ProMMAnow was notified of the suspensions from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which regulated the UFC 156 event. The card saw 13 fighters receive medical suspensions for the efforts on Saturday night. There are several fighters that could be out for quite a while unless cleared by a doctor beforehand.
Mirko Cro Cop might still be angry about the two knees he took to the groin from Alistair Overeem back at DREAM 6 in September 2008 in Japan that halted the bout early via No Contest.
Or he might just be giving his unbiased opinion on what happens to a fighter who gets popped for elevated testosterone levels high enough to power a thoroughbred race horse, who then is forced to sit on the sidelines and return to the Octagon eight months later without pharmaceutical crutches.
UFC heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva shocked the MMA world at UFC 156 when he knocked out Alistair Overeem in the third round. There was a lot of bad blood between the two leading up to the fight with Overeem seemingly not respecting the skills of Silva. Silva told Overeem that “he was going to make him respect him” at the weigh-in’s. Overeem responded, “I’m going to [expletive] destroy you.” I guess you could say Overeem will have to respect Silva at this point.
The UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar event took place on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. It was a night of upsets and overall an excellent event except for the co-main event between former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Let’s take a look at the top five moments of the event.
Did any of you correctly pick all of the winners at UFC 156? I didn’t think so. What a night of fights and a night were the mighty fell and upsets were on tap. We will break down the real winners and losers of the event. We will also look ahead to what is on the horizon on the MMA landscape in the upcoming weeks.