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Matt Mitrione eye injury is broken orbital floor

We have seen some nasty battle wounds suffered by those involved in combat sports, but the eye injury suffered by Matt Mitrione may be the worst ever. Mitrione was poked in the eye twice during his fight against Travis Browne for the UFC Fight Night card. Browne said the eye pokes were inadvertent, but they did a lot of damage and made it extremely difficult for Mitrione to compete...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Ben Rothwell Submits Matt Mitrione In Opening Round At UFC Fight Night 68

Ben Rothwell continued the UFC Fight Night 68 main card theme of swift finishes with a first round submission stoppage against Matt Mitrione in the co-main event. Round One: No touch of the gloves from Mitrione as they start. Mitrione throws a left hand but misses. Rothwell lands a leg kick. Mitrione light on his feet and lands a punch. Left and a right from Mitrione. Rothwell...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Mitrione TKO’s Gabe Gonzaga At UFC On FOX 13

Matt Mitrione made short work of Gabe Gonzaga tonight at UFC On FOX 13, dropping him with a left hook counter in the first round of their main card opener. Round One: No touch of the gloves from Mitrione to start. Mitrione now moving around Gonzaga and lands a big punch as his opponent presses forward looking to land strikes of his own. Gonzaga with a shot flurry. A punch lands...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 13, 2014  |  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 beyond disagreeing...
Via 5thRound.com
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,'" the UFC said in...
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 “The...
Via 5thRound.com
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 skid...
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 didn...
Via 5thRound.com
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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