Be sure to tune into Ringside Report Radio tonight at 10pm on TSN Radio 990 when UFC Lightweight T.J. Grant (@TJ_Grant) joins the panel.
Nova Scotia’s own T.J. Grant (18-5 MMA, 5-3 UFC) is a former Welterweight competitor that has now dropped down to Lightweight is riding his first ever win streak in the UFC. The Cole Harbour native made his UFC in 2009 at UFC 97 in Montreal with a split decision victory over Ryo Chonan. Since the debut Grant has been unable to rack up consecutive victories while competing at Welterweight with a win one, lose one record. After losing a unanimous decision to Ricardo Almeida at UFC 124, Grant made the decision to drop to Lightweight. With the drop in weight class, Grant has picked up two wins, including a verbal submission over Shane Roller in his Lighweight debut, and most recently a decisive unanimous decision over Carlo Prater at UFC on FUEL TV 3 on Tuesday night. Tonight hear Grant’s thoughts on his performance, weight cut, Lightweight competition, Eddie Alvarez and more.
Dave & Kevin will be updating you on the ongoing results of Bellator 69, and The Ultimate Fighter Live, where Urijah Faber’s new opponent for the UFC Interim Bantamweight title will be revealed.
Also on tonight’s program a full preview of the STRIKEFORCE World Heavyweight Grand Prix, details on the card changes to UFC 146, as Lavar Johnson replaces an injured Mark Hunt against Stefan Struve. The latest fight offer rejections from B.J. Penn, and much more in 2 Hours of MMAgic.
Josh Barnett vs. Daniel Cormier (heavyweight grand-prix finale)
Champ Gilbert Melendez vs. Josh Thomson (for lightweight title)
Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante vs. Mike Kyle
Nah-Shon Burrell vs. Chris Spang
Showtime Extreme prelims:
Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg
Guto Inocente vs. Virgil Zwicker
Derrick Mehmen vs. Gian Villante
Quinn Mulhern vs. Yuri Villefort
Bobby Green vs. James Terry
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