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RIO DE JANEIRO - Gamely dodging most of Sam Sicilia's wild striking, Rony Jason was successful in his first appearance since winning "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil."
After a heated exchange late in the second, Jason landed a flurry of strikes to the grounded vet of "The Ultimate Fighter Live" that prompted referee intervention in the third round.
The featherweight bout closed out the preliminary card of Saturday's UFC 153 event at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
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Team Nogueira’s Rony Mariano Bezerra stopped Sam Sicilia with a volley of second-round hammerfists at UFC 153 “Silva vs. Bonnar” on Saturday at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The end came 4:16 into round two, as Bezerra (12-3, 2-0 UFC) posted his seventh win in a row. read news >>
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Rony "Jason" Mariano Bezerra likely won't be able to cruise against his next opponent.
The winner of "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil" is set to meet
hard-swinging Sam Sicilia in a featherweight matchup at UFC 153, sources close
to the event today told MMAjunkie.com.
UFC 153 takes place Oct. 13 at HSBC in Rio de Janeiro and airs live on
pay-per-view and FX. Bezerra vs. Sicilia is expected to serve on the pay-per-view main card.
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Last night (Sat., Jan. 24, 2015), Akira Corassani and Sam Sicilia went to war at UFC on FOX 14 inside the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. In the very first round, Sicilia's right hand found its mark and put Corassani down hard. Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Akira Corassani and Sam Sicilia fought for their jobs last night (Sat. 24, 2015) at UFC on FOX 14 inside the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. After a solid (3-0) start to his UFC career, Corassani read news >>
Much has been made about the estimated 26,000 in attendance for UFC on FOX 14 Saturday night in Stockholm, and how much noise they're capable of making when hometown hero Alexander Gustafsson enters the Octagon. In the opening fight of the main card, however, we found out just how quiet 26,000 people can become. Sam Sicilia made sure of that, as he knocked out a Sweden native, Akia Corassini, in the opening round of their fight. Sicilia tagged Corassini with a huge right hand to the jaw which pu read news >>
STOCKHOLM – Sam Sicilia spent much of his fight with Akira Corassani in pursuit of a fight-ending punch. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Looking to steer out of a two-fight losing skid -- even though he turned in solid performances in both matches -- Akira Corassani returned to the Octagon tonight (Sat., Jan. 24, 2015) against Sam Sicilia to kickoff the main card of UFC on FOX 14, which took place inside Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Unfortunately for the Swede, he was unable to get the job done in front of a proud hometown crowd. That's because Sicilia, winner of two of his last three bouts, ended Corassani's night early wit read news >>
- 11 months ago
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The first fight of the main card at UFC Fight Night 38 didn't last long as The Ultimate Fighter winner Rony Jason stopped Steven Silver at just 1:17 with strikes in the first round. The bout opened as normally as any other UFC bout as both fighters, standing orthodox, began feeling each other out with strikes. Siler used a series of outside leg kicks that mostly found the mark, but Jason returned the favor with leaping left and right hooks. The end came when Jason timed a right hook over the top read news >>
"Mutante" Cezar Ferreira was eager to win his fifth fight in six attempts inside the Octagon tonight (Sun. Feb. 22, 2015) at the expense of Sam Alvey in a 185-pound showdown featured on UFC Fight Night 61's televised FOX Sports 1 card from Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. And The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil" Middleweight winner was off to a great start before he allowed Alvey to hit him ... just twice. Alvey, as his nickname suggests, was all smiles during the in-ring introducti read news >>
"My brain has filed for a divorce and doesn't want to cooperate anymore." -- Akira Corassani. Following his loss to Sam Sicilia at last weekend's (Sat. Jan. 24, 2015) UFC on FOX 14 event in Stockholm, Sweden, Akira Corassani has decided to put a bow on his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. The knockout loss to Sicilia (see it again here) marked the third straight defeat via strikes for Corassani, having previously lost to Dustin Poirier and Max Holloway. Check out his farewell Facebook post (via read news >>
TUF 14 alum and UFC veteran Akira Corassani has apparently called it a career following a 1st round KO defeat to Sam Sicilia in Stockholm, Sweden. When Akira Corassani was knocked out by Sam Sicilia in the 1st round of the UFC on Fox 14 main card opener in Stockholm, Sweden, it marked his 3rd straight defeat inside the Octagon, with all of them coming by (T)KO. After nearly 8 years in the sport, the 32-year-old has seemingly decided to hang up the gloves. While he never explicitly said the word read news >>
Right, right, GOODNIGHT! Sam Sicilia took care of business last night (Sat., Jan. 24, 2015) at UFC on FOX 14 at Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, spoiling the homecoming of Akira Corassani with a devastating first round knockout. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 15 alum waited for his opportunity to unload and then did just that three minutes into their Featherweight match, catching the Swede with an uppercut, huge cross and then one coup de grâce just for good measure. The bad news for Sicilia? He wa read news >>
STOCKHOLM – Sam Sicilia spoiled Akira Corassani’s fight in front of his home Sweden crowd, and did so in a big way.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Watch the video highlights from the UFC on FOX 14 fight between Akira Corassani and Sam Sicilia. read news >>