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With all the talk surrounding Dana White’s comment on Jose Aldo’s possible jump to the lightweight division and taking on Frankie Edgar, I couldn’t help thinking about why White is being so two-faced about his stance on pitting one champion against another.
He has repeatedly balked at the notion of Anderson Silva fighting Georges St. Pierre getting after it. He’s also squashed any talk of a Silva vs. Jon Jones fight, in what would arguably be the biggest MMA fight ever, and one has to think that this is quite perplexing.
In sports and entertainment, where money is undoubtedly king, why wouldn’t he want to put the two best pound-for-pound fighters in the octagon together?
Then it hit me like a Spider Silva flurry of bombs… The answer is, of course, money.
White talking about Aldo moving up is a sure-fire win-win for the UFC. Why? Aside from the hardcore MMA fans, nobody really knows too much, at this point, about the new divisions they’ve added.
So, getting Aldo in the ring wit...
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After the success of UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami, and the anticipation of today’s UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendez, UFC president Dana White announced that he will take the organization to Sao Paulo for an event slated in June. The Sao Paulo venue will be the third time in less than a year that the [...]
Dana White just posted the following via Twitter:
“Munoz is injured and out of the FOX fight! Now it’s Chael Sonnen vs Mike Bisping jan 28th and the winner will fight Anderson for the title.”
Sonnen and Bisping can’t stand each other in real-life so the buildup should be great. This is also what many people wanted in the first place. The fight will take place next weekend...
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Missing weight once, twice but three times? You not only tick off fans, but you tick off UFC President Dana White, “This is his third time … Three strikes and you’re gone.” “That was one of the most unprofessional things I’ve ever seen … The guy was at 170 pounds. He moved up to 185 [...]
Written by: Kevin Early
1) Anderson SilvaSilva really is the baddest guy on the planet. He holds two UFC records for longest winning streak and most title defenses. He is unbeaten in the UFC and is #1 P4P. In other words, he is the best fighter of all time. 2) Chael SonnenIn Sonnen's mind, he is the champ. Unfortunately that will never be true as long as Silva is alive. Sonnen...
Dana White wants you to watch the weigh-ins. Dana needs you to watch the weigh ins for UFC on FX 1: Melvin Guillard vs. Jim Miller. Do not be confused by the UFC 143: Nick Diaz vs. Carlos Condit banners, the weigh-ins are right next to it - just click the box for the stream. No Joe Rogan this weekend, but free fights is never bad. Enjoy the show, catch you all up on the card tomorrow...
Just days ago it was announced by UFC President Dana White that Mark Munoz was injured during training and would not be fighting Chael Sonnen at UFC on Fox 2. There was no word as to what the injury was at the time, but it obviously required immediate attention. Stepping in for Munoz on short notice was Michael Bisping.
It was announced later that he injured his elbow during training...
UFC president Dana White today announced on his Twitter account today that an injury has forced Mark Munoz to withdraw from his fight on UFC on FOX 2. He was originally scheduled to fight with Chael Sonnen (26-11-1) for a chance to fight Anderson Silva at a later date.
"Munoz is injured and out of the FOX fight." "Now it's Chael Sonnen vs. Mike Bisping Jan...
“Munoz is injured and out of the FOX fight,” White posted via Twitter. “Now it’s Chael Sonnen vs. Mike Bisping Jan. 28, and the winner will fight Anderson for the title.”
New Fight Card:
UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis
Date: Jan 28, 2012
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Venue: United Center
Broadcast: FOX and FUEL TV
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Duane Ludwig got a great present on Christmas Eve last year when UFC figurehead Dana White gave him the news that his knockout of French-Canadian striker Jonathan Goulet at UFC Fight Night 3 in 2006 would be recognized as the promotions fastest knockout in history.
“Bang” Ludwig was making his octagon return following a three-year hiatus and wasted no time putting Goulet away...