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Dana White and Women's MMA--A Snark Fights Production

UFC President Dana White loves absolute terms. Thankfully, his usage of words like "never" or "absolutely" is typically just the kind of cookie-cutter puffery that would be expected of a promoter. Whether he's using those words to make a promise or belittle an idea, it's easy enough to take the grand proclamations of a notorious flip-flopper like White with a fistful of salt.

When TMZ posted a clip of Dana White bluntly dismissing the idea of women ever fighting under the UFC banner, it was rightly ignored as any sort of business decision. The second another promotion proves women's MMA can be profitable, the UFC will jump on board and take over in their usual fashion. This is, after all, the same organization that once cut their lightweight division altogether and now has serious designs on implementing a flyweight division within the next two years. With that sort of history behind the UFC, a bowl of stale oatmeal could figure out women are no more disqualified from the octagon than Karo Parisyan was six months ago.

There is another aspect to that sound bite however.

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