by MMAWeekly.com Staff
UFC 84 features eleven fights headlined by two of the best
lightweight fighters in the world, B.J. Penn and Sean Sherk. Penn is trying to
solidify a legacy, while Sherk is looking for redemption.
It’s a match up of the former champion against the current
champion, but what makes the fight special is they’re both top-ranked fighters
competing against each other in their primes, something that doesn’t happen
There are two light heavyweight bouts with a lot of
implications on the UFC 84 card. Keith Jardine returns to the Octagon for the
first time since defeating Chuck Liddell at UFC 76 taking on the former Pride
middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva. With a win, Jardine moves into the
title picture, while Silva looks to rebound after losing his last three fights.
Undefeated Lyoto Machida and former UFC light heavyweight
titleholder Tito Ortiz clash in what Ortiz claims will be his final fight with
the organization that has employed him for the past eleven years. Machida
looks to keep his flawless record intact, while Ortiz wants to leave the
organization with a win to strengthen his market value, as he becomes a free
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