Quick Hits: Cardella vs. Ratliff Added to WEC 42, UFC Undisputed 2010 Announced & More

Ed Ratcliff. Photo property of World Extreme Cagefighting.

Here are your quick hits for the afternoon of May 29, 2009.

— A lightweight bout between Phil Cardella and Ed Ratcliff has reportedly been added to the lineup for WEC 42, which takes place on August 9 in Las Vegas. Cardella fell in his WEC debut in March, dropping a split decision to Danny Castillo while Ratcliff lost his first bout in the WEC at the same event to former lightweight title challenger Marcus Hicks. [MMA Weekly]

— During last night’s broadcast of the “2009 VGAs First Look E3 Special” on Spike TV, UFC President Dana White revealed as one of his patented “special announcements” that THQ has begun plans for “UFC Undisputed 2010”, the sequel to the popular UFC video game currently in stores now. The game is expected to be released in the spring of next year. [MMA Mania]

— UFC lightweight contender Kenny Florian recently revealed in a email newsletter to his fans that he will serve as the color commentator for WEC 41: “Brown vs. Faber II” on June 7. Florian will be covering for interim UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir, who is preparing for a title unification bout against Brock Lesnar at UFC 100 in July. Florian last served as the color commentator at UFC 83 in April 2008. [MMA Junkie]


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