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Friday 03.01.2013 9:39am ET | View Full Article
Check out all of MMAmania's in-depth UFC on Fuel TV 8 pre-event coverage, featuring predictions, previews, analysis, interviews, odds, breakdowns fights to look out for and much, much more in advance of the upcoming UFC light heavyweight main event between Wanderlei Silva and Brian Stann on Saturday night (March 2, 2013) from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
One of the more unique figh...
Thursday 02.28.2013 10:00pm ET | View Full Article
One of the more unique fights in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) history will go down this Saturday night (March 2, 2013) as the tallest fighter on the leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion's roster, Stefan Struve, battles its shortest Heavyweight, Mark Hunt, in the UFC on FUEL TV 8 co-main event in Saitama, Japan.
Struve has been on fire lately, winning four straight, which is actuall...
Tuesday 01.08.2013 7:00pm ET | View Full Article
Record: 32-3-2 overall, 3-1-1 in Strikeforce
Key Wins: Renato Sobral (Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg), Mark Hunt (Dream 9), Ronaldo Souza (Dream 6)
Key Losses: Muhammad Lawal (Strikeforce: Nashville)
How he got here: Still just 26 years old, Gegard Mousasi has fought professionally in MMA 36 times and he's also 5-0 in professional kickboxing bouts. He got an early start with ma...
Friday 09.28.2012 7:00pm ET | View Full Article
Record: 24-5 overall, 8-3 in the UFC
Key Wins: Dave Herman (UFC on Fuel TV), Pat Barry (UFC on Versus 6), Sean McCorkle (UFC 124)
Key Losses: Junior dos Santos (UFC 95), Travis Browne (UFC 130), Roy Nelson (UFC Fight Night 21)
How he got here: Stefan Struve cut his teeth on the local European circuit, testing himself against many of the toughest guys in circulation at the time. ...
Tuesday 05.22.2012 7:00pm ET | View Full Article
Two of the brightest undefeated heavyweight prospects in the UFC will duke it out this Saturday night (May 26, 2012) as Stipe Miocic takes on UFC newcomer Shane del Rosario on the main card of UFC 146 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Miocic has quickly burst onto the scene in the UFC, winning his first two fights and notably finishing his last opponent via knockout inside the first minute of the first roun...
Wednesday 05.16.2012 8:30pm ET | View Full Article
Two of the top-ranked light heavyweights in Strikeforce will have a rematch this Saturday night (May 19, 2012) as former Strikeforce 205 pound champion Rafael Cavalcante challenges American Kickboxing Academy big man Mike Kyle on the main card of Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier in San Jose.
Cavalcante lost to Kyle in 2008, having his title aspirations delayed for two years by "Mak" although he...
Saturday 02.25.2012 1:31am ET | View Full Article
UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson will showcase a heavyweight collision between two of the division's top kickboxing specialists in the Mark Hunt vs. Cheick Kongo match. The bout is slated for the pay-per-view portion of Saturday night's show from the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan.
Though he's of Samoan descent and hails from New Zeeland, Mark Hunt (7-7) should feel right at home in Japan. A st...
Wednesday 02.22.2012 7:00pm ET | View Full Article
Two of the UFC's most dangerous heavyweight strikers will collide this Saturday night (February 25, 2012) as Mark Hunt takes on Cheick Kongo on the UFC 144 main card in Saitama, Japan.
Mark Hunt was never widely expected to still be employed by the UFC at this point in his career but he's surprisingly on a two fight winning streak in the division and is now just one victory away from becoming c...
Monday 02.13.2012 7:36pm ET | View Full Article
Stipe Miocic is one of the brightest talents in the UFC heavyweight division.
The undefeated Croatian-American was a stand-out multi-sport athlete in college, where he participated on the Division I level in both baseball and wrestling. He was also a Golden Gloves boxing champion as well so when he tried out mixed martial arts on a whim, it wasn't too difficult to see why he'd be a natural.
Friday 02.10.2012 8:00pm ET | View Full Article
Two undefeated heavyweight forces will collide this Wednesday night (February 15, 2012) as knockout specialist Stipe Miocic battles submission ace Philip De Fries on the UFC on Fuel TV main card in Omaha, Nebraska.
Miocic entered the UFC after knocking out every opponent he had faced (although one was a submission to strikes) in the first six fights of his professional career. He defeated the b...
Wednesday 10.05.2011 1:00am ET | View Full Article
Looking over the athletic resume of heavyweight prospect Stipe Miocic, it’s pretty clear that the die was cast when it came to him eventually becoming a professional athlete.Earned eight varsity letters in high school (baseball, football, wrestling).Division I, nationally-ranked wrestler for Cleveland State. Third baseman for the Cleveland State baseball team.2009 Cleveland Golden Gloves boxing c...
Monday 09.19.2011 12:40pm ET | View Full Article
Two incredibly different heavyweights will step into the cage this Saturday night (September 24, 2011) in the opening bout of the UFC 135 main card as former K-1 World Grand Prix champion Mark Hunt takes on talented IFL veteran Ben Rothwell.
Hunt finally ended a brutal six fight losing streak that spanned nearly five years with an early second round knockout of Chris Tuchscherer at UFC 127 earli...
Wednesday 06.22.2011 9:00am ET | View Full Article
From being college roommates with Gerald Harris to being asked to help work with Dan Bobish, new UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic was just destined to make his way into MMA.