Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight, we’ve got Roan Carneiro showing off Cormier’s last minute weight loss program, Chuck Liddell and Randy Couture in the gym long after their epic rivalry a la Rocky-Apollo, Robbie Lawler sparring at Henri Hooft’s new gym, John Kavanagh talking McGregor vs. Mayweather, knockouts, podcasts and much more.
I Am Number Four
Chuck Liddell and Randy Couture had one of the most memorable trilogies in early mixed martial arts (MMA) history, with “Iceman” taking two out of three. Now, the UFC legends are going at it a fourth time in training ... albeit not with the intent to hurt each other. Via BloodyElbow.com:
Roan Carneiro explains and demonstrates how Daniel Cormier lost that last pound and change at UFC 210’s controversial weigh ins. It’s perfectly feasible, as you can see, despite Cormier’s bold-faced denial. Even though he is now retired, Anthony Johnson’s team wants 20 percent of Cormier’s purse for the shenanigans, which saved Cormier’s right to defend his Light Heavyweight belt.
In this videos I show how to lost 3 pounds in 15 seconds.#DanielCormier know and teaching it yesterday at the weigh in. It is easy just follow my tricks... Neste video eu ensino como perder 1.5kg em menos de 15 segundos. Todos virão o @dc_mma ensinou para todos como é fácil. #magodabalanca #cormierknows #oldtrick #malandroémalandro #maneemane @rodolfovieira89 @caradesapatojr @junior_cigano @bigfootsilva @dc_mma @dinthomas @jonnybones
Say what you will, but the trick worked for Cormier. Now, we just await the return of Cialis Boy.
Bobs and Weaves
Henri Hooft may have been the trainer for American Top Team rivals the Blackzilians, but it appears Robbie Lawler is now training under him at his new gym. Lawler is scheduled to fight Donald Cerrone on July 8, 2017, at UFC 213.
Robbie Lawler Back in the Gym Sparring. Training at Henri Hooft's New Gym https://t.co/vlVNFLMoyO— Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) April 10, 2017
Here he can be seen in the background ahead of Johnson’s ill-fated clash with Cormier.
Bellator MMA plans on snapping up top Middleweights while UFC and Michael Bisping mess around with “super fights.”
Just spoke to Bellator MMA president Scott Coker who told me if Gegard Mousasi and Jacare Souza become free, they will speak to them both.— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 10, 2017
Fabricio Werdum getting riled ahead of his trilogy fight with Alastair Overeem at UFC 213.
Never take Werdum's Acai from the refrigerator! pic.twitter.com/uhOLgjf50K— Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) April 11, 2017
Tito Ortiz ... always ahead of the curve with forward-thinking questions:
Slips, Rips and KO Clips
I missed this one from the weekend:
Good morning— Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) April 9, 2017
Sigitas Gaizauskas (Lithuania) KO's Kobal Petchasira (Max MT) pic.twitter.com/XqNWMgsEnM
This clip has a lot of rewatch value!
haha this leg defense! pic.twitter.com/Z4WTuLnCog— The Wrestling Nomad (@wrestlingnomad) April 9, 2017
Another look at Lomachenko’s showboating ...
This guy also clowns and does crazy stuff, and I had never heard of him before. Apparently he fights in RIZIN this weekend!
An old classic:
- Weidman’s corner erupts after the controversial stoppage
- Nah, Rockhold, you ain’t gettin no interim belt.
- Read Ben Fowlke’s piece about Pride, Roppongi brawls, and the Yakuza
Podcasts and Video
“The MMA Hour,” lasting three hours, 39 minutes and 29 seconds!
The Co-Main Event Podcast:
The Monday Morning Analyst:
2 things:— Josh Sánchez (@jnsanchez) April 11, 2017
1) How did these people only swear once?
2) I am totally "Why would you even park your car there?" guy pic.twitter.com/w7TQJARXLl
Stay woke, Maniacs!