clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

BFTB After Dark: May 14, 2016

After Dark is a place for the BFTB community to talk about everything and anything without supervision.

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Who else is ordering the PPV tonight? UFC 198, which features a heavyweight title fight is one of the best events we've gotten this year.

Weight Class
Heavyweight Fabricio Werdum vs Stipe Miocic
Middleweight Ronaldo Souza vs Vitor Belfort
Catchweight (140) Cristiane Justino vs Leslie Smith
Light Heavyweight Mauricio Rua vs Corey Anderson
Welterweight Warlley Alves vs Bryan Barberena

Also, you should check out Bloody Elbow's excellent breakdown of the main event.

UFC 198: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic Toe to Toe Preview - A Complete Breakdown - Bloody Elbow
Fabricio Werdum: UFC Heavyweight Champion. It still seems a strange thing to say. His eventual ascent to the top of the sport tells you something about how communicable certain aspects of fighting can be, like grit, work ethic, and even strategic nuance. He was a fantastic BJJ competitor, and eventually made his way to being an equally fantastic mixed martial artist. It just took a lot longer than we might have thought, and went through some strange twists and turns on the way.