-- UFC heavyweight Antonio Silva posted a picture of his weight as of Friday (May 10, 2013) on his official Twitter account just over two weeks prior to his UFC 160 title showdown with Cain Velasquez. “Bigfoot” is the physically largest heavyweight on the UFC roster, as he has to cut down to the 265-pound divisional limit. Silva will likely have a 25-35 pound weight advantage over Velasquez on the night of the fight, which could help him earn a victory.
-- UFC middleweight (and perhaps future welterweight) Hector Lombard recently posted a picture of his cauliflower ear on his official Twitter account, and the mixed martial arts (MMA) community collectively vomited. There are some nasty cauliflower ears in the sport, but Lombard’s is the kind that will haunt your nightmares for the coming weeks.
Even though "Bi-polar" Shane Carwin called Roy Nelson "fat" and hurt his feelings, "Big Country" was willing to put their rivalry aside to wish him a fond farewell on Facebook. These two power-punching foes were expected to slug it out last December, but the recently-retired "Engineer" succumbed to one of his many injuries and would never return. That makes Nelson sad. Sincere? Or sarcasm?
-- UFC welterweight Dan Hardy will join UFC commentator Joe Rogan on the popular “Joe Rogan Experience” podcast this Wednesday (May 8, 2013) at 2 p.m. ET. Among the issues discussed will certainly be MMA and the heart complication that is currently preventing the 30-year-old from active competition.
You may have scene members of Floyd Mayweather's clique wearing "Mayweather Promotions" swag. However, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Mayweather Promotions is not a recognized boxing promotion in Nevada. In other words, Floyd Mayweather is a subsidiary of Golden Boy Promotions. However, one time friend 50 cent's promotion, SMS Promotion, is a recognized by the Nevada State Athletic Commission