Sakuraba, in the twilight of his hall of fame career, will carry a
two-fight losing streak into his first appearance in nearly 10
months. The Pride Fighting Championships veteran has not competed
since he dropped a unanimous decision to Kiyoshi
Tamura under the K-1 banner on New Year’s Eve. Sakuraba holds
notable victories against one-time UFC heavyweight titleholder
Randleman, UFC hall of famers Ken Shamrock
Gracie and former UFC light heavyweight champions Quinton
“Rampage” Jackson and Vitor
Belfort. The 40-year-old has delivered 17 of his 24 career wins
Williams, a 33-year-old professional boxer, has never competed in
mixed martial arts. A cast member on Season 3 of “The Contender,”
the Detroit native once challenged Jeff Lacy for the IBF super
middleweight championship. Williams owns a 29-8-1 record as a
Dream 11 will feature the semi-finals and final of the promotion’s
featherweight grand prix, along with a lightweight title showdown
between defending champion Joachim
Hansen and Shinya
Hansen vs. Shinya
Warren vs. Bibiano
Takaya vs. Hideo
Miyata vs. Daiki Hata
Man Choi vs. Ikuhisa
Thierry Sokoudjou vs. Bob Sapp
Kawajiri vs. Melchor
Sakuraba vs. Rubin Williams
Photo of the Day honors goes to this instagram shot of Dana White submitting Kazushi Sakuraba.
Dana White is currently on the tail end of his Asian trip where he made huge announcements for the Hong Kong and Japanese media.
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Dan Henderson will return to the middleweight division.
Following a one-sided loss to Dan Cormier at UFC 173, "Hendo" has decided to cut down to 185 pounds for his next UFC bout, Henderson’s muay thai coach Daniel Woirin told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday.
Henderson, who weighed in at 199 pounds for his light heavyweight bout with Cormier in May, won only two of his six fights since returning to the UFC as a light heavyweight in 2011. Both wins came against former champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua.