At the beginning of the week, the UFC announced that they have released Michael Graves after a domestic violence arrest back in November. He has been suspended since first news of the incident and decided to release him upon receiving the full investigation.
The UFC announced that they have added Grabowski vs. Colombo as a heavyweight match on the Fight Night card on May 28th.
This week Dana has been telling many news outlets that he is looking to have the Dan Cormier vs. Jon Jones rematch at UFC 214 on July 29th. He also told them that if it gets booked then he will put them at co-main because he does not trust Jones to not ruin another main event slot.
Former WEC champion Miguel Torres announced his retirement from MMA. He chose to step out because he felt he could no longer give what he used to with the added rigors of his business and his family obligations. He leaves the sport at 44-9.
On Thursday, Ronda Rousey and Travis Browne announced that they are engaged. There is currently no news of a wedding date.
Yesterday it was revealed that Frank Mir will be banned for two years for violating the anti-doping policy again.
It was announced that Derrick Lewis will headline Fight Night Auckland against “The Super Samoan” Mark Hunt. That Fight Night will be on June 11th.
And This Week with Conor: Dana decided to let everyone know that he had his people run the numbers and if the match happens, Floyd will make over $100 million and Conor will make about $75 million. Conor quickly chimed in and said Dana is just being modest and he is also making north of $100 million. Meanwhile the official Vegas bookmakers declared that Conor only has a 15% chance of winning and that was their high number.