UFC bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling finally proposes to his girlfriend after ten years together, this and much more on Saturday's social media roundup.
Aljamain Sterling finally proposes to his girlfriend
Top UFC bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling has finally proposed to his girlfriend after exactly 10 years together. Sterling popped the question on the pair's 10-year-anniversary.
2021 gets off to a fantastic start for Sterling after he enjoyed a mixed year in the UFC. Although Sterling fought once in 2020 and won that fight in spectacular fashion, he had his scheduled bout against Petr Yan for the undisputed bantamweight title cancelled. One day into 2021 Sterling already has a fiancee, can he also add a UFC belt to his collection in 2021?
Tito Ortiz doing Tito Ortiz stuff
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz recently took to social media to criticize members of the crowd at a Green Day concert for not wearing masks. You would've thought that the huge banner on the screen which reads previously recorded would make Tito realise that the concert was during the non-pandemic days. Never change Tito, never change.
You’d think the “Previously Recorded” graphic would give Tito a hint. pic.twitter.com/WMRHCRoHCS— Borrachinha Depot (@FullContactMTWF) January 1, 2021
Chris Leben says he is going to “body bag” Quentin Henry on February 5
Former WEC middleweight champion turned bare-knuckle boxing star, Chris Leben has threatened that he is going to "body bag" his next opponent, Quentin Henry on February 5.
Jon Jones insists he will never return to light heavyweight
UFC light heavyweight GOAT Jon Jones has made it very clear that he will never return to the light heavyweight division. In an interview with Bleacher Report Jones revealed that he had zero intentions of ever returning to the UFC's 205-pound division.
End of a dominant era -- pic.twitter.com/RTCSm39Jcd— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) January 1, 2021
Marlon Moraes issues surprising response to challenge from Marlon Vera
Both Marlon Moraes and Marlon Vera are coming off losses on the exact same card. Vera suffered a unanimous decision loss to UFC legend Jose Aldo whilst Moraes was knocked out by Rob Font. Vera has called for his next fight to be against Moraes but Moraes has other ideas.
Give o’Maley his well deserved rematch. -- By the time I will be back n we meet --— Marlon Moraes (@MMARLONMORAES) December 31, 2020
It is safe to say that Moraes' decline of the fight did not sit too well with Vera.
It’s all good just have some balls and say no thanks. --— Chito Vera (@chitoveraUFC) December 31, 2020
Jan Blachowicz reacts to Israel Adesanya booking: “Charging legendary Polish power”
Current UFC champions Jan Blachowicz and Israel Adesanya are set to meet in the main event at UFC 259 for the UFC light heavyweight title. Current light heavyweight king Blachowicz has reacted to the fight getting booked.
Kevin Holland reflects on 2020
Kevin Holland enjoyed arguably one of the best calendar years in the UFC's history. The now middleweight title contender has reflected on his stellar 2020 year.
Brian Kelleher vs Ricky Simon cancelled
Brian Kelleher and Ricky Simon were scheduled to fight on UFC Fight Island 7, however, that will not be happening anymore as Kelleher has just tested positive for COVID-19. Kelleher has reacted to the news on social media.
I think it’s a false positive to be honest.Will find out soon. I’ll be back shortly. Thanks for those who showed concern. All the people I’ve been close proximity with have tested negative. Hope to get this fight rebooked early February. I know you wanna see this fight— Baldy Ed (@brianboom135) January 2, 2021
Put a lot of work in to peak at a certain time. That’s the hard part. Gotta reset and keep on keeping on. Hoping to get a negative test soon and rebook this fight for early feb. my girlfriend and training partners are negative and I feel no symptoms so Hopefully false positive— Baldy Ed (@brianboom135) January 2, 2021
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Check out this extremely accurate representation of MMA and boxing coaches preparing their fighters.
Trainers today in professional boxing pic.twitter.com/LFgVgzccJK— Peter Mcdonagh (@McDonaghPeter) December 31, 2020
It is officially five years to the day where Carlos Condit and Robbie Lawler were involved in a brutal war at UFC 195. Relive the fight by watching below.
Robbie Lawler's war with Carlos Condit at UFC 195 is five years old today!— UFC on BT Sport (@btsportufc) January 2, 2021
Those last two minutes summed up the whole fight --pic.twitter.com/PoSGkvmpXK