Rustam Khabilov Out, Danny Castillo Now Meets Jim Miller At UFC on FOX 16

The visa bug strikes again! This time, Russian Rustam Khabilov wasn’t able to obtain a visa in time to meet Danny Castillo in Chicago. Veteran Jim Miller (pictured) has agreed to serve as substitute on July 25. UFC on FOX 16 takes place inside United Center in Illinois. FOX broadcasts the main card live starting at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Miller is in desperate need of a win having dropped...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 16 ‘Dillashaw vs. Barao 2′ event poster reveal; updated fight card

UFC on FOX has put together a card of the stacked variety for their first visit back to Chicago since UFC on FOX 10 last January. The most anticipated title fight rematch in bantamweight history and a #1 contenders bout for the women’s strap currently held by Ronda Rousey are both on the docket along with plenty of one on one situations that look fine and dandy like sour candy...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Lauzon Vs Takanori Gomi Booked For UFC On FOX 16

Joe Lauzon and Takanori Gomi have been booked for a spot on the UFC On FOX 16 fight card in Chicago on July 25th. Lauzon came off second best against Al Iaquinta last time out, losing by a second round TKO back in January at UFC 183. Prior to that he had compiled back-to-back wins against former TUF winners Mac Danzig and Michael Chiesa. Gomi is also coming off a loss to what was...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Lauzon excited for 'awesome' Takanori Gomi summer matchup

Joe Lauzon has a strange idea of "perfect" timing. The hard-working lightweight just fought in late January, and has a wedding and Metamoris grappling match scheduled for May. After those big events, Lauzon will now jump straight into a full training camp for his next UFC bout. The news that Lauzon will face former world champion Takanori Gomi July 25 in Chicago, was broken by America...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Lauzon Fights Takanori Gomi at UFC on FOX 16

On Tuesday, a lightweight scrap between veterans Joe Lauzon (pictured) and Takanori Gomi was announced for UFC on FOX 16. Fox Sports 1’s “America’s Pregame” reported the matchup Thursday afternoon. Lauzon is looking to bounce back from January’s devastating TKO defeat to Al Iaquinta. “J-Lau” has lost four of his last seven bouts. Speaking of TKO defeats. Gomi was most...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Nick Diaz retiring from MMA?

Nick Diaz may be stepping away from MMA. (Photo/Steve Marcus/Getty Images)Did UFC fans that tuned-in on Saturday night for UFC 183 see Nick Diaz‘s last fight inside the Octagon? Well, the “Stockton Bad Boy” hinted on his Instagram on Thursday he may be “#dunfighting.” Love my people #mma #lodi #dunfighting A photo posted by nickdiaz209 (@nickdiaz209) on Feb 4, 2015...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Myles Jury has his mind on his money and money on his mind

When Myles Jury graduated from The Ultimate Fighter into the UFC he had big dreams. He wanted to climb the ranks of the lightweight division and one day hopefully become UFC champion.  Thus far during his career, Jury has quietly remained undefeated while taking out several top names including Diego Sanchez, Michael Johnson and Takanori Gomi. He also dreamt about financial freedom...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Free Fight: Myles Jury knocks out Takanori Gomi

Undefeated lightweight contender Myles “Fury” Jury is out to prove he is one of the best 155 pound fighters in the world next Saturday night as he takes on the streaking Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the co-main event of UFC 182. Jury is 6-0 inside the Octagon, and is improving vastly each time out. In his last performance, Jury knocked out former PRIDE champion Takanori Gomi...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Myles Jury: 'I'm improving like crazy'

Conventional wisdom has it that Myles Jury (15-0) will be in the biggest fight of his life Jan. 3 at UFC 182, against Donald Cerrone (25-6). The undefeated lightweight certainly sees "Cowboy" as a huge challenge, but tells FOX Sports that he isn't fazed after beating the likes of former world champ Takanori Gomi and former world title challenger Diego Sanchez. "On paper, this might...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

With UFC 182 on deck, Fury Jury continues to evolve

Only a few weeks to go, and UFC's Myles Jury puts his 15-0 record on the line against his toughest opponent to date, Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone at UFC's big New Year's Pay-per-view on January 3, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Jury is focused, determined, and a man on a mission to climb the ladder en route to a title shot in the UFC's Lightweight division. The GM's Perspective was able...
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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September 23, 2014  |  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...
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September 22, 2014  |  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 stint...
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September 20, 2014  |  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...
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September 20, 2014  |  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...
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September 20, 2014  |  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...
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September 19, 2014  |  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...
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September 19, 2014  |  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)...
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September 19, 2014  |  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. —
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September 18, 2014  |  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 amidst...
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September 16, 2014  |  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 even...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 full event card & why you will be pulling an all-nighter

After two exciting Fight Night events in the last two weeks, the UFC has one more gracious offering this coming Saturday prior to the mammoth UFC 178 pay-per-view in two weeks time. UFC Fight Night 52 will be exclusively airing on UFC Fight Pass from the Saitama Super Arena in Japan, and that means to watch the card live you will have to be awake in the wee hours of the morning....
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September 15, 2014  |  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...
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September 15, 2014  |  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...
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September 03, 2014  |  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
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