MMA Link Club: Top Stories For Week of September 4th

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
September 11th, 2011

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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.

Nick Diaz’s failure to help promote UFC 137 and his subsequent removal from the main event was the shocking headline of the week.

Former WEC champion Carlos Condit will now challenge Georges St-Pierre for the UFC welterweight title.

BJ Penn also has a new opponent on Halloween weekend, Nick Diaz!

What a whirlwind week for the UFC, but now that everything’s settle…

Check out this past week’s news!

About UFC Running a Show at Super Saitama Arena[FightOpinion]

Significance of Bellator on Spike.com [MMAPayout]

Nick Diaz Apologizes for Missing ‘Beauty Pageant’ [NBC Sports]

Rich Franklin Has Shoulder Surgery [MMAFighting]

Brock Lesnar’s Career Timeline [BleacherReport]

Nick Diaz Now Faces BJ Penn at UFC 137 [Five Ounces of Pain]

Cung Le Making UFC Debut Against Vitor Belfort [MiddleEasy]

Bellator’s Welterweight Tournament Breakdown [MMAConvert]

Carlos Condit Steps in for Nick Diaz at UFC 137 [Lowkick]

Luke Rockhold is the New Strikeforce Middleweight Champion [MMAMania]

Paul Daley Misses Weight Again at BAMMA 7 [CagePotato]

“A Fighting Spirit” How 9/11 Affected NY MMA [TheFightNerd]

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