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Matt Mitrione TKO’s Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC on FOX 13 (Video Highlights)

Matt Mitrione (pictured) and Gabriel Gonzaga weren’t wasting any time in getting busy on Saturday night at UFC on FOX 13. The heavyweights were flinging leather from the opening bell until Mitrione was pulled off by referee Herb Dean at the 1:59 mark in the opening round. UFC on FOX 13 took place inside US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Please click the media player below...
Via 5thRound.com
12 days 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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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, Matt Mitrione And Dana White React To Fight Cancellation

Last night’s UFC 175 main card heavyweight fight between Stefan Struve and Matt Mitrione was cancelled while the show was already underway after the ‘Skyscraper’ passed out backstage. For any fighter that would be a cause for concern, but it was moreso in Struve’s case since he was returning to the Octagon for the first time since being diagnosed with a heart condition last...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 06, 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

Trio Of Fights Added To TUF: China Finale, Including Matt Mitrione vs Shawn Jordan

The UFC have recently announced a trio of fights for the TUF: China Finale, in addition to the previously confirmed main event clash between Dong Hyun Kim (18-2-1, 1nc) and John Hathaway (17-1).The newly confirmed bouts are as follows:Heavyweight Bout: Shawn Jordan (15-5) vs Matt Mitrione (6-3, pictured)Jordan, who is currently 3-2 in the UFC, will be looking to rebound from a disappointing...
Via MMAInsider
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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