Just days after Jacob "Christmas" Volkmann signed with World Series Of Fighting , lightweight vet John Gunderson asks him to stand up to the mark.
"I don't like any of the shit he says, and I don't like the style he fights. He's gotten on my nerves ever since I've seen him fight."
"I would rather fight someone that I don't like and would like to punch in the face," he said. "I'd like to fight someone that would give me motivation."Read Full Story
UFC lightweight Jacob ‘Christmas’ Volkmann (15-3) announced his next opponent in Strikeforce fighter Bobby ‘King’ Green (19-5) for the upcoming Super Bowl weekend UFC 156 pay-per-view event.
Volkmann took to Twitter(@JacobVolkmann) to announce the matchup on Friday (Dec 21, 2012).
- Its official. Im fighting Bobby Green feb 2nd on UFC 156. Vegas anyone? @ufcRead Full Story
Following a quick submission loss at this past weekend's UFC on FX 5 card, it appears Shane Roller will retire.
The lightweight fighter on Monday said on his Twitter account that he has decided to move on to new things after his loss to Jacob Volkmann in Minneapolis on Friday night.
"Looks like I'm hanging up the gloves for good," Roller stated. "It was fun, but time to move on. Sux that it ended like that. Now startn (sic) the next chapter!!"Read Full Story
MINNEAPOLIS - Love or hate him, Jacob Vollkmann keeps winning, and he's giving his critics less ammo to aim at him.
Often blasted for his wrestling-dominant game, Volkmann make quick work of fellow lightweight Shane Roller and choked him out with a slick first-round rear-naked choke.
The UFC on FX 5 preliminary-card bout, which took place Friday night at Minneapolis' Target Center, aired on FUEL TV and preceded the evening's FX-broadcast main card.Read Full Story