The seemingly-cursed UFC 108 card took another hit this morning. Carlos Condit, who was scheduled to face devastating British striker Paul Daley in the co-main event of the evening, pulled out of his fight citing a hand injury.
Brock Lesnar is currently at home in Minnesota recovering from diverticulitis, an intestinal disorder that sidelined the monstrous heavyweight champion and called his fighting career into question.
I don’t know what’s more impressive – that they have Snickers in Korea or that whoever their ad agency is was smart enough to make this awesome Fedor Emelianenko commercial for them.
When Johnny Hendricks moved to Las Vegas to become a professional fighter he did not anticipate going undefeated for two years. Yet as we sit on the eve of UFC 107 in Memphis, Tennessee after six professional bouts that’s exactly what he is.
It seems like each one of these early shows features the debut of a future mega-star that no one saw coming, and this show in fact features TWO of them. – Live from Augusta, GA. – Your hosts are Bruce Beck & Jeff Blatnick.
Welcome to the first installment of The Mill here at Heavy.com. This weekly column is a quick roundup of the latest rumors circulating through the MMA community. These are stories that we have not personally verified, so take them with a grain of salt.
Fighter salaries for last weekend’s Ultimate Finale are now available. All of the Ultimate Fighter contestants on the show, including TUF 10 champ Roy Nelson, earned $8,000 to show and $8,000 to win.
“I could have done a better job on you know, I thought I gave it my best effort but I could have did better. We wanted him to get up and we want him to take his medicine but again I could have been more aggressive.”
The Ultimate Fighter has been a tremendous success story for the UFC throughout the years. At least a portion of the popularity they’re currently enjoying can be attributed directly back to the early seasons that featured current stars like Forrest Griffin and Diego Sanchez.