MMA Link Club: Top Stories For Week of August 28th

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
September 4th, 2011

UFC WWE Brock Lesnar

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 news once again dominated the MMA world with the formal announcement that Cain Velasquez will be defending his UFC heavyweight title for the first time against Junior dos Santos on free TV.

It was believed the title clash would headline a future UFC pay-per-view event, but both fighters agreed that their pivotal bout should be featured during the promotion’s network debut.

Former champion Brock Lesnar is also preparing for a return as Dana White shot down rumors of a potential retirement.

As always, onto the news…

Culinary Union Requests Zuffa Investigation [MMAPayout]

MMA Notebook: 9/2 Edition [NBC Sports]

Brock Lesnar is100% Healthy [MMAFighting]

How Will UFC on Fox Affect UFC 139? [BleacherReport]

Brett Rogers Returns at Titan FC [Five Ounces of Pain]

Jon Jones Fighting for a Belt that Doesn’t Exist [MiddleEasy]

UFC 137 Tickets on Sale Now [MMAConvert]

Jake Ellenberger Ready for Jake Shields [Lowkick]

Cub Swanson vs. Ricardo Lamas Added to UFC on Fox [MMAMania]

Nick Newell Ready to Prove Himself [CagePotato]

Showtime Exec Talks UFC on Fox Deal [TheFightNerd]

Don’t forget to follow @5thRound on Twitter, Facebook and Google+!