Just hours before weighing in for his main event bout against Benson Henderson from the Saitama Super Arena in Japan, UFC® lightweight champion Frankie Edgar received an unexpected call in his hotel room. Calling the room of the 30-year-old Toms River, N.J. native was none other than New York Giants star Justin Tuck.
Two months into 2012, and there are already some mouth-watering UFC championship fights on tap. In April, light heavyweight king Jon Jones will defend his crown against No.1 contender and bitter rival Rashad Evans, in May heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is expected to collide with the fearsome Alistair Overeem.
Having already taken Chinese Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) to new heights in 2011 with a string of successful events, the Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation (RUFF) is raising the bar in 2012, and will return to Chongqing, China for RUFF 3, our most impressive event to date, on Saturday, March 24th at the Chongqing Indoor Stadium.