TUF 20 Finale's Charles Oliveira promises no weight issues for Stephens
As much of a spin as anyone wants to put on it, there’s really no sugarcoating what happened to Charles Oliveira the last time he had a UFC fight booked.
Oliveira badly missed weight for a fight against Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night 50 in September. The struggle with the scale was owed to him being sick, and ultimately he wasn’t deemed well enough to fight the next night.
Bellator MMA President Scott Coker: We're bringing 'the fringe fans back'
All you former and fringe MMA fans who may have seen your love for the sport subside over the years? You’re on Scott Coker’s wish list.
Coker, who’s still in his first year as Bellator MMA’s president, recently wrapped up his biggest event for the company. He thinks it served as proof that the promotion’s strategy in 2015 needs to focus on winning back fans who may have drifted away from the sport.
Struve on Reem: it's simple, I'm better
UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve got his jaw broken last fight by Mark Hunt, in March of 2013. Then he was diagnosed with a leaking heart valve. And when he came back at UFC 175, he had a fainting spell and panic attack.
But now he's really back.
Stephens: Oliveira has a weak chin
At this weekend's TUF 20 Finale the card will showcase plenty of women's fights in the new strawweight division, but co-headling the card is an interesting match-up between featherweights Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveria. For his part, Stephens is confident and believes he can finish Oliveria, whom he claims has a 'weak chin':