UFC 126 Liveblog is ON!
The Alibi's food critic dishes from Las Vegas (NV) on fight day
The current issue of the Alibi features Team Jackson’s, a Duke City MMA squad that is sending two fighters to UFC 126, tonight at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Jon “Bones” Jones will be representing, in the light heavyweight and lightweight classes respectively.
In the feature, I focused on the Jackson’s fighters, and didn’t bother to mention that the main event of the evening, a middleweight title match between Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort, is one of the most anticipated MMA fights ever. So Mandalay Bay is quite buzzing, as only Vegas can buzz.
Here’s a highlight video of yesterday’s weigh-ins. If this doesn’t send tingles down your spine you might need to change your medication.
And if you’re looking for a place to watch the fight, allow me to recommend these three local sports bars, all of which will be showing the fights tonight.
Check back all day long for updates from fight day turns to night in fight town.