Kenny Florian admitted to hospital for staph infection

One of the UFC’s top lightweight contenders, Kenny “KenFlo” Florian (13-4) has been admitted to the hospital for a staph infection and will have to undergo minor surgery according to the fighter’s Twitter account. On Sunday, April 11, Kenny posted on his Twitter account: “Last 2 days have been brutal. Staph infection has been extremely … Read more

Elvis Sinosic and Ben Rothwell forced to withdraw from UFC 110

Due to a shoulder injury, “The King of Rock n’ Rumble” Elvis Sinosic has been forced out of his preliminary card rematch against Chris Haseman at UFC 110, taking place at Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia, this Saturday, Feb. 20. The main card has also been hit. Big Ben Rothwell has been forced to withdraw … Read more

Brock Lesnar will be back

According to Greg Nelson, Brock Lesnar’s coach from Minnesota Martial Arts Academy, the current UFC Heavyweight Champion will be back. This is the most definite news we have received regarding Lesnar’s future since it was first announced he had been sidelined with diverticulitis. Nelson was a guest today on ESPN’s MMA Live and spoke with … Read more

Lesnar-Carwin postponed; Ortiz-Griffin to headline UFC 106

Brock Lesnar will not be defending his UFC Heavyweight Title against Shane Carwin in the UFC 106 main event on Nov. 21. Instead, former light heavyweight champions Forrest Griffin and a returning Tito Ortiz will collide in a headlining rematch.

UFC reports indicate Lesnar has been ill for nearly a month and has not been able to train. Carwin, via Twitter even mentioned the possibility of the champ having swine flu. However, UFC President Dana White has indicated he does not believe Lesnar has the H1N1 virus.

It looks like the Lesnar vs. Carwin fight will be rescheduled for some time early 2010. Jan. 2 has been mentioned as a possible date, which if the case, would put the fight as the headliner for UFC 108.

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