This is really just sad.
Even if it's just posturing and he's just trying to pressure dana into pressuring Georges, it's really unfortunate. I do not see Anderson fighting at MW again, unless it's Bisping.
If he's genuine about not fighting--and he's gone back on his word so many times, I can't really take him at face value--I don't think they should bother with an interim, just strip him and get it over with. An interim belt is worthless, but it at least has a place when the champ comes back to defend and/or unify the titles. I honestly don't see Anderson as having any interest in that. 2 fights = 2 superfights = a swimming pool full of real and centavos for him to splash around in.
Really, they should strip him, but they won't, because a standing champion is a better draw for a superfight...but it's weak, all the way around.
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