Chris Weidman is defending his belt on Saturday at UFC 168, and to help get you motivated to watch him kick some more ass, here’s a video of him kicking ass. Whoop-whoop!
Ronda Rousey savaged Miesha Tate’s arm in their first fight. The betting public sees her as an 8-to-1 favorite at UFC 168 on Saturday. It’s not going to be enough to simply get a submission win in the rematch. Ronda Rousey’s biggest backers, and critics, want to see more out of her. They want to see her totally destroy Miesha Tate in violent fashion.
And Ronda Rousey is partially to blame to raising expectations so high for destruction that anything short of broken bones will be viewed as a disappointment. When you are a super-strong Type A personality that manufactures chips on your shoulder as proficiently as Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant, fans don’t want to see ordinary accomplishments. They want complete annihilation.
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They met back at UFC 162, and at Saturday’s UFC 168 they shall dance once again. I’m talking about Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva, who provided 2013 with one of its most memorable moments in the cage. What’s that? You don’t remember how the first fight went down? Well, I got you covered.
If not, here’s a little primer. Remember, Ronda Rousey is not just defending her belt at UFC 168 against Miesha Tate, she’s also the face of female mixed martial arts.
Because it’s Sunday, and why the hell not?