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    Why is this fight happening?


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    Quote Originally Posted by scottsec View Post
    Why is this fight happening?
    My thoughts exactly.
    The UFC is known for some fairly stupid matchups lately...
    But this just makes NO sense.

    I've heard people say that they don't want Faber ruining anyone's title run...
    But that doesn't make any sense either...
    Since if you CAN'T beat Faber... you don't deserve the title.

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    What a laugh riot.

    Caceres better eat his wheaties. He's doomed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KevoOnTheRadio View Post


    On the plus side....

    Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida
    Ronda Rousey vs. Alexis Davis
    Wanderlei Silva vs. Chael Sonnen
    Alex Caceres vs. Urijah Faber
    Matt Mitrione vs. Stefan Struve

    ...that is a pretty good freakin card.
    Honestly, I'm not very excited about it. Weidman/Machida is a super interesting fight. But after that, it's kinda crazy how few of the fights have impact on their divisions.

    It feels like this card is pretty hollow: A good amount of star power without divisional implications. (Though, granted, I'm also not including the Rousey fight because I think it's going to be comically one sided and haven't been impressed with Davis' run.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottsec View Post
    Why is this fight happening?
    Dude has won 5 in a row, the division is shallow as hell on title contenders. Might as well give the kid a shot at the big time
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    It's possible that the UFC really wanted Faber on this card and nobody higher ranked than Alex was willing to fight him
    "If a man with no arms and a man with no legs started learning karate, the same light bulb would appear over every head in Japan. That’s right: Glue them together and see if it can kill a panda."

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    Quote Originally Posted by kalebarker View Post
    It's possible that the UFC really wanted Faber on this card and nobody higher ranked than Alex was willing to fight him
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    On less than 2 months notice. Fighters probably want a longer time to prepare for the perennial #2 guy.
    "If a man with no arms and a man with no legs started learning karate, the same light bulb would appear over every head in Japan. That’s right: Glue them together and see if it can kill a panda."

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    Quote Originally Posted by kalebarker View Post
    It's possible that the UFC really wanted Faber on this card and nobody higher ranked than Alex was willing to fight him
    You know, that is the BEST explanation I've heard yet for what is obviously a strange match up.
    Hadn't thought of that before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by disposableassassin View Post
    Man they are throwing Faber a bone here. Bruce leeroy is going to get owned.
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