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Russow Out in the Cage until January 2011

Written on July 23, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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As the 24-year-old Duffee approaches victory, Russow caught him off guard. Russow knocked him down midway which caused his sudden defeat.

After suffering from a broken arm last May, UFC heavyweight Mike Russow will rest until January 2011.

He was with those upcoming comeback moments in most recent history with his well fight with Todd Duffe. He gave him a third-round knockout after trailing most of the fight. Due to this, he is expected to only miss six to eight weeks while healing.

Russow broke his ulna bone on the left arm amidst the blocking a kick from Duffe in their first encounter at UFC 114. As of the moment Russow is still in cast. The time span of the recovery is approximately a year according to Mante Cox, his manager.

Russow’s fight showed he is the underdog. It is known to many that Duffee is an undefeated champ and a favorite of everyone. To prove the beliefs about him, he started the first two rounds with applause. making his score cards superior and his enemy inferior of him. As the 24-year-old Duffee approaches victory, Russow caught him off guard. Russow knocked him down midway that caused his defeat.
For his best efforts he was rewarded $65,000 Knockout of the Night bonus.

The show of resilience boosted Russow to a 13-1 record with one no contest in his career. The Illinois fighter, who is also a full-time police officer in Chicago, is 2-0 in the UFC, with his other victory coming in a decision over Justin McCully.

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Lashley maybe Strikeforce’s Golden Child but Very Beatable! – Griggs

Written on July 21, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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Everybody's counting on me losing," Griggs (8-1) told MMA Fighting. "That's great. I'm the underdog. They've blown Bobby Lashley up into this huge, unbeatable superstar. He's very big, very strong, he's going to be explosive. But I think he's been blown up into a little more than he is just yet."

Chad Griggs comes back with an upcoming fight with Lashley. Golden boy of Strikeforce as of the moment. He was actually into telling everyone that he is a one heap of a contender but easily beatable due to size and experience.

You don’t have to spell it out loud for Chad Griggs. He knows well the MMA fans and Strikeforce officials. He perpetually knows why he was offered the fight with Bobby Lashley at August 21 Strikeforce event in Houston.

“Everybody’s counting on me losing,” Griggs (8-1) told MMA Fighting. “That’s great. I’m the underdog. They’ve blown Bobby Lashley up into this huge, unbeatable superstar. He’s very big, very strong, he’s going to be explosive. But I think he’s been blown up into a little more than he is just yet.”

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