-- Cesar Gracie was on The MMA Hour today previewing the UFC 137 bout between Nick Diaz and BJ Penn. While on the show, Gracie (who manages Dave Batista in regards to MMA) was asked when he would be fighting. Gracie stated that ProElite was interested in booking Batista to fight, but that at this time, Batista's movie career is too busy.
-- For those who may have not seen it earlier today, Shark Fight officials have denied reports that Bobby Lashley (6-1) is fighting Tim Hague (13-5) at Shark fights 21. They have also stated that they "have no idea" who tweeted the news from the company's Twitter account.
-- 2CWWrestling.com made the following announcement today:
Nigel McGuinness Retirement Tour:
On Friday, November 11th, 2011 in Watertown, NY will begin the Nigel McGuinness Retirement Tour. This is Night 1 of the the Nigel McGuinness Retirement Tour. After 15 months out of the ring Nigel McGuinness steps back into the ring, into a 2CW ring, at 2CW's Eleventh Hour in Watertown, NY on Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 8 p.m. Nigel has decided to do a so...me shows as a part of Retirement Tour in the months of November and December, 2011 and 2CW is lucky enough to be part of this great honor. So on Friday, November 11th in Watertown, NY … come out and see Nigel McGuinness, one of the sports greatest competitors, one last time, and let's show him the respect he truly deserves. He has asked to specifically work with Eddie Edwards and 2CW management has granted him his request. So it is official : Nigel McGuiness vs Eddie Edwards live on 11/11/11 in Watertown, NY. Please visit 2cwwrestling.com for all event and ticket information.
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