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The UFC’s end-of-year 2013 card is shaping up to be a huge night of fights, but UFC president Dana White thinks it will be much, much more than that.
“I think it’s going to be the biggest fight we’ve ever done,” he said at a recent media event.
When asked if it would be bigger than UFC 100, he nodded, saying:
“Bigger than UFC 100. On every level. Tickets, pay-per-views, everything. You’re going to see a motivated Anderson, but what makes this so much fun is, what Anderson are you going to see? How is this thing going to go? That’s such a big part of the fun.”
“Just think about this,” he added. “If you put it in your head, the f—ing music goes off, the lights go down, the walk-in music starts, when they go down on December 28, how f—ing crazy is that going to be? How insane is that going to be when they start walking in?”
White isn’t wrong, UFC 168 is one of the biggest cards in recent memory, and it hasn’t even been finalized yet.
So far, we have a huge title fight between the new middleweight champ Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva, a highly anticipated women’s bantamweight title fight between Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, plus appearances by Josh Barnett, Travis Brown, Gleison Tibau, Chris Leben, Uriah Hall, and Dennis Siver.
The event will take place on December 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The current card is as follows:
• Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva
• Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate
• Josh Barnett vs. Travis Browne
• Diego Brandao vs. Dustin Poirier
• Uriah Hall vs. Chris Leben
• Michael Johnson vs. Gleison Tibau
• Manny Gamburyan vs. Dennis Siver