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MMA News Roundup: Guida Defends Performance, White Talks Silva vs. Sonnen II

UFC Middleweight Contender Chael Sonnen

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It’s hard to know Chael Sonnen for anything else but his s**t-talking prowess.  However, if you can look past it you’ll find a very interesting fighter.  Here are 26 things to know about the contender before watching UFC 148 (Bleacher Report)

Roy “Big Country” Nelson won’t share the cake with anyone.  He challenges Mike Russow for the right to be the sole portly fighter in the heavyweight division, declaring that the loser drop to the light heavy-weight division (Cage Potato)

A big part of the Blackzilian camp in Florida has a kickboxing match this weekend. Do you know who Tyrone Spong is fighting? (Lowkick)

“I want to fight on my own terms.”  Forest Griffin discusses his upcoming fight with Tito Oritz, and re-assesses his future with the UFC (MMASucka.com) 

“It’s one of the biggest sporting events of the year.”  Dana White shares the rest of the worlds excitement for UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen II.  Hear what he has to say about the event (411mania.com)

Many of us were disappointed with Clay Guida and Gray Maynard’s fight this weekend.  At least they provided us with a heated backstage post-fight exchange.  Watch it here  (Fighters.com)

Coming off his win over Wanderlei Silva, Rich Franklin prepares to make one more shot at the title before retiring (MMANews.com)

It seems like everyone has it out for Anderson Silva these days.  Rashad Evans talks about his desire for a “super fight” with Silva, discusses his past and future, and reviews this past weekend’s action (ProMMANow.com)

Many agree that Clay Guida’s strategy for his fight against Gray Maynard looked more like running away than fighting.  However, Guida sticks by his performance (Fightline.com)

Ronda Rousey’s first title defense has been confirmed.  She will face Sarah Kaufman on August 18th in San Diego.  Read about it here (5th Round)

“I feel like God’s been testing me.”  Nate Marquardt discusses his upcoming title fight against Tyron Woodley (MMA Convert)

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