UFC signs top featherweight, Strikeforce airs Decision-Fest, and more
--Roger Gracie withdraws from Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Hendo bout againt "King" Mo Lawal after suffering a injury during training.
--Legendary CNN sportscaster Nick Charles dies at 64.
--Gegard Mousasi vs. Mike Kyle may take place on Sept. 10 Strikeforce card.
--Jon "Bones" Jones, Fabricio Werdum, and Georges St-Pierre are nominated for ESPN ESPY Awards. GSP and Jones are nominated for "Best fighter." Werdum is up for "Biggest upset" because of his win over Fedor Emelianenko.
--Light heavyweight bout Ovince St-Preux vs. Joe Cason is rumored to take place on July's Strikeforce Challengers 17 on Showtime.
--Top-ranked former Sengoku featherweight champion Hatsu Hioki has signed with the UFC. No opponent or debut date has been announced.
--Undefeated welterweight prospect Lance Benoist (5-0) has signed a four-fight deal with the UFC, according to MMA Junkie.
--Undefeated lightweight John Makdessi has suffered an undisclosed injury and is forced to withdraw from his UFC on Versus bout on Aug. 14 against Paul Taylor.
--Strikeforce Challengers 16: Decision-Fest Results:
Caros Fodor def. James Terry via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Matt Ricehouse def. Ryan Couture via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Lorenz Larkin def. Gian Villante via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jason High def. Quinn Mulhern via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Julia Budd def. Germaine de Randamie via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)