"Wait, Dana White said WHAT?!"
The collective Twitterverse could be heard (seen) uttering (typing) these words as news broke that White, on a UFC on FOX 4 conference call, declared that the winner of Saturday's Shogun vs. Vera matchup was next in line for a shot at the light heavyweight title.
I will admit this: I too, was skeptical at first.
Skeptical like, cursing Dana White and the UFC's logic skeptical.
But, I gave the reasoning some thought, and I have deduced three reasons why this bold, seemingly insane proclamation actually makes sense for the UFC.
Start the slideshow to see the method behind the UFC brass's madness.