It’s not Georges St-Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks, but Story and Ebersole are both established veterans with plenty of positives at play. Let’s not forget Story is the one man to have beaten Hendricks and he also owns past wins over Jake Ellenberger and Thiago Alves. Of course, he’s lost two of his last three fights, so Story’s at risk of having peaked too early in his career. Meanwhile, Ebersole is a highly-entertaining competitor with a knack for finishing opponents. He’s been out of action for more than a year due to injury and should come ready to fight, well-sculpted chest hair and all.
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the UFC’s existence and the organization has decided to deliver an amazing show in honor of the event. While UFC 167 boasts one of the most stacked main cards in history, the preliminary portion of the lineup deserves some attention too. There are established veterans set for action, as well as a blue-chip prospect or two and some up-and-coming stars hoping to rebound from recent stumbles. Here are sis scraps from the UFC 167 fans should make a genuine effort to watch… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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