May 8, 2012 - by Steve Gerweck
– From Jeff Sheridan: Ultimate Fighting loses a round in the New York State Legislature
– Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar II is official for UFC 150 in Denver, CO.
– Shane Carwin tweeted: Just confirmed I will be at the @UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas July 6 and 7. Hope to see you there. #MMA
– MMAjunkie.com reports that Siyar Bahadurzada replaces Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 149, and will face Thiago Alves.
– UFC Returns To Canada With A Loaded Lineup Headlined By A 145-pound Title Showdown
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo returns to the Octagon to defend the title against Erik Koch! Plus, former 205-pound champion Shogun Rua looks to return to his winning ways when he faces Thiago Silva, Michael Bisping battles Tim Boetsch, and Minotauro Nogueira and Cheick Kongo collide! UFC 149 – Saturday, July 21 live at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada – UFC Fight Club presale starts Wednesday, May 9 at 10am MT, join today for first access to tickets