Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 4/14/13
As former clutch Los Angeles Laker Robert Horry once famously stated, “Pressure can burst a pipe or pressure can make a diamond.” According to UFC president Dana White, Uriah Hall (pictured) simply cracked under the Octagon’s glaring spotlight on Saturday night. “I don’t think he showboated, I think he mentally broke,” White said of Hall after the post-fight press conference. “You saw what he had this season [of "The Ultimate Fighter 17"], but you find out what a guy really has when you’re under pressure. “When you’re under pressure, you find out who the Anderson Silvas and Georges St-Pierres are – those type of guys.” Speaking of Silva, there were some ready to pit Hall against the UFC’s most decorated champion based off the highlight reel footage he created heading into the TUF finals. White certainly didn’t help derail the hoopla when he previously dubbed Hall “the most feared guy to come out of TUF, ever.” Yeah, about that… Despite being an overwhelming 4-to-1 odds-on favorite to dispose
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