Scott Jorgensen is getting his wish. Well, one of them, at least.
When the former bantamweight title challenger stands across the Octagon from Jeff Curran on Saturday night at UFC 137, he'll be doing so as the first fight on the main card of the event. It's been a circuitous journey into the final five fights for the 29-year-old, but now that he's there, don't expect him to give up the spot very easily in the future.
"That's the biggest insult for me being in the UFC is that I can't get put on the goddamn main card," Jorgensen said when we spoke prior to the news of his bout with Curran being bumped onto the pay-per-view portion of Saturday night's event.
"I think I'm one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC. I've put on some great fights in the past, I've never laid-and-prayed or fought safe. C'mon man -- George Roop and Hatsu Hioki? I'll put on a better fight than them. Like those guys on the ("The Ultimate Fighter 13") Finale -- I delivered when I fought on (that card), an...