MMA News Roundup: Silva’s Next Fight, Bader On Machida

UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader

Ryan Bader (James Law/HeavyMMA)

We get it.  You’re busy.  And there’s a ton of awesome stuff to keep up within 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.

In Case You Missed It…

Fight Day caught up with Dana White, Urijah Faber, Renan Barao, and several other fighters from UFC 149 for exclusive video interviews

Jose Aldo and Erik Koch are finally set to meet in Brazil. Check out the big news

MMA News, Commentary, and the Best of the Rest

With last years “TUF” receiving the series worst ratings yet, and the less than thrilling news that the up coming season’s coaches are Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin, lets take a look back at TUF’s history and see where things got de-railed. (Cage Potato)

So far this summer has been a huge for the UFC, and it isn’t over yet.  Here’s 10 UFC events still to come this summer that you can’t miss  (Bleacher Report)

In case you missed it, watch the ‘UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao’ full pre-fight press conference  (Fifth Round)

For the first time in a long time, there’s an abundance of Middleweight contenders for Anderson Silva to face.  Hear what Dana White has to say about the stacked division (Fightline.com)

“I’m gonna rock him with a punch and then submit him.”  Urijah Faber discusses his upcoming fight with Renen Barao.  Watch the interview here (MMASucka.com)

Chael Sonnen claims that he was distracted during his last fight with Anderson Silva when he saw Kenny Florian “stuffing his face  (MMANews.com)

Hector Lombard plans on finishing Tim Boetch in a “beautiful fashion.” Watch the full interview here (TheMMANews.com)

We’ve heard lost of names thrown around for who deserves to fight Anderson Silva next, but Alan Belcher, a name not usually considered, thinks he can beat Silva.  See Belcher’s breakdown of how he can beat the champion (Fighters.com)

Ryan Bader discusses training with Randy Couture, and K-1 kick-boxers to prepare for Lyoto Machida’s unorthodox style.  Get the full interview here  (ProMMANow.com)

Get a behind the scenes look at UFC 148 with Dana White’s Video Blog.  Watch the full video here (Lowkick.com)