Before Karo Parisyan’s latest meltdown, the biggest story going into today’s UFC 106 weigh-ins was welterweight Anthony Johnson. Just a month after failing to make weight at UFC 104, Johnson has plenty to prove.
A welterweight bout between Matt Serra and Frank Trigg is in the works for UFC 109 in February. Official word of the bout came today from The Fight Network, and Heavy.com has confirmed with sources close to the event that both parties have verbally agreed to the fight.
Heavy.com is reporting live from UFC 106 in Las Vegas all weekend – we’ve already sat down for interviews with some of the top stars, and we’re going to keep bringing back more news and features over the weekend.
So Brock’s camp saw the need to put out a hype video while the Heavyweight Champ is laid up in the hospital with a bacterial infection.
Tito Ortiz has a lot going on in his life. His longtime companion Jenna Jameson gave birth to twins in May and if you don’t think there have been plenty of sleepless nights-well, then you don’t have kids.
No one knows why, but UFC President Dana White is not short on words – he got it done in 140 characters. This isn’t the first time Parisyan has pulled a vanishing act in the days leading to a fight.
Dana White UFC 106 video blog episode TWO. UFC 106: Ortiz vs Griffin 2 is taking place on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view. Watch Dana White UFC 106 Video Blog espisode one.
All of a sudden, the UFC’s heavyweight division is looking a little light. Between Brock Lesnar’s career-threatening cluster of mystery illnesses, Shane Carwin’s strained MCL, and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s second serious staph infection in less than a year.
Each week, we present a review of an Ultimate Fighting Championship show in chronological order, assembling a sort of historical record of mixed martial arts in America. This week: UFC 10. The Ultimate Fighting Championship 10: The Tournament!