After a night of some pretty good fights at Saturday’s UFC on FOX 5 what is next for some of the night’s biggest winners and losers? Ever card leaves questions and speculation and this big card that many are calling the best card ever on free TV was no different. Following the card here are six questions exiting the UFC on FOX 5 as well as the answers.
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Often these hyped up MMA events fall flat come fight night but tonight’s UFC on FOX 5 lived up and maybe even exceeded the hype. You knew the night was going to be good when Scott Jorgensen and John Albert opened the show with an exciting 4:59 of action that would end up being “Fight of the Night”.
Three fighters missed weight on their first try at today’s pre-fight weigh-ins for tomorrows UFC on FOX 5. The three will have two hours to shed off those final tough pounds, but for one of them it could mean whether or not a title is one the line.
The UFC has given fans plethora of main card worthy fights on Saturday’s UFC on Fox 5 and they all look to be worth your hard-earned money but wait, they’re free on Fox. As a bonus the card will be headlined by a lightweight title fight, so here’s a quick look at the entire UFC on FOX 5 fight card.
Saturday’s UFC on FOX 5 will be the fourth event this year on FOX and only the second time the network televised event will be headlined by a title fight. The first ever FOX card was headlined by the heavyweight title fight between Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos but only featured one televised bout. UFC on FOX 5 will have the traditional four bouts on FOX is headlined by the lightweight champion Benson Henderson making his second title defense against Ultimate Fighter winner Nate Diaz.
The holidays are upon us, and nothing saves money for Christmas like a title fight on free TV. This time, UFC on Fox brings up a top-notch card, featuring a Lightweight title bid between Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz, a contender fight between Shogun and Gustafsson, and a grudge match between Penn and MacDonald.
All this nonsense “superfight” talk should stop. Georges St. Pierre is the reigning, most dominant welterweight champion ever and is totally in his right to say no to the fight with Anderson Silva. Whether you are in favor or not of the GSP vs. Silva fight it doesn’t appear to be in the cards, so here is my take on what Dana White and company should do with the welterweight division.
BJ Penn is no stranger to “the underdog” roll. He has been counted out before. So before you blow the whistle on The Prodigy’s career, let’s recap who it is we’re dealing with here, as Penn is set to take on the up and coming welterweight star Rory MacDonald at UFC on Fox 5 on December 8th 2012.