One day before UFC 129: St-Pierre vs Shields the Ultimate Fighting Championship for the first time ever presented all of their seven world champions on the same stage, at the same time. GroundandPound TV managed to at least gather three of them and discuss their upcoming fights and more.
UFC Featherweight Champion Dominick Cruz will be headlining his first ever UFC event on July 2 against long-time rival Uriah Faber. Despite coming up short in their first encounter four years ago, Cruz is confident and predicts fireworks:
The currently injured UFC lightweight titleholder Franky Edgar talks his postponed third encounter with Gray Maynard, mistakes he made in the last fight, and the shark tank that the UFC’s lightweight division is right now:
Also injured and maybe also facing a rematch of his last fight is UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez. He is eagerly waiting on the sidelines, watching Brock Lesnar and Junior Dos Santos coach at the current season of The Ultimate Fighter. Both will square off at the end of the season, with the winner getting a title shot against Velasquez. He revealed what he thinks of this whole situation: