We often hear UFC commentator Joe Rogan talk about “UFC Jitters” when fighters are making their UFC debut. It doesn’t matter if the fighter is relatively young in the sport, of if he’s a bonafide veteran with 15 fights under his belt. Joe Rogan says the “UFC Jitters” are real, and many fighters have talked about them after making their debut in the UFC.
On this week’s UFC TONIGHT SPECIAL EDITION: TITO ORTIZ FIGHTER’S CUT, the UFC Hall of Famerrelivestwo of his biggest fights. First, The People’s Champ talks through his fight at UFC 51 where he faced Vitor Belfort. “This was one of the most memorable fights for me. Everything was on the line. I knew I had to push the pressure as much as possible and wait for him to make a small mistake.”
UFC lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez will make his octagon debut on Saturday night at the UFC on FOX 7 event. He’ll be taking on Ben Henderson for the UFC lightweight title in the main event. He appeared on FUEL TV’s “Ultimate Insider” on Tuesday night and talked to Jon Anik about why he deserves the title shot as the final Strikeforce lightweight champion.
UFC welterweight Johny Hendricks was featured on FUEL TV’s “Ultimate Insider” show on Tuesday night as he prepared to take on Carlos Condit at UFC 158 earlier this month. The footage shows Hendricks interacting with fans, cutting weight for the weigh-in, and his thought process in going into the fight with the former UFC interim welterweight champion.
This week’s Ultimate Insider looks at the upcoming “Fight for the Troops 2” card, the UFC’s relationship with the military is explored, Evan Dunham is profiled, and more.