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MMA - The James Irvin 'Why Me?' Timeline

The James Irvin 'Why me?" Timeline CAGE POTATO Presents. No fighter in MMA history has been as cursed as James Irvin. Thanks to a mix of poor decisions and stupendously bad luck, "The Sandman" has suffered through countless set- backs (and bizarre fights) in his career, but manages to keep chuggin' along. A Strikeforce match against Bobby Southworth ends in a no-contest after they both fall out of the cage. Irvin injures his leg & can't continue fighting. June 9!2006 hay 26, 2007 Irvin tears the ACL and MCL of his right knee during a UFC 71 match against Thiago Silva The fight is ruled a TKO victory for silva. Irvin eats an illegal knee from Luiz Cane during their fight at UFC 79. Irvin is awarded a victory via Dec 29! 2007 disqualification when he can't continue fighting. hay 20! 2008 00:0 1:01 Irvin is forced to pull out of UFC 85 match against Irvin gets knocked out by Anderson Silva in bl seconds at UFC Fight Night 14. Rashad Evans due to a broken foot. Jul 19!2008 Jul 29! 2008 Irvin is suspended from competition for 9 months after testing positive for the painkillers methadone & oxymorphone following the Silva fight. Irvin says he was taking them to mask the pain of his foot injury, and later admits to a dependency on the drugs. | Aer 291 200 어 Aug 32009 Irvin pulls out of a UFC 98 match against Drew McFedries due to atorn Irvin pulls out of a UFC 102 match against Wilson Gouveia due to meniscus in his knee. another knee injury. Har 20 201o .and then leaves the fight with a TKO Iloss and a broken orbital Irvin drops to middleweight bone. for UFC on Versus I, comes into the weigh-ins looking half-dead... har 21 201o Ang 1,2010 The UFC decides to give Irvin one last chance to prove himself - back at light-heavy- weight, mercifully– and he suffers his third consecutive first-round loss against Igor Pokrajac, and this time it's by rear-naked choke. James Irvin is released by the UFC follow- ing the defeat. Dec 22010 In his second post-UFC fight, James Irvin is submitted in 93 seconds by Jorge oliveira. (Not to be confused with UFC vets Charles oliveira, Rafaello oliveira, or Ednaldo oliveira. This was just some random dude.) 00:0:33 Irvin's next match against Mike Crisman ends in a no-contest due to an illegal knee from Irvin. Jan 29! 201n Irvin is hit with the second drug-suspension of his MMA career – this time for a full year - after testing positive for steroids following the oliveira fight. har 2! 2011 Despite being suspended in the U.S., Irvin flies to Poland to fight Mamed Khalidov in the main event of KSW 15. He misses 00:00:33 s weight by seven pounds and gets submitted via armbar in 33 seconds. har 192011 Jun 24! 202 James Irvin makes his debut in the extreme arm-wrestling freak show known as XARM, and loses (!) to Fred "Big Cat" Steen by unanimous decision. The good news is, there's nowhere for him to go but up at this point. HA OC The " UK's latest Kickboxing MMA and Martial Arts store" Fight Store gear

MMA - The James Irvin 'Why Me?' Timeline

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No fighter in the history of MMA has been cursed like James Irwin. This graphic tells his story.


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