Jerry Jones' 'Dream' To Have UFC Super Fight At Cowboys Stadium

ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 23: Owner Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys before a game against the St. Louis Rams at the Cowboy Stadium on October 23, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys defeated the Rams 34 to 7. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Fairy tales can come true, it can happen to you, if you're filthy stinkin' rich.

There may come a day, perhaps sooner than we think, when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva meets reigning welterweight titleholder Georges St. Pierre in a catchweight "super fight" to determine the best fighter in all of mixed martial arts (MMA).

Or at least the best fighter not named Jon Jones.

If and when they do, you can bet your bottom dollar that Jerry Jones, who just so happens to own one of the top teams in the National Football League (NFL), is ready to play host to what is widely believed will draw one of the biggest crowds of all time.

Which makes it a perfect fit for Cowboys Stadium.

After the jump, Jones explains to KRLD-FM 105.3 (via Star Telegram) how getting the UFC into his backyard is a "dream" of his and what he's doing to make that dream come true.

"We want to have the big event. That's a goal and a dream of mine to have as a big of a sporting event when we can at Cowboys Stadium. I can assure you that I'm on the incentive plan to get them in there."

That explains this recent push by UFC President Dana White.

Located in Arlington, Texas, Cowboys stadium seats 80,000 butts but has a maximum capacity of up to 110,000. The last major fight to occur there was a boxing match featuring Manny Pacquiao's win over Antonio Margarito on Nov. 13, 2010, drawing just over 41,000 fans.

UFC 129 drew over 55,000 in Toronto.

St. Pierre took some wind out of the super fight sails recently, but that's probably because he still has a job to do at UFC 154 later this year in Montreal, when he defends his 170-pound strap against Interim champion Carlos Condit after spending a year on the sidelines.

If he wins, and wins big, don't be surprised to hear Jerry Jones was the first one to congratulate him.

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