Just when we thought we were going to quietly slip our way into another chill weekend, Ronda Rousey went on “Good Morning America” on Friday morning and declared she’ll defend her UFC women’s bantamweight title against Holly Holm, not Miesha Tate.
Regardless of whether you think Tate deserved a third fight with Ronda Rousey or not, making her learn via network television that her title shot had been taken away wasn’t UFC management’s most shining moment.
She’s no more in the point she was back at UFC 157, when the UFC felt it wanted a Dan Henderson vs. Lyoto Machida co-main event as extra incentive to tempt buys.
Despite some issues with Rousey vs. Holm, all in all, the UFC has been on a remarkable roll with their matchmaking over the previous few days.
What an interesting small under-the-radar fight the main event of UFC Fight Night 74 is, huh? Since becoming the only fighter in the UFC to go the distance, Holloway has gone six straight.
If UFC had scripted results, Mirko Cro Cop vs. Gabriel Gonzaga was supposed to lead to a tremendous, psuedo-interpromotional heavyweight title fight between Cro Cop and Randy Couture.