Mark Munoz says goodbye to MMA (video)

Tonight marked the first time that the octagon touched down in the Philippines. It also marked the last time that the man they will forever call ‘The Filipino Wrecking Machine’ stepped foot inside of it to do work. Ask anyone who has followed the sport of mixed martial arts about who the true “good guys” of the sport are. The first name you’re likely to hear come out of all of their...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mark Munoz Wins Final UFC Fight Against Luke Barnatt in Front of Home Town Crowd

Mark Munoz only has 19 fights under his belt, but the Filipino fighter decided to call it a career anyway. Could he have fought more? Yes. Would it be worth the long term health risk? Only he can answer that and since he has decided to retire the answer would probably be no. He was given a rare chance to go out in front of a home town crowd as part of the main card of UFC Fight Night...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Munoz Beats Luke Barnatt To End Career On A High In Manila

Mark Munoz went back to his wrestling roots in Manila today to earn a unanimous decision victory over Luke Barnatt and end his career on a high note. Round One: Barnatt pumping out the jab here as he tries to establish his range. Munoz swing hard in return. Barnatt targets the body with a knee. Jab for Barnatt and a punch in return from Munoz just wings past his opponents head...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Munoz To Retire After Manila Fight With Luke Barnatt

Mark Munoz is getting ready to retire from mixed martial arts competition, but not before he takes on one last fight against Luke Barnatt at UFC Fight Night 66 on May 16th in the Philippines. Destination wise Manila couldn’t be a more perfect location for the man known as ‘The Filipino Wrecking Machine’ to hang up his gloves and he’s guaranteed to get a hero’s reception their whether...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 184 ‘Rousey vs. Zingano’ weigh-in results and replay

It’s official. UFC 184 PPV main eventer’s Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano both did what they had to do to give us what is easily the biggest UFC women’s bantamweight title fight to date. Both of the undefeated competitors have made weight which means the most coveted strap in the world of women’s mixed martial arts will be on the line tomorrow night inside of the world-famous Staples...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Munoz ready to fight friend

At Manchester's UFC Fight Night, it will be the second time "The Filipino Wrecking Machine" will take the headlining role for an England event as Mark Munoz is set to tangle former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida. It's been two years since he last fought across the pond at UFC 138 in Birmingham where Munoz TKOed hard-headed Chris Leben. But before Munoz...
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Machida prepares for Munoz

On the eve of his main event bout with his friend, former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida takes a minute to chat with FOX UFC Insider Gareth A. Davies about the highly-anticipated main event, the weightcut needed for it, his friendship with his opponent "The Filipino Wrecking Machine" Mark Munoz, and Machida's dinner plans tomorrow night. Moments earlier...
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Munoz reigns terror from above

If you spend just five minutes in the presence of UFC middleweight Mark Munoz you'd realize that he is possibly the nicest person in all of mixed martial arts, always wearing a smile and as friendly as any fighter could be. In the cage, Munoz unleashes a different kind of animal, but getting his goat outside of competition is nearly impossible. Up until a few weeks ago, Munoz was...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Munoz fighting to KO bullying

Today, Mark Munoz is a contender in the UFC middleweight division, and a former NCAA Division I National Champion wrestler. But the man known as "The Filipino Wrecking Machine" only made his way to the mats after being bullied as a kid. Now, Munoz is working with the Orange County Department of Education to create an anti-bullying campaign. UFC Ultimate Insider accompanied Munoz...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Munoz on Dramatic Weight Loss: ‘I Went From Obese to a Beast’

At Mark Munoz’s Reign Training Center, they stress the Five D’s – (no, not Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive and Dodge) Desire, Direction, Discipline, Diligence and Dedication. The tagline is plastered throughout the state-of-the-art facility to remind his star-studded squad that they are the ones who determine their own fate. Munoz leaned on his Five D’s heavily to get his career back on track...
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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