MMA News Roundup: Sonnen to Light Heavyweight, Silva Warned

Chael Sonnen

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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MMA News, Commentary, and the Best of the Rest

“I’m the biggest legitimate threat out there, that’s why he’s afraid.”  Allstair Overeem is certainly a terrifying man to most people, but he believes that even the Champion Junior Dos Santos is afraid of him.  Watch the interview here (MMASucka.com)

Though still only a few days old, it’s time to clear our minds of UFC 148 and get ready for  “UFC on Fuel tv 4.”  Here’s three things to have on mind when watching the fights tomorrow night (Bleacher Report)

This past weekend, Anderson Silva established himself yet again as the greatest fighter of all time.  Though great fighters deserve their praise, we must also honor the stepping stones that make their success possible.  Here’s a list of the worst 50 fighters in UFC history (Cage Potato)

“If you ever do anything like this again, that’s it for you in Nevada.”  Keith Kizer of NSAC’s warns Silva about future lash-outs at weigh ins.  Read what Silva, Sonnen, and Kizer had to say about Silva’s actions (Lowkick.com)

It seems Christmas has come early this year.  ESPN’s Body Issue featuring on it’s cover Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is just three days away from being released.  See the Cover photo and read about the issue here (Fightline.com)

“I have so much respect for this guy, Dana.”  Dana White recounts a conversation about Anderson Silva that he and Chael Sonnen had after the fight.  Read what other un-characteristic things Sonnen had to say about Silva  (MMAConvert.com)

It seems that a MMA fighter might finally be taking an ESPY.  Edson Barboza advances to the finals for “Best Play,” get the details here (5th Round)

With Chael Sonnen failing for a second time to take the title from his nemesis Anderson Silva, some are arguing that it would be a good move for him to move to the light heavy weight division.  Read the argument here (ProMMANow.com)

With a title shot on the line, we can expect both Chris Weidman and Mark Munoz to bring their A games tomorrow night at “UFC on Fuel 4.”  Hear what both fighters have to say about the bout (Fighters.com)

“We all make mistakes and we all do stupid s–t”  Dana White and Alistair Overeem are back on good terms.  Read about the meeting that cleared the air between the two (MMANews.com)

In case you missed it, here’s the full video of Tito Ortiz’s introduction to the UFC hall of fame (411mania.com)

 

 

 

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