Liverpool based newspaper Liverpool Echo is reporting that UFC veteran Paul Kelly was arrested on drug charges after his home and others were raided by Police late Monday night. During the raid, drugs and ammunition were found at the three homes that were raided. Four people were arrested including Kelly, who has been charged with conspiracy to supply Class A and B drugs.
UFC on Fuel TV 3’s “fight of the night” between Chan Sung Jung and Dustin Poirier had the crowd at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. on their feet for all four rounds of high paced back and forth action. The MMA world blew up in praise for the fight and calls for it to be a “fight of the year” candidate rang out in the bout’s wake. Take a look at these highlights from the amazing battle.
Following UFC on Fuel TV 3 Tuesday night at The Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., UFC President Dana White announced the “Fight of the Night”, “Knockout of the Night” and “Submission of the Night” bonus winners, each being worth $40,000. “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung was the top earner of the night, bringing home both “Submission of the Night” and “Fight of the Night” honors, for a total of $80,000 in bonus money.
Chael Sonnen appeared on Canada’s The Sports Network show “Off the Record” and was asked if former professional wrestler “Stone Cold” Steve Austin was part of his coaching staff. Sonnen says that Austin is his strength and conditioning coach but both parties have agreed to not talk about their working relationship publicly. Check the video!
Chad “Grave digger” Griggs (11-2) will be making the move to the light heavyweight division after getting steamrolled by Travis Browne in his UFC debut last month. The Strikeforce Heavyweight veteran was on a six fight win streak at heavyweight until being stopped by Travis Browne at UFC 145 in Griggs’ UFC debut.