MMA Quick Hits
- Shane Carwin blogged that he recently spoke to Alistair Overeem and was told that Alistair expects to be in the UFC before 2012. As to who “The Reem” would like to fight first was not mentioned, but Frank Mir has stated he would like the first crack at the Strikeforce champ.
- After Anderson Silva’s dominating win at UFC 134, Dana White has hinted that a Silva vs. GSP matchup is starting to become more of a reality as both stars have pretty much cleaned out both of their respective divistions.
- Michael Bisping re-upped with the UFC with an eight fight deal to remain with the company.
- Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has agreed to step in for the injured Sam Stout against Dennis Siver at UFC 137.
- Longtime UFC vet, Keith Jardine will return to Strikeforce, this time at middleweight. An opponent hasn’t been named but it’s said that “The Dean of Mean” will be on the December 17th card that is to feature a lightweight bout between Gilbert Melendez and Jorge Masvidal.
- Pro Elite results from 8/27/11 listed below and yes, Reagan Penn is B.J. Penn’s brother.
Main Card (Aired on Sherdog.com)
Kendall Grove def. Joe Riggs by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (:59)
Andrei Arlovski def. Ray Lopez by TKO (punches) Rd 3 (2:43)
Reagan Penn def. Paul Gardiner by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (1:10)
Mark Ellis def. Jake Heun by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 2 (2:29)
Sara McMann def. Raquel Pa’aluhi by submission (kimura) Rd 3 (2:53)
Drew McFedries def. Garrett Olson by TKO (strikes) Rd 2 (4:04)
Kaleo Gambill def. Sale Sproat by TKO (strikes) Rd 1 (1:31)
Dustin Barca def. Reno Remigio by TKO (doctor stoppage) Rd 2 (5:00)
Brent Schermerhorn def. Jesse Lundgren by TKO (punches) Rd 1 (1:38)
Joey Palemia def. Chad Thomas by decision Rd 3 (5:00)