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Despite reports, UFC boss says Cerrone vs. Pettis not booked for UFC on FOX 5

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While it seems Donald Cerrone (19-4-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC), Anthony Pettis (15-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and MMA fans everywhere are excited for a potential "Cowboy" vs. "Showtime" fight, UFC officials said preliminary reports about the two fighting on FOX are premature.

"So [expletive] far from being the truth," UFC President Dana White told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com).

White declined to reveal when the promotion is targeting the much-discussed lightweight matchup but made it clear that an initial report released earlier today tying the two to UFC on FOX 5 is completely untrue

White also admitted he loved a potential matchup between the two vaunted strikers but declined to share the organization's current plans for the pair.

"I like it," White said. "It sounds like a great idea."

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Post #1   8/16/12 7:07:02PM   

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Just make it official already

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Post #2   8/16/12 7:20:52PM   

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The source that broke the Pettis vs. Cerrone news lacks the reputation of most of the standards - MMAJunkie, Sherdog, MMAFighting, etc. However, just because the news might be premature does not mean it is wrong.

Either way, this fight will happen eventually, and I will have my eyes glued to the screen when it does.

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Zuffa is becoming a master of leaking information to test the waters. The fans approve, so just make it official already.

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Post #4   8/16/12 7:39:55PM   

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Posted by prophecy033

Just make it official already



Seriously. I need 2 see this fight!! lol

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Posted by grappler0000

Zuffa is becoming a master of leaking information to test the waters. The fans approve, so just make it official already.

my words exactly

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Post #6   8/16/12 7:46:49PM   

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well dana, you know what needs to happen

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Post #7   8/16/12 9:29:29PM   

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Hook line and sinker.

They got us interested

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Fight of the year canidate if it happens

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This will either be tuf finale main event with
Carwin vs nelson at 155 event or

This fight will land at 155) event

Post #10   8/16/12 11:28:51PM   

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Posted by meier

Fight of the year canidate if it happens



even better......Card of the Year!!!

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maybe who cares.. lets not try and predict stupid stuff


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maybe who cares.. lets not try and predict stupid stuff


This is a horrible post

Post #13   8/19/12 1:35:05PM