- Missouri wrestler Ben Askren, who was nominated for the best male collee athlete ESPY, has opted to become a mixed martial artist. He eventually plans on fighting in the UFC but his story will be one to watch for years to come.
- Renato “Babalu” Sobral has been arrested and charged with battery and trespassing. Reports suggest he spit on a bouncer at an MMA event in Florida. You can read the official arrest documents here.
- UFC veteran Luigi Fioravanti won an MMA bout over the weekend. Fioravanti defeated Frank “The Crank” Camacho at PXC 12: Settling the Score in Guam with a second round TKO.