UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem posted an interesting photo on his Instagram (@AlistairOvereem) today. It shows a fight poster for the UFC on FOX SPORTS 1:1 card with Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson as the headliner, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Chael Sonnen and Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne all slated for the Aug. 17 event in Boston
The UFC held a media conference call Tuesday for their upcoming UFC 161 card taking place Saturday, June 15, at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Light heavyweight headliners Dan Henderson and “Suga” Rashad Evans, along with heavyweight co-headliners Roy “Big Country” Nelson and Stipe Miocic participated in the call.
There’s a lot going on this week around the world of MMA. A few things you must check out as die hard MMA fans include: Pat and Rosey dropping it like it’s hot in a blizzard, Stephan Bonnar comes out of hiding, a new double knockout video, Nick Diaz does a marathon speed bag session, Shogun Rua is training with Freddie Roach, Doug Marshall abuses his cornerman, Ryan Bader is injured, the new Conor McGregor documentary from MTV UK and an edited version of the now classic UFC 158 conference call.
UFC on FOX 5 takes place this evening at KeyArena in Seattle, Wash. and features a lightweight championship bout between current 155-pound champ “Smooth” Benson Henderson vs. Nate Diaz.