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Dana White Talks Conor McGregor & more!
Dana White recently spoke to UFC.com about the contenders in the UFC Featherweight Division. Here is what he had to say… “Especially with all the excitement in that division with Conor McGregor, Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar – that division is so exciting that people are talking about freaking Nik Lentz and Dennis Bermudez. I told Cub and Frankie, ‘Don’t worry about anything you hear with all the Conor McGregor talk and all the other stuff. You worry about Cub Swanson and you worry about Frankie Edgar.’ Believe me, the fact that people are arguing over who should get a title shot in the 145-pound division isn’t a bad thing. It’s a good thing.”


Bjorn Rebney Talks The Featherweight Division
Posted on 18 Jan 2013
by MMAScoops.com Staff

Bellator debuted on Spike TV last night, and Pat Curran successfully defended his featherweight title with a split-decision victory over Patricio "Pitbull" Freire. With Bellator announcing a new championship-rematch clause, many felt that this would be the first instance of an immediate rematch. But Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney doesn't see it that way…

"At the end of the day, I think Daniel deserves his shot now without any type of delay. Straus is that unknown commodity. Not that many people talk about Straus, but I literally think belongs in most people's Top 7 or 8 in the world. He's a really talented fighter and one of the biggest featherweights I've ever seen."

Rebney was asked if there weren't a logjam in the division if he would do the rematch. He stated the following…

"Absolutely. (Matchmaker) Sam (Caplan) and I and the team would sit down and consider it. Pat won the fight, but it would be one we'd look at and consider."

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