Results for: Willie in news

  • 5 days ago
  • 4 views
  • News

PHOENIX – By the letter of the law, what Willie Gates did to John Moraga on Saturday night was perfectly legal. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 days ago
  • 2 views
  • News

PHOENIX – In a bout that threatened to be marred by a controversial blow early on, John Moraga came back to win via late submission over Willie Gates.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 days ago
  • 6 views
  • News

A strange day in Phoenix got a little bit stranger in the first round of the flyweight fight on Saturday between John Moraga and Willie Gates. Moraga tried to get a time-out for an apparent low blow from referee Jason Herzog. Herzog demurred, and Gates dropped Moraga with at what at first glance was a cheap shot. It turned out not to be a cheap shot - replays showed Herzog clearly telling the two to fight. And it also turned out not to be the end of Moraga. The hometown favorite shook off Gates' read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 11 views
  • News

A new flyweight makes his way to the UFC on the back of an injury. When a door closes for one fighter, somewhere else a new door has opened for a yet unknown talent. At least that's how I tend to look at injury news. It's always bad for the fighter who goes down, but for that fighter who's just itching for a call to the big show, it's instrumental. That's where we find short notice flyweight replacement Willie Gates, who takes on John Moraga at UFC on Fox 13 on December 13th. Gates will be filli read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 6 views
  • News

The UFC has tapped a Tachi Palace Fights champion to make his promotional debut next month in Arizona.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 5 views
  • News

Recently crowned Tachi Palace Fights flyweight champ Willie Gates will replace the injured Jussier da Silva and face John Moraga at UFC on Fox 13. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 3 views
  • News

The UFC has found a new opponent for John Moraga. Moraga, who was initially expected to face Jussier Formiga at the UFC on FOX 13 card in Phoenix on Dec. 13, now meets UFC newcomer Willie Gates, sources told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday. Formiga was forced out of the bout with an injured knee. Gates (11-4) signs with the UFC fresh off an 83-second TKO victory over Hector Sandoval to earn the Tachi Palace Fights 125-pound title on Nov. 6. Gates has won five in a row in 2014 with five first-round fi read news >>

  • a month ago
  • 18 views
  • News

Max Griffin brought the festivities at Tachi Palace Fights 21 to a swift and brutal conclusion on Thursday night, as he knocked out Ricky Legere Jr. with a short right hand in the welterweight title headliner at the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino in Leemore, Calif. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
  • 11 views
  • News

Who knows what this wrestler was thinking when he challenged a 10th Planet Jui-Jitsu instructor, but he got the wet-willie chokeout for his trouble! read news >>

  • 2 years ago
  • 144 views
  • News

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of welterweight mixed martial artist “Slick” Willie Parks, according to a report from the Albuquerque Journal. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
  • 126 views
  • News

Friday's Strikeforce Challengers 20 event has undergone a small lineup change, officials announced. Promotional newcomer Willie Parks has replaced Keith Berry, who was forced off the card for undisclosed reasons, and now meets fellow middleweight Andreas Spang. Strikeforce Challengers 20 takes place at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
  • 136 views
  • News

Willie Parks didn't know the full truth until just a few years ago. Here's what he has been told: The reason he was born in a care facility for people with mental disabilities was because his mother had committed murder. Officials determined she needed care instead of prison time, so she ended up in the facility. Her victim? Her own daughter. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
  • 163 views
  • News

Ulysses Gomez, Joe Soto, Derek Brunson, Willie Parks and Nick Kalikas highlight a stacked MMAWeekly Radio show for Wednesday.  Read More >> read news >>


Show results for:

Featured MMA Gear

More MMA Gear:

Jump to: