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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.”


Brent Weedman Discusses Not Fighting At 155
Posted on 24 Jan 2013
by MMAScoops.com Staff

Brent Weedman recently spoke about making the move to 170 and more. Here are the highlights…

On No Longer Fighting at 155: "I have turned my back at 155 (pounds) at this point. Just because you can make the weight doesn't mean that you should make the weight. If they would have said they really need me at 155, I would have had to go back to the drawing board and do what needed to be done."

On Fighting at 170: "Instead of cutting 30 pounds with them, I'm just going to be a stronger, more athletic, powerful athlete,"

On Fighting Marius Zaromskis: "I've been spending six or seven years trying my damnedest to be a sport kickboxer," he said. "I had to finally wake up and look at myself in the mirror and [say] that's not who I am at my core. If you would have asked me on the street, 'What's your martial art,' I would have told you Brazilian jiu-jitsu. It's what I love. I'm coming into this fight not training like a kickboxer, but training like a mixed martial artist and bringing a more complete game plan."

On Tournament Fighting: "In a tournament like this, it's win or go home," he said. "You conserve yourself, and (if) you lose the fight, well, you just reserved your energy to sit around another eight months and hope that you make it into another tournament. I don't believe in that kind of fighting."

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