UFC 153: 6 Things the Casual Fan Needs to Know About the Event

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UFC 153: 6 Things the Casual Fan Needs to Know About the Event
Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

It seems like every single event the UFC has booked this year, the injury bug has been lurking around the corner ready to try and destroy it.

UFC 153 was no different, and after two separate featherweight title fights were forced off the card due to injury, the UFC called in the greatest fighter in MMA history to save the day.

Anderson Silva agreed to step in on short notice and fight at light heavyweight for the third time in his UFC career, and his opponent Stephan Bonnar immediately became the biggest underdog in UFC history.

Despite a mismatch in the main event, fans have slowly warmed up to a UFC 153 card that is loaded with talent from top to bottom, and the UFC’s third trip to Brazil in 2012 is set to be one of the most fun fight cards out the year.

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