MMA Weekly: Tim Means Pulled from Fight with Cerrone, Bellator Signs Former UFC Lightweight Champ Benson Henderson
This week in MMA featured an unusually large amount of action and news—some of it good, some of it bad, and if you’re the UFC brass thinking of the Northcutt fight, some of it devastatingly horrific.
Sage Northcutt Gets a Last-Minute Replacement Opponent, WSOF 27 Delivers Solid Action
The main event between Dominick Cruz and T.J. Dillashaw for the bantamweight title was one to remember. Both men had some notable success in the contest, which was mainly battled on the feet.
The USADA—one of the world’s leading drug-testing facilities—announced that their “positive” tests of Cro Cop, which showed him testing positive for HGH, were actually negative.
Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit entertained everyone in one of the most memorable welterweight title fights of all-time (although perhaps not better than MacDonald versus Lawler—that’s a tough one!)
In some ways, it’s hard to determine whether an MMA event will be exciting or not. As many fans know, some fight cards stacked with big names and high-profile athletes don’t always deliver in terms of quality. Inversely, shows that were generally expected to be boring—UFC 139, for example