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A solid night of fights all around at tonight’s UFC 164. There was plenty of high quality action in the cage across all weight classes. A belt changed hands, contenders were set on track, and we learned a lot about several fighters, old and new.
Following Wednesday Fight Night 27 event, the UFC makes a quick turnaround for tomorrow’s UFC 164 from Milwaukee, Wisconsin as part of the Harley Davidson Hometown Showdown. Headlining the fight card is the UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson looking to avenge his loss to Anthony Pettis back at WEC 53.
There has been a fair bit of controversy surrounding the UFC 164 main event, but whether or not the matchmaking is suspect, the match itself is sure to be magnificent. Years removed from their last outing, Henderson and Pettis are back to see whose come the farthest since WEC closed their doors, and it’s anyone’s guess who will hold the belt at night’s end.
The UFC on Fuel TV 6 had a good turnout despite being aired at five in the morning for West coasters. Though with the glorious invention of the DVR system and the replay later in the day, many were able to catch the fights at a more appropriate time that didn’t interfere with their sleep schedule.
The California State Athletic Commission handed out the medical suspensions from Saturday’s UFC on FOX 4 with 11 of the participants receiving at least 45 days. Three of four light-heavyweight headliners got suspensions as well as three others receiving lengthy suspensions that could end up being 180 days.
A UFC light heavyweight title shot is on the line tonight as one of the four 205 pound fighters that are headlining the UFC on FOX 4 card will take on the winner of the UFC 151 main event between Jon Jones and Dan Henderson. UFC President Dana White said the winner of either the main event or co-main event that most impresses will get the next shot at the belt.
All 20 UFC on FOX 4: Rua vs. Vera fighters made weight at today’s weigh-ins without trouble in Los Angeles, California. The fourth UFC card to air on FOX will take place at the Staple Center and one of the light heavyweights will be next in line for a title shot.