UFC on Versus 6 fight card: Previews, predictions and a complete guide to 'Cruz vs Johnson'

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For fans of mixed martial arts, this past week has been a slow crawl of steadily rising anticipation for tonight's "Cruz vs. Johnson" event, going down at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C.

UFC on Versus 6 will feature Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz defending his title for the second time inside the Octagon against speedy top contender Demetrious Johnson.

In the co-main event of the evening, the biggest height difference between opponents in the history of the UFC will be highlighted when 6'11'' Stefan Struve slings leather with 5'11'' Pat Barry.

It's been a flurry of non-stop news, analysis, quotes, predictions and previews for the past week and it's certainly understandable if you missed out on a few stories.

But don't worry, Maniacs, we've got you covered. 

In cased you missed any or all of it — or just want to keep the discussion alive — below are links to all the major storylines heading into tonight's broadcast.

In we go:

UFC on Versus 6: "Cruz vs. Johnson"

Fight card and line-up

Results and live fight coverage

UFC on Versus 6 predictions and previews:

Predictions from the man himself, Nostradumbass

"Prelims" preview and predictions

Fight preview: Dominick Cruz vs. Demetrious Johnson

Fight preview: Pat Barry vs. Stefan Struve

Fight preview: Anthony Johnson vs. Charlie Brenneman

Fight preview: Mac Danzig vs. Matt Wiman

UFC on Versus 6 press conferences:

Pre-fight press conference

Press conference staredown pics

UFC on Versus 6 weigh-ins:

Weigh-in results

Weigh-in staredown pics

Weigh-in photo gallery

Weigh-in video highlights

UFC on Versus 6 odds:

Complete odds and betting guide

Dominick Cruz vs. Demetrious Johnson

Pat Barry vs. Stefan Struve

Anthony Johnson vs. Charlie Brenneman

Mac Danzig vs. Matt Wiman

UFC on Versus 6 news:

Event poster

 

Conference call and live blog

Open workout videos

Exclusive interview with Demetrious Johnson

UFC on Versus 6 editorials

Dominick Cruz wants to finish Demetrious Johnson or embarrass him for five rounds

Demetrious Johnson will give Dominick Cruz problems with his speed

Stefan Struve is not afraid to strike with Pat Barry

Pat Barry isn't going to sit and rot away in his chair, man

Yves Edwards is willing to fight Rafaello Oliveira behind a Walmart

If Mike Easton can beat death, he can beat Byron Bloodworth

UFC on Versus 6 videos

Dominick Cruz vs. Demetrious Johnson video preview

Dominick Cruz has something bigger to prove than Demetrious Johnson

Dominick Cruz beat the crap out of himself to prepare to defend his title

Pat Barry strategy for Stefan Struve includes a flying clothesline

Stefan Struve trains with Brock Lesnar in preparation for Pat Barry

Charlie Brenneman's newfound fame means nothing if he can't beat Anthony Johnson

That, my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being.

What has been the biggest story heading into this event? The lack of hype for a free card featuring a championship fight? The giant vs. the dwarf? Something else?

Sound off, Maniacs.

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