Jun 20, 2012 - Nothing much may have happened yesterday, but maybe that's a good thing with the current injury-a-day climate.
In fact, instead of getting hurt, a couple fan favorites actually did the opposite and found out when they can expect a clean bill of health. Jose Aldo anticipates defending his title against Erik Koch in October, and Thiago Alves hopes to return to action by mid-December. So that's good.
Also good: did you realize we're on the verge of experiencing an almost unprecedented two-day binge of mixed martial arts? UFC on FX 4, Bellator 71, UFC 147, and ONE FC: Destiny of Warriors, all in a span of 48 hours.
Seriously, just look at that murderers' row. Maynard, Guida, Hioki, Rogers, Wanderlei, Franklin, Werdum, Babalu, Huerta, Imanari. If a few more slow days is what it takes to see each and every one of those guys scrap, then count me in.
5 MUST-READ STORIES Jones sentencing postponed. New York's Binghamton City Court postponed the sentencing of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' guilty plea for driving while intoxicated (DWI). The proceedings, which were initially slated to take place June 19, will now be held July 3. Aldo, Siva target return dates. Injured UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo expects to return to action sometime in November, while his sidelined countryman, Thiago Alves, is targeting a return in December,