Because he is the WELTERWEIGHT champion.
If Hendricks and Shields and Anderson can all make 170, then it's a fight. If Anderson goes to 170, makes it then by all means book it, my main issue with this fight is two titles being held up. At least if it's at 170 we see a title being kept going.
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