on September 20th. Despite having four losses in a row and not having competed since a UFC event in Japan back in February of 2012, the promotion have called back Yoshihiro Akiyama to compete again in the Octagon. Like Akiyama, Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto also hasn...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

A Look Back At The Hidden Gems Of UFC 172

UFC 172 has come and gone. In its wake it leaves submissions, knockouts, back and forth brawls, and dominant performances by top level fighters. A fight card that, on paper, was not expected to blow anyone away, turned out to be well worth the price of admission. With Jon Jones defending his title for a seventh consecutive time, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson making a dramatic return...
Via Oregon Sports News
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

What’s next for the 10 winners of UFC 172?

UFC 172 showed us a lot of things. It showed us that the light heavyweight division is alive and well; it hasn’t looked this good since the days of Chuck and Tito. It also showed us that 10 is the perfect number for the amount of fights on a UFC card. Almost every division was represented (except for HW and WW) and the pace was steady. Beal got things started with one of the two...
Via hov-mma
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Takanori Gomi willing to give up alcohol if he gets a UFC lightweight title shot

It is weird what the possibility of success can do to motivate someone. In the case of UFC lightweight Takanori Gomi, the possibility of winning a title could make him skip a whole lot of happy hours. MMAmania.com reports that Gomi has stated that he will give up alcohol if he is able to get a UFC lightweight title shot. That title shot is still longer away from Gomi than retirement...
Via Players View
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

A Closer Look: UFC 172′s Gomi vs. Vallie-Flagg FOTN Classic

There was a lot of great action inside the octagon at UFC 172 with some sweet finishes that made performance of the night tough award to decide. It was an easy choice for FOTN, however, as Takanori Gomi and Isaac Vallie-Flagg came together to give us one of the best fights of the year to date. It was the kind of fight that had you rooting for both fighters by the end of it and wanting...
Via hov-mma
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 172 Post-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find a handful of interviews with some of the winners at last night’s UFC 172 event in Baltimore. — Jon Jones: Takanori Gomi: Bethe Correia: Danny Castillo:
Via Fight Of The Night
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 172 Bonus Awards

Following last night’s UFC 172 event in Baltimore the recipients of the evening’s $50,000 bonus awards were announced. Earning ‘Fight Of The Night’ honors was a full-blooded, fist-flying preliminary scrap between Takanori Gomi and Isaac Vallie-Flag. Joseph Benavidez scooped up a ‘Performance Of The Night’ bonus after he survived an early onslaught from Tim Elliott and...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 172 Bonuses: Joseph Benavidez, Chris Beal Hightlight Bonus Winners

UFC 172 just culminated in a new market at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The main e vent featured Jon Jones defeating Glover Teixeira to retain the UFC light heavyweight title. The co-feature had the returning Anthony Johnson defeating the number four ranked light heavyweight Phil Davis. During the UFC 172 post-fight press conference, president Dana White announced...
Via Between The Ropes
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Gomi, Vallie-Flagg, Benavidez and Beal Win Bonuses at UFC 172

After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Takanori Gomi (pictured), Isaac Vallie-Flagg, Joseph Benavidez and Chris Beal each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira.” Gomi and Vallie-Flagg took home “Fight of the Night” for their back-and-forth 15-minute shootout. Gomi rallied to...
Via 5thRound.com
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Takanori Gomi defeats Isaac Vallie-Flag in a bloodbath

The Fireball Kid’s still got it. And by ‘it,’ I mean he can still throw a Hadouken with his left hand like it was 2004. Isaac Vallie-Flag put on one hell of a fight, and many say he was beating GOmi at one point, but I had it 29-28 at worst on my card. I could argue for a 30-27. Vallie-Flag did his best in staying active and moving through Gomi’s punches, but in the end,...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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