Not that it had anything to do with his loss to Mauricio Rua last night (Aug. 27, 2011) at UFC 134, but Forrest Griffin had to be rushed home to Las Vegas shortly after the conclusion of the event so he could be with his wife, who was giving birth to their child.
What's at stake for Forrest Griffin and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua when the two square off at UFC 134 on Aug. 27 in Rio de Janiero, Brazil? Find out right here.
Oh, to be a gambling man. Rich Franklin is making good on his promise that he would get a tattoo if he was to lose to Forrest Griffin at UFC 126, according to MMAFighting.com. After dropping a unanimous decision, "Ace" is apparently getting a dragon put on his back and will be providing photos once it is finished.
Rich "Ace" Franklin graces the cover of the Januay 2011 issue of Muscle and Fitness magazine in the lead-up to his fight against Forrest Griffin at UFC 126: "Silva vs Belfort" on Feb. 5 in Las Vegas.
Meet Forrest Griffin - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt. He was awarded the honor by Robert Drysdale. Props: mixedmartialarts.com
Forrest Griffin book tour for "Be Ready When The Sh*t Goes Down: A Survival Guide To The Apocalypse" kicks off this upcoming week. Dates, times and locations are as follows: Tuesday, August 03, 2010 BOOK REVUE 313 New York AVE Huntington, NY 11743 Wednesday, August 04, 2010 BOOKENDS 232 E. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Wednesday, August 04, 2010 BORDERS BOOKS Wall ST - 100 Broadway New York, NY 10005 Thursday, August 05, 2010 BARNES & NOBLE 301 Main ST Exton, PA 19341 Friday, August 06, 2010 BARNES & NOBLE 2200 Eastridge Loop San Jose, CA 95122 Saturday, August 07, 2010 BARNES & NOBLE 5604 Bay Street Emeryville, CA 94608 Monday, August 09, 2010 BORDERS 1072 Camino Del Rio N San Diego, CA 92108 Tuesday, August 10, 2010 BORDERS 3700 Torrance Blvd Torrance, CA 90503 Wednesday, August 11, 2010 BORDERS 6521 Las Vegas Blvd. S Las Vegas, NV 89119