Rant: UFC President Dana White Goes Off On Fedor

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Not often do I agree with Dana White, but this time he’s right. Fedor is ducking real competition. At least Cro Cop has the balls to compete.

Josh Thompson Out, Mitsuhiro Ishida Replaces Against Gilbert Melendez

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Rumors of Josh Thompson not being able to compete at Strikefore “Carano vs. Cyborg” on Aug. 15 due to a still injured leg, are true. Thompson was not cleared to fight by the California State Athletic Commission. Strikeforce confirmed that Mitsuhiro Ishida (18-5-1) will replace Thompson and take on Gilbert Melendez (15-2) for the interim Strikeforce lightweight title.

Ishida defeated Melendez via unanimous decision at DREAM 1 in 2007.

For the latest on Strikeforce “Carano vs. Cyborg”, check out our MMA Rumors section.

Make It Sweat: Working Out With Arianny Celeste

UFC ring girl Arianny Celeste getting some kickboxing training with Justin Hagen.