MMA News Roundup: Top Rematches In UFC History, Lessons Learned By Silva

 

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Former Light Heavyweight Champ Tito Ortiz

We get it.  You’re busy.  And there’s a ton of awesome stuff to keep up with in this great big world of MMA. And since you don’t have the time to scour the net for good content like we do, we’re hand delivering you the news, rumors and best of the rest – right here in the Roundup.

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UFC commentator and stand-up comedian Joe Rogan received his black belt from Eddie Bravo, founder of the revolutionary 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu.

The individual known as JoshTheGod claimed responsibility for hacking into UFC.com earlier this year. This week, he was arrested by the F.B.I. for much more serious crimes.

MMA News, Commentary, and the Best of the Rest

We all remember watching in awe as previously untouchable champion Anderson Silva was pummeled relentlessley by Chael Sonnen at UFC 117, before earning the Hail Mary submission. Here are the lessons he learned. (Bleacher Report)

With Tito Ortiz’s last fight and induction to the UFC Hall of Fame approaching, lets honor his career with a tribute gallery.  Here are 20 great photos of the Huntington Beach Bad Boy. (Cage Potato)

The amount of pride on the line is never greater than during a rematch.  In honor of the epic rematches coming up on next weekend’s card, lets take a look at the top 10 MMA rematches of all time(411Mania.com)

“It’s amazing to get in at the front door like that.”  Patrick Cote dicusses his return to the UFC, his upcoming fight with Cung Le, and more. (MMASucka.com)

“I will keep fighting as long as my body holds up and I can keep doing it.”  Forrest Talks about his career and his upcoming fight with Tito Oritz. (Fighters.com)

“If you can fight, you fight.”  Luke Sanders reveals an injury he kept secret going into his past fight with Zach Sanders.  Watch the interview here(ProMMANow.com)

“He didn’t really win the fight.  He got his ass whooped.”  Randy Couture gives his opinion on Silva vs Sonnen I, and his opinion on the strategies going into Silva vs Sonnen II. (Lowkick.com)

“I’ve been waiting 15 years for this, for 15 mintues.”  Tito Ortiz discusses his upcoming retirement fight with Forrest Griffin(MMAConvert.com)

The famed MMA coach Greg Jackson has been receiving much of the heat for Clay Guida’s performance last weekend.  Melvin Guillard, a former Jackson protégé, defends the controversial game-plan.  Hear what he has to say(5th Round)

In case you missed Tim Sylvia vs. Randy Smith at New England Fights this past weekend, see the full fight here(MMANews.com)