Daniel Cormeier challenges Jon Jones, Brock Lesnar's manager talks comeback, Renzo Gracie live tweets an alleged failed mugging, Chris Weidman has elbow surgery, and Jon Jones fires back at Dan Henderson on today's edition of the Morning Report.
In a surprising bit of news, Swedish kickboxer, Jorgen Kruth, has abruptly announced his retirement just three weeks before his planned UFC debut against Fabio Maldonado at UFC on FUEL TV 5 in England. Maldonado now faces Cyrille Diabate at UFC 154.
The UFC has signed highly-regarded British middleweight, Tom "Kong" Watson, and he'll debut against Brad Tavares at UFC on Fuel TV 5 in England this September. Another bout added to that card will feature a pair of British welterweights: John Maguire and John Hathaway.
Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen butt heads at the UFC 148 pre-fight press conference, Mike Tyson talks fighter pay, and a look a the slimy side of competitive hotdog eating on today's edition of the Morning Report.
Get a detailed breakdown, including UFC on Fuel TV 2 "Prelims" predictions and previews, for final three of the six under card fights on Facebook -- Tom DeBlass vs Cyrille Diabate, Francis Carmont vs Magnus Cedenblad and Papy Abedi vs James Head (UFC on FUEL TV 2) -- that will take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 14, 2012.
New Jersey-based grappling specialist Tom DeBlass will make his UFC debut on just over a week's notice as a replacement for the injured Jorgen Kruth against Cyrille Diabate in Sweden at UFC on Fuel TV 2. DeBlass holds a black belt in BJJ under Ricardo Almeida.