Two MMA events this weekend
The WEC has a huge event scheduled Sunday on Versus. "WEC 38: Varner vs. Cerrone" should be excellent, so check it out, TiVo it, whatever. That’s mandatory homework this weekend.
The fight I’m most looking forward to is Urijah Faber’s rematch with Jens Pulver. This could be one of the top fights of the year, and when I spoke to Faber yesterday, he felt good heading into the fight.
"I just got to make sure I don’t make any mistakes, I feel like I’m going to be the better fighter, the faster fighter and more technically sound. I’ll be ready for anything," he said.
After winning in the first fight, Faber said he thinks he has the mental edge over Pulver.
"I think he respects my standup a little more, and I feel like I was playing his own game and beat him at it," Faber said.
I’ll have more from Faber this weekend, so make sure to check out the full conversation on Sunday.
Affliction also has a show this weekend, and the only thing worthwhile about it is the main event of Fedor Emelianenko vs. Andrei Arlovski.
I don’t think much of Arlovski. Roy Nelson probably should’ve won the last fight against him, but Arlovski should last longer than Fedor. It’s always interesting to watch Fedor fight, but unless he’s fighting Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira, Randy Couture, Brock Lesnar or Josh Barnett, I don’t know that it’s worth shelling out the cash.