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Dana, We Aren't Buying It

Gary Herman makes alot of sense:

Towards the end of the recent UFC press conference, a frustrated Dana White uttered the following:

"Fedor sucks. He's not even a top 5 heavyweight."

Sounds strange to hear, but o.k., but let's look at the following:

  • The UFC desperately trying to sign Emelianenko for the past six months. On multiple occasions, White claimed the Pride heavyweight champion was well on his way.
  • Antonio Rodrigo Noguiera likely being put in a spot to fight for the vacant UFC heavyweight title on February 2, 2008. Noguiera and Emelianenko fought three times. Nogueira victories? Zero.
  • White attempting to sign Emelianenko to a multi-fight contract - especially when he was offered the largest deal in UFC history.
  • The UFC breaking the bank to sign Mirko Cro Cop. Emelianenko 1 Cro Cop 0.
  • Heath Herring's contract being picked up from the WFA. Emelianenko thoroughly dominated Herring in their only encounter.
The list could go on.
To put it mildly, Fedor definitely does not suck.

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