Beltran-Herman tipped for Vancouver UFC event

JOSE RODRIGUEZ, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 7:39 PM ET

While not officially announced yet, Joey Beltran is expected to take on Dave Herman at Vancouverís second UFC event ó rumoured for June 11 at Rogers Arena. UFC 131 is expected to be headlined by TUF coaches Junior Dos Santos and Brock Lesnar in a heavyweight contender fight.

Almedia retires after loss to Pyle

Brazilian jiu-jitsu master Ricardo Almeida is calling it quits. Almeida said after pondering his future following his UFC 128 loss to Mike Pyle, he is retiring as a fighter. The 34-year-old leaves the sport with a 13-5 record.

Injury eyed as Fitch pulls out of rematch with Penn

Jon Fitch has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 132 rematch with B.J. Penn. Both mmajunkie and mmaweekly are reporting the wrestler has suffered an undisclosed injury that will keep him from the July 2 event in Vegas

Pittsburgh poised to host first UFC event

Itís looking more and more like Pittsburgh will host its first UFC event in June. The Consol Energy Centre is expected to be the venue for UFC on Versus 4 in late June.

Hurt Kyle withdraws from Strikeforce card

Mike Kyle has been forced to withdraw from his fight against Gegard Mousasi at next weekendís Strikeforce: Diaz vs Daley event due to a fractured hand. No replacement has been named for the undercard fight.


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