Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller has suffered his share of bumps and bruises along the campaign trail but nothing like the bop in the nose he suffered at the hands of Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White about a year ago. Miller fights as a hobby, and the bond he formed in the gym with White has led the two to team up on a campaign aimed at reminding young people to return their census forms.
Apparently, Frank Mir doesn’t really wish death on Ultimate Fighting Championship nemesis Brock Lesnar. On Tuesday, a day after quotes from a Friday interview on a Pittsburgh radio station began to circulate on the Internet and in print, the 30-year-old Las Vegan and the UFC were in full damage-control mode. During that interview, Mir said of Lesnar, ”I hate who he is as a person. I want to break his neck in the ring.”
Michael Bisping’s most recent UFC victory was impressive enough, but it couldn’t blot out the memories of his most devastating defeat — mainly because he won’t allow it to.
World Extreme Cagefighting wants to put its best foot forward in its pay-per-view debut on April 24.
The dominating performance of Randy Couture in the main event of UFC 109 on Saturday night might have been enough to earn the five-time Ultimate Fighting Championship champion another title shot.
Randy Couture lost a wrestling match to Mark Coleman many years ago. Couture proved Saturday night he is the far superior mixed martial artist at this stage of their careers, submitting his fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Famer in the main event of UFC 109 at Mandalay Bay.
The main event on tonight’s UFC 109 card at Mandalay Bay between Randy Couture and Mark Coleman could be greatly influenced by a man standing outside the cage.
The success of the Ultimate Fighting Championship has been built largely on the brash, outspoken style of its president, Dana White. Now one of the organization’s top middleweight contenders is trying to build his career in much the same way. Chael Sonnen will meet Nate Marquardt in a featured bout on the UFC 109 card at Mandalay Bay on Saturday night, a fight that will determine the next challenger for the middleweight title that Anderson Silva will defend against Vitor Belfort in April.