Canadian Rumour Mill – April 15
Damn, there sure has been a lot of Joel Powell talk on this site lately. Well.. here is some more. The guy who beat George Lockhart and will be facing Michael Hill and maybe Ryan Ford could also be facing Roan Carneiro at Wild Bill’s. Carneiro was the guy that Powell originally was going to fight in Atlanta before Lockhart.
- What??? Elite 1 MMA is killing Internet PPV/GoFight Live for their upcoming April 20th show. WHY!?!?!? How are we supposed to watch the east coasters now if we’re not actually in attendance?
- Kyle Prepolec lost his Michiana Fight League bout this past weekend to Kevin Lee by choke in the second round.
- Jorge Britto, one of Canada’s best grapplers will be taking on Batman at Grappler’s Quest. Britto will battle it out against Kurt Pellegrino on May 26th in Brampton, Ontario!
- Paul Cheng is an ambitious man who’s not afraid of a challenge! First the CFL, then the local Canadian MMA scene, now Asian MMA! Canada’s #5 ranked Heavyweight has agreed to an exclusive six fight deal with One FC! The 34 year old Coquitlam, BC native speaks Manadarin and should fit in well with the Asian based MMA organization. Watch out, Asia! It’s Typhoon Season!
- Jarod Milko vs Ryan Machan is off due to an Milko having to withdraw because of an intercostal muscle tear that will keep him out for 3-5 weeks.
- I read Jesse Veltri retired from fighting… funny cuz I didn’t know he actually ever fought! On that note, Keith “THE MACHINE” Grienke has also retired from fighting!
- I know Canadians should not fight each other, but wouldn’t a Chris Clements vs Patrick Cote fight at UFC Toronto get you out of your seat? Go Menace! I mean, Go Predator! Ah forget it. Canadians shouldn’t fight each other.
- Add another good Canadian fighter to the list of TUF applicants! Valerie Letourneau has gone to try to make it on The Ultimate Fighter on Fox Sports 1! Go Val!
- Bill S-209 final reading will be this week for the Senate. Then it is voted on by the House of Commons for the final time in around three weeks to be made law! Let’s go public representatives! Let’s get this done for the betterment of the sport!
NOTE: These are just rumors and opinions of the Gossip Queen. If you have a rumour that you want to contribute, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.