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Alonzo Menifield eyes KO win over Ed Herman at UFC 265: "I'm honored to go in there and fight with him and take him out"

Cole Shelton - August 4, 2021

Alonzo Menifield is excited to be getting the chance to fight Ed Herman and in front of a crowd. Menifield returned to the win column last time out with a submission win over Fabio Cherant. The victory snapped his two-fight losing skid and now, he gets a chance to fight Herman at UFC 265 in his home state of Texas which he’s ecstatic about.

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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 46 with Vicente Luque, Casey Kenney, Alonzo Menifield, and Ode Osbourne

Cole Shelton - August 3, 2021

The 46th episode of Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN with Cole Shelton is here ahead of UFC 265. We’re first joined by sixth-ranked UFC welterweight, Vicente Luque (2:31) joins the show. Next, UFC bantamweight, Casey Kenney (14:32) comes on. UFC light heavyweight, Alonzo Menifield (25:56) then joins the program. Closing out the show is UFC flyweight, Ode Osbourne (36:23).

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Alonzo Menifield knew he would submit Fabio Cherant, eyes June return

Cole Shelton - April 2, 2021

Alonzo Menifield knew there was a lot of pressure on him entering his UFC 260 fight. Originally, Menifield was set to face William Knight but just three days before Knight was out of the fight due to testing positive for COVID-19. When Menifield found out the news, he was disappointed as he thought he wouldn’t get the chance to fight.

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Alonzo Menifield gets new opponent after William Knight pulled from UFC 260

Cole Shelton - March 24, 2021

Alonzo Menifield will remain on UFC 260 but he won’t fight William Knight. Menifield and Knight were supposed to fight on February 27 but Menifield tested positive for COVID-19 and the fight was postponed to this Saturday’s UFC 260. However, the UFC announced that Knight is out of the fight and has been rebooked to fight Da-un Jung on April 10. Menifield, meanwhile, will remain on UFC 260 and he will face LFA light heavyweight champion Fabio Cherant.

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UFC Vegas 9 Results: Ovince Saint Preux brutally KO's Alonzo Menifield (Video)

Chris Taylor - September 5, 2020

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 9 co-main event features former UFC interim light heavyweight title challenger Ovince Saint Preux taking on Alonzo Menifield. Saint Preux (24-14 MMA) will enter tonight’s contest looking to rebound, this after suffering a split decision loss to Ben Rothwell in his most recent outing. Prior to his setback to ‘Big Ben’, ‘OSP’ was coming off a submission victory over Michal Oleksiejczuk while utilizing his infamous Von Flue choke.

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Ovince Saint Preux vs. Alonzo Menifield cancelled last minute

Chris Taylor - August 22, 2020

Tonight’s UFC on ESPN 15 fight card just took a major hit as the scheduled co-main event between Ovince Saint Preux and Alonzo Menifield has been called off. Saint Preux (24-14 MMA) tested positive and negative for the Coronavirus during fight week, before a positive test this morning ruled out his ability to compete at the event.

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Ovince Saint Preux on Alonzo Menifield fight: "I can break him in the first round"

Cole Shelton - August 19, 2020

Ovince Saint Preux had no hesitation when offered a bout with Alonzo Menifield on short notice. Originally, Saint Preux was expected to battle Shamil Gamzatov this Saturday night but his opponent withdrew. On just a week and a half notice, Menifield took the fight. For “OSP,” he says he just wanted to fight and the opponent didn’t matter.

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Alonzo Menifield planning for "three-round war" in co-main event against Ovince Saint Preux

Cole Shelton - August 18, 2020

Alonzo Menifield was ecstatic when he got the call to step up on short notice to take on Ovince Saint Preux. Ever since Menifield lost his first professional fight to Devin Clark at UFC 250, the Fortis MMA product wanted to make a quick turnaround to get the bad taste out of his mouth. So, when he was offered a co-main event spot against a perennial contender, Ovince Saint Preux, he knew he couldn’t turn it down.

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Alonzo Menifield eyes stoppage win over Devin Clark at UFC 250

Cole Shelton - June 4, 2020

Alonzo Menifield believes the pressure is on him to make his fight against Devin Clark entertaining for the fans. Menifield and Clark are the second fight from the bottom on the UFC 250 card, which will be Menifield’s first fight in nearly a year. Since his last fight, a first-round knockout of Paul Craig, the undefeated prospect dealt with a serious neck injury.

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Breaking | Alonzo Menifield returns against Devin Clark on June 6

Cole Shelton - May 7, 2020

Alonzo Menifield will return to the Octagon for the first time in nearly a year to battle Devin Clark. Multiple sources confirmed to that Menifield will take on Devin Clark on June 6 at a location to be announced. The contracts have already been issued and signed, the sources confirmed.

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UFC Minneapolis | Alonzo Menifield hopes to kickstart busy run with KO of Paul Craig

Cole Shelton - June 26, 2019

Alonzo Menifield did not want to be on the UFC Minneapolis card on Saturday. He was hoping to fight sooner. The light heavyweight last fought back in January, when he knocked out Vinicius Moreira at UFC Brooklyn. Since then, he has been wanting to fight, but this was the first offer that came. Now, the 31-year-old is looking to go 2-0 in the UFC and he believes he knows exactly how it will happen.

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EXCLUSIVE | DWTNCS winner Alonzo Menifield targets "dream matchup" with Gian Villante

Tom Taylor - August 10, 2018

Undefeated light heavyweight prospect Alonzo Menifield (7-0) did not let his opportunity on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series go to waste. Instead, he laid waste to his opponent Dashawn Boatwright in a mere eight seconds, earning himself a UFC contract in the process. Having earned this UFC contract, Alonzo Menifield is now eagerly awaiting his promotional debut. While nothing is set in stone just yet, he’s hoping to make this debut at UFC 229 on October 6th — perhaps against somebody like Scotland’s Paul Craig or Moldova’s Ion Cutelaba.

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Contender Series season 2, week 1 results: Greg Hardy and Alonzo Menifield earn contracts

Drake Riggs - June 12, 2018

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series is back and in week 1 of season 2, the prospects delivered with four of the five fights ending via KO/TKO. Two former NFL players, one pro debut. Greg Hardy and Austen Lane started the action very fast seeing Hardy pressing the action. An eye poke from Hardy halted the action shortly after. Lane followed it with some pressing jabs that got Hardy’s attention. Hardy continued to push forward and soon after landed a big right hook that staggered Lane before he landed a left hook to end the fight just under a minute and get the win in his pro debut.

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BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 83 // Alonzo Menifield | Angela Magana | Juan Archuleta | Martin Nguyen | Alan Jouban

Jason Kindschy - June 7, 2018

BJPENN.COM Radio is back, Penn Nation! First up, highly touted light-heavyweight prospect Alonzo Menifield. Undefeated in his professional career, Alonzo returns to DWTNCS this season to claim his spot in the UFC and continue his journey of becoming the “top dog.” With a truly inspirational story of struggle and perseverance, Alonzo has all the makings to be a star in combat sports. We’ll talk shop and get to know this finisher before he returns to action on June 12th.