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MMA Best Fighter: Manny Gamburyan

Written on September 21, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Another ranked fighter made his way on Fighting Insider's MMA Best Fighter list, and this time he's coming from the featherweight division. Make way to Manvel "Manny" Gamburyan!

Born as Manvel Gamburyan on May 8, 1981, Manny Gamburyan is currently ranked by Sherdog as No. 10 best featherweight MMA fighter. He was a cast member of Spike TV’s The Ultimate Fighter Season 5, and has fought for UFC and King of the Cage. When his family relocated from Armenia to United States in […]

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Tyson Griffin Sets up Charitable Event for Boys Town of Nevada

Written on September 04, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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UFC featherweight fighter, Tyson Griffin, is setting up a charitable raffle promo for the Boys Town of Nevada prior to his UFC 137 match.

Prior to his UFC 137 match, Las Vegas resident – Tyson Griffin – decided to make a special giveaway for the benefit of Nevada’s Boys Town. The fighter will conduct a raffle on his official website, and the grand prize winner will get a ticket for UFC 137’s event and the fighter’s after party. Every donation worth $25 is equivalent for a raffle entry, and all proceeds will go to the state’s Boys Town.

Tyson Griffin’s manager, Tom Call, said that it is their way of giving back because they want to set new standards on how fighters can contribute to their communities. He also added that more fighters from Impact Fight Management will be doing charitable works as their tournaments approach.

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Tyson Griffin vs Bart Palszewski Bout, Set for UFC 137

Written on July 21, 2011 by Lulu

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A featherweight bout between Tyson Griffin vs Bert Palaszewski was added to the UFC 137 fight card.

A new match was added to the upcoming UFC 137 fight card, which will take place in Las Vegas. The said tournament will feature a featherweight showdown between Tyson Griffin and Bart Palszewski, according to a UFC website post.

Tyson Griffin, who had a career stats of 15-5, is coming off of a victory over Manny Gamburyan on his previous match at UFC on Versus 4. The said match is his first fight at 145 pounds, after he competes at UFC’s lightweight division at the start of his career. Meanwhile, Tyson Griffin’s opponent is a Polish immigrant named Bart Palaszewski. He carries a career stats of 35-14, and will be making his featherweight debut for UFC at UFC 137.

The UFC 137 will highlight a welterweight duel between UFC champion, Georges St-Pierre, and the former Strikeforce titleholder, Nick Diaz, on October 29 at Mandalay Bay.

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UFC on Versus 4’s Live Video Streaming on Facebook

Written on June 21, 2011 by Lulu

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UFC will be giving fight fans several bouts that can be watch for free, this includes UFC on Versus 4 that will be broadcasting its preliminary matches on the UFC's official Facebook page video streaming.

The UFC continues to give their avid fans free video streaming of their upcoming fights. The latest would be UFC on Versus 4, where all the preliminary fights will be aired on Facebook this Sunday night from Pittsburgh. KO Reps confirmed the news last Monday, as they have six fighters on the UFC on Versus 4 card — including four on the preliminary broadcast.

The matches that will be aired for free on Facebook will include Manny Gamburyan vs Tyson Griffin,  Javier Vazquez vs Joe Stevenson,  Curt Warburton vs Joe Lauzon, Rich Attonito vs Daniel Roberts, T.J. Grant vs Charlie Brenneman, Charles Oliveira vs Nik Lentz, Matt Grice vs Ricardo Lamas and Edward Faaloloto vs Michael Johnson.

To watch the live streaming of the fights, just go to the official Facebook page of UFC and click the ‘like’ button. After liking the page, it will enable you to click on the live video feed. The prelim will start at 4:55pm ET on Sunday, June 26, from Pittsburgh Consol Energy Center.

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Griffin vs Lentz for UFC 123

Written on September 27, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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One is set to redeem his record, while the other has an impressive trail inside the Octagon. Will Tyson Griffin gets the victory he wants, or will Lentz be triumphant again?

UFC Lightweight valiant Tyson Griffin is set to meet Nik Lentz at UFC 123, this coming November 20 at Palace of Auburn Hills in Michigan. Griffin is coming from two consecutive losses from Evan Dunham at UFC 115 and Takanori Gomi at UFC Live: Jones vs Matyunshenko. Aside from that, he has only lost to Sean Sherk and Frankie Edgar. But be that as it may, Griffin still holds an overall record of 7-4 wherein five out of his seven victories came by decision. Nik “The Carnie” Lentz, on the other hand, has a 3-0-1 record since signing with the UFC and notched a unanimous decision victory over Andre Winner last UFC 118. With an overall record of 19-3, The Carnie was undefeated for the last three years and with only two draws defacing his nine winning streak.

The Griffin vs Lentz bout is now included to the UFC 123 undercard. The event headlines the light heavyweight showdown between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Lyoto Machida.

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