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Quick Hits: Couture and Fedor Meet In LA, Fitch Hoping To Fight Again In 2008, Miller-Baron Booked For UFC 89, and More

Fedor Emelianenko and Randy Couture— UFC heavyweight champion Randy Couture and WAMMA heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko, as well as the fighters’ management, met on Monday in Los Angeles for undisclosed reasons likely relating to a potential future bout between the top heavyweights. [Sherdog]

— In a recent post at Jon Fitch revealed that he hopes to return to the octagon before the end of 2008. “I wasn’t that beat up. Just a little off in the head after the first dropedge. Im fine and will be back before the end of the year if I have any say in it,” wrote Fitch. []

— “MMA Live”,’s MMA news show, could soon be headed to television according to UFC lightweight contender and show host Kenny Florian. [MMA Junkie]

— UFC veteran Sam Hoger will return from a 16-month layoff against Braden Bice at a September 19th World Championship Fighting Event in Wilmington, Massachussets. [MMA Junkie]

— Undefeated welterweight Lyman Good will soon sign with EliteXC. [The Fight Network]

— UFC newcomers Jim Miller and David Baron will square off at UFC 89 on October 18th in Birmingham, England. [MMA Weekly]

— Former professional wrestler Bobby Lashley will make his MMA debut at American Fight League’s first-ever pay-per-view event, which will likely be held in November. Details for the event, including a date, location, and PPV price, have not yet been announced but are expected to be revealed soon. Also in action will be Tara LaRosa, lightweight champion Diego Saraiva, welterweight champion Brent Weedman, middleweight champion George Lockhardt. UFC veterans Dan Christison, John Alessio, and Mike Van Arsdale may also fight at the fall event. [MMA Junkie]


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