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What to love about the UFC-WEC merger

Updated: October 29, 2010, 4:57 PM ET
By Jason Langendorf | ESPN.com

Surprises in sports are too often of the unpleasant variety, but on Thursday the UFC threw us a bone. Instead of the typical midweek card announcement, we got a whopper from president Dana White: The Ultimate Fighting Championship will merge with World Extreme Cagefighting in 2011.

And Zuffa, which owns both promotions, won't waste any time showing off the baby pictures of what some consider its long-overdue love child: On Jan. 1 in Las Vegas, reigning WEC featherweight champion and ...

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