Chris Camozzi always planned on fighting on Saturday’s “UFC on FX 8” card in Brazil. He didn’t always plan on fighting Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. He certainly didn’t expect to be in The UFC’s co main event.
This fight is huge for MMA and a star like Rousey could really help push the UFC into the mainstream.
UFC history will be made Saturday night in Anaheim, California, as for the first time ever, women will compete inside The Octagon.
Ronda Rousey has an Olympic judo medal, a commanding presence and a merciless string of victories in her short mixed martial arts career.
Chael Sonnen is a two time challenger for Anderson Silva’s UFC middleweight title, a future challenger for Jon Jones’ UFC light heavyweight title, and the organization’s undisputed champion of trash talking.
Frankie Edgar drops down to featherweight to challenge champion Jose Aldo, who is widely regarded as one of the best pound for pound fighters in the entire sport.
Frankie Edgar is going to lose his 3rd straight title fight. I just don’t see how Edgar is going to be able to match Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo’s speed.
Daniel Cormier is not taking his opponent lightly in Saturday night’s final Strikeforce fight card in Oklahoma City, even if few insiders know very little about him.
What Jon Jones had no interest in doing this past Labor Day weekend will become a reality for him next April, and the build up to it will play out in front of a national television audience.
Bonnar will take on UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, and he will do it in Silva’s back yard.
Anderson Silva is everything that you want a fighter to be. He is a well-rounded fighter with a black belt in Jiu-Jitsu to go with the best stand up in all of MMA.
Once you get past the rare instance of two 5 round title fights on one card, you will find what could easily be a co main event on any other pay per view (or for that matter, a main event on any network card).