Originally Posted by IowaMFSFan
It might have been a joke,but it got ratings on SPIKE T.V for the shows. It also gives both these weight classes another title fight for there PPV. I"m not really arguing with you that I disagree that they deserve a shot,but that what the deal that was setup and thus they earned the right to it.
Its no more of a joke than the gimmick fights that PRIDE does.
It definitely got them some ratings, so in that way it was good for MMA. There is no way that I would pay to see any of these winners fight as the main event on a PPV though, unless there was a damn good undercard.