UFC President Dana White has been very public about his disdain for UFC heavyweight Roy “Big Country” Nelson. White’s constant comments about Nelson’s weight and looks would likely get him sued if he was Nelson’s boss in a normal 9-to-5 working environment. Imagine the backlash if White made similar comments about one of his female fighters.
UFC lightweight Josh Thomson raised more than a few eyebrows last week when he compared gay marriage to polygamy, incest and pedophilia. During a discussion on his Facebook page, Thomson posed the question if people should be allowed to marry whoever they want, including more than one spouse at a time, siblings and young kids.
As he prepares for his World Series of Fighting main event, welterweight Jon Fitch took some time to respond to Dana White over some comments made about money. Fitch released a YouTube video earlier today. White issued a statement regarding the discretionary bonuses the UFC had given Fitch during his tenure with the company. In all those figures totaled just over $300, 000.
On this week’s UFC TONIGHT, Chael Sonnen announces his next fight against Shogun Rua at FOX Sports 1 1, while he and Kenny Florian break down this weekend’s UFC ON FUEL TV 10: NOGUEIRA VS. WERDUM. Fabricio Werdum talks about his upcoming fight. Plus we’ve got an exclusive Mike Tyson interview and much more.