Well the end came for the once #2 MMA promotion this weekend with Saturday’s Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine. The event saw a new middleweight champion get crowned, while showcasing several fighters that will now make the switch over to the UFC. Speaking of #2 MMA promotion, Bellator will be making their debut on Spike TV this coming week on a brand new night (Thursday).
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It’s been just four days since UFC 148 but the Octagon will once against play host to tonight’s UFC on FUEL TV 4 from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Headlined by a possible middleweight elimination bout between Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman, the winner could find themselves next up for UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
SAN JOSE, Cal. – Still recovering from Saturday’s UFC 148, MMAValor.com was inside the HP Pavilion for today’s UFC on FUEL TV 4 weigh-ins. A few of the fighters would need to step onto the scale behind a towel but all 22 fighters on the UFC on FUEL TV 4 fight card made weight.
Just four days removed from Saturday’s UFC 148, the UFC returns to San Jose, California with the UFC on Fuel TV 4. The last time the UFC was inside the HP Pavilion was for UFC 139 last December which was headlined by one of the best fights of the year between Dan Henderson and Mauricio Rua.
On the heels of a decent UFC 148 PPV card, the UFC will deliver some free entertainment packed with talent at this Wednesday’s UFC on Fuel TV 4. With the number one contender spot on the line for the Middleweight division, a couple of weight class shuffles, and some competitive scraps, we’ll have a great mid-week MMA boost, and a chance to turn a few bucks at the expense of the sport books.
All the TUF 14 fighters made weight for tomorrow’s finale but Coach Michael Bisping had to use the towel and was still a quarter pound heavy. His opponent Jason “Mayhem” Miller made weight and told Joe Rogan that the “time for talking is over” after the weigh-ins. The lovable Bisping took is anger towards Miller out on the fans.
Introducing the bantamweights and featherweight to the reality series, TUF 14 was one of the series best to date. Now with the series over all that is left to do is crown two new champions at Saturdays TUF 14 Finale.
Episode 3 kicks off with the recap of the previous featherweight fight between Marcus Brimage and Bryan Caraway before showing training sessions of each team. During Team Mayhem’s training session, Bisping and his esteemed assistant coaches, Razor Rob, Tiki, and Brady “Stinky Pinky” Fink take the tires off Mayhem’s car and put them in his locker room. That was a definite Win for Team Bisping. So that makes the official prank score 1-1 with Team Bisping coming back strong from the previous tire incident.