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UFC On ESPN 12 Highlights: Maurice Greene Chokes Out Gian Villante

Gian Villante vs. Maurice Greene brought an interesting finish.    The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout on Saturday night (June 27, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN 12 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX. The fight started off slow with the first round almost skippable, but things...

UFC on ESPN+ 3 Highlights: Michał Oleksiejczuk Finishes Gian Villante With Body Shot

Michał Oleksiejczuk finished Gian Villante with a body shot.  The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout at the UFC on ESPN+ 3 from the O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic. The finish of the fight saw another bodyshot from Oleksiejczuk and Villante doubles over to his knees. Oleksiejczuk finished him on...

UFC Scared Michael Bisping And a Few Other Fighters For Halloween

The UFC had the Halloween Spirit in October leading up to UFC 230 this Saturday in New York City. Before the weekend’s pay-per-view event the UFC decided to get some good social media content for the week before UFC 230 since Halloween was on the same day of the open...

Wanting To Avoid Another Decision, Gian Villante Intrigued By Nikita Krylov Match-Up

Nikita Krylov's decision-less record has Gian Villante intrigued. Villante picked up a split decision win over Ed Herman at UFC Moncton this past weekend (Sat. October 27, 2018). It was his fourth-straight time going to a split decision on the judges' scorecards, a UFC record. With the victory, Villante...

UFC Moncton’s Gian Villante Questions Run of Split Decisions

Gian Villante questions his string of split decisions. Villante is coming off a split decision loss to Sam Alvey back in June. It was the third fight in a row where a Villante bout ended via split decision. Villante was coming off a split decision victory over Francimar Barroso. In the...

UFC Moncton Adds Misha Cirkunov vs Patrick Cummins & Two Other Bouts

Three bouts have been added to UFC Moncton, scheduled for October 27th from the Moncton Events Center. Native Candian Misha Cirkunov will be competing from home as the #10 light heavyweight will take on fellow ranked fighter, Patrick Cummins. Not too long ago, Cirkunov was seen as one of the...

Report: Gian Villante vs. Francimar Barroso Set For UFC 220

Gian Villante is hoping to turn a corner against Francimar Barroso. Newsday is reporting that a match-up between Villante and Barroso is set for Jan. 20 inside the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The bout will be part of the UFC 220 card. Both men are coming off losses and are looking...

Gian Villante on UFC on FOX 25 Loss: ‘I Just Waited Too Long’

Gian Villante wishes he would've put his foot on the gas sooner at UFC on FOX 25. Villante took on Patrick Cummins inside the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The bout took place on the main card of UFC on FOX 25. Cummins got the split decision nod. After...

UFC on FOX 25 Highlights: Patrick Cummins Gets Past Gian Villante

A hard-fought scrap between Patrick Cummins and Gian Villante saw "Durkin" walk away with a win. Tonight (July 22), Cummins and Villante threw leather inside Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The bout was part of the main card of UFC on FOX 25. While many felt the fight...

Patrick Cummins Takes Split Decision Win Over Gian Villante

Next up on the main card is a light heavyweight collision between Patrick Cummins and Gian Villante. Here's how the action played out: Round 1: Cummins goes in on the takedown but isn't successful, Villante rips off some shots and rocks Cummins bad. Cummins is on wobbly legs. Cummins is cut on...

Gian Villante Says he Won’t Try to Force Finish Over Patrick Cummins

Gian Villante hopes to dial things back a bit. Tomorrow night (July 22), Villante will step inside the Octagon to meet Patrick Cummins. The bout will be part of UFC on FOX 25's main card. The action takes place inside the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Speaking to MMAJunkie.com,...

Gian Villante: ‘I Kind of Like Getting Hit a Little Too Much’

No one can accuse Gian Villante of not showing up to fight every time he steps inside the Octagon. On March 11, Villante will go one-on-one with former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title holder Mauricio Rua. The two will share the Octagon inside the Centro de Formacao Olimpica do...

Gian Villante Cleared to Compete After USADA Grants Him Retroactive TUE

Gian Villante will not be flagged for a violation of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) policy. Villante is set to compete against Mauricio "Shogun" Rua on March 11 inside the Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. The light heavyweight bout will be part of an Ultimate Fighting Championship...

With Tendinitis Behind Him, ‘Shogun’ Rua is ‘Prepared’ For Gian Villante

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_K7RXZfPGs Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title holder Mauricio Rua's career has been a roller coaster ride. "Shogun" was a world beater in Pride Fighting Championships (Pride FC). The only blemish on his record with the promotion was due to a broken arm against Mark Coleman. Years later, Rua...

Report: Shogun Rua Vs. Gian Villante Slated For Brazilian Card

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnLupTBanQA&t=152s Mauricio "Shogun" Rua's hopes of a late career resurgence will continue in Brazil, as multiple sources are reporting the former UFC light heavyweight champion will meet Gian Villante in March. The two light heavyweights will be part of the "Fight Night" event from Fortaleza, Brazil that features Vitor Belfort vs....