28 Jul 2009 10:44:13 AM
After an emotional rollercoaster of a week, Jay Hieron is still waiting to find out exactly where he’ll fight next, and he’s trying not to get his hopes up too soon. Despite reports that he has officially signed with Strikeforce, Hieron told us this morning that he hasn’t signed the contract, although he “likes what they’ve offered” and expects to have something finalized later this afternoon. For reasons that ought to be clear to anyone who knows Hieron’s history as the IFL welterweight champ, as well as his recent disappointment with the Affliction cancellation, he says he’s trying to keep his expectations in check until the contract is signed.
“I’m tired of getting excited for fights and then it doesn’t happen,” said Hieron. “I just trained eight weeks for a fight and then nothing. I won’t believe it until I sign something, and even then you never know.”Read More ADD COMMENTS (13) DIGG THIS