The ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) staff puts on their prediction pants to give you their thoughts and fight picks for UFC 160. The heavyweight title is on the line. Mark Hunt tries to shock the world once again. Glover Teixeira tries for his 19th straight win. Two lightweights battle it out for a shot at the title and “Cowboy” Cerrone and KJ Noons are going to try to hurt each other… badly!
First off all you don’t make weight. Second of all you put on a stupid ass wig. Then thirdly you have the nerve to push your opponent for no good reason. Those three strikes got UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov thrown out of the UFC 160 weigh-ins Friday afternoon at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. UFC Hype Man and event coordinator Burt Watson is a helluva nice guy, but don’t be actin’ a fool on his stage — even if you are 19-0. Nurmagomedov is set to face Abel Trujillo as part of the UFC 160 prelims on FX Saturday night.
Fallon Fox makes her return to the cage for the first time since it was publicly revealed she is a transgender fighter who was born as a man but now lives and fights as a woman.
Championship Fighting Alliance 11 aka “The Fallon Fox Show” takes place this evening at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla. and airs LIVE on AXStv starting at 9 p.m. ET.
“Little” Patricia Vidonic will take her second short-notice fight in under a month when she takes on Alida Gray at “SCS 17: Mayhem” on Saturday, June 1 at Sugar Creek Casino in Hinton, Okla. Gray, who is making her pro debut, does not seem intimidated by the veteran and in fact sees her as a bit of a stepping stone toward her goal of fighting for Invicta.
Fight fans can watch a live stream of today’s UFC 160 fighter weigh-ins starting at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT) on ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com). UFC 160 weigh-ins are being held at MGM Grand Garden Arena, the same venue playing host to Saturday’s fight card headlined with a heavyweight title fight between Cain Velasquez and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.
NOTE: And on-demand video replay of the weigh-ins will be available immediately following the live stream.
“You might as well have gone into a cave and poked a stick at a hibernating bear.” That’s how Inside the Cage Radio host Greg DeLong described Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp’s response when she learned there was a manager using intimidation, manipulation and alleged sexual misconduct toward the promotion’s female fighters.
On June 15, 2013, V3Fights brings a powerhouse lineup of live MMA action at Minglewood Hall in Memphis, TN. The main event will feature the top two lightweight fighters in the Memphis area going up against each other. Champion, Tyler Hill, puts his title on the line against wrestling standout, Jaleel Willis.