Yahoo! Sports' Kevin Iole finds that troubling and is worried that Belfort may not even be able to make the 185-pound limit.
He has a point. Is there one single fighter in the UFC who could debut in a new weight class and get a title shot? There was probably only one outside promotion who could've gotten a debut title shot. That was Fedor Emelianenko had his win streak remained intact and he left Strikeforce.
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