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Knuckle Up #364: UFC 187 + the Unbearable Joy of Being Wrong for the Right Reasons

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Literary gunslinger Eugene S. Robinson lends his "one"-of-a-"kind" "perspective" to UFC 187, the dismasting of his pick to win, the late quasi-great ANTHONY 'RUMBLE' JOHNSON at the hands of America's darling DANIEL CORMIER and why this means JONES will remain a trivia question until 2016 at the earliest, why Johnson will never return ever, the WEIDMAN paradox, the ROCKHOLDIAN rise to power, and why TRAVIS v. ANDREI was the kind of thing that makes you proud to be a fan of the brawl. Yeah, good enough to remember that it was good enough to help you forget. What? Exactly how sucky things had been.

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In Round #364 KNUCKLE UP host with the groovy demeanor EUGENE S. ROBINSON [with the "S" standing for "Saucey"] while fully in line to gloat over getting 8 of 11 of his picks right, will instead enjoy, yes, enjoy, the fact that his pick for the main worked against him in the best way possible and why the way forward for DANIEL CORMIER is clear, as well as it is for LUKE ROCKHOLD and the team whose training methods have been derided as prehistoric. This plus The Curious Case of CHRIS WEIDMAN, the TRAVIS BROWNE v. ANDREI ARLOVSKI grab at raw brawl greatness and much much more.

Eugene S. Robinson host of Knuckle Up and author of Fight: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You'd Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking [Harper Collins], A LONG SLOW SCREW[Robotic Boot] and a play called THE INIMITABLE SOUNDS OF LOVE; A THREESOME IN FOUR ACTS [Southern] also sings for a band called OXBOW and appeared in Bill Cosby's Leonard Part 6 (and yes, a Cosby story is in the works), a Miller Genuine Draft commercial, and had his own TV show in Germany called? "The Eugene Robinson Show."

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