There were some questions about how well Eye would do against the larger Sarah Kaufman given the Ohio native’s flyweight history. Eye answered them with a solid showing against the former Strikeforce champ, bringing home a mildly controversial decision win in the end. While her victory wasn’t clear cut, what is obvious is Eye’s ability to hang with the best the division has to offer and that makes the 27-year old an interesting prospect to watch as she progresses (especially if/when the UFC adds a 125-pound division for females).
The State of Texas isn’t exactly renowned when it comes to education, and the Octagon doesn’t make for a traditional classroom, but fans tuning in to UFC 166 certainly exited the Houston-based event with some nice nuggets of knowledge concerning the involved competitors. From start to finish the event featured a little bit of everything, from Disappointingly Plodding Performances A to Furious Fisticuffs 101. Here are five of the lessons learned from last weekend’s lineup… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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