MMA News Roundup: Sonnen vs. Jones, UFC On FOX 5 Additions

Chael Sonnen

Chael Sonnen

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.

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“UFC on FOX 5” is going to be huge, as Ben Henderson vs. Nate Diaz, Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio Rua, and B.J. Penn vs. Rory MacDonald have been added to the card.

Chael Sonnen is moving up to the 205 lb. division. Check out who the former middleweight contender meets this December.

MMA News, Commentary, and the Best of the Rest

Frankie Edgar says he is staying at 155 lbs., but his boxing coach thinks a trip down to bantamweight is his best bet (Cage Potat0)

“UFC on FOX 5” got three huge additions this past week, but none bigger than UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson vs. Nate Diaz. And BR’s Jeremy Botter explains the evolution of the UFC and FOX’s relationship (Bleacher Report)

Chael Sonnen may have only just returned to light heavyweight, but he and champion Jon Jones are already going at it (Lowkick.com)

Nate Diaz is meeting Ben Henderson at “UFC on FOX 5,” and “Smooth” is just the guy he was hoping to face (5th Round)

Check out the medical suspensions from last weekend’s UFC 150 (Fightline.com)

Georges St. Pierre vs. Anderson Silva is the fight everyone wants, but the champ says he is fully focused on Carlos Condit (Fighters.com)

Invicta FC announced that they will crown their first champion in the promotion’s third event (MMASucka.com)

The B.J. Penn UFC Gym opens in Hawaii this August. Check out all the info (ProMMANow.com)

You’ve been waiting for it, and it’s here. Check out the Fightland Documentary right here (MMANews.com)

Jeremy Stephens heads back into the Octagon at “UFC on FX 5.” Check out his video blog heading into the event (TheMMANews.com)