Originally Posted by hutchykurt
I think this whole thing of trying to recruit an english speaking fighter is another UFC marketing ploy. Anybody who comes in to fight the current champ should have to go up agains current contenders in that weight class or at least give Swick the first shot and then try to get some depth into the class.
Does the UFC really need an english speaking champ that badly? Would you stop watching UFC because the champ doesn't push Xyience and Tap Out gear?
I'd like to see anyone brought in face a guy like Swick or Leben first.
Lindland vs. Swick and the winner gets Silva?