Esther Lin, MMAFighting.com
Our UFC 143: Nick Diaz vs. Carlos Condit coverage kicks into high gear, videos of boxing's Mike Tyson discussing Fedor Emelianenko, 'The Ultimate Fighter' season 3's Josh Haynes makes a debut on 'Vegas Strip' and more on today's edition of the Morning Report.
UFC 143 coverage is officially kicking into high gear. There's tons to check out including our UFC 143 open workout photo gallery, Ariel Helwani's interviews from the same event, Ben Fowlkes' interview with Roy Nelson, pre-fight presser video and the like. Now, start your day with these five can't-miss links:
The UFC 143 cut list. Ben Fowlkes probes to see which fighters are safe, and which fighters desperately need a 'W' on Saturday night.
UFC 143 media scrum interviews. Bloody Elbow's Matt Roth and the rest of the media talked to GSP and Nick Diaz. Check out his videos of these extended conversations.
Yesterday's Media Gumbo:
Remember Josh Haynes? The TUF 3 finalist who almost had his scalp ripped off by Rory Singer? Apparently he's a cop now. (HT: The Underground)
From one legend to another, Mike Tyson discusses the career of Fedor Emelianenko.
How many Ivy League-schooled Wall Street stockbrokers can count both ceramics and mixed martial arts among their hobbies?
Something to look out for on Saturday night.
The official UFC Undisputed 3 predictions have proven to be startlingly accurate so far, but will the trend continue?
Did you miss any fight announcements? Here's what was announced yesterday (Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2012):
- Legacy Fighting Championships 10: Gerald Harris (19-4) vs. D.J. Linderman (10-2)
- BAMMA 9: Andrew Punshon (10-4) vs. Matt Howard (9-0)
- BAMMA 9: Jason Ball (18-10) vs. Colin Fletcher (7-1)
- BAMMA 9: Nick Nembhard (1-2) vs. Leeroy Barnes (9-9)
FanPost of the Day:
Today's FPOTD belongs to BE reader Luke Nelson: UFC On FOX: Has The UFC Botched Their First Two Tries?
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