Dominick Cruz TKO’s Takeya Mizugaki In 61 Seconds At UFC 178

Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is back in a big way, taking a tough opponent in Takeya Mizugaki out in just 61 seconds tonight at UFC 178. Round One: Cruz moving as fluidly as ever to start his comeback fight, missing a few early strikes from Mizugaki. Cruz lands a right hand and lands a powerful takedown. Mizugaki scrambles to get back up, but Cruz lands punches as...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Takeya Mizugaki Defeats Francisco Rivera By Decision At UFC 173

Takeya Mizugaki put in a solid performance against Francisco Rivera tonight at UFC 173, showing a willingness to mix it with him on the feet, while also enjoying long spells of control on the mat. Round One: They exchange early and Rivera lands the most meaningful blow. Mizugaki presses forward with strikes and Rivera tags him with a nice counter. Some close range exchanges here...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Takeya Mizugaki Now Fights Francisco Rivera at UFC 173

Now that T.J. Dillashaw has accepted an offer he couldn’t refuse, Takeya Mizugaki (pictured) has been issued a new assignment at UFC 173. Mizugaki will now meet Francisco Rivera in the May 24 event. Mizugaki was slated to face Dillashaw, but Dillashaw was promoted to the show’s main event to challenge bantamweight champion Renan Barao for his throne. Middleweight champ champ Chris...
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bantamweights pair off in Brisbane

Former WEC bantamweight championship contender Takeya Mizugaki is on the comeback trail, having put together a win streak for the first time since he had the stretch that made him a worthy title challenger back in 2009. He'll try to extend his three-fight run on Dec. 7, when he fights Nam Phan at the UFC Fight Night event in Brisbane, Australia. The UFC announced the pairing over...
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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