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HOT THESPIAN ACTION
Two-time FIGHT! centerfold and Bellator ring card girl Jade Bryce scored a recurring role on the upcoming season of Dexter.
11: Wins by Cody McKenzie via guillotine
75: Minutes Gilbert Melendez and Josh Thomson have fought each other.
910: Days between Mike Swick’s last Janeiro, Brazil. UFC fight and his scheduled fi ght on August 4 at UFC on FOX 4.
SURF’S UP… WAY UP
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has taken up kite surfing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
NOT YOUR AVERAGE JOE
In 2005, Charlie Brenneman won the first season of Spike TV’s Pros vs. Joes. After Brenneman won his individual episode, he was invited to bring a partner for the finals. Charlie selected his brother Ben, and they won the finale.
The 2012 Olympics in London, England, will feature five combat sports: Boxing, Judo, Taekwondo, Freestyle Wrestling, and Greco-Roman Wrestling (men’s only). Karate was one of two new sports nominated for inclusion, but it did not receive the required two-thirds majority vote from the IOC.
Dana White wasn’t sitting cageside for UFC on Fuel TV 3 due to a scheduled surgical procedure to treat Meniere’s disease (a disorder of the inner ear that affects hearing and balance). It’s the first time that he’s missed a live UFC event in 11 years.