The second Sunday Morning Rumor Mill of 2014 — and it doesn’t even fall on a Sunday, again. Perhaps this is the new trend going into 2014, Sunday Morning Rumor Mills published on dates that are so obviously not Sunday mornings. Hey, it keeps you on your toes, and that’s good because you sit down entirely too much in your life.
However this Monday morning the Sunday Morning Rumor Mill has arrived, and it’s available for your orbital sockets free of charge.
.Gina Carano vs. Ronda Rousey on the July 4th UFC card. Yes, you read that right — at least that’s what is being rumored as of late last night. Apparently the UFC is still having trouble securing Cris Cyborg, so they’re going with a fight that will make an enormous amount of PPV dollars, smart move. Joe Rogan also mentioned the UFC is going to ‘announce something big’ this week.
.Bob Sapp has officially retired from MMA.
.Apparently at UFC 170, Phil Baroni and Bobby Green got into a physical altercation during the card.
.Bob Sapp takes full credit for getting Ariel Helwani ‘fired.’
.It’s rumored that the UFC botched a gargantuan Nike deal last week which would have given Nike full reign to produce the upcoming UFC uniforms.