There was a lot of expectation and hype surrounding former Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard (31-3-1, 1 NC) as he made his UFC debut against Tim Boetsch at UFC 149 last month. The Cuban judo black belt came into the fight riding a remarkable 24-fight win streak, having not lost a bout since 2006.
Fight week, blog week, the Bald Father returns with his video blog for “UFC on FOX 4: Shogun vs. Vera” which takes place Saturday in Los Angeles. White answers the uproar from fans regarding the next light heavyweight title shot by adding Saturday’s co-main event into the mix. White returns to Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory to celebrate his birthday and Ryan Sheckler busts out. And White takes viewers behind the scenes at UFC 149.
UFC 149 has come and gone with the event being heavily criticized by UFC President Dana White and fans alike. The event was a bit underwhelming and the displeasure of the crowd echoing throughout the broadcast didn’t help things much either. However, the show must go on and there will be future matchups based on the outcomes of the fights that took place on Saturday night.
UFC President Dana White fielded questions on a variety of topics during the UFC 149 post-fight media scrum on Saturday night. He touched on topics such as MMA judging and referees hurting the sport of MMA because of incompetence . He talked about the UFC middleweight division and what’s potentially next for UFC champ Anderson Silva. He talks about the future of UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao, and much much more.
“UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao” takes place this evening at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is headlined by former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber taking on Team Nova Uniao’s Renan Barao in a fight for the UFC interim bantamweight title. ProMMAnow.com will provide LIVE results and play-by-play commentary of all the fights starting with the preliminary card which kicks off at 7 p..m. ET (4 p.m. PT) and streams LIVE on Facebook.