Twenty years are a long time, but Tomorrows UFC 167 in the fight capital of the world will play host the Ultimate Fighting Championships two decade anniversary show. Obviously the historic event deserves a star-studded lineup of fighters and the UFC did not disappoint.
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The 20th Anniversary of the UFC brings about one of the biggest cards in their history, with top-tier talent across the board at UFC 167. Our main event is the anticipated title tilt between GSP and welterweight juggernaut Johny Hendricks, in a true test of the champion’s mettle and Hendricks drive to win.
Tonight is the last night before the calendar changes to the month of November, commonly known as Halloween. It’s the night kids (young and old) dress up as their favorite whatever and fill their pillow cases up with candy. The sugar highs that will be induced from said candy will last well into November.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has finally made it to Calgary with tonight’s UFC 149 in the Saddledome. The card has seen move change than a vending machine but despite all this turmoil the 11 bout fight card that will go down tonight is a true testament to the depth of the UFC roster.
UFC 149 seemed to be such a cursed fight card but that all changed (hopefully) as all 24 fighters easily made weight today in Calgary. The injuries piled up and the changes were a plenty on the UFC 149 fight card, but the fighters that survived to make on the final card appear ready to go.
Saturday’s UFC 149 is probably the most changed UFC fight card in recent history. Between all the injuries and shuffling around, the card has seen nearly every fight different from originally announced including the loss of the featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Eric Koch. Surprisingly though the UFC pulled it all together and UFC 149 has transformed into a solid fight card.
Coming up this Saturday, July 21, the UFC will break new ground as UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao will go down inside the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada for the first time ever. Unfortunately, for many fight fans, from the time this fight card was announced until last week, there have been a total of eleven fights rearranged, added or moved from the card entirely. With just a few days until fight night, let’s take a look at the Main Card and see how it breaks down.
It seems like we get a card like UFC 149 every year, where the injuries pile up and the card shuffles around to the point of ridiculousness. I must say though, the UFC managed to put together a great batch of match-ups from the players left healthy enough to fight, and a truly intriguing main event. Just because the roster is injured doesn’t mean your bankroll has to suffer a setback though, so let’s make some cash together.