You wanna talk about mothers ...
A rare Sunday booking, the UFC OKC (Oklahoma City) card almost flew under the radar, but headliners #MichaelChiesa and #KevinLee refused to be ignored, making a lasting impression during last month's #UFCSummerKickoff press conference.
With the former #TheUltimateFighter winner sporting his signature beard and mullet, and Lee looking like "some dork that got kicked out of Woodstock," according to Chiesa -- for the record, Lee was sporting Cartier sunglasses, a headband, a pair of necklaces -- the pair came to blows in Dallas while promoting their upcoming bout.
And the comment that sent Chiesa off the rails? An offhand remark Lee made about his "mama" ...
Beyond the main event, UFC Fight Night 112 also features a trio of former champions, as #JohnyHendricks, an Oklahoma native, looks for a second-straight win at middleweight, while #CarlaEsparza attempts to rebound from her second loss inside the Octagon. Oh, and two-division champion #BJPenn returns for his second bout in 2017, hoping to erase an abysmal performance against Yair Rodriguez in January.
Stay tuned for more from UFC OKC ...
UFC Oklahoma City Complete Fight Card (June 25, 2017)
FOX Sports 1 Main Card (9 P.M. EST / 6 P.M. PST)
- Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Lee
- Tim Boetsch vs. Johny Hendricks
- Felice Herrig vs. Justine Kish
- Joachim Christensen vs. Dominick Reyes
- Tim Means vs. Alex Garcia
- B.J. Penn vs. Dennis Siver
FOX Sports 2 Preliminary Card (7 P.M. EST / 4 P.M. PST)
- Clay Guida vs. Erich Koch
- Carla Esparza vs. Maryna Moroz
- Devin Powell vs. Darrell Horcher
UFC Fight Pass Early Prelims (5:30 P.M. EST / 2:30 P.M. PST)
- Jared Gordon vs. Michael Quinones
- Josh Stansbury vs. Jeremy Kimball
- Johnny Case vs. Tony Martin
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