Five things to expect from UFC 80

UFC 80 may not set the MMA world on fire like UFC 79 did, but it will help determine who the man at lightweight is. Ryan Hockensmith lists five things to keep an eye on at this weekend's event in Newcastle, England.

Originally Published: January 16, 2008
By Ryan Hockensmith | ESPN The Magazine

This weekend's UFC show, "Rapid Fire," isn't going to break any pay-per-view sales records. The main event, B.J. Penn against Joe Stevenson, is expected to be a ground battle between two good -- but not great -- fighters who aren't exactly pay-per-view headliners. But it's a fight fan's card, with some serious second-tier studs battling it out to move up the UFC's internal rankings and angle for bigger bouts.

Five things to expect Saturday night.

1. Penn's teller

At his ...

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