Fighter weigh-ins for Bellator MMA 97 took place this afternoon at Stage nightclub at the Santa Ana Star Casino in Rio Rancho, N.M. Headliners Michael Chandler and David Rickels both made weight for their Lightweight Title bout with Chandler coming in at 154. 4 pounds and Rickels weighing in at 154.6 pounds.
UFC president Dana White recently gave his thoughts on the possibility of British welterweight fighter Paul Daley returning to the UFC. “Semtex” is currently riding a four fight winning streak and was recently released from his contract with Bellator, so it will be interesting to see if the UFC are prepared to forget Daley’s troublesome past and give him a second chance in the Octagon.
Maxim Magazine has taken what appears to be probably the sexiest photo shoot yet of UFC women’s Bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey for their new Sept. 2013 cover. She has the focus of a laser beam, the intensity of a war general and the strength of a small ape. But somehow combined with that package is the finesse of a ballerina and the beauty of a California blonde beach girl.
On Sept. 4 The Ultimate Fighter 18: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate will premiere on the new FOX Sports 1 channel. UFC women’s Bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey will pit her team of four women and four men against the team of her arch nemesis Miesha Tate. Take a look at what is sure to be a drama-filled season in this video preview.