Weekend MMA Notebook - NBC Sports

Weekend MMA Notebook
Here's the latest in the world of MMA from the weekend's activities
March 27, 2012, 3:03 pm

The first-ever international edition of The Ultimate Fighter, TUF: Brazil, premiered Sunday night in North America on TUF. tv.

Nik Lentz has announced that his next fight will be contested at 145 pounds.

Want to know how big UFC is Canada? Here's a pic of Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper presenting Japanese prime minister Yoshihiko Noda with a pair of signed Georges St-Pierre gloves. (https://twitter.com/#!/UFC_CA/status/183946849068134400)

Tickets for UFC 146: dos Santos vs. Overeem go on sale Friday, March 30.

A Mike Easton injury has led to a shakeup in a couple of upcoming bantamweight fights. Yves Jabouin meets Jeff Hougland at UFC on FUEL TV 3 on May 15 and Renan Barao vs. Ivan Menjivar is slated for UFC 148 on July 7.

Eddie Wineland vs. Scott Jorgensen and Mike Pyle vs. Josh Neer have been added to UFC on FX 3 on June 8.

Jimy Hettes vs. Steven Siler, Chris Camozzi vs. Nick Catone and Dan Miller vs. Ricardo Funch have been signed for UFC on FX 4 on June 22.

Non-UFC news:

Tom "Kong" Watson successfully defended his BAMMA middleweight title on Saturday night, as he defeated Jack Marshman via second-round TKO. The win marked Watson's 11th in 12 fights.

Anthony Johnson's first post-UFC fight will take place against David Branch at Titan Fighting 22 on May 25.



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