Yoshihiro Akiyama gets another stiff test in his drop to the welterweight division with a July fight against Thiago Alves at UFC 149 in Calgary. Both fighters could be in must-win territory in the UFC – “Sexyama” has lost four straight, and Alves has dropped two in a row and four of six.
All 22 fighters on Friday’s UFC on FX card in Sydney, Australia, successfully made weight for their bouts on Thursday, including main event welterweights Thiago Alves and Martin Kampmann.
HeavyMMA’s Duane Finley talks with Mike Dolce about the path that led him to prominence as MMA’s most famous diet and nutrition coach in Part I of The Fighting Life.
Spencer Kyte delivers play-by-play from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
“UFC Prelims” special returns to Spike TV for UFC 130: Edgar vs. Maynard III on May 28.
John Howard tells Spencer Kyte that he’s going to make the most of the opportunity he’s been given and defeat Thiago Alves this Saturday in Montreal.