Who doesn’t love a heavyweight fight, especially when it involves athletes akin to Browne and Barnett? The former is a powerful striker coming off impressive knockouts of Gabriel Gonzaga and Alistair Overeem, while the latter has won ten of his last eleven fights and is widely considered to be one of the best big men of all time. You’re talking a tilt between two Top 5 heavyweights, both of whom have a reputation for finishing foes (41 of their 48 total wins have featured some form of stoppage). That alone is worth an extra dollar or two based on the likelihood of a highlight reel ending. (PHOTO CREDIT: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports)
Zuffa’s decision to hike up the price for UFC 168 has understandably been an unpopular one with fans everywhere. After all, money is often tight during the holidays and the increase is clearly aimed at capitalizing on the co-headlining clashes rather than a necessary bump up. However, with the price set in stone, it’s time for folks to stop dwelling on factors outside of their control and consider why the extra $5.00 should be easy to stomach despite the company’s motivation for the move. Here are five reasons to fork out the extra cash, sit back on your couch, and enjoy the show with a smile on your face!
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