Originally Posted by Sniggles
Leites and Maia were circumstantial opponents because Anderson dodged rematches with Quartz and Hendo.
Well, the why is what we bicker about.
That is totally wrong. Leites defeated Marquardt to get his title shot.
Maia was a last minute replacement for Belfort. That fight took place in April 2010. Hendo signed with Strikeforce in December 2009.