– Wanderlei Silva is a legend within the sport of MMA, relationship again to his battles in Japan with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Now, years later, the 2 will meet as soon as extra at Bellator 206 subsequent month.
Silva, who turned 42 years previous earlier this 12 months, ended a four-year exodus from the game in 2017 when he dropped a call to Chael Sonnen. The final win for “The Axe Murderer” got here in 2013, as he additionally misplaced to Jackson in 2008 after scoring wins in 2004 and 2003 in opposition to him.
Check out highlights of a current coaching session involving Silva within the video above courtesy MMA Fighting.
– Luke Rockhold, a former UFC middleweight champion, has been rumored for a second date with Chris Weidman later this 12 months. While that continues to be unofficial but, Rockhold did hearth off some attention-grabbing feedback concerning Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones throughout a current interview with MMAjunkie.
“This sport is starting to get a little jokey,” Rockhold stated. “I’m just sick of watching Brock, watching Jon; when you get down to real business, these guys should be suspended for a long time. People are learning how to cheat the system.”
Lesnar is rumored for a date with Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight title in early 2019 after he serves a suspension and is cleared by USADA. Jones, a former gentle heavyweight champion, can also be presently sidelined for failing a drug check.
“I like fighting clean,” Rockhold added. “I’ve always fought clean, and I want to fight clean people. I want to fight fair. I want a fair playing field.”
– Tickets for the much-anticipated showdown between light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former champion Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in October went on sale this previous week. And it appears like they did not final lengthy.
Three minutes was all it took… ?? #UFC229 pic.twitter.com/iUdePPDZUa
— UFC on BT Sport (@btsportufc) August 17, 2018
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