UFC middleweight standout Yoel Romero threw out the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox game recently. No, the Soldier of God didn’t knock anyone out and for what it’s worth he also didn’t kiss anyone or tell Michael Bisping he loved him. Still, it was entertaining and Romero is a very likeable guy. Check it out…
MMA Fighting says CM Punk is fighting later this year according to reports. Punk got obliterated by Mickey Gall in his debut at UFC 203 and hasn’t fought since. Fighter Mike Jackson looks to be the next opponent in line for the former WWE champion with a comparable record albeit with a bit more experience. We gave Punk a pass since his first opponent was a certified killer with championship potential so maybe this time in his hometown of Chicago at UFC 225 CM Punk can put one in the win column. If not he will most likely be out of a job. Let’s hope he doesn’t try this over confident no hand shake face off he had with Gall. Not a smart move.
CM Punk (Phil Brooks) takes questions from fans following the UFC on Fox 16 weigh-ins Friday in Chicago. The former WWE superstar is expected to make his UFC debut later this year. Oh and you don’t want to miss how he handles the hecklers in this one, one guy even wants to fight him. Please … Read more
TJ Dillashaw will defend his bantamweight title in a rematch against former champion Renan Barao at UFC on Fox 16 Saturday in Chicago. Also, Miesha Tate takes on rising women’s bantamweight Jessica Eye in the co-headliner. The fighters took to the scales today and all made weight without issue although Barao did have to strip … Read more
On a live interview on FOX Sports Live Wednesday night newly-signed UFC fighter and former WWE superstar CM Punk revealed he’s actually only sparred MMA with “inexperienced people just a few times” and is still a white belt in BJJ. “I’ve never even got my blue belt,” Punk stated. “I train so infrequently with Rener Gracie… … Read more
Daredevil Nik Wallenda successfully walked between Chicago skyscrapers on Sunday night without a safety net. In one part of the walk, Wallenda walked on an incline, and the other part he did while blindfolded at over 600 feet into the air. The stunt was aired on LIVE TV (with a 10 second delay) in case … Read more
For the third straight year Chicago’s United Center will host a January UFC event at Dana White announced the promotion’s return on January 25th. White took to FOX Sports Live last night to break the news. UFC 170 was also announced for February 22nd and will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. No fights were announced for either event.