Both guys go through obnoxiously painstaking trouble to give Jesus His props after a win. Both have creepy evangelical tattoos
. Vitor was born in Rio de Janeiro, home of the towering Christ the Redeemer statue
, which watches over the city like a real-life Eye of Mordor. Weidman is from 'Murica which, according to mainstream political dogmatism (and anyone you meet from south of the Mason-Dixon Line), is God's favorite country, full of people created in His image (i.e., white, republican, Duck Dynasty viewers with guns and pickup trucks).
It's well known from thousands of post-match interviews across the continuum of competitive sport that God and/or Jesus routinely come down from Heaven to influence events in Their glorifiers' favor
. But how will Jesus decide who to back in this one? Or will He just command them to fight to a draw? Does the Bible clarify God's position on TRT? Could that be the deciding factor?
Serious comments only, please.