- 3 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva opens up on the reasoning behind his retirement, Renan Barao's treatment, and his thoughts on Chael Sonnen. If Wanderlei Silva has achieved anything over the past month or two it's the maintenance of his presence in the public sphere. Since his announced retirement, he's stayed on the war wagon with a rhetorical barrage of harsh words for his former bosses at Zuffa, for the NSAC whom he's prepared to do legal battle with, and for the unseen masses of haters who would drag his nam read news >>
- 6 months ago
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Dana White explains number one contender status for Lawler vs. Brown at UFC on Fox 12. Yesterday brought with it a very exciting announcement for fans of "action fights," as Dana White tweeted out that Robbie Lawler would face Matt Brown in the main event of UFC on Fox 12. Shortly after, White tweeted that the bout would serve as a number one contender fight for the UFC welterweight title, currently held by Johny Hendricks. Dana White was featured in a UFC.com column called "The Download"where h read news >>
- 8 months ago
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Taking some flak following the release of former No. 1 welterweight contender Jake Shields, UFC president Dana White is trying to illuminate fans on the decision. Speaking with Yahoo! Sports' Kevin Iole, White says money was just one factor in parting ways with Shields. "We look at everything," White said. "Everything. Money has something to do with it. I'd be lying if I said it didn't. But that wasn't the only reason or the main reason. It was a part of the piece of the puzzle as we were doing read news >>
Never leave it in the hands of the judges.
It's an unfortunate reality in the current MMA landscape and one that seems to rear its ugly head each and every weekend. Veteran manager Alex Davis, a frequent contributor to MMAjunkie.com, was recently involved in just such a situation in his native Brazil.
Searching for answers, Davis believes he may have stumbled upon an unfortunate reality: motivated reasoning. Could it be that maybe judges aren't quite as inept as we all think?
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