Both UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones are expected back in the octagon in October. However, not to fight each other.
Former ”The Ultimate Fighter 13” contender Keon ”Black Assassin” Caldwell has signed a multi-fight deal with WSOF and is expected to make his debut with the promotion late summer or early autumn. 23-year-old Caldwell will be a part of WSOF’s lightweight roster.
Caldwell left ”The Ultimate Fighter 13” in the show’s second episode due to family reasons and was replaced by Justin Edwards. He has fought since 2007 and has 10 professional MMA bouts behind him.
Quinton ”Rampage” Jackson has signed a multi-year partnership with Bellator MMA, TNA Wrestling and Spike TV, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney announced today together with Spike TV president Kevin Kay and TNA Wrestling president Dixie Carter. Jackson will not only be competing in Bellator, but will
also join TNA’s ”Impact Wrestling” and participate in a special reality show leading up to his Bellator debut.
This summer at UFC on FOX 8 Liz Carmouche will meet Jessica Andrade for what will be the first woman’s fight on the FOX network. Andrade replaces Miesha Tate who was originally scheduled to fight Carmouche, but who will now replace injured Cat Zingano as a coach on “The Ultimate Fighter” season 18.
UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson takes place June 15 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
World Series of Fighting 3: Fitch vs. Burkman will be held June 14 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Check out the official trailer of "The DNA of GSP", a documentary on UFC World Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre.
Josh Barnett makes his UFC return against Frank Mir at UFC 164.
UFC 164 takes place August 31 at Bradley Center in Milwaukee.
Rashad Evans pre-fight interview ahead of his fight against Dan Henderson at UFC 161.
Yesterday it was announced that Cat Zingano was out of TUF 18 as an opposite coach to UFC queen Ronda Rousey. The reason for that was a knee injury Zingano had suffered which required surgery. She has been replaced by former female Strikeforce champion Miesha Tate.