It’s impossible to follow the sport and remain emotionally detached from the action. Whether it’s the pre-fight trash talk, a fighter’s struggle to the top, or the raw emotion of two guys putting it all on the line, sometimes it feels like more than a simple contest we’re watching. But if you think you’re emotionally invested in a fight, imagine if you were likely to the square off with the winner.
The most recent episode of the UFC Ultimate Insider takes you cageside to get the reactions of some of the promotion’s top contenders while their future opponents duke it out. Featured in the video are Cain Velasquez (Lesnar vs. Carwin), Vitor Belfort (Silva-Sonnen), Anthony Pettis (Edgar-Maynard), Ryan Bader (Rampage-Machida), Junior Dos Santos (Lesnar-Velasquez), and Chuck Liddell (Couture-Machida).