Cheating still works in MMA

Well, Chris Weidman can’t very well retire after that one, can he? We had hoped perhaps Saturday’s Fight Night bout against Bruno Silva would be the former middleweight champion’s last but … not only did he “win,” but the circumstances were so weird that Weidman pretty much has to come back for at least one more. After 12 and a half minutes of foul-filled action, where at times he looked much improved and at times looked like he was about to get spectacularly knocked out, Weidman pulled off the here-to-for unseen double eye-poke during the same one-two combination. Silva (understandably) couldn’t continue, the fight was stopped and somehow Weidman got a unanimous decision (?) win out of it. MMA, man. It’s fucked up.

Plus, Manon Fiorot may well be the No. 1 contender at women’s flyweight, just as soon as Alexa Grasso and Valentina Shevchenko get done coaching TUF and Nate THE TRAIN Landwehr reminds us that he might be the funnest thing going in the UFC. WHOOP HIS ASS AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS!!!

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