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Sitting upon a dais in Toronto at UFC 206, draped in formal wear colored-coded with implications — black suit for the funeral of a legend, golden lining for the ride yet to come — Holloway ended 2016 by letting the MMA world in on a secret of how exactly the new year would play out. “Tune in,” he insisted, his gold-plated tie shimmering in the night. “This is just the beginning.” That was before the hunt for Jose (W)aldo kicked into high gear, before Holloway did the damn thing not just once, but twice, ending the reign of an all-timer with two of the most eye-opening back-to-back performances in UFC championship history. No one knew then that when Holloway casually dismissed the 145-pound GOAT as just another guy, he really meant it.

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UFC president Dana White said recently that he doesn’t think Nick Diaz ever wants to fight again. At the moment, Diaz is actually unable to fight in the UFC.

The popular welterweight and former Strikeforce champion has been under a provisional suspension from USADA since June due to a whereabouts issue. Diaz had three “whereabouts failures” in a 12-month span and is now facing a UFC anti-doping policy violation for the infraction.

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