UFC 160: 5 Things to Watch For at Velasquez vs. Silva 2

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UFC 160: 5 Things to Watch For at Velasquez vs. Silva 2
Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

UFC 160's main event is a weird one. 

I know I'm not the only one who feels this way. The first bout between Cain Velasquez and Antonio Silva was so definitive, so dominant, that I'm not sure there's a single person in the world outside of Silva's family, friends and camp that wanted to see it a second time. 

You can't say that Silva didn't earn his title shot, either. He beat Travis Browne and Alistair Overeem, after all, and he won both in destructive fashion. Those wins, combined with the lack of another clear-cut contender, mean that Silva deserves to be in the cage on Saturday night. 

And still, I can't say that I'm excited about the fight. Anything can happen in MMA, sure, but given what we saw Velasquez do to Silva the first time around, I can't imagine that many fans or experts are giving "Bigfoot" a real shot at winning. For the first time in a long time, a UFC heavyweight title fight feels like a foregone conclusion.

But outside of the main event, there's still plenty to be excited about on the UFC 160 card. When you take a step back and really look at the card, from the prelims all the way to the co-main event, you quickly realize that it's actually quite jam-packed with interesting fights. 

Today, I'm going to take a look at five things I'm looking forward to at UFC 160. Join me, won't you?

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