MMA Quick Shots For The Week Ending July 2nd

“Quick Shots” is a weekly post with all the news that isn’t posted elsewhere on the site, like new fights added to cards, podcasts, interviews, etc. It’s updated throughout the week.

Dana White told MMAjunkie on Wednesday that GSP will face the winner of Tyron Woodley and Demian Maia, who meet at UFC 214 next month.

Snoop Dogg will commentate for Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series.

The Ultimate Fighter Redemption Ep 11 Recap

Update on Matt Hughes

Beth Hughes Ulrici, the sister of former UFC champion Matt Hughes, posted an update through Facebook on the condition of the fallen fighter.

“He is improving and continues to show us his heart and determination each day. He has a long road ahead of him and your continued thoughts and prayers will help him with the journey. Matt has always been a fighter; but he is now in the biggest fight of his life. We know he will continue to improve with God’s Grace and Mercy.”

Hughes was involved in a truck-train accident on June 16. Hughes was airlifted from the scene to a hospital where he has remained since. Previous reports stated that Hughes has no broken bones or internal injuries, but his response to family and friends has been “minimal.”

UFC Fight Night 112 winner Darrell Horcher discusses emotional comeback after near-death

UFC’s Michelle Waterson landed a spot in ESPN’s upcoming ‘Body Issue’. The issue will be released on July 7. Preview videos will be available on July 5th.

Cris Cyborg says Mauro Ranallo calling NXT makes her “want to wrestle” in this tweet.

Medical suspensions from UFC FN 12 (care of MMA Junkie):

Michael Chiesa: suspended 180 days due to a possible left-shoulder injury, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to a scalp laceration.

Tim Boetsch: suspended 180 days due to possible right-foot and shin injuries, though a doctor can clear him early.

Johny Hendricks: suspended for 30 days with no contact for 21 days for precautionary reasons.

 Felice Herrig: suspended 180 days due to a possible left-wrist injury, though a doctor can clear her early; regardless, 30 days with no contact for 21 days for precautionary reasons.
 Justine Kish: suspended for 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to a left-eyebrow laceration.

Joachim Christensen: suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons.

 B.J. Penn: suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons.

Marvin Vettori: suspended for 30 days with no contact for 21 days for precautionary reasons.

Vitor Miranda: suspended 180 days due to a possible right-ankle injury, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to left-ear and nasal lacerations.

 Devin Powell: suspended 180 days due to possible left-ankle injury, though a doctor can clear him early.

Michel Quinones: suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons.

Johnny Case: suspended 180 days due to a possible hand, foot/ankle and nose injuries, though a doctor can clear him early; regardless, 60 days with no contact for 45 days due to a left-orbital laceration.

Tony Martin: suspended for 30 days with no contact for 21 days for precautionary reasons.

Josh Stansbury: suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons.

Fight Updates:

UFC Fight Night 114
Randa Markos vs Alexa Grasso
Islam Makhachev vs. Michel Prazeres

UFC Fight Night 115: Rotterdam
Desmond Green vs Rustam Khabilov
Islam Makhachev vs. Michel Prazeres
Abdul-Kerim Edilov vs. Bojan Mihajlovic

UFC Fight Night Mexico City on Aug. 5
Randa Markos vs. Alexa Grasso

UFC 213
Donald Cerrone vs Robbie Lawler is off. Cerrone explained on social media:
“Let everyone know this is not an injury, but a super bad infection in my blood. 7 days of IV and I’ll be back at it. Working on getting the fight rescheduled.”
Cody  Stamann vs Terrion  Ware
James Bochnovic vs Trevin Giles

UFC 214
Tyron Woodley vs Demian Maia
Donald Cerrone vs Robbie Lawler (Originally scheduled for UFC 213)

UFC 215
Junior Dos Santos vs Francis Ngannou

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