UFC: Breaking Down a Modern Day Openweight UFC Tournament

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UFC: Breaking Down a Modern Day Openweight UFC Tournament

Just picture it. 

GSP vs. Silva.

Stefan Struve vs. Urijah Faber. 

As crazy as it sounds now, these matchups were possible when the UFC began and utilized an openweight tournament format.  

So what if things were still run this way?

The tournament's format at UFC 1 started with eight fighters and, conveniently, we have eight divisions in the modern day UFC.  

Here is what would happen if the current champion of each division was thrown into an openweight tournament.

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