UFC Headed to Quebec City for April 16 Event
Quebec City, Quebec will be the latest city in Canada to hold a UFC event as it will host The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale on April 16, 2014, according to a UFC
source. The Quebec capital will join Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver as the sixth Canadian city to host a UFC card.
This event will be the culmination of the TUF Nations series which starts on January 15th. As usual, the Finale will feature the finalists from the series of fights on the TV series. The Quebec City card will have the TUF Nations
Middleweight and Lightweight finalists. The card will be televised by Fox Sports 1 and Sportsnet.
Myles Jury Promoted to BJJ Black Belt
Unbeaten as a pro, a stint that includes four UFC victories, top lightweight prospect Myles Jury added another accolade to his trophy case when he was awarded his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt.
"Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was my first love and passion in martial arts," said the 25-year-old Jury. "My goal has been to become a elite level black belt, so accomplishing that is an amazing feeling and honor to represent the skills taught by Professor Don Richard and Master Caique. The sky is the limit and this opens the door to a lot more goals that I now have."
Holly Holm wants 'six figures' to fight with Ronda Rousey
Holly Holm's manager and promoter Lenny Fresquez stood up with Sherdog, and discussed what their team wants with the UFC. Holm, 32, is wildy popular in her home state of New Mexico, and has won women's boxing world title 18 times. She is 6-0 in MMA, the same record UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey had when she entered the UFC.