The week's most interesting bits from the MMA and UFC twitter world.
A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse
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After nine months away from the cage, Jose Maria Tome is ready to return. read news >>
The Ultimate Fighter 20: Team Pettis vs. Team Melendez cast member Heather Jo Clark details how she became a part of the upcoming season of the popular reality show. read news >>
The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts has been providing the most in-depth coverage that mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence.
With a collection of seasoned fight veterans and a handful of well-versed hosts at the helm, the people who work the pre- and post-fight shows for the UFC have consistently raised the bar.
There has been a rotating cast of characters stopping by the analyst desk at Fox Sports 1 as of late, and welterweight slugger Jake El read news >>
FOX Sports 1 on Monday announced that UFC welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger and former champion Matt Serra would join the broadcast team for this weekend's event in Tulsa, Okla. read news >>
Bec Rawlings hopes to represent Australia well on The Ultimate Fighter 20: Team Pettis vs. Team Melendez, which premiers on Fox Sports 1 on September 10. read news >>
Miesha Tate is already one of the most marketable athletes on the UFC roster. Now she just stepped into an entirely new level of visibility.
On Friday morning, it was announced the former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion and perennial threat to the UFC’s 135-pound women’s crown has signed with KHI, which is the management firm owned by NASCAR superstar Kevin Harvick. The former bantamweight title challenger now joins lightweight staple Donald Cerrone on KHI's roster and is the first fem read news >>
Controversial former Manchester City soccer team CEO Garry Cook, who joined the UFC two years ago to head operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is moving to Las Vegas to take over as the promotion's Chief Global Officer.This would make Cook one of the most powerful figures in the organization, as he would be in charge of all the international territories. Sources within the promotion confirmed the appointment earlier Thursday, as did Dana White via text message on Thursday night."(Th read news >>
ORONO, Maine – Plenty of parallels can be drawn between football and MMA. UFC fighters Ovince Saint Preux and Shawn Jordan know about them and paid a visit to the University of Maine’s football team.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
While it is difficult to find much in the way of silver linings when it comes to the knee injury that forced the postponement of Jon Jones’ scheduled light heavyweight title defense against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178, Team Jackson-Wink has found at least one. read news >>
Paige, you have Urijah Faber on line one... hello, Paige? On Oct. 4, 2014 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 20-year old Paige VanZant will make history when she steps inside the Octagon to meet Kailin Curran at UFC Fight Night 54 by becoming the youngest female to ever compete for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
But she'll be doing it without the assistance of her longtime camp, Team Alpha Male.
According to Urijah Faber, head cheese for the Sacramento, Calif.-based mixed martial arts (MMA) read news >>