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It looks as if UFC 216 fared better than initial indicators had suggested.

When MMA Fighting’s Dave Meltzer tracked early pay-per-view buys for this month’s UFC 216 show in Las Vegas, he put the projection at roughly 120,000 buys, or 20% more than September’s UFC 215, which featured a main event between Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko. Now that a couple of weeks have passed, it looks as if 216 did better than initial post-fight estimators suggested.

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Middleweight contender Derek Brunson believes UFC 208 opponent Anderson Silva used a substance to make his body slippery when they met in February.

Derek Brunson accused Anderson Silva of greasing when they met at UFC 208 this past February.

The UFC middleweight contender said he thinks the former longtime champion “was definitely a little lubed up” in the Brooklyn fight, which Brunson lost by controversial decision.

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