Originally Posted by hatedcellphones
Yeah, I agree with the idea that they have an "intro" fight. Maybe a top fiver or someone in the upper mid tier. Like Jake Shields for instance. Of course that could backfire like it did for him, and they'll have a lackluster showing. Then again, he did get the title shot after all, so I guess it doesn't matter as long as UFC fans know who they are before they get the title shot.
In fairness shields went back down in weight for the first time in several years and history has shown that going up staying there for an extended period then moving back down will destroy a guy.
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