MMA Nation Round-Up provides you with daily coverage of the latest in news, multimedia, and analysis throughout the world of combat sports. This morning we'll look at a bunch of UFC 139 related news, check in on the UFC's law suit against New York state, and take a last lingering look at last weekend's action and a look at one fighter who just couldn't keep himself out of the Penn State scandal.
First up, the lawsuit. The UFC is claiming that New York state's ban on mixed martial arts violates the first amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Ok.
Now let's look at UFC 139:
- And the man Henderson will meet on Saturday, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua wants to be the first to KO Hendo:
- The bookies seem to think Hendo will be alright against Shogun and the rest of the UFC 139 betting odds.
Now let's look back at UFC on Fox and Pacquiao vs. Marquez:
And here's Penn State alum Phil Davis
excusing explaining away discussing Joe Paterno.