Last time when the UFC visited Calgary at UFC 149 back in 2012, the card became a night to forget for being one of the most cursed cards in the history of the sport. UFC President Dana White promised to put up a stacked card when the UFC visits Calgary again and he didn’t disappoint.
UFC on Fox 30 is probably one of the most stacked non pay-per-view card ever. The main event kicks off with sort of a ‘silent before the storstorm’ lightweight match up as native Olivier Aubin-Mercier takes on #13 ranked Alexander Hernandez.
Another lightweight, former interim title challenger Kevin ‘The MoTown Phenom’ Lee has been addressing the underrated drawback of MMA being the weight cut. The #5 demands multiple weight classes especially a 165 pound one. Lee believes the problem of fighters draining themselves to make a class is increasing upto a limit where a fighter can potentially die.
Aubin-Mercier addressed the division in his own humorous way. Aubin-Mercier believes two of the five double champs of the sport in Conor ‘The Notorious’ McGregor and Georges ‘Rush’ St-Pierre should fight for the 165 pound belt. (Twitter):
UFC should do GSP vs Conor in 165lb.
Winner become the champ champ champ. https://t.co/cD9HS1Hhfm
— Olivier Aubin-Mercier (@oliaubin) July 25, 2018
McGregor did posted on Instagram that he was willing to step in to take on former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Santos for the 165 pound belt at UFC 222 back in March.