MMA Link Club: Top Stories for Week of January 22nd

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
January 29th, 2012

UFC Light Heavyweight Rashad Evans

Once again we’ve gathered the best MMA news from the baddest websites on the ‘net so that 5thRound nation won’t miss a beat! Make sure to check out the links after the jump.

UFC on FOX 2 is officially in the books as the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization now has its next two title contenders.

Rashad Evans easily outpointed Phil Davis en route to securing a title shot against former teammate Jon Jones at UFC 145 in Atlanta.

Chael Sonnen also needed the judge’s scorecards to get passed last minute replacement Michael Bisping. Sonnen will once again meet Anderson Silva for the 185-pound title this summer.

Enough talk, onto this past week’s top news:

Eddie Alvarez confirms Shinya Aoki bout [TheFightNerd]

Chael Sonnen continues to call out Anderson Silva [Fightline]

Hot Potato: Arianny Celeste in ‘Zoo’ [CagePotato]

Exclusive interview with Phil Davis [MMAMania]

Combat Sports Chronicle: Team Golden Glory [Lowkick]

Inside Chael Sonnen’s training camp [BleacherReport]

UFC.com gets hacked by Anonymous [MMAConvert]

Evan Dunham surprised by stoppage [MMAFighting]

Lyoto Machida interested in fight with Dan Henderson [Five Ounces of Pain]

Jon Jones has to answer for “swagger jacking” [MiddleEasy]

Why the sports media are turning their fire on the UFC [Fight Opinion]

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