UFC 126 Could Go Down As Greatest Fight Card In The Company’s History

By Mitch Ciccarelli

Just a day removed from an unbelievably intense weigh-in staredown between UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and hungry challenger Vitor Belfort, fans are foaming at the mouth in anticipation for tonight’s UFC 126 fight card.

The Pay-Per-View event, which will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev., precedes Super Bowl XLV.

Twenty-four hours before the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers collide on the gridiron; fight fans will witness what is essentially MMA’s version of the Super Bowl with a card that is ultra-stacked from top to bottom.

Stylistically, every single fight—including the five PPV bouts, two Spike TV preliminary matchups and the Demetrious Johnson-Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto fight that will stream live on Facebook, has potential to produce more fireworks than a fourth of July party at the White House.

The Silva-Belfort main event by itself is a blockbuster matchup and one that many pundits recognize as the biggest middleweight title fight that the UFC has ever promoted. In fact, in their native Brazil, this bout is being dubbed “The Fight of the Century” and for good reason.

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