Cerrone In Baltimore, Wants To Fill UFC 172 Injury Void
Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, fought for three-minutes last weekend on “BIG” FOX.
By the time he left the cage victorious, he was already campaigning for his next opponent. Anyone, anyplace, anytime, and he meant it.
Yesterday we learned that Vagner Rocha backed out of his lightweight bout against Joe Ellenberger. With only three-days left before fight night, the UFC opted to remove the bout entirely, delaying the debut of, top UFC welterweight, Jake Ellenberger’s twin brother
Andrei Arlovski signs with UFC
The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Thursday night that a familiar face will be coming back to the octagon. Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski has re-signed with the promotion after fighting outside of the UFC since 2008.
Jon Jones Changes Story About Homophobic ‘Hacked Phone’ Incident
Last week, Jon Jones lost his phone, a mysterious homophobic hacker found it, and then proceeded to fire gay slurs at a Swedish teenager on Instagram under Jones’s identity. At least, that’s the story Jones and his manager Malki Kawa tried to feed us. It seemed fishy from the beginning, and it probably doesn’t help that Jones has now decided to edit his story a little bit.
Hermes Franca Deported to Brazil After Serving Sentence for Sexual Abuse
Back in May 2011, UFC veteran Hermes Franca was arrested and charged with seven counts of sexual abuse in the first degree and two counts of unlawful sexual penetration in the second degree, after allegedly molesting one of his own jiu-jitsu students, who was under the age of 14. After posting a vague letter on the UG in which he claimed that his party lifestyle had led him to “failing as a husband, a father, a dreamer,” Franca pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful penetration and one count of first-degree sexual abuse, and was sentenced to 42 months in prison in January 2012.