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Ben Saunders Battles Joe Riggs at UFC on FOX 13

On Monday, a welterweight affair between Ben Saunders (pictured) and Joe Riggs was announced for UFC on FOX 13. The 170-pound scrap was reported on UFC.com. The December 13 event takes place inside US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Saunders made a triumphant return to the UFC by being the first fighter to submit someone via omoplata. Chris Heatherly was the unfortunate victim...
Via 5thRound.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Joe Riggs Show Off His Gunshot Wound To TMZ

Joe ‘Diesel’ Riggs produced one of the best excuses we’ve heard in a while for pulling out of a fight earlier this week when he revealed that he’d accidentally shot himself with a gun that he was cleaning. Riggs, who had been scheduled to make a return to the UFC in September at UFC Fight Night 51 after emerging as the winner of Bellator’s ‘Fight Master’ reality show...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC’s Joe Riggs Pulls Out of Fight After Mistakenly Shooting Himself

Joe Riggs has had to wait 8 years for his second chance in the UFC and now he will have to wait a bit longer. Riggs has been forced to withdraw from his September 13th fight against Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil after accidentally shot himself. The UFC released a statement about the incident: “We were made aware that newly-signed UFC competitor Joe Riggs was involved...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC's Joe Riggs accidentally shoots himself in the hand, leg

Joe Riggs was scheduled to make a comeback fight against Paulo Thiago after spending more than eight years away from the UFC.Unfortunately, that fight has been cancelled after UFC revealed that Riggs has sustained self-inflicted albeit accidental gunshot wounds to his hand and leg.We were made aware that newly-signed UFC competitor Joe Riggs was involved in an unfortunate accident...
Via Bush League Chronicle
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Riggs Out of UFC Fight Night 51 After Accidentally Shooting Himself

Joe Riggs’ (pictured) return to the UFC will have to wait for another day. On Tuesday, the promotion announced the veteran will be forced to withdraw from his September 13 scrap against Paulo Thiago after accidentally shooting himself. True story. “We were made aware that newly-signed UFC competitor Joe Riggs was involved in an unfortunate accident last night. While cleaning...
Via 5thRound.com
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Riggs accidentally shoots himself in hand, leg, putting UFC return on hold

Joe Riggs, who has not fought in the UFC since 2006, had to pull out of a fight with Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night on Sept. 15 after shooting himself while cleaning his gun.
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator Welterweight Tournament Adds Paul Bradley, Nathan Coy & Cristiano Souza

Bellator Welterweight Tournament Adds Paul Bradley, Nathan Coy & Cristiano SouzaWar Machine, Joe Riggs and Mark Scanlon Unable To CompeteNewport Beach, Calif. (March 8, 2014) – The Bellator Welterweight Tournament is set to begin on Friday, March 14th and The Toughest Tournament In Sports has received a shakeup as Paul Bradley, Nathan Coy and Cristiano Souza have been added...
Via MMAInsider
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

War Machine vs Nah-Shon Burrell, Joe Riggs vs Sam Oropeza Welterweight Tourney Fights Booked for Bellator 112

War Machine 14-5 MMA / 2-1 Bellator Record Won 3 of Last 4 Fight Notable Wins: Jared Rollins, Roger Huerta, Vaughn Anderson Nah-Shon Burrell 11-3 MMA / 1-0 Bellator Record 2 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Yuri Villefort, Lukasz Les, James Terry ————————————– Joe Riggs 40-14 MMA / 1-1 Bellator Record 6 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Chris Lytle, Nick...
Via In The Neutral Zone
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

'Fight Master: Bellator MMA' Episode 7 Rewind

In this episode of Fight Master we got the conclusion of the first round. There were two more exciting fights, very little drama once again, and Joe Warren did not get shut out. From a content standpoint the first season has been a success. There has been a lot of fight action. It is not just the fighters but the coaches too. We have seen them work with the fighters during the training...
Via hov-mma
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Veteran Joe Riggs Among 32 Contestants on Spike TV’s ‘Fight Master: Bellator MMA’

I don’t know what’s more surprising, the fact Joe Riggs (furthest to the left) is one of the 32 welterweights competing in Spike TV’s “Fight Master: Bellator MMA,” or that the former UFC veteran is only 30 years old. The inaugural season of the reality show brings together the 170-pounders for a spot in the Bellator MMA Tournament and a $100,000 payday. The series premieres...
Via 5thRound.com
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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