Found January 17, 2012 on Race Review Online:
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 with a household name like Edgar would do wonders for the featherweight division—and bantamweight division, for that matter. The quicker the UFC can get its fan-base pumped up about those two weight-classes, the better ratings are going to be for PPV’s such as the most recent one. Whereas, Bones vs. The Spider is something White can put on the proverbial backburner and let it simmer for a while. The only problem is that Silva doesn’t have more than maybe one or two fights worth taking in the division he’s ruled since coming to the UFC in 2006. He’ll defend his belt against the winner of the Chael Sonnen/Micheal Bisping fight that’s coming up on January 28th—a fight he should win. After that, a possible fight with Mark Munoz could be put into the works. But where does he go after that? Another thing to consider is that Silva is 37 years old. He’s still in his prime, but one has to think he’s closer to past his prime than he is in the middle of it. What I’m saying is that the window is small for this fight to take place and it be considered a mega fight. White has to consider what’s left for Jones as well. He’s already embarrassed three former Light Heavyweight Champions… in one year! Nobody sees Rashad Evans being any real threat, nor should the current No. 2 contender, Dan Henderson, pose any challenge. (Sorry, Hendo.) So, take all of these ingredients and throw it into a bit pot, mix it all together and what do we get? We get an event that White really has no alternative but to make happen within the next year. Like I mentioned earlier, a fight of this magnitude has the potential to be the most explosive in UFC history and he just can’t let an opportunity like that slip by.

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