Did You Know?
Ronda Rousey was an altar girl in grade school.
Cub Swanson has three TKOs in his last three UFC fights (George Roop, Ross Pearson, and Charles Oliveira) and two Knockout of the Night bonuses that total $115,000.
THE BIG CHEESE
Bellator Heavyweight Champion Cole Konrad retired from MMA to take a job as a financial trader specializing in milk products. With Konrad’s departure and middleweight Hector Lombard’s move to the UFC, Bellator has two vacant championships.
DO UNTO OTHERS
Matt Wiman’s armbar victory over Paul Sass at UFC on Fuel TV 5 was the first time the submission ace has been defeated in 14 fights.
COMING UP SHORT
Team Alpha Male members Urijah Faber, Joseph Benavidez, and Chad Mendes are 0-4 in UFC title shots. Faber lost to Dominick Cruz (UFC 132) and Renan Barao (UFC 149), Mendes fell to Jose Aldo (UFC 142), and Benavidez came up short against Demetrious Johnson (UFC 152).