It was revealed on Tuesday night’s edition of “Inside the Octagon” that Chris Weidman either wants a title shot next, or the opportunity to fight the winner of the Michael Bisping vs. Brian Stann fight at UFC 152. According to Ariel Helwani, Weidman views a matchup between himself and the winner of the Bisping/Stann fight as a number one contenders fight with the winner fighting Anderson Silva in early 2013.
UFC GYM®, the ultimate fitness destination that goes beyond the traditional workout, will celebrate the official grand opening of its much anticipated first signature club, UFC GYM BJ PENN. The gym whose ‘Train Different’ philosophy has already made waves on the mainland with multiple locations in CA, will host a grand opening event on Saturday, August 18th.
Heavyweight fighter Manny “Bam Bam” Lara (4-1) talks to ProMMAnow.com about his unique journey to becoming an MMA fighter and how Mark Munoz helped him out during a tumultuous time in his career.
UFC on FUEL TV: Munoz vs. Weidman, the fourth UFC® Fight Night on FUEL TV (www.fuel.tv), delivered the network’s third most-watched day in history and its second most-watched night of Primetime with 211,000 total viewers, according to figures released by Nielsen Media Research. The action-packed three-hour program, which featured six live bouts, was the fourth of FUEL TV’s six exclusive UFC events in 2012.
Congrats to Chris Weidman tonight for one helluva victory over Mark Munoz. And… No disrespect to Chris Weidman, but is Rashad Evans “what’s next” for Anderson Silva? In the grand scheme of things we must readily admit that there are no current 185 pound fighters that are in the same league as Anderson Silva right now. I know, I know. People deserve a chance; but really that’s just a cliche, it’s not true.
The UFC on FUEL TV 4 post-fight press conference will take place this evening at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., following the main event bout between top middleweight contenders Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman. A live video stream of the press conference will broadcast here on ProMMAnow.com at approximately 11:30 p.m. ET (8:30 p.m. PT local time).