The California State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today issued its list of medical suspensions for UFC 157: "Rousey vs. Carmouche," and both Josh Koscheck and Dan Henderson will be riding the pine until their doctors say otherwise.
From the excellent headlining fight and event overall to the absurd hyperbole and questionable stoppages, there was much to like and dislike at UFC 157. It's time to separate the best from the worst and the signal from the noise.
UFC 157 had numerous close calls, with one that was made sparing Josh Koscheck unnecessary violent bodily hard, while another that wasn't made preserved a potential "Fight of the Year" candidate between Matt Grice vs Dennis Bermudez. Thank Herb Dean.
Brent Brookhouse explains why he feels referees should be able to stop MMA fights to check the responsiveness of a fighter in limited circumstances, using Matt Grice vs. Dennis Bermudez at UFC 157 as an example.
The UFC handed out its usual three bonus awards to fighters coming out of the UFC 157: "Rousey vs. Carmouche" event last night (Sat., Feb. 23, 2013) in Anaheim, California, and all four were more than deserving.
UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche airs tonight, February 23, 2012 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. This is a handy guide to all the legal online streams, television and mobile viewing options as well as a guide to bars showing the event.
Find out how to watch UFC 157 fights LIVE online (YouTube) or anywhere else (iphone, Android), including local bars, for the : "Rousey v Carmouche" pay-per-view (PPV) event that will take place from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., on Feb. 23, 2013.
UFC 157 "Prelims" predictions and preview of first 4 (of 7) under card fights on Facebook/FX on Feb. 23, 2013: Magny vs Manley, Bermudez vs Grice, Jardine vs Robertson and Burrell vs Villefort at Honda Center in Anaheim, California.