This makes a lot of sense on a lot of levels.
1. Cruz has been fighting with a hand injury since his fight with Bowles. This finally gives him some time to heal it.
2. Faber is only 3-3 in his last six fights. Not exactly title shot material. I know he has a win over Cruz but that will be 4+ years ago by the time they have a rematch. So it is nice to see Faber have to beat two people in a row for once before getting a title shot. He was on the verge of becoming the next Randy/Penn when it comes to title shots.
3. It made no sense for Cruz and Faber to coach TUF right now. This next season I think is going to be LWs or MWs. Let them coach a season that will focus on the the BWs and FWs.
4. Torres - Lets not forget that he is still in the mix and might get the first crack at Cruz before Faber.
so this narrows it to brock/mir or chael/silva for tuf i guess...
Don't forget Pettis v. Edgar/Maynard winner.