At this point, every wannabe mixed martial arts annalists (including yours truly) have submitted their breakdowns for Saturday’s monumental UFC 121 event. Well, it’s time for us amateurs to step aside, as ESPN2’s MMA Live crew offered up their analysis on tomorrow’s main event between heavyweight king Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez.
Hosts Jon Anik, Franklin McNeal and UFC star/broadcaster Kenny Florian shared their thoughts on the 265-pound matchup during the latest edition of the weekly show.
Velasquez earned a crack at the crown with his impressive TKO stoppage of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 110 in Australia this past February.
“The Next Big Thing” is fresh off a come-from-behind victory over Shane Carwin at UFC 116. The former pro wrestler managed to survive an early onslaught to pull out a dramatic 2ndround submission win.
Saturday’s extravaganza takes place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
Please click the media player below to watch MMA Live‘s talented panel dissect the biggest heavyweight scrap of the year: