92 Search Results for akira corassani

Jan 26, 2015 5:14 pm

Akira Corassani Retires From MMA

This past Saturday after Akira Corassani was KO’d by Sam Sicilia, it was revealed that he was contemplating retirement from the sport of MMA. Corassani is currently on a 3 fight skid that has seen him KO’d in all 3 losses. He announced his retirement via Facebook Post by Akira Corassani. (Can’t see this post?...

Jan 25, 2015 6:42 am

Akira Corassani Debating Retirement Following 3rd Straight KO Loss

Last night to kick off the main card of “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, Akira Corassani squared off with Sam Sicilia. Corassani was KO’d in the 1st round, marking the 3rd straight loss for the Swede, with all 3 losses coming via KO/TKO. His last win came in November of 2013 over Maximo Blanco, however that...

Aug 9, 2014 7:44 am

The Korean Zombie Returns, Faces Akira Corassani In UFC Co-Headliner

A featherweight bout between Chang Sung Jung and Akira Corassani has been added to the UFC’s upcoming UFC Fight Night 53 card. The two will be placed in the evening’s co-main event alongside Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. UFC Fight Night 53 is set to go down from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden on...


Feb 28, 2014 2:10 pm

Dustin Porier vs Akira Corassani added to TUF Nations Finale

The UFC just added a bout between two streaking featherweights to The Ultimate Fighter: Nations finale, where Dustin Porier (15-3, 7-2 UFC) will fight Akira Corassani (12-3, 3-0 UFC). Dave Deibert of Postmedia News first announced the bout. While both fighters are on winning streaks, the match up is a bit odd. Porier is number...

Dec 2, 2013 10:30 am

Maximo Blanco Ashamed Of Illegal Knee To Akira Corassani

“I don’t understand English, so I didn’t really quite understand what referee told me at the neutral corner. I am not making any excuse here, but when adrenaline is pumping its hard to understand the language I am not familiar with. So when he waved off the fight, I actually thought I won by a...

Dec 1, 2013 10:49 am

Akira Corassani’s Nose Broken In Five Places Due to Illegal Knee

Akira Corassani and Maximo Blanco wrapped up last night’s preliminary bouts in controversial fashion. We saw action from the get-go as Blanco quickly took to the middle of the octagon and backed his opponent up against the fence. Blanco took Corassani down and started unloading heavy blows, trying to end the fight quick. Corassani was...

Nov 13, 2013 5:22 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Akira Corassani: Its Easy to Fall Into The TRT Category With Age

In a recent bjpenn.com radio interview, we spoke to TUF: Bisping vs. Miller contestant, Akira Corassani. Corassani has recently suffered a string of injuries and illnesses that ranged from most of his time on The Ultimate Fighter, well into his last UFC fight on April 6th, 2013 against Robbie Peralta. He spoke this time about...

Nov 8, 2013 8:24 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO REPLAY | Cat Zingano, King Mo, Manny Gamburyan And Akira Corassani

If you missed tonight’s live broadcast of BJPENN.COM Radio or just want to give it a second listen, we have you covered. On tonight’s episode, female fighting wrecking machine, Cat Zingano, not only broke down the Alexis Davis vs. Liz Carmouche fight for us, but she also gave us some killer insight on her recovery from...

Jun 1, 2013 11:58 am

Mike Brown Will Put Retirement on Hold to Face Akira Corassani at UFC on FS1

Former WEC featherweight champion, Mike Brown, will be making a return to the Octagon to face Akira Corassani at UFC on FS1 August 17, UFC officials announced yesterday. Brown (26-8), who has been wrestling the past year with retirement after his last victory, underwent his second neck fusion at the end of last summer.  Since...

May 6, 2013 9:31 am

VIDEO | Akira Corassani Calls Out Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor entered the UFC and has been talked about and hyped up ever since. If you missed his debut performance, it was an impressive first round TKO over Marcus Brimage just last month in Sweden. Pegged as the next big thing, he now has his first official call-out and it comes from Akira Corassani.

Apr 6, 2013 11:41 am

UFC ON FUEL TV 9 RESULTS: AKIRA CORASSANI DEF. ROBERT PERALTA VIA UNANIMOUS DECISION

Akira Corassani and Robbie Peralta came out to stand and bang. Corassani was landing huge right hands, while Peralta landed strong punches of his own almost stopping Corassani in the second round. After two great rounds of very even stand up exchanges the fight was anyone’s to take. Corassani, knowing the fight to close to...

Jan 22, 2013 10:13 am

Akira Corassani vs. Robbie Peralta set for UFC on FUEL TV 9 | UFC News

A previously reported featherweight bout between Akira Corassani (10-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Robbie Peralta (16-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has now been mafe official for the UFC on FUEL TV 9 event in Stockholm, Sweeden. Corassani, who was a semifinalist on Season 14 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” made his official UFC debut this past September against Andy Ogle at UFC...

Feb 16, 2012 4:12 pm

Akira Corassani Injured Our Of Bout With Jason Young At UFC On FUEL TV 2

An injury has forced Akira Corassani out of his scheduled appearance on the FUEL TV 2 card against Jason Young and as a result he will now miss the opportunity to fight in front of his hometown crowd. BJPENN.COM confirmed the news this afternoon. It is unknown if the UFC will seek a new opponent...

Feb 9, 2012 10:06 am

Akira Corassani Punks UFC Champ Frankie Edgar And Got It On Tape (Video)

TUF competitor Akira Corassani apparently hired an actor to come in and pretend to repossess UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar’s paid of BMW M5. The champ, stuck to his guns and refused to submit his car to the man and they caught the whole ordeal on tape. Check it out. Read More: Frankie Edgar (News),...

Jan 11, 2012 3:18 pm

UFC NEWS – Akira Corassani Faces Jason Young At UFC On FUEL TV 2

In typical UFC fashion, the promotion is booking a host of regional talent for their debut event in Sweden. As a result, Swedish fighter and Ultimate Fighter competitor, Akira Corassani is set to face Jason Young during the UFC on FUEL TV 2 fight card this April UFC on FUEL TV 2 is now officially...

Jan 24, 2015 5:26 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Sicilia Brutally KOs Corassani in Round 1

Sam Sicilia kept his composure through the opening minutes of the fight and weathered some dangerous shots from Akira Corassani to score a brutal knockout win in the first round. Sicilia feigned a left hook which made Corassani duck down. Sicilia saw this and blasted him with an uppercut. Corassani backed up and got caught...

Nov 1, 2014 2:33 pm

Corassani Says ‘Fear The Fighter’ Apparel Not Paying What’s Owed

Ultimate Fighter Veteran, Akira Corassani has been supporting his sponsor, “Fear The Fighter”, for two-fights, and not been paid. Now he’s had it, and is making this news public, in hopes of getting what’s owed. Check it: @Fearthefighter You have 48 hours to pay me my money for my last two fights or I'm going...

Oct 5, 2014 3:56 pm

Holloway Admits He Was “Feeling Bad” For Pummeling Corassani

Max Holloway finished Akira Corassani in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Stockholm yesterday in pretty brutal fashion. The finish was considered by many to be a late stoppage on the referee’s part, something Holloway agreed with. He spoke to media members following the win at the post-fight press conference saying: “I was like,...

Apr 9, 2014 9:47 am

Akira Corrasani: ‘Call To Fight Poirier Like A Present’

“It was like your friend calling you and saying, ‘hey, I got this free cruise.’ It was like a present. To be somebody, you got to beat somebody. Those other fights were kind of just another fight. When there’s an element of danger, when there’s more at stake, I perform better. I thrive under those...

Dec 3, 2013 7:13 am

Medical Suspensions Report: Akira Tops List Of 8 Fighter Suspensions

Akira Corassani, who won via disqualification due to an illegal knee against Maximo Blanco at The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 Finale has now been sidelined for up to six months. Corassani had his nose broken in five places due to the knee, and the Nevada State Athletic Commission has decided to medically suspend the The...

Dec 2, 2013 10:29 am

.gif | Maximo Blanco’s Illegal Knee That Broke Akira’s Nose In Five Places

During last weekend’s TUF 18 Finale event Maximo Blanco was disqualified for landing a fight ending illegal knee that put his opponent, Akira Corassani, in the hospital with a concussion and a broken nose. If you missed the fight, which aired on Fox Sports 1, you can catch the infraction in the animated .gif’s below....