This is the eighth episode of Pro UKMMA Now Radio hosted by Jay Cee. This show features an interview with Matt Ewin, who fights out of Trojan Free Fighters gym and will be taking on Andrew Punshon at Made 4 The Cage 10 this Saturday, May 25th. Jay also speaks with Lee Decker about his promotion, Amateur Cage Battles, and their sixth event, which takes place this Saturday.
John Cholish retires from the sport of MMA. He cited the major factor in his decision was not only the issue of pay for fighters, but also that time he spent away from friends and family was not worth trading just for the love of the sport. It is clear this was not a decision he made on the fly. He stated it was a decision he came to over the past year.
The man of the hour, 36-year-old veteran Vitor Belfort (23-10), who just got done knocking out his second straight top-10 middleweight in the last five months, has issued an apology for the way he reacted to questions about TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy) at the UFC on FX 8 post-fight press conference Saturday night.
To say that Luke Rockhold looked disappointed following his loss to Vitor Belfort on Saturday night would be an understatement. At the UFC on FX 8 press conference, Rockhold, the former Strikeforce middleweight champion looked both despondent and frustrated as he sat in front of the media post-fight.
UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort knocked out former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold on Saturday night in the UFC on FX 8 main event. Belfort also knocked out Michael Bisping in the main event of the UFC on FX 7 card via second round KO. Both Rockhold and Bisping are thought to be top flight middleweight fighters, yet Belfort blew through both of them with relative ease.
Following Vitor Belfort’s devastating knockout of Luke Rockhold in the UFC on FX 8 main event Saturday night, the fighters gathered for the traditional post-fight press conference at Arena Jaraguá in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza who made a very impressive UFC debut, was also in attendance, as was Gleison Tibau and others.