The UFC almost saw another weight cutting issue blow-up a card as it remained a big issue but in the end the rematch that people were waiting for just led to a more confusing future for the Light Heavyweight division.
The UFC has come a long way in 200 Pay-per-View events but there is plenty of work left to do as the UFC continues to use old tactics to sell fights heading into UFC 200.
The two top pound-for-pound fighters went into the octagon at UFC 197 looking to prevent the pattern of upsets that have dominated the UFC over the last year and a half.
Although the best pound-for-pound fighters don’t get to face each other UFC 197 will provide the opportunity to compare the top two in back-to-back fights.
The light heavyweight division needed a boost and they got one as two veterans of the division faced off in the main event both looking to find their way back to the title race.
Despite some changes the latest UFC card on FOX features two veteran light heavyweights ready to take an important win as they try to get back to the title conversation.
Ryan Bader took his five-fight win streak to New Jersey while stepping up in competition against the #2 fighter in the division, Anthony Johnson.
The light heavyweight division should be an interesting this year and the story will all start when two top contenders face-off at UFC on FOX 18.
It was supposed to be a night to highlight the welterweight and light heavyweight title races but all that changed a day before UFC 192.
It is a busy weekend for the UFC as two title races will be solved while two more divisions see some of their top fighters put themselves in title contention.