According to his blog, Mac Danzig claims he chose to do TUF 6 because PRIDE was done-sir-done. Notable quote:
I was wondering why he accepted the offer as well and this response makes as much sense as any.
Danzig also dishes some dirt for the upcoming season, although he pulls back a little for legal reasons:
Again, I understand why Dana White did it, but the decision to fire Marlon Sims and Noah Thomas for engaging in a "street fight" does not represent ultimate justice. They throw young men in a hellacious, pressuring environment with very little to no respite. Oh yeah, and add alcohol. It's not the least bit surprising "incidents" happen.