127 Search Results for mike pierce

Oct 19, 2014 10:29 am

Mike Pierce Ready To Return To The UFC

UFC veteran Mike Pierce hasn’t seen action in the Octagon since UFC Fight Night 29, almost a year ago to date. The bout ended in the first round when Rousimar Palhares infamously secured a heel hook, but refused to let go of the submission after Pierce tapped, and subsequently was released by the promotion. Pierce...

Apr 10, 2014 7:58 am

Alexander Yakovlev to Replace Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night 42

On Monday it was announced that Mike Pierce was going to be out of UFC Fight Night 42 against Demian Maia due to a broken hand. Well now, according to his management staff, Alexander Yakovlev will step in for Pierce and make his UFC debut. Yakovlev and his team made this announcement via social media,...

Apr 8, 2014 5:41 am

Mike Pierce Out of UFC Fight Night 42 Bout Against Maia

Welterweight Mile Pierce(17-6) has been forced out of his upcoming May fight due a broken hand. Pierce was set to face off in May against Demian Maia (18-6) at UFC Fight Night 42 in Brazil, but because there is no timetable set for Pierces return, Maia will be awaiting a new opponent. Pierce, who is...

Mar 27, 2014 2:56 pm

Demian Maia vs. Mike Pierce In The Works For Brazil’s May UFC Event

According to recent reports on UFC tonight, a welterweight bout between Demian Maia and Mike Pierce is in the works for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil in May. The event, scheduled for May 31, is to serve as ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil — Season 3 Finale’ and will feature, coaches, Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei...


Oct 1, 2013 2:02 pm

Mike Pierce is ‘pissed off’ over fighting a ‘definite cheat’ like Rousimar Palhares

UFC welterweight contender Mike Pierce (17-5 MMA, 9-3 UFC) will likely find himself in hostile territory at next week’s “UFC Fight Night 29” in Sao Paulo, when he takes on Brazilian native Rousimar Palhares (14-5 MMA, 7-4 UFC) on the evenings main card. It was really a head-scratching booking, as Mike Pierce is currently riding a 4-fight win-streak,...

Aug 21, 2013 9:55 am

Report: Mike Pierce vs. Rousimar Palhares In The Works

According to reports coming out of Brazil, Mike Pierce is likely going to be welcoming Rousimar Palhares to the UFC’s welterweight division on October 9. October 9 is the date for UFC Fight Night 29 which is set to go down on Fox Sports 1 from the Jose Correa Gymnasium in Barueri, Brazil. Mike Pierce...

Jul 10, 2013 10:56 am

Mike Pierce Motivated By Sponsor Pay & Main Card Slot

“Sponsors pay more money for the primetime airtime. So yeah, it’s going to be a little different than if I’d been higher up on the card, but this was another opportunity to get myself in that spot and make more money on sponsors. Hopefully that happens… The only guys I’ve lost to are guys who...

Apr 13, 2013 11:33 am

UFC 162 adds Mike Pierce vs. David Mitchell to already stacked line-up!

Two tough welterweights are set to meet at UFC 162 on July 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mike Pierce (16-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC) will try to keep his win streak going when he faces David Mitchell (12-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC). Pierce had been campaigning for either Ellenberger or Lawler but both of those...

Aug 2, 2012 3:20 am

Aaron Simpson Faces Mike Pierce At UFC on FX 5 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Aaron Simpson is set to face Mike Pierce in his second bout at Welterweight. The news comes via MMAFighting. Simpson had been campaigning in the UFC Middleweight division and had gone on a three fight winning streak following a loss to Mark Munoz. At UFC on Fuel TV: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger he...

Mar 20, 2012 1:54 pm

Mike Pierce vs. Eduardo Rocha Booked For UFC on FX 3

Well, it looks like that rumored grudge match between Eric Silva and Mike Pierce has been put on the backburner, because Pierce just booked Eduardo Rocha for a vacant slot on the UFC on FX 3 card. Rocha broke the news via his official facebook account. UFC on FX 3 is tentatively scheduled for June...

Dec 27, 2011 11:50 am

UFC NEWS – Mike Pierce Eyes TKO Stoppage Over Koscheck At UFC 143

“Josh Koscheck just seemed like the right guy. He’s a tough guy. He’s fought for the title. I think it will be a good fight, and it could do a lot of things for me in the UFC if I win… From a lot of people’s perspectives, this isn’t a fight that he necessarily wanted....

Jul 16, 2013 8:53 am

Pierce Camp Makes Case For Bout Against Shields

“We’d really like to fight Jake Shields next. A little bit of that is availability. Both of those guys are coming off wins in the last couple months. We feel that stylistically, both guys are good on the ground so it could be a good place for Mike to really showcase his striking and his...

Mar 24, 2012 7:44 am

Josh Neer vs. Mike Pyle Latest Addition To UFC on FX 3

A welterweight bout has been added to the UFC on FX 3 card in the form of Josh Neer vs. Mike Pyle. UFC on FX 3 is tentatively scheduled for June 8, but a location and venue have yet to be revealed by company officials. Xtreme Couture product, Mike Pyle is currently riding high on...

Dec 9, 2011 9:15 am

UFC NEWS – Pierce Replaces Condit Against Koscheck At UFC 143

With the void left by GSP, the welterweight division has again had to be shuffled. We announced earlier in the week that Carlos Condit will now face Nick Diaz for the UFC’s interim welterweight title and that booking left Josh Koscheck without an opponent. UFC officials took to twitter yesterday evening to announce that Koscheck...

Sep 9, 2016 8:48 am

PHOTO | Rousimar Palhares looking nearly unrecognizable in new picture

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Rousimar Palhares is widely believed to possess some of the best Jiu-Jitsu in MMA. With 15 of his 18 wins coming by way of submission, not many fighters want to go to the ground with ‘Toquinho’. Unfortunately, the same submissions that leave MMA fans stunned, have also got Palhares into...

Dec 15, 2015 11:22 am

TUF 22 Finale medical suspensions: Edgar walks away injury free

At the TUF 22 Finale fight fans saw Frankie Edgar knock out Chad Mendes early in the first round. In addition we saw Ryan Hall win season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter, and a fight of the year candidate between Edson Barboza and Tony Ferguson. Below are the TUF 22 Finale medical suspensions courtesy of...

Dec 15, 2015 2:41 am

TUF Finale 22 salary report – Frankie Edgar takes home fattest paycheck

Last week had an exciting week of fights with three consecutive UFC events on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Friday’s TUF 22 Finale payouts were released with former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar topping the list of paid fighters. The TUF 22 Finale payouts included: Frankie Edgar: $360,000 (includes $180,000 win bonus) def. Chad Mendes: $82,000 Ryan...

Dec 12, 2015 9:25 am

Reebok pays out $142,000 to TUF 22 Finale fighters

Last night fight fans saw an action packed night of fights that was topped off by Frankie Edgar knocking out Chad Mendes in the first round of their scrap. In addition, Jiu-Jitsu ace Ryan Hall was able to defeat Artem Lobov via decision to win season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter. Following the event, MMAJunkie...

Dec 11, 2015 6:37 pm

TUF 22 Finale results: Ryan LaFlare wins via decision

Although Ryan LaFlare vs. Mike Pierce started out slow, it finished with the crowd on the edge of their seats! While Pierce looked hesitant to let his hands go in the first round, he was able to put things together in the second round, landing a flurry that backed LaFlare up to the cage. In...