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Chris Weidman was offered a third fight with Anderson Silva in Brazil, but taking the bout made no sense to him.

When Kelvin Gastelum went through a weird issue with a marijuana suspension that led to him being removed from his UFC 212 bout with Anderson Silva, the middleweight legend was left without an opponent. According to former 185-pound champ Chris Weidman, they wanted him to fight Silva for a third time on the Brazilian card. But it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that Weidman wasn’t down with that for a variety of reasons.

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Aljamain Sterling is not happy about how the UFC is strong-arming him into a bout with Renan Barao outside his regular weight class.

Aljamain Sterling isn’t a happy man. When he signed on to fight Renan Barao at UFC 214, the contract said the fight would take place at 135 pounds - his regular weight class. However, the California State Athletic Commission wouldn’t allow Barao to fight at that weight, as he has had major issues making 135 in the past when competing in the state. They will allow the fight to take place at a catchweight of 140 pounds - something that Sterling feels favors his opponent.

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Take a look at the current card for UFC 213, which goes down on July 8th in Las Vegas.

One of the UFC’s traditional big-ticket shows is quickly approaching. UFC 213 goes down in Vegas on July 8th, and will cap off a week of events that include the Hall of Fame inductions and a TUF Finale, along with the annual Fan Expo.

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Despite what you may think, Conor McGregor does have a puncher's chance against Floyd Mayweather.

"There are some things that can beat smartness and foresight? Awkwardness and stupidity can. The best swordsman in the world doesn't need to fear the second best swordsman in the world; no, the person for him to be afraid of is some ignorant antagonist who has never had a sword in his hand before; he doesn't do the thing he ought to do, and so the expert isn't prepared for him; he does the thing he ought not to do; and often it catches the expert out and ends him on the spot". - Mark Twain

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