Forrest Griffin and Chuck Liddell are getting back to what they do best. Both are considered retired fighters of UFC Hall of Farmers.
The third season of The Ultimate Fighter is coming up. Griffin and Liddell have been associated with TUF from the very beginning. As a result, when the Latin America season was announced on Monday both have been chosen to coach for the same. Griffin had been one of the early stars of the series. He had been part of the Liddell team. That season he had been able to claim their crown. Stephan Bonnar was defeated by him in a battle that was considered memorable. At that time when the interest of the general public was waning in the UFC, that fight helped to bring back interest among the fans once again
. Now that Griffin has retired, he does different jobs as ambassador of the sport that he was a part of. He returns in the coaching role is sure to work well for him.
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The winner of The Ultimate Fighter, Forest Griffin still remains a favorite player for his fans and has been chosen as the coach along with Chuck Liddell for The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 which will be aired in August.
Forrest Griffin, a former mixed martial artist from America and a former police officer in Georgia defeated Stephan Bonnar during the first UFC. He had also served as a coach with Quinton Jackson on The Ultimate Fighter 7. The two famous personalities Forrest Griffin and Chuck Liddell are geared up to train their fighters in order to prove their worth.
Griffin is very excited to take part in The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 and he knows how competitive Chuck Liddell is and hence has all plans to put in his best efforts for the game. He is also thrilled with the fact that in Latin America, the UFC is still new and he wants to take every single opportunity to help the sport to grow in there. Forest Griffin has been the winner of the first UFC at lightweight and had tried hard to win the UFC championship for heavyweight as well. Read more »
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship or UFC fighter Chael Sonnen knows a hing or two about failed drugs test.
The former UFC Middleweight saw his career come to an abrupt halt after he failed a dope test in 2010 and his career was ended by two more random dope test failures last year. And while being a repeat offender did not help him keep his job with the promotion, his honesty about what really happened ensured that he saved his face and went out with his head held high.
And now, the American’s former nemesis Anderson Silva finds himself in a similarly precarious situation. Silva made his much awaited return to the UFC Octagon last July with a win over Nick Diaz but he failed a pre-fight drugs test for the use of two banned substances.
Unlike Sonnen, Silva has throughout maintained his innocence and denied any wrongdoing and according to Chael Sonnen, that was the wrong thing to do. Read more »