Antonio Silva has officially joined "Team Nogueira," and will be training alongside such heavyweights as Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Junior dos Santos, according to "Bigfoot's" Twitter. Quite the collection of big men, but does this mean a move to UFC would create a few matchmaking issues among some of the elite heavyweight fighters in the world?
"Rampage" Jackson signs bout agreement today to fight Jon Jones at UFC 135 on Sept. 24 in Denver, Colorado. He announced as much on Twitter and proclaimed, quite simply, "I WANT MY BELT BACK!!" Anyone think he gets it?
Quinton Jackson takes to Twitter to assure his fans that he will be ready for Thiago Silva when the two square off at UFC 130 on May 28 in Las Vegas: "Thanks 2 all my fans 4 the support on my next fight,u have my word that I will train my ass off,I'm still on the road 2 get my belt back." Is this a good sign or a bad sign that we're already hearing this from "Rampage?"
"Killa B" Ben Saunders had his first post-UFC fight last night (Nov. 6) with World Extreme Fighting in Kissimmee, Florida, a submission (strikes) victory over Elijah Harshbarger (via Sherdog). After the win, Saunders had this to say, from his Twitter: "Won by 1st round tapout due to strikes!!! @UFC what's up! Bring me back baby!"