With all the talk surrounding Dana White’s comment on Jose Aldo’s possible jump to the lightweight division and taking on Frankie Edgar, I couldn’t help thinking about why White is being so two-faced about his stance on pitting one champion against another.
He has repeatedly balked at the notion of Anderson Silva fighting Georges St. Pierre getting after it. He’s also squashed any talk of a Silva vs. Jon Jones fight, in what would arguably be the biggest MMA fight ever, and one has to think that this is quite perplexing.
In sports and entertainment, where money is undoubtedly king, why wouldn’t he want to put the two best pound-for-pound fighters in the octagon together?
Then it hit me like a Spider Silva flurry of bombs… The answer is, of course, money.
White talking about Aldo moving up is a sure-fire win-win for the UFC. Why? Aside from the hardcore MMA fans, nobody really knows too much, at this point, about the new divisions they’ve added.
So, getting Aldo in the ring wit...