Former UFC fighters Rich Franklin and Jorge Gurgel are a pair of genuinely good guys. Rich coached Jorge on the second season of The Ultimate Fighter but they trained together long before that. Let me set this video up after saying all of this. Rich Franklin was taking an ice bath to help his body recover and in walks Jorge. After some antics Gurgel climbs in and Rich doesn’t seem that shocked even after Jorge creates a makeshift thong. Check it out…
The television landscape just broadened once again as news being reported by MMAFighting.com and other outlets say that the Kansas City based promotion Titan FC has singed an agreement to be broadcast on CBS Sports Network. A debut on the network may be set for February 28th with a main event pitting two UFC veterans against each other. The Ultimate Fighter veterans Jorge Gurgel and Mike Ricci are set to meet in Kansas City.
Donald Cerrone is staying busy following an up and down 2013. The lightweight had four fights this year starting with a January loss to Anthony Pettis. He would rebound to win against KJ Noons and then fall to Rafael dos Anjos in Indianapolis. He came back strong with a submission of the night at UFC 167 over Evan Dunham. His first task has been penciled in for 2014 as he heads to Chicago to meet Adriano Martins.
Strikeforce Challengers 18 takes place this evening at The Pearl inside the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and features BJJ black belt Jorge Gurgel vs. Joe Duarte in the main event.
Five months after getting married, Jorge and Zoila Gurgel open up about how they first met and how a marriage between two professional MMA fighters works. It’s a true MMA love story.
BJJ black belt Jorge Gurgel will face Joe “Hybrid” Duarte in a lightweight match-up in the Strikeforce Challengers 18 main event on Friday, Aug. 12, from the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas.