Originally Posted by AnchorPunch
As far as "better challenges?" How about whoever wins from the rankings?? Boetch is well ranked, Weidman is well ranked. They'll fight, a contender will be established. Then you and Silva will cry that whoever it is "isn't worthy." But it doesn't matter, this is a sport and the rankings are what they are.
Boetsch is actually ranked, as opposed to Belcher is a more accurate way to state it. If Weidman went and beat Belcher, Anderson fanboys would immediately point out that Alan was unranked and that he should need to beat another ranked fighter while Anderson goes calls out BJ Penn or something.
Originally Posted by rampage9712
To make Anderson and camp happy, the UFC should also put on a big Co-Main event to draw in more PPV buys, to make up for Weidman's lack of draw...
Oh, please. It's not Zuffa's job to make Anderson happy. If Anderson is so worried about money that he'll let it drag his legacy into the mud, it's his ow fucking job to sell PPV's and nobody else's. Silva has nobody to blame but himself for not being a better draw; he speaks English and he's got to be smarter than that team of village idiots he calls managers and allows to speak for him.
Weidman would be a better draw than half of the fighters Anderson has happily faced.
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