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How would you do the third FOX show?
We all know and will all probably agree there's no possible way that Nate Diaz vs. Jim Miller will be a shitty fight, but the UFC has put on two FOX shows and they've got a mixed bag, everyone criticized the decision to show just Velasquez/dos Santos when Ben Henderson and Clay Guida was left on the under card and a title shot went to the winner, that fight turned out to be one of the better ones of the year according to most(I never saw it because of a shitty stream) then in the main event the only fight on FOX, dos Santos knocked out Velasquez in about 64 seconds to win the Heavyweight title.
Last night, we didn't get no quick fights, all three fights went the distance but they were heavily criticized, Michael Bisping proved he belonged in the Middleweight title picture and earned his spot at the top of the weight class despite losing, Chris Weidman took a fight on 11 days notice and had to go from 217 lbs to 185 in 10 days so his gassing out was pretty much a foregone conclusion and Phil Davis offered nothing for Rashad Evans in a fight that saw Evans cruise.
So far the FOX deal hasn't got off to the best of starts but they're not gonna cancel the deal after one fight, they've got their third show coming up in May and the aforementioned Diaz/Miller fight is on it.
So besides Diaz/Miller, how would you book the third FOX show? It'll likely be three fights and Diaz/Miller is probably going to be one of the three so that leaves two fights to make. What would you like to see the UFC do? Personally, I'd like to see Diaz/Miller open and have them draw interest in what will likely be a fifteen minute war, get the ratings to increase as the fight goes, Velasquez/Mir co-main event to give everyone a taste of the bigger guys and a finish and then have Dustin Poirier vs. Erik Koch as the headliner which would give the fans an entertaining main event and help out the lighter weights.
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