Looks like the UK has been getting the Overeem special in their meat.
Pic: Chael Sonnen joins the cast of UFC Tonight on FUEL TV, replacing Todd Harris alongside Kenny Florian after turning down gigs at the "sinking ships" he calls The Tonight Show and 60 Minutes. The mouthy TUF 17 coach will have to juggle his broadcasting duties, which begin on Jan. 29, 2013, with his light heavyweight title fight against Jon Jones at UFC 159 on April 27 in New Jersey. "The American Gangster" is officially on board. Who's tuning in? Photo via Tito Couture
Video: UFC President Dana White sends a video message from the operating room, saying, "It's over, I did it! Dr. Tooth did a fantastic job." For more on White's surgery for Meniere's Disease in Los Angeles, Calif., this morning, which required his left ear to be partially removed (and then re-attached) click here. For those who can't see the video above click here.
Pic: Dr. Nick "The Tooth" bedside for Dana White's surgery for Meniere's Disease in Los Angeles. Perhaps the unlikely good luck charm will help the UFC president get back on his feet and onto a plane for this weekend's UFC on FX 7 event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. For more background on White's battle with his inner ear click here.
The Joker, Michael Guymon talks to MMAprime.tv about his life, journey and battles throughout his MMA career. Joker talks about everything from being KOTC champ, to winning inside of the UFC and now fighting in his home town under the Bellator FC banner. Joker discusses his personal demons, as well as his personal success. Guymon talks about the grind and toll taken on a fighter both mentally and physically; as he discusses everything from fighter pay, to winning percentage; as he aims for a victory this week in his Bellator FC debut.
Video: King Mo knocks out sparring partner inside Floyd Mayweather's gym as Roy Nelson looks on. The Bellator light heavyweight attraction just sent a chill up the spine of the rest of the 205-pound bracket (see it here), which kicks off this Thursday night (Jan. 17) live on Spike TV. Lawal held the division strap under the Strikeforce banner and may do likewise for his new employer if he keeps swinging like that.
TwitPic: Dana White is finally heading to Los Angeles to undergo surgery for Meniere's Disease. He then plans to walk out of the operating room and onto a plane to Brazil to catch UFC on FX 7 this weekend. For more on White's dizzying battle with vertigo click here.
Pic: Bas Rutten undergoes neck surgery. He shares via Facebook: "... tomorrow morning I will get my neck surgery.... They will fuse three discs together in my neck which will make space for my nerves that are caught right now, and then hopefully I will get my strength back!" Get well soon, "El Guapo."