On Saturday night, Yves Edwards will find himself in unusual territory.
A staple inside the cage from 1997 to 2014, Edwards recently retired from the sport of MMA and began a new career as an analyst for Fox Sports. His considerable experience as a fighter and his natural eloquence when breaking down combat makes him the perfect fit for the job, and he recently sat down with MMA Fighting to discuss the UFC’s upcoming fight card, UFC Fight Night 77, taking place in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
In the main event, middleweight legends Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort will face off in a much-anticipated grudge match. Henderson defeated Belfort via decision in 2006, while Belfort knocked out Henderson more recently in 2013. To Edwards, though, these matchups mean little. Both men are different fighters now, and they’d be wise take the past with a grain of salt.
“I don’t think either one of these guys should look to the past to prepare for this fight,” Edwards said. “I think they should look at what they’ve done but not necessarily try to do the same things they’ve done in the past. I don’t think Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort really have anything ….View original article
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