20 May 2009 09:19:45 AM
The Unsupportable Opinion: Rashad Evans vs. Lyoto Machida Is The UFC’s Best Title Fight in Nearly a Year
(Ready to make some magic, gentlemen?)
Right off I’ll admit it: there isn’t anything glamorous about the Rashad Evans-Lyoto Machida title fight at UFC 98 this weekend. A champion who until recently was known for his split decision victories facing off against a challenger known for being so “elusive” that his fights often resemble a ballet more than a brawl – that’s not anyone’s dream bout, least of all a promoter’s.
But what this fight lacks in star power and fireworks, it makes up for with sheer, good old-fashioned quality. In many ways Evans-Machida is the best, most legitimate title fight the UFC has put on in nearly a year. Here’s why:Read More ADD COMMENTS (58) DIGG THIS