Odds are, if you tuned into UFC 156 on Saturday night, you were shocked: shocked by the Strikeforce fighters in full-on “Hulk smash!” mode, shocked by a certain Dutchman getting that overconfident smile knocked off his face, and shocked by how much Frankie Edgar’s usual speed advantage was nonexistent against a featherweight champ. But that’s how it goes in the fight game – sometimes the best, most entertaining nights are the ones full of surprises. Here’s your news!
• The dust has settled on UFC 156, and now come the questions. For example, what now for Edgar? Here’s MMAPayout with their usual thorough examination of the event. And Miguel Barragan has got an opinion piece on the worst of the show.
• There was a rumor circulating that someone who participated in UFC on FX 7 failed their drug test. Dana White assures us it’s not Vitor Belfort.
• Gina Carano. Still around.