If Weidman beats Silva a second time when they square off at UFC 168 this match-up becomes a moot point. However, if “The Spider” rises to the occasion and finds a way to connect on Weidman early, fend off takedowns, or sink in a surprising submission from the bottom, then a third match-up has to be made. Of course, the second “if” is a lot bigger than the first given Weidman’s relative dominance in their first meeting and overall ability.
The fire has downed down surrounding the controversy involved in Saturday night’s showdown between UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre and title-contender Johny Hendricks now that a number of days have passed since the bout’s questionable outcome. Despite St-Pierre’s decision to take off an undetermined amount of time, UFC President Dana White has assured fans “Rush” and Hendricks will rumble again in hopes of seeing a clear-cut winner determined. Their rematch is one of many the organization will look to make at some point next year. Here are some others worth considering as well… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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