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MATT MITRIONE RUMORS

Rothwell vs. Mitrione, Henderson vs. Boetsch headed to New Orleans

Three new bouts have been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in New Orleans on June 6 including a heavyweight showdown between Ben Rothwell and Matt Mitrione as well as the return of Dan Henderson as he takes on Tim Boetsch. The new fights were announced during the UFC 184 weigh-in show on FOX Sports 1. Rothwell is coming off the biggest win of his career in the UFC after...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mitrione vs. Rothwell, Henderson vs. Boetsch Added to UFC Fight Night 68

On Friday, a trio of bouts were announced for UFC Fight Night 68. A heavyweight scrap between Matt Mitrione and Ben Rothwell, a middleweight tango with Dan Henderson and Tim Boetsch and a clash between Joe Proctor vs. Justin Edwards was added to the June 6 event. Mitrione will be riding a three-fight winning streak into the matchup. “Meathead” most recently TKO’d Gabriel...
Via 5thRound.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bellator MMA books Kimbo Slice versus Ken Shamrock for June 20th in St. Louis

Now, at a combined age of 92, with one of the men carrying a record of 2-7 over the past decade – it’s still going to happen almost 7-years after they were originally scheduled to meet. Some are asking why…why now? Why bother? Ask yourself that again when the ratings come down. Two of the biggest draws in MMA history, Kimbo Slice and UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock, will lock...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos, Stipe Miocic, Matt Mitrione and Ian Entwistle Win Bonuses at UFC on FOX 13

Following UFC on FOX 13, UFC president Dana White awarded Matt Mitrione (pictured), Junior dos Santos, Stipe Miocic and Ian Entwistle each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night. UFC on FOX 13 took place inside US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Fight of the Night: Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic($50,000/each) Performances of the Night: Matt...
Via 5thRound.com
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matt Mitrione Earns TKO in First Round After Pounding Gabriel Gonzaga

Matt Mitrione has not had  fight go past the first round since he lost to Roy Nelson back in December 2012. Since than he has scored three knockouts via punches in four fights. So heading in to Saturday's fight against Gabriel Gonzaga many wondered if this would be another first round knock out or if this time there would be a second round.After being on the receiving end of this...
Via FatManWriting
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Mitrione makes short work of Gabriel Gonzaga in the first round

Matt Mitrione picked up the biggest win of his 12 fight career on Saturday night as he knocked out former UFC title contender Gabriel Gonzaga with a sledgehammer right hand in the first round. Mitrione entered the fight following two consecutive first round knockouts and now he just got his third in a row with the victory over Gonzaga. From the moment the fight started, Mitrione...
Via Fox Sports
December 13, 2014  |  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

Fighter Scouting Report: Matt Mitrione

  Matt Mitrione Vitals 6’3″ 254 lbs (Heavyweight) 82″ reach, Southpaw July 15, 1978 Record 6-3 (UFC: 6-3) Current Streak 1 straight loss Training None Championships Held None Strengths - huge reach (equivalent to a 6’10″ fighter) - great athlete – former NFL player - heavy hands - very quick - good footwork - physically […]
Via MMA Manifesto
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve faints in locker room and has fight called off

Stefan Struve’s (pictured) 14-month hiatus from fighting will have to wait for another day, possibly, forever. Just minutes before the heavyweight was to fight Matt Mitrione at UFC 175, Struve fainted backstage and the bout has been canceled. “He was hyperventilating. They think it was a panic attack,” UFC president Dana White told media members sitting in press row. It was...
Via 5thRound.com
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Mitrione, Dong Hyun Kim, Yui Chul Nam and Kazuki Tokudome Bonuses at TUF China Finale

After a surprisingly exciting night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Matt Mitrione (pictured), Dong Hyun Kim, Yui Chul Nam and Kazuki Tokudome each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday at “The Ultimate Fighter: China Finale.” Today’s card is exactly why the UFC restructured their Fight Night bonus system. Mitrione and Kim both posted...
Via 5thRound.com
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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