Found June 25, 2013 on hov-mma:
All he's missing is the belt around his waist My good friend over in Toontown who goes by the name of Tommy Toe Hold tweeted recently “JBJ, GSP, and the Spider all have pretty tough opponents coming up. What if...they all lost!?!?!? #Champageddon2013” and it got me thinking. What would a virtual YouTube character know about the fate of the UFC championships? Then I remembered Tommy ain't no ordinary cartoon. Plus, he's personal friends with the UFC injury bug. What if they all lose? The first of the long time champions who puts his belt on the line is Anderson Silva when takes on New Yorker Chris Weidman at UFC 162 in Las Vegas on America's Independence Day weekend. If you read my article when this fight was originally announced you will know I give Weidman little chance. This fight has come too soon for him, both on a skill level and as a “name” commodity for the UFC. This fight would have been so much better a year from now. But, we are talking “what if's” here. And this one is pretty simple. If Chris Weidman beats Anderson Silva the likely follow on will be an instant rematch. Silva has been champion since he 'Muay Thai clinched' Rich Franklin into oblivion in 2006 and has beat all comers since. He is the most consistent champion in the UFC and his spat with Chael Sonnen has elevated him to near legendary status. The fact of the matter is he will get a rematch, and will deserve it, should Weidman somehow beat him. At this point the long awaited Superfight is on hold until after Anderson v Weidman 2. Or maybe the third fight, should Anderson win the rematch. You have to complete that trilogy if Anderson wins. OK, I've gone too far. Back to the matter at hand. Is 'Bones' prepared for his Mauling? Next of the champions on the chopping block is Jon Jones when he faces Swede Alexander Gustafsson on September 21st at UFC 165 in Toronto, Canada. Again Jones is a massive favourite against an opponent who has long been touted as the only man capable of giving Jones a run for his money at 205 lbs given his size and ability. A loss for Jones would leave him with a few options. A rematch would be the most likely outcome. It would be huge. The new poster boy of the UFC against the man who gave him his first non-DQ loss as a professional. Should the rematch not transpire a fight to welcome Daniel Cormier to the light-heavyweight division would possibly be on the cards as a number one contender match. The pair have an obvious dislike for one another and have made no qualms about wanting to fight in the future. On the other hand he could leave 205 behind him and move to heavyweight. The fight with Cormier would still be a possibility or even a title shot against Cormiers' teammate, Cain Velasquez. So it's the morning of September 22nd 2013 in the virtual future world where Weidman and Gustafsson are reigning supreme as new UFC champions. The possibility of a superfight is in tatters. The Jones v Anderson fight is as good as gone. The last hope is that Anderson wins the rematch with Weidman and fights 170lbs champion GSP. Still with me? Ok. Victory could mean a Hendricks 2014 'Best of the Beard' calendar When Georges St-Pierre fights Jonny Hendricks on November 16th in Las Vegas at UFC 167 (Injury bug allowing) it will see the greatest possibility of one of the three, pound for pound kings, losing his belt. Hendricks is an elite wrestler, something he will need to use to the peak of its power when facing the Canadian, with a sledgehammer of a left hand. If he catches St-Pierre clean it will end his five year title run. What then? As always the rematch is possible but history would suggest if Hendricks beats GSP is will probably be quick. The longer the fight goes, the more it suits St-Pierre. And it's pretty hard to give a guy a rematch after getting knocked out in four seconds, even if it is the ninth defence of his title. It's also hard to see GSP wanting to work his way back up to a welterweight title match after already dismantling everyone in the division. Maybe middleweight is an option and a fight with his (kinda) teammate and world champion Chris Weidman (See what I did there?). If I was a betting man though (and I am) my money would be on GSP retiring. He has done everything in the sport and has nothing left to prove. He has spoken about retirement recently and seems like the type of guy who is intelligent enough to call it a day while he still has all his faculties in tact and isn't too far away from his prime. So here's where we're at. Hendricks, Weidman and Gustafsson are UFC champions. GSP, Anderson and Jones are contenders OR moved a weight OR retired OR went to make a movie OR something else, maybe. The Jones v Silva Superfight is dead. The GSP v Silva Superfight is dead. The Hendricks v Gustafsson Superfight is now a real possibility. It's all Tommy Toe Hold's fault.

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