Even UFC president Dana White couldn’t help but weigh in on the Vancouver riots after Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final Wednesday night. Shortly after the car burnings made it onto the news, White tweeted: “Hey morons, stop ruining your beautiful city of Vancouver!!! It’s just a (expletive) hockey game!!!!!”
Rothwell to take on Hunt
Heavyweight Ben Rothwell will return to action at UFC 135 against Mark Hunt. The event will take place Sept. 24 at the Pepsi Center in Denver.
Canuck earns PPV time
Canada’s Rory MacDonald has made it to the pay-per-view portion of UFC 133. The welterweight — who looked dominating in his UFC 129 win over Nate Diaz — will take on Mike Pyle Aug. 6 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
UFC 134 main card set
The UFC 134 main pay-per-view card has been made official. The Rio de Janeiro event will feature the following:
Champ Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami for the middleweight title
Forrest Griffin vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
Edson Barboza vs. Ross Pearson
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Brendan Schaub
Luiz Cane vs. Stanislav Nedkov