The heavyweights -- much like last Memorial Day weekend here -- were the focus of Thursday's Ultimate Media Day.
Saturday's UFC 160 features a title bout between champ Cain Velasquez and Antonio Silva. Junior dos Santos takes on Mark Hunt.
But as UFC president Dana White took to the stage for his usual pre-fight scrum, the talk was mostly about the future. White detailed the following in his nearly hour-long chat with reporters:
Irish featherweight Conor McGregor will fight on UFC's debut on FC on FOX 1 on Aug. 17. White declined to disclose the opponent. Former UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett will soon make his return to the UFC after more than a decade away. White said Barnett has asked to be able to take part in a full training camp, so it looks like his return is a couple of months off still. Longtime UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva signed his 10-fight contract. Welterweight Dan Hardy has agreed to seek a second opinion on his heart condition that has interrupted his MMA c...