Eddie Alvarez is still having to keep his career over ice, as he does battle with his former employer. Alvarez had planned on moving over to The UFC, but due to a contract dispute he may or may not be able to do that. It’s in the judge’s hands now, and any fighter will tell you that’s not a good place to be.
Roy Nelson has been on a bit of a hot streak winning 4 out of his last 5 by KO/TKO. Nelson gives credit for his recent success to the bonus money he’s won. He says it allowed him to reinvest in himself.
Vitor Belfort goes into depth regarding his philosophy of not only fighting but also his life. Belfort contends a strong mind will make a strong body.
Chris Weidman has every right to be upset about the general lack of interest in his fight with Anderson Silva, but he’s not. I really like his attitude about this. Fans still seem more interested in Silva fighting just about anybody but Weidman. I’m guilty of this too; my ears perk up anytime I hear something about Silva/GSP or Silva/Jones, Silva/Weidman not so much. In all seriousness, that’s not fair to Weidman.
The guys from The MMA Beat are back after taking a few months off. They basically focus on Anderson Silva and Shane Carwin.
Luke Rockhold talks about Vitor Belfort and their fight. Rockhold says he has issue with Belfort’s use of TRT, but there’s not much he can do aboout it, and he needs to get Vitor out of his way to fight Anderson Silva.
As UFC 160 draws near, we take a took at Glover Teixeira and James Te Huna and listen to what they expect from each other and themselves.
Luke Rockhold is ready to fight Vitor Belfort, but he’s aware of some potential disadvantage. Rockhold says he knows the first round will be the toughest, and he knows he’ll have to survive for the first five minutes. Rockhold plans to take the fight slow and wear down his Brazilian foe.
Mark Hunt says Junior Dos Santos will have to take the fight to the ground, and contrary to what Dos Santos thinks, Hunt says his striking arsenal is on a higher level.
At UFC 160, Junior Dos Santos will face fellow heavyweight Mark Hunt. Dos Santos feels his striking skills will lead him to another KO victory, as he tries to put together another title run.