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Dana White Answers Back To Jose Aldo Grievances

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: UFC president Dana White addresses the media during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Following the announcement that Conor McGregor will jump up to 155 pounds and face Eddie Alvarez this November, current interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo has finally had enough and subsequently has asked for his release from the UFC. The tipping point for Aldo was the revelation that McGregor will not be stripped of his 145-pound belt – the one he lost to …

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Six Characteristics Of MMA That Make It Such A Great Sport

DALLAS, TX - MARCH 14: A detail of gloves worn by Anthony Pettis and Rafael dos Anjos in the Lightweight Title bout during the UFC 185 event at American Airlines Center on March 14, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

It’s always easier to criticise than praise, and in MMA there are many things that cry out for criticism. Areas like comparatively poor fighter pay for the majority of competitors, even for some surprisingly big names, is troubling, especially when considering the UFC’s revenue, and the fact that it was just sold for $4 billion dollars. These issues and more will be …

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