Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate would headline the UFC’s finish-of-year pay-per-view event. That changed late the other day, when UFC leader Dana White-colored introduced the rematch between Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva could be slotted in since the primary event of UFC 168.
If you think Rousey will grouse about being knocked for the co-primary event status, you’d be wrong.
Really, it seems that Rousey sees the alteration inside the card’s selection just like a blessing in disguise. Rousey, speaking with John Morgan of USA Today, mentioned, “I'm super stoked about being on one card as Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman. It'll alleviate a couple of from the marketing stress and pressure since there will end up more and more people attempting to promote this huge card.”
With two marquee grudge matches near the top of the charge card, you will notice high anticipation. Really, UFC leader Dana White-colored set the bar themselves because he introduced the Weidman versus Silva rematch to ESPN and mentioned, “This will be the finest fight in UFC history. This really is really the finest fight available.”
Weidman needed the UFC middleweight title from Silva at UFC 162. After lengthy lasting the taunts and showboating of Silva, Weidman caught him round the face getting a left, losing Silva for the pad, where he finished him with strikes on the ground. Losing was the initial of Silva’s UFC career.
Rousey and Tate recently finished their training stint on season 18 in the Ufc's Ultimate Figher, and there’s undoubtedly the strain forwards and backwards will probably be high going to their rematch. The first time the two met in March 2012, Rousey published Tate starting with-round armbar, using the Strikeforce women’s title on the way. That title morphed to the UFC title when the UFC shuttered Strikeforce.
Stacking UFC 168 with two heavily anticipated title fights might have fans and bloggers keeping track of the fight card. The promotion will clearly be searching to put up huge pay-per-view amounts while using December 28 fight card.
The finest fight in UFC history? We’ll uncover inside a few several days once the fans accept White’s assessment.