"It's a big fight and that's what it's about," Couture said. "It's business. Is he the No. 1 contender? I don't think the UFC or anybody else is pretending that he is. But he's a big, strong, athletic guy who brings a lot of eyeballs to this pay-per-view, and it makes for a big fight and that's what the UFC wants is a big fight."
I basically agree with Couture: Lesnar is not the No. 1 contender, but he was the best person for the UFC to match Couture up with when Couture decided to come out of retirement. And I find it interesting that at the same time that people are saying Lesnar doesn't deserve a title shot, most people actually think Lesnar is going to win.
Couture said he's in good shape, has a good game plan and, "I'll punch him in the face and see how he likes that. Welcome to MMA."
Via Sherdog and Bloody Elbow.
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