Something to Prove in Macao (UFC Fight Night 48 Review)

The UFC sick bay is constantly full with fighters continuing to get injured at a rapid pace and putting many of the events in jeopardy. Just recently one of the biggest fights of the year between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson took a turn for the worst. First Gustafsson was hurt and dropped out of the fight to be replaced by Daniel Cormier. Just as Cormier and Jones were unleashing press conference fights and off-air insults during interviews making the fight still extremely appealing Jon Jones was hurt. The fight was moved to the next year as the UFC waits for Jones to recover but it was a perfect expression of the issues facing the UFC and the fighters.

UFC Fight Night 48 Preview

Michael Bisping has been a trailblazer in the UFC as one of the first true superstars from Britain to have success in the promotion. It has not been the easiest road for the Brit in the past few years though as injuries and losses have piled up leaving Bisping in a bit of a no-man’s land. It is not the best place for a fighter to be as that place in the UFC is a place where moving up and down is hard. This position is where fighters go when they are too good to be a bottom tier fighter yet cannot put together enough wins to move into title conversation.

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