Silva weighed 203 vs. Bonnar, GSP walks around over 200. I reckon they wouldn't be far off in weight if they did it at middle.
I still think the whole weight thing is looked into far too much for "fair" or "unfair".
Heavyweights are at the biggest disadvantage. When you look at a fit 265lb man vs a fit 225lb man who may also be 4 inches shorter then these are real "unfair" fights but the figures are nominal between Silva & GSP on the grand scheme of things. Does it really make that much difference? If you are the best - just get on with it.
I am not overly confident that this fight will happen.
And I think Cowboys Stadium would be a mistake. Sure they might get 50,000, but that will only make the place look half full. Find a venue that sits 45,000 and pack the place would be better.
Olympic Stadium in Montreal could do about 65,000 capacity for a UFC show. I think they would be able to fill it.
And if they do that, they would have to wait until spring. Because the roof is in such shitty condition, if it snows the safety of the roof can not be guaranteeded so they hold basically no events what so ever in the venue in the winter time.
And in another interesting tidbit, the city of Montreal finally paid off the stadium 30 YEARS (in 2006) after the 1976 Olympics, for which the stadium was built.
If they put on a shit hot card in the UK and held it at Wembley or Millenium Stadium they'd smash 60-100,000. Especially with the welsh. *awaits Ricky*