Friday Link Party — March 2, 2012

Cage Potato offers up an exclusive interview with Cole Miller during his cut to featherweight for his tilt tonight on FX.

He arrived in Sydney on his own dime earlier than the UFC flew out the other fighters on the card to acclimate to the time zone change and resulting jet lag. “You spend almost an entire day in the air, not eating the food you should, getting dehydrated. And then you land and it takes another day to get used to the time change,” Miller says.

Still, the 6-foot-1 fighter doesn’t seem worried about making the 145 featherweight limit Thursday. “This will be the first time in a long time that I’m cutting weight but I’m not concerned about it,” Miller tells CagePotato. “[Does it] suck? Sure. It’s shitty because weight cutting is shitty. But it’s not an extreme weight cut. There’s no sauna. It’s a smart weight cut. I’ve been doing things the right way, with proper weight training and proper nutrition.”

For those who missed the Tate versus Rousey presser, MMA Fighting has the video.

Fight Opinion’s Zack Arnold breaks down the consequences of Rampage’s admission to TRT use.

Wondering what an injury costs everyone involved in the fight business? Check out MMA Payout for more.

The boys at MiddleEasy present a mini-documentary about Ronnie Mann.

MMA Mania breaks down the Thompson versus Noons bout on this weekend’s Strikeforce card.

Bleacher Report’s Vince Carry makes his case for picking Martin Kampmann over Thiago Alves.

UFC on Fuel 3 lineup continues to fill out. Read more at 5 Ounces of Pain.

See video and highlights of the UFC on FX 2 weigh-ins on Lowkick.

Fightline breaks down the inaugural UFC flyweight tournament.

MMA Convert provides a primer on the Tate versus Rousey card.

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