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Bryce Mitchell says he choked a deer to death while hunting in the woods: “Slid my left arm in and I proceeded to choke it to death”

Fernando Quiles - October 8, 2023

When Bryce Mitchell isn’t swinging leather inside the Octagon, he’s choking a deer to death it appears. Mitchell has made waves in the UFC, and it’s not solely because of his MMA skills. The top 10-ranked UFC featherweight also has quite the personality. Mitchell is proud to explore the outdoors and go hunting. This latest story in the adventures of Mitchell, however, is quite a doozy.

Dana White and Bryce Mitchell
Dana White

Dana White reacts to Bryce Mitchell bringing a bible into the cage at UFC Vegas 79: “There’s no muzzles here”

Cole Shelton - September 27, 2023

UFC CEO Dana White had no problem with Bryce Mitchell bringing a bible into the Octagon after UFC Vegas 79. Mitchell returned to the win column last weekend in the co-main event of UFC Vegas 79 as he beat Dan Ige by decision. Before the win, Mitchell brought the bible into the Octagon and yellow “freedom”. After the victory, he claimed Satan had taken over Earth, specifically pointing to the Hawaiian fires, and wanted to pray with Ige.

Sean O'Malley

Bryce Mitchell calls out Sean O'Malley to flat earth debate: "I have done a lot of research"

Josh Evanoff - September 25, 2023

UFC fighters Sean O’Malley and Bryce Mitchell won’t fight in the cage, but maybe a debate will suffice. For his part, ‘Thug Nasty’ returned to the cage over the weekend at UFC Vegas 79 against Dan Ige. There, Bryce Mitchell returned to the win column against ’50k’, scoring a unanimous decision victory. Days following the win, the featherweight contender sent a message to Sean O’Malley.

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Dan Ige

Pros react after Bryce Mitchell defeats Dan Ige at UFC Vegas 79

Chris Taylor - September 23, 2023

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 79 event was co-headlined by a men’s featherweight contest between Bryce Mitchell and Dan Ige. Mitchell (16-1 MMA) was returning to action for the first time since suffering a submission loss to Ilia Topuria in December of last year. That setback had marked ‘Thug Nasty’s’ first career loss, as he had previously gone undefeated over his previous fifteen fights.

Bryce Mitchell and Ilia Topuria
Ilia Topuria

Bryce Mitchell claims his loss to Ilia Topuria "don't count" because he was sick: "Wasn’t even me in there"

Cole Shelton - September 21, 2023

Bryce Mitchell says he shouldn’t have fought Ilia Topuria as he was too sick. Mitchell suffered his first career defeat back in December as he lost by second-round submission to Topuria at UFC 282. It was a lopsided performance from Topuria and after the fight, Mitchell revealed he was sick and should have pulled out.

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Dan Ige

Bryce Mitchell declares himself the UFC's "cash cow" ahead of return fight against Dan Ige

Cole Shelton - September 20, 2023

Bryce Mitchell believes he’s the UFC’s cash cow and the biggest draw in the featherweight division. Mitchell is set to return to the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC Vegas 79 against Dan Ige. It’s his first fight since December when he lost to Ilia Topuria by second-round submission.

Dan Ige
Dan Ige

Dan Ige believes he has "better grappling" than Bryce Mitchell, expects his foe to "break again" at UFC Vegas 79

Cole Shelton - September 19, 2023

Dan Ige always figured he’d end up fighting Bryce Mitchell. Ige and Mitchell have both been in the UFC since 2018, and with both men having success, the Hawaiian figured they would get matched up eventually. Although the bout took five years to come to fruition, Ige is excited to fight Mitchell who is now ranked in the top 10.

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Bryce Mitchell worried his ex-girlfriend is "gonna try to kill me" after she destroyed his fruit trees while he was away

Cole Shelton - September 12, 2023

Bryce Mitchell is concerned that his ex-girlfriend is going to try and kill him. Mitchell took to his social media to reveal his ex-girlfriend went and destroyed the fruit trees he had planted while he was in Las Vegas cornering his teammate on the Contender Series.

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Movsar Evloev

Bryce Mitchell forced out of UFC 288 fight against Movsar Evloev, replacement opponent found

Cole Shelton - May 2, 2023

UFC 288 has taken a hit as Bryce Mitchell is out of his scheduled fight. According to Carlos Contreras Legaspi of ESPN Deportes, Mitchell has suffered an undisclosed injury and was forced to pull out of his slated main card contest against Movsar Evloev.

Sean O'Malley

Sean O’Malley shares his thoughts on Bryce Mitchell’s flat earth theory: “When you get hit in the head a couple times”

Harry Kettle - April 21, 2023

UFC fighter Sean O’Malley has mocked Bryce Mitchell for his flat earth theory as ‘Thug Nasty’ continues to make noise on social media. It’s no secret that Bryce Mitchell is a divisive figure. While many enjoy watching him in the Octagon, he certainly splits opinions based on some of his beliefs. That is, of course, fairly common with members of the UFC roster, and it’s especially true for Bryce.

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Conor McGregor

Bryce Mitchell believes Conor McGregor will receive special treatment for Michael Chandler fight: “I don't think they are gonna test this properly”

Harry Kettle - April 19, 2023

UFC fighter Bryce Mitchell doesn’t think Conor McGregor will be tested properly for his upcoming fight against Michael Chandler. Later this year, fans are expecting to see the return of Conor McGregor. He’s set to square off with Michael Chandler, the man who he will coach opposite in the new season of The Ultimate Fighter. At this time, it’s not quite clear what weight the two will fight at.

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Bryce Mitchell claims Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski fight was “rigged as f**k”

Cole Shelton - March 21, 2023

Bryce Mitchell believes the UFC 284 lightweight title fight between Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski was rigged. Makhachev was defending his title for the first time against the longtime featherweight champ in Volkanovski. It was a highly anticipated fight but one where Makhachev was listed as a sizeable betting favorite as many thought his wrestling and size would be too much.

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Sean O'Malley

Sean O'Malley trolls Bryce Mitchell after 'Thug Nasty' explains why he fought with the flu at UFC 282

Chris Taylor - January 7, 2023

Sean O’Malley has trolled Bryce Mitchell after ‘Thug Nasty’ explained his decision to fight with the flu at UFC 282. Mitchell (15-1 MMA) squared off with Ilia Topuria (13-0 MMA) on the main card of last month’s UFC 282 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. The result was a second-round submission defeat for ‘Thug Nasty’, as he was forced to tapout due to an arm-triangle choke.

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Bryce Mitchell explains how the UFC influenced his decision to fight Ilia Topuria despite battling illness: “If you don’t take this fight, we’re not finding you one until February”

Susan Cox - January 6, 2023

Bryce Mitchell is explaining how the UFC influenced his decision to fight Ilia Topuria despite battling illness. Bryce Mitchell (15-1 MMA) vs Ilia Topuria (13-0 MMA) took place this past December at UFC 282. ‘Thug Nasty’ lost that fight by submission at 3:10 of Round 2. The 28-year-old Mitchell had been unbeaten in 15 fights heading into his match with Topuria.

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Bryce Mitchell was contemplating retirement in the immediate aftermath of his loss at UFC 282 (Video)

Cole Shelton - December 20, 2022

Bryce Mitchell contemplated retirement right after his UFC 282 loss to Ilia Toupria. Mitchell opened up the UFC 282 pay-per-view against Topuria in a crucial fight for the featherweight division. The winner would be in the mix to likely get a top-10 or even a top-five opponent next time out.

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Bryce Mitchell reacts after suffering submission loss to Ilia Topuria at UFC 282: “It really wasn’t me out there”

Chris Taylor - December 12, 2022

Bryce Mitchell has issued a statement after suffering his first career loss to Ilia Topuria at Saturday’s UFC 282 event in Las Vegas. Mitchell (15-1 MMA) had entered the contest sporting a perfect record of 6-0 inside of the Octagon. ‘Thug Nasty’ was coming off a win over Edson Barboza in his most previous effort at March’s UFC 272 event.

Ilia Topuria
Ilia Topuria

UFC 282 Results: Ilia Topuria submits Bryce Mitchell in Round 2 (Video)

Chris Taylor - December 10, 2022

Tonight’s UFC 282 main event lineup features a featherweight matchup between Bryce Mitchell and Ilia Topuria. Mitchell (15-0 MMA) enters the contest sporting a perfect record of 6-0 inside of the Octagon. ‘Thug Nasty’ is coming off a win over Edson Barboza in his most recent effort at March’s UFC 272 event.

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Bryce Mitchell announces giveaway of an autographed poster of underwear from drill accident

Josh Evanoff - December 6, 2022

UFC featherweight Bryce Mitchell has announced a unique giveaway for fans. ‘Thug Nasty’ has quickly risen to be one of the most interesting fighters at 145 pounds. While his fighting style is fun, it’s his out-of-the-cage antics that have earned him many headlines. From discussing conspiracy theories to challenging Joe Rogan to a debate over the shape of the Earth, Mitchell has done it all.