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Tyron Woodley challenges fans to take an amateur fight

One of the UFC's best welterweights has a strong message for fans who want fighters to try harder.

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

One of MMA's cliche phrases is "don't leave it in the hands of the judges." Dana White, Joe Rogan, and Mike Goldberg, (along with the rest of the UFC commentary staff) trot it out after every close decision. Fans use it to berate fighters who feel like they got robbed in a loss, and journalists use it to bemoan a system that often seems more broken than functional.

Now, one fighter has had enough, at least when it comes to hearing it from fans directed at fighters on the wrong side of a bad decision. Tyron Woodley recently took to Twitter, to air his displeasure with the idea that fighters aren't fighting hard enough, or being mindful enough of their position when they let a fight go to decision, and he's putting out a personal challenge to the MMA fan community at large: Take an 8-week camp, and take an amateur bout.

Now that you've seen it, anyone thinking about taking up the challenge?

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