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  • 3 years ago
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Having played in the NFL, Matt Mitrione believes he has the athleticism to become the UFC's heavyweight version of Dominick Cruz, the promotion's bantamweight champion. Read More >> read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight division has been in a serious holding pattern thanks to the oft-injured Cain Velasquez, who is the combat sports equivalent of Punxsutawney Phil: He shows up once a year, then injures himself and disappears for an additional six weeks. As a result, Fabricio Werdum is the interim titleholder. Losing Velasquez was particularly painful because the rest of the division was stinking up the joint. Junior dos Santos was on the injured reserves for w read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Gabriel "Napao" Gonzaga and Matt "Meathead" Mitrione kicked off the UFC on Fox 13 main card in emphatic fashion. To the crowd's delight, the two veteran heavyweights slugged it out on the feet, and the bout didn't make it out of the first round. While Gonzaga had his moments early and landed some solid, tight shots, it was the former The Ultimate Fighter standout, Mitrione, who walked away with the big finish and the critical victory. Mitrione slammed Gonzaga with a nasty right-left combo inside read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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This is the UFC on FOX 13 live blog for Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Matt Mitrione, a heavyweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix on Saturday nightGonzaga, who has won three of his past five fights, will face Mitrione, who also has won three of his past five fights, on the main card.Check out the UFC on FOX 13 live blog below. More Coverage: UFC on FOX 13 Results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App Round 1:Round 2:Round 3: read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione bears no ill will toward Gabriel Gonzaga, but that shouldn’t come as a shock.Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Matt Mitrione has never been your typical UFC heavyweight, so it’s no surprise that the usual pre-fight trash-talk has been replaced with serenading. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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No pressure ... Dominick Cruz was stripped of his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight title after an ACL injury prevented him from defending his belt for more than two years. Cain Velasquez will get a bit less time than that to make his way back to the Octagon before he suffers the same fate. That's according to UFC President Dana White, who revealed on "The Download" that if the current 265-pound kingpin suffers any setbacks that would significantly delay his planned March 2015 re read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It’s been nearly three years since Dominick Cruz has stepped inside the UFC’s famed octagon, but at least one sponsor who signed on when “The Dominator” was at the top of his game will still be there as he tries to get there once again.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC on FOX 13 is super-sizing with the addition of a second heavyweight bout with Matt Mitrione vs. Gabriel Gonzaga joining the card in Phoenix. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A heavyweight showdown between Matt Mitrione and Gabriel Gonzaga has been booked for UFC on Fox 13. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC's debut card in Phoenix gets heavier by the day. FOXSports.com reported Friday that heavyweights Matt Mitrione and Gabriel Gonzaga will square off at UFC on FOX 13 at U.S. Airways Center on Dec. 13. The news arrives on the heels of the announcement of a 265-pound bout between former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve; and there has been loud talk of a fight between formerUFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos and rising contender Stipe Miocic. Mitrione (8-3) has read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A heavyweight fight between Matt Mitrione and Gabriel Gonzaga has been slated for December’s UFC on FOX 13 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Revitalized Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Matt Mitrione is setting his sights on bigger and better things within the 265-pound division, following a pair of back-to-back knockout wins over Shawn Jordan and Derrick Lewis. How about Andrei Arlovski? "Meathead" is interested in matching himself up against the former heavyweight kingpin, who also notched consecutive wins in 2014. "The Pitbull" was last seen beating the brakes off "Bigfoot" Silva, not long after he outpointed Brend read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Coming off a KO win over Derrick Lewis, the former NFL lineman thinks a win over the ex-UFC champ will help him get closer to contention. Matt Mitrione was on UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1 last night and shared his immediate career goal with Ariel Helwani: a bout with ex-UFC champ Andrei Arlovski. Mitrione had hoped to face Alistair Overeem, but the Reem's loss to Ben Rothwell at UFC Connecticut bumped the big Dutchman off Mitrione's wish list. That's because Mitrione wants to be moving on up that read news >>

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