Chuck Liddell received successful surgery on his toe over the weekend. He has a big cast going from his foot to his knee and Liddell believes he will be back by August. Liddell told the sold out crowd at this past weekends WEC that he believe he will fight in August most likely against Babalu.
The fight between Diego Sanchez and John Alessio appears to be back on again. MMAWeekly.com has learned that the fight will most likely take place at UFC 60 on May 27th. The two were scheduled to square off at UFC 58, but a sickness to Sanchez the week of the fight canceled the fight. Sanchez saw his weight plummet to 162. Now the rematch will take place at Staples Center on the main card of Royce Gracie vs Matt Hughes.
Sean Sherk is gearing up for his next fight. Sherk is scheduled to face Nick Diaz at UFC 59 and it most likely will be his last fight in the 170 pound division. It looks as though a three fight deal is on the table for Sherk to fight at 155.
Terry Martin was added to the UFC 59 card to face off against Jason Lambert. Martin last fought in the UFC against James Irvin at UFC 54. A flying knee took out Terry in that fight. Since that point, Martin has won back to back fights both in King of the Cage. Martin is now 12-1 in his career, while Jason Lambert his opponent, has won 10 of his last 11 fights.