John Makdessi Tag


Hot Tweets: Fighters React to Daniel Cormie...

Oct 04, 201517 Comments1062 Views

Following the UFC 192 main event on Saturday, fighters took to social media to react to light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier's decision win over Alexander


UFC 187 Fighter Salaries: Chris Weidman and...

May 26, 2015Comments off2776 Views

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier salaries on Tuesday. Chris Weidman and Anthony Johnson were the highest earners on


Donald Cerrone Earns UFC Title Shot, Finall...

May 26, 2015Comments off1366 Views

Dana White said Donald Cerrone is "absolutely the next in line," and it sounds as if the "Cowboy" is finally willing to wait for his


UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier Post-Fight Pre...

May 24, 2015Comments off1035 Views

The big winners and marquee fighters from the UFC 187 fight card on Saturday fielded questions following the event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena

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Watch the UFC 187 Post-Fight Press Conferen...

May 24, 2015Comments off1222 Views

The marquee winners from the UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier pay-per-view event will answer questions from the media shortly following the event.


UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier Full Weigh-In ...

May 22, 2015Comments off840 Views

Two title fights were officially set on Friday when the fighters stepped on the scales to weigh-in for Saturday's UFC 187 pay-per-view event in Las

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Watch the UFC 187 Official Weigh-In Streami...

May 22, 2015Comments off868 Views

The 24 fighters competing on the UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier pay-per-view fight card on Saturday will officially weigh in on Friday at 7 p.m.

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Donald Cerrone Video: The Belt’s More...

May 21, 2015Comments off738 Views

If Donald Cerrone gets past John Makdessi at UFC 187, he wants to talk to Dana White about a title shot... with one stipulation.


Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 187 Misfortune ...

May 19, 2015Comments off831 Views

When third-ranked Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his UFC 187 lightweight bout against second-ranked Donald Cerrone, John Makdessi seized the opportunity to fill in.

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Donald Cerrone Video: The Anyone, Anytime M...

May 03, 2015Comments off748 Views

Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone is the anyone, anytime, anywhere company man, so there was really no turning down a fight with John Makdessi at UFC 187.


John Makdessi Replaces Injured Khabib Nurma...

Apr 30, 2015Comments off2081 Views

With Khabib Nurmagomedov out of UFC 187 due to a knee injury, John “The Bull” Makdessi has stepped up to face Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone on


UFC 186 Fight Highlights Video: John Makdes...

Apr 26, 2015Comments off753 Views

Check out the video highlights from the UFC 186 catchweight fight between John Makdessi and UFC newcomer Shane Campbell.


KO of the Week Video: John Makdessi vs. Kyl...

Apr 14, 2015Comments off1052 Views

Lightweight John Makdessi used his diverse striking techniques as he fakes a kick and lands a spinning backfist on Kyle Watson, earning himself a knockout

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Shameless MMA Radio: John Makdessi, UFC Fig...

May 13, 2014Comments off828 Views

On this week's edition of Shameless MMA, we spoke with UFC lightweight John "The Bull" Makdessi. Topics include a recap of​​ UFC Fight Night


Alan Patrick vs. John Makdessi Added to UFC...

Dec 10, 2013Comments off753 Views

UFC officials on Tuesday added a lightweight bout between undefeated Alan Patrick and John Makdessi to the UFC 169 fight card.


In a Groove, It’s Time for John Makde...

Sep 21, 2013Comments off463 Views

Tristar Gym stalwart and UFC lightweight John “The Bull” Makdessi is currently riding a two-fight winning streak heading into his showdown with TUF: Brazil competitor


UFC 165 Fight Card Filling Up with Addition...

Jul 23, 2013Comments off513 Views

The UFC 165 fight card continues to fill up with the addition of a lightweight bout between John Makdessi and Renee Forte.


John Makdessi Out, Rafaello Oliveira In at ...

May 31, 2013Comments off553 Views

John Makdessi has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 162 bout with Edson Barboza due to an unspecified lesion, according to UFC officials.

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UFC 162 Draws John Makdessi vs. Edson Barbo...

Apr 12, 2013Comments off575 Views

A lightweight bout between John Makdessi and Edson Barboza has been added to the UFC 162 fight card slated for July 6 in Las Vegas.

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Daron Cruickshank Happy to Embrace the Boos...

Mar 15, 2013Comments off573 Views

Daron Cruickshank has been there, done that, and once again is happy to embrace the boos and win fans over in Montreal.


John Makdessi Found His Road, Hopes It Even...

Mar 12, 2013Comments off430 Views

It took a little soul searching, but John Makdessi has finally cemented in his own mind that he is UFC fighter. Now he's working

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Daron Cruickshank Faces John Makdessi at UF...

Jan 05, 2013Comments off994 Views

Following a memorable knockout in his last fight, former Ultimate Fighter competitor Daron Cruickshank will travel to John Makdessi's backyard when the two lightweights face

UFC 154 Live Play-by-Play: Sam Stout vs. Jo...

Nov 14, 2012Comments off456 Views

UFC 154 Live Play-by-Play: Sam Stout vs. John Makdessi


Sam Stout vs. John Makdessi All-Canadian Bo...

Sep 07, 2012Comments off474 Views

Home country fighters Sam Stout and John Makdessi have agreed fight as part of the UFC 154 supporting cast, according to the UFC’s Canadian office.

UFC 145 Video: Anthony Njokuani Wanted to M...

Apr 21, 2012Comments off373 Views

Part of a fighter's job is to make weight, but John Makdessi failed to do that and so his opponent Anthony Njokuani wanted to make

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Play-by-Play: John...

Apr 16, 2012Comments off342 Views

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans live play-by-play of John Makdessi vs. Anthony Njokuani on Saturday, April 21 in Atlanta.

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Njokuani Faces Makdessi at UFC 145

Jan 11, 2012Comments off388 Views

Two strikers will meet up at UFC 145 in Montreal as Canadian John Makdessi meets former WEC standout Anthony Njokuani.


Dennis Hallman Happy With Win, Promises To ...

Dec 10, 2011Comments off314 Views

Dennis Hallman talks after his victory over John Makdessi and his promise to never, ever miss weight again.

UFC 140 Play-by-Play: Dennis Hallman vs. Jo...

Dec 09, 2011Comments off392 Views

UFC 140 play-by-play of Dennis Hallman vs. John Makdessi on Saturday, Dec. 10, in Toronto.

Dennis Hallman Cuts to Lightweight for UFC ...

Sep 09, 2011Comments off478 Views

UFC president Dana White on Friday announced that verbal agreements are in place for a lightweight showdown between Dennis Hallman and John Makdessi at UFC