Urijah Faber faces Renan Barao for the UFC interim bantamweight title. Hector Lombard makes his long-awaited UFC debut against Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch. The ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) staff weighs in with their thoughts and predictions on these fights and the rest of the UFC 149 Pay-Per-View card.
Canadian UFC fighter nick ring helped stop a street mugging that he witnessed while leaving Starbuck’s on Wednesday night. The 33-year-old fighter decided to get out of his car and step in to help a young couple who had been singled out by a group of around 10 “wannabe gangsters” as referred to by Ring.
The UFC held a special UFC 149 press conference today in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo and his UFC 149 opponent Eric Koch participated and the UFC 149 fight card was announced.
It is time for the ProMMANow.com report card. Some fighters will have a nice shiny “A” for their refrigerator, while some might try to make a “D” look like a “B.”
TUF 11 competitor Nick Ring will return to the Octagon for the second time on June 11 when he takes on UFC newcomer James Head at UFC 131 in Vancouver, British Columbia.