Martin Kampmann ground out a split decision win over Rick Story at UFC 139.
UFC welterweight Johny Hendricks (9-0) faces Rick Story (11-3) at The Ultimate Fighter Finale on December 4th live on Spike TV.
The UFC is no longer developing prospects on their Spike TV reality show, creating an opening for competitors like Bellator.
The BloodyElbow.com staff put in their predictions for UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen, which takes place on August 7th in Oakland, California. The main event is Anderson Silva defending his middleweight title against Chael Sonnen.
An in-depth look at the UFC 117 undercard featuring a welterweight battle between Washington-based wrestler Rick Story and Brazilian jiu-jitsu whiz Dustin Hazelett. 2008 NCAA wrestling champion Phil Davis, NCAA champion Johny Hendricks, and TUF alum Ben Saunders will also make appearances.
The headlining battle taking place on the UFC 112 undercard will feature the 2008 NCAA Division I national wrestling champion at 197 lbs. in Phil Davis battling Sweden's 6'5" "Mauler" Alexander Gustafsson. Davis successfully made his debut at UFC 109 by beating down Brian Stann over the course of three rounds while Gustafsson made a splash at UFC 105 with a 0:41 knockout of Jared Hamman.
As the seconds ticked off the clock in the third round of the UFC Fight Night 20 lightweight main event showdown between Nate Diaz and Gray Maynard, one thought continued to rattle around in my mind. Would Gray Maynard actually be thrust into contention with such a lackluster victory? Would the UFC actually give him a shot at B.J. Penn when they've historically kept similar fighters in the dark?