UFC 172 is merely five days away now, and the tension is building in the lead up to Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira throwing down for the title. As well as the light-heavyweight championship, the Baltimore event will play host to a number of intriguing and potentially exciting match-ups. Phil Davis welcomes the returning Anthony Johnson in a pivotal 205-pound tilt, expect some fireworks there.
Luke Rockhold looks to expand on his first UFC win as he goes up against ‘Barbarian’ Tim Boetsch, Joseph Benavidez will tie up with Tim Elliot in a flyweight battle, Jim Miller is back in action against Yancy Medeiros and Takanori Gomi will square off against Isaac Vallie-Flagg. The card is certainly carrying a lot of weight.
UFC President Dana White describes it as the ‘probably most stacked card ever’, and also shows unseen footage of Robbie Lawler, Johny Hendricks and Carlos Condit in the aftermath of UFC 171. Check out the official UFC 172 video blog pt.1, and stay tuned to LowKick for more footage and coverage this fight week.